Islam in Europe

Switzerland: Land of Jihad
By September 26, 2014 Read More →

Switzerland: Land of Jihad

Swiss lawmakers have filed a motion calling on the Swiss Parliament to ban the jihadist group Islamic State from operating in Switzerland.

Britain’s Female Jihadists
By September 21, 2014 Read More →

Britain’s Female Jihadists

Great Britain is now the leading European source of female jihadists in Syria and Iraq.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
Portugal’s Jihadists
By September 14, 2014 Read More →

Portugal’s Jihadists

Jihadists are becoming increasingly strident in their vows to reconquer Al-Andalus—of which Portugal is a key component—for Islam.

Germany’s “Sharia Police”
By September 8, 2014 Read More →

Germany’s “Sharia Police”

Muslim radicals have begun enforcing Islamic Sharia law on the streets of Wuppertal, a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, the state with the largest Muslim population in Germany.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Austria: Springboard for Global Jihad
By August 26, 2014 Read More →

Austria: Springboard for Global Jihad

Austria figures prominently in a map produced by the Islamic State that outlines the group’s five-year plan for expanding its caliphate into Europe.

Posted in: Austria, Islam in Europe
Islamic State: We Will Take Spain Back
By August 17, 2014 Read More →

Islamic State: We Will Take Spain Back

Jihadists have vowed to reconquer Spain from non-Muslims and make it part of their new Islamic Caliphate.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain
Holy War Arrives in Germany
By August 10, 2014 Read More →

Holy War Arrives in Germany

Supporters of the jihadist group “Islamic State” have clashed with Kurdish Yazidis in North Rhine-Westphalia, the state with the largest Muslim population in Germany.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Catalonia to Muslims: Support Independence, Get Mega-Mosque
By August 7, 2014 Read More →

Catalonia to Muslims: Support Independence, Get Mega-Mosque

Muslim leaders in the Spanish autonomous region of Catalonia say they have been promised a mega-mosque in Barcelona if they support independence from Spain in a referendum set for November 9.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain
A Month of Islam in Europe: June 2014
By July 29, 2014 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Europe: June 2014

A review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Europe during June 2014.

Posted in: Islam in Europe
A Month of Islam in Britain: June 2014
By July 15, 2014 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Britain: June 2014

A review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in June 2014.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
UK Bans Pro-Jihad Islamist Groups
By July 12, 2014 Read More →

UK Bans Pro-Jihad Islamist Groups

Britain has banned three Muslim extremist groups that want to turn the UK into an Islamic state.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
UK: Uphill Battle in Fight Against FGM
By July 1, 2014 Read More →

UK: Uphill Battle in Fight Against FGM

More than 20,000 girls under the age of 15 are believed to be at high risk of FGM in England and Wales this year alone, according to government estimates.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe