Balkans

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

 

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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

 

Wahhabi from Bosnia urges young men to join Islamic State

InSerbia 22 August 2014

Leader of one of the largest communities of radical Islam in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bilal Bosnic, invited young men of the country to join armed groups of the terrorist

 

In Muslim Kosovo, a Jewish claim to nation’s past and future

The Times of Israel 22 August 2014
By Ron Kampeas

Boxing Club Prishtina is a squat building on a narrow street around the corner from the parliament in the heart of Kosovo’s capital city. Around the corner, a popular

 

Turkish group wants to perform Friday prayer in Armenia

Hürriyet Daily News 22 August 2014

A group of Turkish NGOs have applied to the Foreign Ministry asking permission to perform the Friday prayer at the Blue Mosque of Yerevan in the Armenian capital. Led by the

 

Islamic State Supporters Visible Across Europe

the Clarion Project 5 August 2014

The Netherlands has banned the black flag of jihad ahead of a large demonstration scheduled for today in Amsterdam to support Hamas against Israel. The flag is used by various

 

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

 
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