Balkans

Bosnia floods unearth war graves

Business Standard 7 July 2014

The remains of 24 people, believed to be Muslims killed during Bosnia's 1990s war, were exhumed from several graves unearthed by May's devastating floods, an official said

 

Kosovo indicts suspected Balkan crime boss Kelmendi

Reuters Afrika 7 July 2014

A Kosovo court said on Friday it had indicted suspected Balkan crime boss Naser Kelmendi, blacklisted by Washington on suspicion of trafficking drugs, for organised crime,

 

BiH: Three persons indicted for killing 90 Serbs in Trnovo

InSerbia News 6 July 2014

SARAJEVO/BELGRADE – Prosecutor of the Special Department for War Crimes of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) issued an indictment against two Bosniaks and one

 

‘Jihad cool’: an Islamist version of Occupy

spiked 6 July 2014
By Frank Furedi

Throughout the West, we are hearing stories about young Muslims who turn from party animals focused on having a good time into zealous holy warriors off on a mission to turn

 

The Terrorists Are Among Us

Gatestone Institute 4 July 2014
By Geert Wilders

In several Western countries, the authorities are concerned about the security risk posed by young Muslim immigrants who went to Syria and Iraq to wage jihad and are now

 

Why is This Not Betrayal?

Gates of Vienna 1 July 2014
By Fjordman

It is dismissed as a "crazy conspiracy theory” if one suggests that Western political elites actively support the Islamization of Europe and the Western world. Yet one might argue that this is not a conspiracy theory — or even a theory — merely an observation.

 

Bosnian Catholics in a 'grave position,' cardinal warns

CNA 1 July 2014
By Elise Harris

Vatican City, During a recent conference in Bosnia discussing interreligious violence, Cardinal Vinko Puljic said Catholics face great persecution due to a lack of ethnic equality.

 

Islamic Values vs. Judeo-Christian Values

FrontPage Magazine 1 July 2014
By Nonie Darwish

My dear friend Ali Sina mentioned in his most recent article that a Muslim professor, Hossein Askari, believes that Western nations lead the World in "Islamic values” and that most Muslim nations practice the least Islamic values.

 

Kuwaiti MP urges support to Bosnian people

KUNA 25 June 2014

SARAJEVO -- Cooperation and coordination between Kuwaiti and Bosnian Islamic institutions is needed in order to support the Balkan country, MP Humoud Al-Hamdan

 

Four Bosnian Muslims charged with war crimes

Dunya News 25 June 2014

SARAJEVO - Four former members of the Bosnian Muslim wartime forces were charged on Thursday for war crimes committed against Serb refugees at the beginning of the

 

Former Bosnian Grand Mufti To Run For Bosnian Presidency

The Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Watch 9 June 2014

French media is reporting that former Bosnian Grand Mufti Mustafa Ceric has announced that he will be running for the country’s Presidency in October. According to an AFP report:

 

Islam and Security in Bosnia-Herzegovina

acdemocracy.org 8 June 2014
By Leslie S. Lebl

Eighteen years after the Dayton Agreement we hear little, if anything, about Bosnia. Though politicians such as President Bill Clinton and his envoy, the late Richard Holbrooke, were credited with ending the violence, it was the U.S.-led NATO military mission that drove the level of violence down and prevented the failure of the new political arrangements.

 

Bosnia’s segregated schools

The Boston Globe 20 May 2014
By Susan E. Reed

ZEPCE, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA — Kristina Lovric is 17 years old and lives in a country with one of the highest concentrations of Muslims in Europe, but until recently she had

 

Poll: Two-thirds of Czechs afraid of Islam

Prague Post 19 May 2014

About two-thirds of Czechs who have used the European election calculator EUvox consider Islam a threat to Czech society, according to an analysis of the results carried out by

 

How Muslim Immigration Affects Our Schools

Cherson and Molschky 19 May 2014
By Rachel Molschky

Muslim immigration is transforming Western society. Our native cultures are dismissed as irrelevant and our religions unimportant. Values like "freedom of religion” are taken

 

Defense in Mladic war crimes trial set to begin

PanARMENIAN.Net 19 May 2014

The defense in the trial of former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity is due to begin on Monday, May 19, according to BBC

 

Bosnia Divided

ROADS & KINGDOMS 15 May 2014
By Luke Ginnell

There is a natural desire, on the part of everyone from pundits to fans to football bureaucrats, to exult in the power of the World Cup to unify. This is especially true in

 

Bosnia: Law allowing jail terms for jihadists adopted

In Serbia 2 May 2014

The upper house of parliament voted unanimously in favor of the bill, which states that any Bosnian citizen found guilty of joining a foreign military or paramilitary organization to fight

 

Turkey must accept the truth about the Armenian Genocide

Full Comment 29 April 2014
By Jonathan Kay

Though almost a century has passed since the beginning of the Armenian Genocide on April 24, 1915, it is important that we continue to mark its occurrence — especially because there

 

New muftis appointed in Bosnia

Dalje.com 28 April 2014

The Assembly of the Islamic Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina, at its session in Sarajevo on Saturday, confirmed the appointment of a number of new muftis and amended its

 
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