Tag: Spain

Spain to Deport Pakistani Refugee for Criticizing Islam
By June 6, 2014 Read More →

Spain to Deport Pakistani Refugee for Criticizing Islam

The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that a political refugee should be deported because his criticism of Islam is a threat to national security.

European Elections: “No to Europe, Yes to Europe”
By May 30, 2014 Read More →

European Elections: “No to Europe, Yes to Europe”

Euro-skeptics face a daunting set of long-term challenges to stop the seemingly relentless march toward European federalism. In the near term, however, the impact of their electoral victories will be felt the most at the local and national levels.

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
European Dual-Use Exports to Iran Continue Apace
By April 10, 2014 Read More →

European Dual-Use Exports to Iran Continue Apace

More than a dozen EU countries have supplied Iran with dual-use technologies in one form or another in recent years, and much of that trade was lawful and in compliance with export control regulations, research shows.

Spain: Kebab Shops Financing Global Jihad
By March 18, 2014 Read More →

Spain: Kebab Shops Financing Global Jihad

Police in Spain and Morocco have dismantled a jihadist network suspected of recruiting Islamic radicals in Europe and dispatching them to “hotbeds of tension” in Syria and other conflict zones.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain, Spain
Islam in Europe: January 2014
By February 26, 2014 Read More →

Islam in Europe: January 2014

One month into 2014 and Islam-related controversies continued making headlines in newspapers across Europe. The most salient topic involved the dramatic increase in the numbers of European jihadists participating in the war in Syria.

Muslims Demand “Right of Return” to Spain
By February 21, 2014 Read More →

Muslims Demand “Right of Return” to Spain

Muslim groups are demanding Spanish citizenship for potentially millions of descendants of Muslims who were expelled from Spain during the Middle Ages.

Posted in: Islam in Europe, Spain, Spain
Spain Rethinks Universal Jurisdiction
By January 31, 2014 Read More →

Spain Rethinks Universal Jurisdiction

Lawmakers from Spain’s ruling center-right Popular Party have submitted a bill that would limit the conditions under which Spanish judges can investigate genocide or crimes against humanity committed outside the borders of Spain.

Posted in: Spain
Spain: Islamic Radicals Infiltrate the Military
By November 22, 2013 Read More →

Spain: Islamic Radicals Infiltrate the Military

The Spanish military is quietly monitoring its Muslim soldiers in an effort to prevent the spread of Islamic radicalism within its ranks, according to a classified Defense Ministry document that has been leaked to the Spanish media.

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.

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.