Balkans

'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

 

British hostage threatened by Jihadi John helped Muslims in Balkans

The Telegraph 6 September 2014
By Bill Gardner and Gordon Rayner

A British hostage threatened with beheading by Islamist terrorists spent years helping Muslims rebuild war-torn communities in the Balkans, it has emerged. Former colleagues

 

Bosnia police arrest more than a dozen for supporting terrorism in Iraq, Syria

Deutsche Welle 5 September 2014

Some 200 Bosnian police launched a sweep against suspected Islamist militants on Wednesday, targeting 17 locations across the country. At least 15 people were arrested

 

A Kosovo Mother's Plea: 'Bring My Boy Back' -- From Syria

Radio Free Europe 2 September 2014
By Konsushevci Arton and Luke Johnson

PRISTINA -- Pranvera Abazi thought that her husband, Arben, and 8-year-old son, Erion, were going on a weekend trip to Rugova, a popular gorge in Kosovo. But three days

 

Inside the Beslan School Siege, 10 Years On Read more: Inside the Beslan School Siege 10 Years On - LightBox http://lightbox.tim

Time Light Box 1 September 2014
By Katya Cengel

They were dressed in their best, little girls in spotless white ruffled pinafores and boys in freshly pressed dress shirts buttoned to the collar. It was September 1, 2004, the

 

Germany cannot solve Bosnia's problems

b92 27 August 2014

"People wonder whether Germany will solve your problems. That will not happen. The summit will be an attempt to direct the Balkan countries which are not EU members on the

 

Kosovo: The Hidden Growth of Islamic Extremism

Global Research 25 August 2014
By Ida Orzechowska

The recent arrest of 40 alleged Islamic radicals in Kosovo together with the arrest of one of the Kosovo Imams suspected of being an inspirer of jihad in the region brought

 

Croatia approves launching of Islamic center

KUNA 25 August 2014
By Assem Rawashdeh

SARAJEVO -- The Croatian Government approved on Saturday a request by the Muslim residents in the eastern city of Osijek to build an Islamic and cultural center.

 

Jihad 'Made in Kosovo'

Deutsche Welle 25 August 2014

The act that triggered the largest police action in Kosovo since the war in 1999 was terrible and barbaric. The Kosovar jihadist Lavdrim Muhaxeri posted before and after

 
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