Balkans

Video: Danger of radicalization of Islamic youth in Kosovo and BiH

InSerbia News 22 September 2014

In Albania there is no radicalization o Islamic youth, but the situation is different in Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina, where the influence from the Islamic areas brings

 

Pope Faces Serious Islamic Threat on Albanian Trip

News Max 19 September 2014

Concluding his weekly catechesis in St. Peter's Square Wednesday, Pope Francis asked the faithful to accompany him in prayer as he travels to Albania on Sunday. "I decided

 

Top cleric arrested in raid on Islamists in Kosovo

DW 19 September 2014

The detained imams, who include one of Kosovo's leading clerics, are suspected of preaching extremism and helping to recruit for the self-proclaimed "Islamic State" (IS).

 

Iran to expand cultural ties with Bulgaria

Standart News 19 September 2014

Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati discussed the expansion of cultural relations with Bulgaria in a meeting with an official of Bulgaria's University

 

Kosovar Imams Arrested In Bid To Stem Militant Recruiting

Radio Free Europe 18 September 2014

Fifteen influential Muslim leaders have been arrested across Kosovo in a crackdown targeting what authorities say is a recruiting network for Islamic State militants and

 

Bulgaria’s security, child protection agencies investigating ‘illegal’ Muslim schools

The Sofia Globe 13 September 2014

The State Agency for National Security and the office of the Chief Mufti, spiritual leader of Bulgaria’s Muslims, have started investigations following a media investigation

 

Alex Alexiev: There is a process of radicalization of Muslim community

Focus Information Agency 11 September 2014

"In Bulgaria, as well as in Europe, there is a process of radicalization of the Muslim community”, warned Alex Alexiev, Chairman of the Center for Balkan and Black Sea Studies.

 

More Than 80 Jihadists are Believed to Be in Greece

Greek Reporter 11 September 2014
By Daphne Tsagari

Greek authorities have evidence that there are about 80-100 people of Arab origin in Greece who belong to extremist Muslim groups and are suspected to have links with

 

'Turkey main transit route for Balkan fighters to Syria, Iraq'

Today's Zaman 11 September 2014

Esad Hecimovic, a Bosnian investigative journalist, says Turkey is a transit route for Bosnian and Serbian fighters who have joined the war in Syria and Iraq, adding that 150

 

Oman fund says working with Bulgaria to solve Corpbank problem

Zawya 11 September 2014

Oman's biggest sovereign wealth fund, the State General Reserve Fund ( SGRF ), is working with the Bulgarian government to try to resolve problems at Corporate Commercial Bank

 

'Turkey main transit route for Balkan fighters to Syria, Iraq'

Today's Zaman 11 September 2014

Esad Hecimovic, a Bosnian investigative journalist, says Turkey is a transit route for Bosnian and Serbian fighters who have joined the war in Syria and Iraq, adding that 150

 

Albanians Fighting for ISIS earn $65/day, come from Middle Class Families

MINA 11 September 2014

All of the Macedonian citizens who have so far died in the conflict in Syria, fighting alongside Islamist groups, were followers of Salafist jihadism, security sources have

 

Bosnia court detains five Islamists under terrorism charges

Reuters 11 September 2014

Bosnia's state court has ordered one-month detention for five Islamists charged with organising and recruiting people to fight for radical groups in Syria and Iraq, the court

 

ISIS IN ACTION: Photos of Islamic State savagery the media will not show you (WARNING: Very Graphic)

BareNakedIslam 11 September 2014

You’ve seen a lot of these photos already at BNI. Here are some more. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words…

 

TV investigation finds illegal Koranic boarding schools in Bulgaria

Independent Balkan News Agency 9 September 2014
By Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Free-of-charge education in the Koran is being offered at unregistered Muslim boarding schools in Bulgaria, according to a hidden-camera investigation by Nova Televizia, one of

 

Migration of Radicalized European Muslims to Syria to Engage in Jihad Widespread Problem, Study Shows

Homeland Security Today 8 September 2014
By Dr. Dave Sloggett

Editor's note: Given the growing concern over the number of radicalized Muslim citizens of Western nations who've joined the Islamic State's fight in Syria and Iraq, Homeland

 

Bosnian cleric pleas for Brit hostage

MSN NZ 8 September 2014

Bosnia's most senior Muslim leader, Grand Mufti Husein Kavazovic, has urged the Islamic State to free a British hostage threatened with beheading by the jihadists.

 

Grooming Gangs and Sharia

American Thinker 8 September 2014
By Sonia Bailley

Muslims groups around the world are crying Islamophobia and playing the victim card as horrific Islamic-motivated crimes, such as grooming and rape-gangs, rage on with impunity

 

Wife of British hostage David Haines says: 'He is everything to us'

The Telegraph 6 September 2014
By Bill Gardner

The wife of the British hostage David Haines has described him as "everything to us” in her first comments since terrorists threatened to behead him. Mr Haines, 44, is a

 

The Balkans confront rogue mosques

SETimes 6 September 2014
By Miki Trajkovski

The Balkan Islamic Communities need to co-operate more closely with authorities to control rogue mosques and prevent them from becoming recruiting centres for conflicts in

 
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