Islam in Europe

Ireland to Build One of Europe’s Largest Mosques
By April 2, 2013 Read More →

Ireland to Build One of Europe’s Largest Mosques

City planners in the Irish capital, Dublin, have given the go-ahead for the construction of a sprawling mega-mosque complex that will cater to Ireland’s burgeoning Muslim population.

Posted in: Ireland, Islam in Europe
Europe’s Latest Export: Jihadists
By March 21, 2013 Read More →

Europe’s Latest Export: Jihadists

More than 1,000 Muslims from across Europe are currently active as Islamic jihadists, or holy warriors, in Syria, which has replaced Afghanistan, Pakistan and Somalia as the main destination for militant Islamists seeking to obtain immediate combat experience with little or no official scrutiny.

Confronting Sharia Law in Belgium
By March 19, 2013 Read More →

Confronting Sharia Law in Belgium

Members of Parliament introduced a bill that would limit the power of Muslim extremists who win elected office at the local or national levels and isolate themselves from the political mainstream.

Posted in: Belgium, Islam in Europe
Germany vs. Radical Islamists
By March 15, 2013 Read More →

Germany vs. Radical Islamists

Germany has banned three ultra-conservative Salafist Muslim groups which the Interior Ministry says want to overturn democracy and install a system based on Islamic Sharia law.

Spain: Supreme Court Overturns Burqa Ban
By March 4, 2013 Read More →

Spain: Supreme Court Overturns Burqa Ban

The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that a municipal ordinance banning the wearing of Islamic burqas in public spaces is unconstitutional.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain
UK: Unemployment Benefits to Finance Jihad
By February 28, 2013 Read More →

UK: Unemployment Benefits to Finance Jihad

A radical Islamic cleric who lives off the British welfare state has been filmed urging his followers to quit their jobs and claim unemployment benefits so they have more time to plot holy war against non-Muslims.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
Spain Submits to “Adoption Jihad”
By February 20, 2013 Read More →

Spain Submits to “Adoption Jihad”

Spain has acceded to the demands of the Islamist government in Morocco by agreeing that Moroccan children adopted by Spanish families must remain culturally and religiously Muslim.

Spain: Ban Remains on Muslim Prayer in Cathedral
By February 14, 2013 Read More →

Spain: Ban Remains on Muslim Prayer in Cathedral

A court in southern Spain has acquitted eight Muslims who were accused of resorting to violence to break a ban on Muslim prayers in a cathedral in the city of Córdoba. The church was once the world’s second-biggest mosque and remains the single most powerful symbol of Islam in Spain.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain, Spain
German Church Becomes Mosque
By February 12, 2013 Read More →

German Church Becomes Mosque

Muslim plans to convert a former Lutheran church in the city of Hamburg into a mosque is generating controversy across Germany.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Another Attempt to Murder Free Speech in Denmark
By February 6, 2013 Read More →

Another Attempt to Murder Free Speech in Denmark

Lars Hedegaard, a well-known free speech activist and critic of Islam, narrowly escaped an assassination attempt outside his home in Copenhagen.Hedegaard has been at the vanguard of a decade-long effort to fight back against restrictions to free speech in Europe, especially speech that is critical of Islam.

Posted in: Denmark, Islam in Europe
New Hijab Controversies Brewing in Europe
By February 1, 2013 Read More →

New Hijab Controversies Brewing in Europe

Legal battles over the use of Islamic headscarves in public and private spaces are brewing across Europe.

Muslim Ganges Enforce Sharia Law in London
By January 25, 2013 Read More →

Muslim Ganges Enforce Sharia Law in London

Muslim gangs have been filmed loitering on streets in London and demanding that passersby conform to Islamic Sharia law.