Balkans

No result in Athens mosque bid yet

World Bulletin 11 July 2013

The bid for mosque construction in the Votanikos district of the Greek capital Athens has not yielded a result yet. Sources claimed that the bid was obstructed by the

 

Questions persist over use of Dutch aid to Bosnia

irishtimes. 11 July 2013

There have been calls for an investigation into some €120 million in Dutch aid paid to rebuild the Bosnian mountain town of Srebrenica since the massacre there 18 years ago

 

Bulgarian Muslim approaches European court over 2011 Ataka incident outside Sofia mosque

sofiaglobe. 9 July 2013

A Bulgarian citizen of the Muslim faith, Veli Karaahmed, has lodged a complaint against Bulgaria in the European Court of Human Rights in connection with the May 2011 incident

 

Mayor of Srebrenica: Dutch Aid Money Wasted

Camil Durakovic, Mayor of Srebrenica said on Dutch T.V. that a large part of Dutch aid to the town is wasted and remains with international aid organizations. He claimed that

 

Bulgaria’s New Interior Backs Version of Hezbollah Role in Burgas Terror Attack

Novinite.com 5 July 2013

The new leadership of the Ministry of Interior has said it stands behind the "reasonable assumption,” first voiced by the former Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, that the

 

EU Fails to Blacklist Hizbullah

israelnationalnews 5 July 2013
By Elad Benari

The European Union failed to blacklist Hizbullah as a terrorist group, fearing that such a move would lead to instability in Lebanon

The European Union failed on Thursday to blacklist Hizbullah as a terrorist group, fearing that such a move would lead to instability in Lebanon and the Middle East, Al Arabiya

 

Bulgaria district court to resume radical Islam trial

Focus News 4 July 2013

Sofia. District Court in Bulgaria’s town of Pazardzhik (Central South Bulgaria) is to proceed Thursday with the latest hearing of the trial on radical Islam, Radio FOCUS –

 

Italy: Albanian hurls wife to death from 9th-floor apartment

An Albanian woman was killed in northern Italy after her husband threw her from the balcony of their ninth-floor apartment during an argument, police said on Monday. The

 

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

 
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