Tag: Salafists

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
Salafism in Germany: “Something Must Be Done Immediately”
By June 5, 2014 Read More →

Salafism in Germany: “Something Must Be Done Immediately”

German authorities are concerned that most of those attracted to Salafi ideology are impressionable young Muslims who are susceptible to perpetrating terrorist acts in the name of Islam.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Spain: Jihadists Threaten Catalonia over Burka Ban
By September 13, 2013 Read More →

Spain: Jihadists Threaten Catalonia over Burka Ban

A jihadist group affiliated with Al Qaeda has threatened to carry out terrorist attacks in Catalonia, an autonomous region in northeastern Spain that is home to the largest concentration of radical Islamists in Europe.

Italy: “Fighting in the Name of Allah”
By July 9, 2013 Read More →

Italy: “Fighting in the Name of Allah”

Italian counter-terrorism authorities are monitoring several dozen Italian Muslims who have obtained combat experience in Syria and are now promoting jihad, or holy war, in Italy.

Germany: “I Will Only Answer to Allah”
By October 22, 2012 Read More →

Germany: “I Will Only Answer to Allah”

An Islamist radical convicted of stabbing two German police officers during a protest against “offensive” cartoons has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe
Germany: New Ad Campaign to Counter Muslim Radicalization
By September 5, 2012 Read More →

Germany: New Ad Campaign to Counter Muslim Radicalization

The German government has launched a nationwide poster campaign aimed at fighting against the radicalization of young Muslim immigrants.

Germany: A Koran in Every Household
By April 11, 2012 Read More →

Germany: A Koran in Every Household

Islamic radicals in Germany have launched an unprecedented nationwide campaign to distribute 25 million copies of the Koran, translated into the German language, with the goal of placing one Koran into every household in Germany, free of charge.

Posted in: Germany, Islam in Europe