Islam in Europe

UK: Anjem Choudary Charged With Supporting Islamic State
By August 9, 2015 Read More →

UK: Anjem Choudary Charged With Supporting Islamic State

Anjem Choudary, one of the most outspoken and provocative Islamists in Britain today, has been remanded in custody, charged with the terrorism offense of encouraging people to join the Islamic State.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
A Month of Islam in Europe: June 2015
By August 8, 2015 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Europe: June 2015

A chronological review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Europe in June 2015.

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British Home Secretary to Islamic Extremists: “The Game is Up”
By April 2, 2015 Read More →

British Home Secretary to Islamic Extremists: “The Game is Up”

British Home Secretary Theresa May has unveiled a series of new proposals aimed at combating Islamic extremism “in all its forms.”

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
France Declares War on Radical Islam
By March 25, 2015 Read More →

France Declares War on Radical Islam

A raft of new anti-terrorism measures are aimed at preventing French citizens or residents from joining jihadist groups abroad, and at slowing the spread of radical Islam at home.

Posted in: France, Islam in Europe
Spain: “The Mediterranean Corridor of Jihadism”
By March 11, 2015 Read More →

Spain: “The Mediterranean Corridor of Jihadism”

At least 50 jihadists have been arrested in Spain during the past year.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain
A Month of Islam in Britain: January 2015
By March 4, 2015 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Britain: January 2015

A chronological review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Britain in January 2015.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
Austria Passes Reforms to 1912 Islam Law
By February 27, 2015 Read More →

Austria Passes Reforms to 1912 Islam Law

The Austrian parliament has approved controversial reforms to the country’s century-old Islam Law.

Posted in: Austria, Islam in Europe
A Month of Islam in Europe: January 2015
By February 21, 2015 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Europe: January 2015

A chronological review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Europe in January 2015.

Posted in: Islam in Europe
Germany: Anti-Islamization Movement Faces Uncertain Future
By February 15, 2015 Read More →

Germany: Anti-Islamization Movement Faces Uncertain Future

The future of the German grassroots anti-Islamization movement known as PEGIDA has been thrown into doubt after a leadership split resulted in key members leaving the group.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Austria Threatens to Close Saudi-Backed Interfaith Dialogue Center
By February 8, 2015 Read More →

Austria Threatens to Close Saudi-Backed Interfaith Dialogue Center

The Austrian government has threatened to close a controversial Saudi-sponsored religious dialogue center because of the latter’s failure to condemn the flogging of a Saudi human rights activist and blogger.

Posted in: Austria, Islam in Europe
Germany Bracing for Islamic Terror
By January 13, 2015 Read More →

Germany Bracing for Islamic Terror

Federal and state security agencies have been ordered to identify the whereabouts of up to 250 German Islamists.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Salafism Spreads While Europe Fiddles
By January 9, 2015 Read More →

Salafism Spreads While Europe Fiddles

“In terms of effectiveness in the fight against terrorism, the effect is zero.”

Posted in: Islam in Europe