Balkans

UK to decide on whether Hezbollah issue should be referred to a higher political level

Focus News 3 July 2013

Sofia. Bulgaria will leave referring the matter of blacklisting Hezbollah’s military wing as a terror group to a higher political level in the hands of the UK, Bulgaria’s

 

Bosnian Becomes First Muslim Frontbencher In Aussie Parliament

Bernama 2 July 2013

A cultural milestone was passed for Australia on Monday when Edham Nurredin Husic was named parliament secretary to the prime minister and for broadband to become the first

 

Bosnjak: The bilateral relations with Qatar will remain unaffected

Balkans.com 2 July 2013

Speaking at a ceremony to celebrate the Republic of Croatia’s membership in the EU at its embassy here, Ambassador to Qatar Tomislav Bosnjak said Croatia’s bilateral relations

 

Australia's first Muslim frontbencher sworn in

Fox News 2 July 2013

The dumping of Australia's first woman prime minister Julia Gillard has paved the way for another milestone for the nation's parliament -- its first frontbencher of the Muslim

 

'We have a different kind of Islam,' say Bosnia's Muslims

The National 2 July 2013
By Ferry Biedermann

Sarajevo's many minarets have been meticulously restored in the almost 20 years since Bosnia's devastating war and new ones that have been built are predominantly in the modern

 

Europe: Islam, Rape & Theology

FRONTPAGEMAG 2 July 2013
By Bruce Bawer

Five days before 9/11, a famous Norwegian social anthropologist (and Norway may well be the only nation on Earth where there is such a thing as a famous social anthropologist) instructed her countrywomen that the way to bring down the high number of rapes – most of which, even way back then, were already being committed by "non-Western immigrants” – was for them to stop dressing in a manner that Muslim men found provocative. Norway, she lectured, was steadily becoming "a multicultural society,” and Norwegian women, if they didn’t want to wind up being brutally ravished in an alleyway by some Pakistani gang, should choose their wardrobes appropriately.

Period.

 

Kosovo says now recognised by 100 countries

uk.reuters.com 27 June 2013

Egypt has become the 100th country to recognise Serbia's former province of Kosovo as independent, the Pristina government said on Wednesday, a milestone for the Balkan

 

Islam in a Nutshell Brochure

Citizen Warrior 26 June 2013

Islam in a Nutshell (PDF document)

The Counter Jihad Coalition in California put together a brochure entitled "Islam in a Nutshell." Here's what the creators of the brochure said about it:

What we have found is that many people still do not know Islam. And they do not want to take much time to learn it. This simple short brochure gives a good summary about the doctrine in 10 minutes of reading.

 

Pamphlet to Hand Out at Protests and Elsewhere

citizenwarrior.com 18 June 2013

The following is a pamphlet someone (who wishes to remain anonymous) wrote for the protest in Manchester, Tennessee.

It is meant to be printed on both sides and folded in half. You have the author's permission to use it in any way you want.

 

Bulgaria wavers on Hezbollah role in Burgas bomb

JPost.com 6 June 2013

SOFIA - Bulgaria said on Wednesday it only had an "indication" that Lebanon's Hezbollah might have been behind a deadly bus bombing in July and that this alone did not justify

 

Turkey protests spread to streets of north Cyprus

Famagusta Gazette 3 June 2013
By EVA TSOKKOS

ANTI GOVERNMENT protests have spread to the Turkish-occupied part of Cyprus, with thousands of people demonstrating against the administration of Turkish Prime Minister Recep

 

Greece: Afghan with swastikas throws woman over coastal wall

digitaljournal. 29 May 2013
By Katerina Nikolas

Police in Corfu have arrested an illegal Afghan immigrant after he robbed a 20-year-old student and callously threw her over an eight-meter coastal wall. Police were surprised

 

Protest held against Athens mosque plan

Aljazeera.com 27 May 2013

Members of the ultra-right National Front have led dozens of protesters in a march against the Greek government's plans to build the first state-funded mosque in Athens, the

 

Turkish Warship Passed Eight Greek Islands

Greek Reporter 27 May 2013
By Margarita Papantoniou

The Turkish warship Atak circumnavigated eight Greek islands from 7 a.m. to 2:25 p.m. on May 26, violating Greek territorial waters, which is a common occurrence and draws no

 

Another Bosnian Salafi dies in Syria conflict

B92 22 May 2013

SARAJEVO -- Another Bosnian citizen, a member of the Muslim Salafi movement, has been killed in the fighting in Syria, according to media reports.

 

Halal food production on rise in the Balkans

FRANCE 24 22 May 2013

Trying to fight back against the persistent economic crisis in the Balkans, food producers here have turned towards halal food, targeting rising demand from markets in Western

 

Qatar-Bosnia-Herzegovina Joint Committee Meets

Bernama 22 May 2013

The Qatar-Bosnia-Herzegovina joint committee on economic, trading and technical cooperation held its third session over the past two days within the context of enhancing ties

 

Greek Party promises to slaughter muslims over a mosque

MINA 21 May 2013

Greek political party Golden Dawn has threatened to mobilise 100,000 people against plans to build a mosque in Athens, state television reported on Monday. "If a mosque is

 

Avramopoulos Says No Minaret At Mosque

Greek Reporter 14 May 2013
By Margarita Papantoniou

Although the Greek government will pay for the country’s first official mosque in the Athens neighborhood of Votanikos, it will not allow a minaret, Foreign Minister

 

Qatar boosts relations with Hungary

Peninsula Online 13 May 2013
By MOHAMMAD SHOEB

Qatar Chamber (QC) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its Hungarian counterpart to boost and strengthen bilateral relations with the EU member

 
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