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.
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.
A review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Europe during June 2014.
A review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in June 2014.
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.
A review of some of the main stories involving the rise of Islam in Europe during April 2014.
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.
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.
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.
The Reykjavík City Council has approved a building permit for the construction of the first mosque in Iceland.
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.
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.