Tag: mosques

Romania: Lawsuit Launched to Stop Bucharest Mega-Mosque
By October 13, 2016 Read More →

Romania: Lawsuit Launched to Stop Bucharest Mega-Mosque

Opponents of a proposed Turkish mega-mosque in Romania’s capital, Bucharest, have filed a lawsuit against the government in an effort to halt the project.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Romania
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
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
A Month of Islam in Europe: April 2014
By May 22, 2014 Read More →

A Month of Islam in Europe: April 2014

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

Posted in: Islam in Europe
Greece: Taxpayer-Funded Mosque Planned in Athens
By November 20, 2013 Read More →

Greece: Taxpayer-Funded Mosque Planned in Athens

The Greek government has awarded a tender to build the first taxpayer-funded mosque in Athens, one of the few remaining capitals in the European Union that lacks a state-funded mosque.

Posted in: Greece, Islam in Europe
Spain’s Escalating Mosque Wars
By October 11, 2013 Read More →

Spain’s Escalating Mosque Wars

Police in Spain have forcibly removed Muslim activists from an illegal mosque in a small town in Catalonia, an autonomous region in northeastern Spain that is home to the largest Muslim population in the country.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain, Spain
A Survey of Islam in Europe: September 2013
By October 9, 2013 Read More →

A Survey of Islam in Europe: September 2013

From Britain to Greece, and Spain to Slovenia, Muslim immigration and the accompanying rise of Islam are transforming the European way of life in ways unimaginable only a few years ago. What follows is a brief survey of 20 noteworthy stories involving Islam in Europe during just the month of September 2013.

Iceland to Get its First Mosque
By September 27, 2013 Read More →

Iceland to Get its First Mosque

The Reykjavík City Council has approved a building permit for the construction of the first mosque in Iceland.

Posted in: Iceland, Islam in Europe
The Biggest Mega-Mosque in Scandinavia: Denmark Gets its First Minaret
By September 9, 2013 Read More →

The Biggest Mega-Mosque in Scandinavia: Denmark Gets its First Minaret

Construction crews in Copenhagen have raised Denmark’s first minaret—the finishing touch on a colossal project to build the biggest mega-mosque in Scandinavia.

Posted in: Denmark, Islam in Europe
Germany Cracks Down on Critics of Mega-Mosque
By April 16, 2013 Read More →

Germany Cracks Down on Critics of Mega-Mosque

The Bavarian branch of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has placed under state surveillance German activists accused of fomenting hate against Muslims due to their opposition to the construction of a mega-mosque in Munich.