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EU Commission suing Austria for Turkish rights

The Local Austria 23 October 2014

The so-called establishment and residence law in Austria should be reviewed and brought into harmony with the EU-Turkey association law and its standstill clauses, according to

 

German police seize Muslim man codenamed 'The Tailor' who is suspected of equipping ISIS with combat suits - and 7,500 pairs of

Daily Mail 22 October 2014
By Allan Hall

Anti-terror police in Germany have arrested a man codenamed 'The Tailor' who they claim ran a secret textile factory supplying large amounts of clothes and boots for ISIS

 

Austria: Civil Law vs. Sharia Law

Gatestone Institute 21 October 2014
By Soeren Kern

Austria has emerged as a major base for radical Islam and as a central hub for European jihadists to fight in Syria. The proposed revisions would, among other

 

Ripples of Syrian civil war felt also in Finland

Helsinki Times 21 October 2014

The civil war in Syria has already dragged on for three years and recently also stirred up concerns in Finland, with the local Kurdish community, in particular, viewing that it

 

Ankara remains silent as Austria plans to block Turkish imams

Today's Zaman 20 October 2014

Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) Deputy Minister Numan Kurtulmuº has not released a statement regarding the Austrian parliament's plan, which was

 

Missing Austrian Teen Surfaces on Internet Video as Islamic State Jihadi

Breitbart 20 October 2014
By Jordan Schachtel

A 16-year-old student whom Interpol reported missing has surfaced in an Internet video calling upon fellow Muslims to join the Islamic State terror group. The Viennese teenager

 

Geert Wilders "Stop Denying the Obvious: Islam Is a Problem"

Liberty GB 16 October 2014
By Geert Wilders

A military alliance, led by the United States, is currently bombing the forces of the Islamic State [IS] in Iraq and Syria. Many European nations, such as the United Kingdom,

 

Jihadist teens face five years' jail

The Local Austria 16 October 2014

The two teen girls who joined Jihadists in Syria, then changed their minds and now want to return to Austria, face up to five years in jail for supporting a terrorist

 

What has life been like for the Islamic State 'poster girls'?

The Christian Science Monitor 15 October 2014
By Anne Steele

Two teenage girls who fled their Austrian homes to join the Islamic State, described as ‘poster girls’ for the caliphate, are now desperate to return after apparently becoming

 

Despite brutality, ISIL continues to recruit European teens

thenational.ae 15 October 2014
By Colin Randall

The stream of would-be Islamists leaving Europe to fight in Syria or Iraq has left relatives distraught and authorities scratching their heads. It also shows the success of

 

Muslims criticize Law on Islam bill

The Local 11 October 2014

Fuat Sanac, the President of the Islamic Community in Austria (IGGiÖ), has criticized the government’s draft bill for the new Law on Islam. He told ORF radio that the bill

 

Vienna 'jihad' teenager wants to come home

The Local 10 October 2014

The two girls, 16-year-old Samra and 15-year-old Sabina, are both of Bosnian origin and left Vienna in April, telling their parents in a letter that they wanted to "fight for

 

‘Extremism prevention’: Austria to amend century-old law on Islam

RT 6 October 2014

Fear of extremism has led to Austria having drafted amendments to a 102-year-old law on Islam. Muslim organizations are to be banned from being financed from abroad, while the

 

ICLA Calls for More Effective Protection of Muslim Women in the UK

On behalf of International Civil Liberties Alliance I would like to suggest that the United Kingdom consider the immediate implementation of one very practical step in order to

 

Austria joins US-led coalition against Isis

The Local 24 September 2014

Austria’s Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has announced that Austria is now part of the US-led coalition against Islamic State (Isis) militants. Kurz said that Austria’s

 

Could Austria Use the Koran Against the Islamic State?

TheBlaze.com 22 September 2014
By Sharona Schwartz

Austria’s foreign minister has proposed an idea he believes will discourage Muslims from joining the Islamic State group: create a single, standardized translation of the Koran

 

Kuwait donates USD 268,000 for construction of mosque in Vals

KUNA 22 September 2014

VIENNA, -- Embassy of the State of Kuwait to the Republic of Austria has handed a donation of 77,000 Kuwaiti dinars (equivalent to USD 268,000) to the Islamic

 

New details on Lieberman's secret trip to Vienna

i24 news 19 September 2014

Israeli FM secretly met with Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz and anti-Muslim Serbian nationalist leader Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, recently

 

Viennese 'jihadist' teen girls alive in Syria

The Local 18 September 2014

The two teenage girls, 16 year-old Samra and 15 year-old Sabina, left Vienna in April. "Don't look for us. We will serve Allah, and we will die for him," were their parting

 

Man Armed with Rifle Arrested After Making Threats at French Jewish School

Shalom Life 16 September 2014
By Daniel Koren

A 48-year-old man who has yet to been named was arrested late last week after arriving at a Jewish school in Marseille, France, armed with a hunting rifle, and threatening to

 
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