Europe: Mosque Building Shifts into High Gear
By April 5, 2013 Read More →

Europe: Mosque Building Shifts into High Gear

From Belgium to Greece and Spain to Germany, 2013 is shaping up to be another banner year for the construction of mosques 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.

Europe Rolls Over for Hezbollah Blackmail
By March 7, 2013 Read More →

Europe Rolls Over for Hezbollah Blackmail

Several Western countries, including the United States, Canada, Australia and the Netherlands officially classified Hezbollah as a terrorist organization many years ago. But the European Union has steadfastly resisted calls to sanction Hezbollah.

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