Balkans

Money from Vienna allegedly sent to finance Islamic extremist fighters training centres in Bosnia

Fighters for different wars around the globe were trained in three remote Bosnian villages, reports Glas Srpske, the paper in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

Hardship, misery across the Balkans for refugees

The Daily Star 25 November 2013
By Jovana Gec

HARMANLI, Bulgaria: Idriss Hasan, his wife and their three children fled the carnage of the Syrian war, hoping to find peace and safety in western Europe. Instead, they are

 

Bulgaria expelling 30 refugees, some suspected of ‘terrorist links’

The Sofia Globe 25 November 2013
By Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Thirty out of the thousands of refugees in Bulgaria are being expelled because they are threats of national security, in the case of seven because they are suspected of links

 

Bosnian US embassy attacker gets 15-year jail term

GlobalPost 21 November 2013

In a retrial a Bosnian court on Wednesday sentenced a Muslim to 15 years in prison for an "act of terrorism" after firing dozens of shots at the US embassy in Sarajevo in

 

Dutch foreign minister 'astounded' by Bosnian war criminal release

DutchNews.nl 21 November 2013

Dutch foreign minister Frans Timmermans is 'astounded' at the decision by the Bosnian authorities to release 10 men convicted of war crimes pending a re-trial. 'I was

 

Turkey plays key diplomatic role in Western Balkans

Southeast European Times 20 November 2013
By Menekse Tokyay

Turkey's role in promoting peace, stability and economic prosperity in the Western Balkans was the subject of a recent workshop that brought experts from across the region to

 

Kosovo: Muslims beat two female Mormon missionaries

Jihad Watch 19 November 2013
By Robert Spencer

Proselytizing for other religions is forbidden in Islamic law. "2 LDS sister missionaries attacked in Kosovo," by Nineveh Dinha for Fox13News, November 13 (thanks to

 

Video: Terms and Conditions May Apply Official Trailer #1 (2013) - Documentary Movie HD

youtube. 17 November 2013

A documentary that exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it ... if anything.

 

Bosnia's US Embassy Attacker Apologises for 'Stupid Act'

International Business Times 15 November 2013
By Jack Moore

A Bosnian man being re-tried for an attack on the US Embassy in Sarajevo in 2011 has apologised for his "stupid act". Mevlid Jasarevic told the court that he had been

 

Facing a threat, Kosovo seeks more information about terrorist group

Southeast European Times 15 November 2013
By Linda Karadaku

An extremist group that threatened Kosovo police with "terrible and painful attacks" unless six of its members currently being held on terrorism and weapons charges are

 

Bulgarian Village Turns Out to Protest Syrian Refugee Camp

Front Page Magazine 14 November 2013
By Daniel Greenfield

A man from Bulgarian village of Telish threatens to set himself ablaze in protest against a planned opening of a refugee shelter in the village. One of the protesters

 

Upgrade planned for mosque

St George & Sutherland Shire Leader 13 November 2013
By Maria Galinovic

TO BETTER explain the intentions of the Australian Islamic Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina to upgrade its Penshurst mosque, Imam Salih Mujala brought out a photo. The

 

Macedonia: Giant New Cross Angers Skopje’s Muslims

Eurasia Review 13 November 2013
By Sinisa Jakov Marusic

A decision to allow the construction of a 33-metre-tall Christian cross in the Macedonian capital has attracted negative reactions from the Albanian Muslim minority. The

 

Bosnian leader lauds Al-Babtain Foundation for promoting Euro-Arab understanding

KUNA 13 November 2013

BRUSSELS -- Haris Silajdic, former Prime Minister of Bosnia-Herzegovina, has expressed his appreciation for the efforts of the Kuwaiti philanthropist and poet

 

The Medieval Anti-Semitic Views Of 150 Million Europeans: An Interview With Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld

inquisitr.com 5 November 2013

Recently, a new book, Demonizing Israel and the Jews by Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, sent shock waves across Europe by revealing the frightening levels of anti-Semitism and vicious

 

Bosniaks make up 54% of Bosnia-Herzegovina

World Bulletin 4 November 2013

Unofficial results from last month's census in Bosnia-Herzegovina have been announced by a Bosnian source. The census, which was the country's first census in its 22 years, has

 

European jihadists: The continuation of a historical trend

Stratfor 4 November 2013
By Stratfor

Reports have circulated for months about the growing number of foreigners fighting alongside Islamists in places such as Libya and Syria. European authorities will intensify counterterrorism efforts, but preventing all attacks will not be easy, writes Stratfor

"In April of this year, EU Counterterrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove estimated that some 500 European citizens were fighting in Syria, most of them from the United

 

Serbia condemns Erdogan's Kosovo remarks

Today's Zaman 29 October 2013

The Serbian Foreign Ministry has condemned remarks Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan made about Kosovo during a visit to Prizren on Wednesday, Serbia's state news agency

 

Europe turns blind eye on home-bred radical Muslims to preserve ‘pool of agents’

RT 23 October 2013

With hundreds of European Muslim youths going abroad to fight international jihad, governments chose to ignore a possible blowback problem, seeing local minority communities as

 

Protests against school discrimination continue in Bosnia

World Bulletin 18 October 2013

36 pupils of Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) nationality from the village of Drinjaca, Zvornik area in east Bosnia, will boycott school because of what their parents believe is

 
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