Austria

Austria: Springboard for Global Jihad

Gatestone Institute 27 August 2014
By Soeren Kern

The Austrian government has announced plans to improve its intelligence gathering and analysis capabilities in an urgent effort to crack down on would-be jihadists in the country.

 

Chancellor calls for end to religious tensions

The Local 27 August 2014

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann called for peace and tolerance after meeting religious leaders on Monday amid mounting tensions highlighted by an attack against an Israeli

 

ISIS stepping-stone to Europe identified

WND.com 27 August 2014
By F. Michael Maloof

WASHINGTON – Austrian intelligence has concluded the European country figures prominently in a five-year game plan of the Islamic State, formerly called ISIS or Islamic State

 

Call for Austrian ban on Isis symbols

Islamist Watch 27 August 2014

Austria's Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner (ÖVP) has said that she wants to ban membership of the terrorist organisation Islamic State (Isis) and prohibit the wearing of

 

Muslim leader 'appalled' by suspected jihadists

The Local 26 August 2014

In an interview with the Austrian national Ö1 radio on Sunday, quoted by the Austrian ÖRF television teletext, Sanac said he was shocked that, according to the interior

 

Vienna fan group for Islamic State militants

The Local 26 August 2014

The Islamic State (IS), which is viewed alongside al-Qaeda as one of the most dangerous jihadist groups, has a group of sympathisers in Vienna who have set up a Facebook group

 

Muslim leader 'appalled' by suspected jihadists

The Local 25 August 2014

The president of the Austrian Islamic Community (IGGiÖ), Fuat Sanac, says he is surprised and appalled about the nine suspected jihadists who were arrested in Austria on the

 

Islamic Community criticises Israel mission

The Local Austria 22 August 2014

Austria’s Islamic Community (IGGiÖ) has criticised a solidarity mission to Israel, led by the president of the Austrian Jewish Community, Oskar Deutsch.

 

Nine persons detained in Austria suspected of plans to join rebels in Syria

FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE 22 August 2014

Nine people with refugee status in Austria and heading for Syria to join anti-government forces there were detained by Austrian police on Wednesday. They were detained not

 

Vienna fan group for Islamic State militants

The Local 20 August 2014

The Islamic State (IS), which is viewed alongside al-Qaeda as one of the most dangerous jihadist groups, has a group of sympathisers in Vienna who have set up a Facebook group

 

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

 

Burqa ban isn't enough says Strache

Islamist Watch 11 July 2014

The leader of the right-wing Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) says that a burqa ban as proposed by his party isn't enough, and that he'd like to ban the chador as well, according

 

Online Campaign Suggests ISIL Has Sympathizers Worldwide

voanews.com 11 July 2014
By Jamie Dettmer

BEIRUT — Analysts and security experts are expressing mounting fears that the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) may be gaining international support following the

 

Campaign against full-face Muslim veils launched in Austria

RT NEWS 7 July 2014

As part of his party’s plan to introduce a bill banning full-face veils, Austrian politician Heinz-Christian Strache posted on a social network an image of a young blonde woman

 

Counter-Terrorism: Austria Again Threatened by Islamic Aggression

StrategyWorld 7 July 2014

Austria has joined most other European countries in cracking down on Islamic radicals who are recruiting young Moslem men to fight for Islamic terrorist groups in Syria. About

 

Austrian parliament to discuss banning the burka after European Court of Human Rights upholds French rules

Daily Mail 7 July 2014
By Chris Pleasance

Politicians in Austria are set to introduce a motion to ban burkas after the European Court of Human Rights upheld French rules barring people from covering their face in

 

Freedom Party calls for burqa ban

The Local 6 July 2014

Austria's Freedom Party (FPÖ) is calling for a ban on burqas, after the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) backed France's rules on religious headgear on

 

‘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.

 
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