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
Spain: Anti-Semitism Alive and Well
By August 1, 2014 Read More →

Spain: Anti-Semitism Alive and Well

Israel’s military operation in the Gaza Strip is drawing attention, once again, to the persistent scourge of anti-Semitism in 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
Why the EU Lacks Resolve on Russia
By July 21, 2014 Read More →

Why the EU Lacks Resolve on Russia

European divisions over relations with Russia are being laid bare by the shooting down of a passenger plane over Ukraine.

Posted in: Europe, European Union
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
Meet the Next President of the European Commission
By July 8, 2014 Read More →

Meet the Next President of the European Commission

Juncker’s appointment as Commission president implies that the European Union will seek to centralize yet more power at the expense of national sovereignty.

Posted in: Europe, European Union
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
British Jihadists and the UK Surveillance State
By June 27, 2014 Read More →

British Jihadists and the UK Surveillance State

Britain is engaged in a debate over how much government surveillance is necessary to keep the United Kingdom safe from British jihadists.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe
London Mega-Mosque Edges Closer to Reality
By June 19, 2014 Read More →

London Mega-Mosque Edges Closer to Reality

Local citizens—including many Muslims—are concerned the mosque project is actually a smokescreen for an ambitious plan to establish a hardline Islamic enclave in East London.

Posted in: Britain, Islam in Europe