Islam in Europe

Spain: The Islamic Republic of Catalonia
By October 12, 2012 Read More →

Spain: The Islamic Republic of Catalonia

A successful push for independence in the Spanish autonomous region of Catalonia would lead to the establishment of a country with the third-largest percentage of Muslims in Western Europe, just behind France and Belgium, and far ahead of Britain and Germany.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain
Germany: Co-ed Swimming Goes to Court
By October 9, 2012 Read More →

Germany: Co-ed Swimming Goes to Court

A German court has refused to allow a Muslim student to skip co-ed swimming lessons based on her religious beliefs.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Muslim Riots Reach Europe: Part II
By October 3, 2012 Read More →

Muslim Riots Reach Europe: Part II

Muslim protests over an American-made anti-Islamic YouTube film, Innocence of Muslims, have spread to more European cities.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Sweden: Mosque to Blast Prayer Calls from Minaret
By October 1, 2012 Read More →

Sweden: Mosque to Blast Prayer Calls from Minaret

A mosque in Stockholm has received initial approval to begin sounding public prayer calls from its minaret, the first time such permission has ever been granted in Sweden.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Sweden
Britain: Islam Documentary Cancelled Amid Threats of Physical Violence
By September 21, 2012 Read More →

Britain: Islam Documentary Cancelled Amid Threats of Physical Violence

The British television broadcaster Channel 4 has cancelled the screening of a controversial documentary about the history of Islam after the presenter was threatened with physical violence.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
Germany: New Ad Campaign to Counter Muslim Radicalization
By September 5, 2012 Read More →

Germany: New Ad Campaign to Counter Muslim Radicalization

The German government has launched a nationwide poster campaign aimed at fighting against the radicalization of young Muslim immigrants.

Spain: Al Qaeda Alive and Well
By August 15, 2012 Read More →

Spain: Al Qaeda Alive and Well

Three suspected al Qaeda terrorists who were arrested in Spain in early August were allegedly plotting an airborne attack on a shopping mall near Gibraltar, the British overseas territory on the southernmost tip of Spain.

Spain: Muslim Forced Marriage on the Increase
By August 14, 2012 Read More →

Spain: Muslim Forced Marriage on the Increase

Police in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia have intervened to prevent the forced marriage of a 13-year-old girl belonging to a Muslim immigrant family from Morocco. 

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain, Spain
Britain: Muslim Polygamists to Get More Welfare Benefits
By August 1, 2012 Read More →

Britain: Muslim Polygamists to Get More Welfare Benefits

Muslim immigrants with more than one wife will see an increase in their social welfare benefits beginning in 2013, when reforms to the British welfare system come into effect.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
Mega-Mosques: “Building a French Islam”
By July 20, 2012 Read More →

Mega-Mosques: “Building a French Islam”

The Socialist government in France has inaugurated a new mega-mosque in Paris as a first step towards “progressively building a French Islam.”

Posted in: France, Islam in Europe
Germany: A Koran in Every Household
By April 11, 2012 Read More →

Germany: A Koran in Every Household

Islamic radicals in Germany have launched an unprecedented nationwide campaign to distribute 25 million copies of the Koran, translated into the German language, with the goal of placing one Koran into every household in Germany, free of charge.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Italy’s Mosque Wars
By February 3, 2012 Read More →

Italy’s Mosque Wars

The southern Italian island of Sicily is about to become the proud new owner of a multi-million euro mega-mosque.

Posted in: Islam in Europe