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Turkey serving as rear base for jihadists

Islam Versus Europe 13 January 2014

In the ranks of the Islamic state, Yassine came across combatants of all nationalities. "Gulf countries, Yemen, Egypt, the Maghreb, Great Britain, France, Belgium… Lots of

 

France: prisoners converting to Islam to avoid being ostracised

Islam versus Europe 10 January 2014
By Cheradenine Zakalwe

"In prison, it's the prisoners who set the rules!" The warning shout was given by David Derrouet, the mayor of Fleury-Mérogis, who recently walked out on the PS [Socialist

 

French troops fail to stop the violence in CAR

Deutsche Welle 10 January 2014

France launched Operation Sangaris one month ago in a bid to stop the catastrophe unfolding in the Central African Republic. But the violence has only escalated, and the number

 

Frenchwoman fined after Muslim veil prompted riots

Boston.com 8 January 2014

PARIS — A French court has convicted a woman for insulting police who ticketed her for wearing a face-covering Muslim veil, banned by French law. The confrontation

 

French Islam convert killed fighting Syrian regime, like his half-brother

South China Morning Post 8 January 2014

Nicolas Bons, a young convert to Islam from a comfortable middle-class French background, has died fighting in Syria barely four months after his half-brother met the same

 

Syria jihad takes life of second French brother

Expatica France 7 January 2014

Nicolas Bons, a young convert to Islam from a comfortable middle class French background, has died fighting in Syria barely four months after his half-brother met the same

 

French City with 40% Muslim Population is the Most Dangerous City in Europe

FrontPage Magazine 6 January 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

The French city of Marseille has an estimated 30 to 40 percent Muslim population and has been ranked as the most dangerous city in Europe. The gritty Mediterranean

 

France: New Year's Eve Tradition Sees 1,000 Cars Torched by Revellers

International Business Times 6 January 2014
By Jack Moore

More than 1,000 vehicles were set ablaze on New Year's Eve in a tradition that has arisen in rundown areas of France's biggest cities including Paris and Strasbourg. French

 

Muslims will be majorities in some European cities within 25 years. Interesting times ahead?

Snouts in the Trough 6 January 2014
By David Craig

Currently Europe’s (excluding Turkey) 50 million Muslims only make up about 7% of the total population. However, as Muslim communities tend to be found in the main cities, here the percentage of the population that are Muslim is much higher than in the general population.

 

France: the Looming Battle over Muslim Integration

The Jewish Press 6 January 2014
By Soeren Kern

A panel appointed by French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault to review France’s integration policies has urged the government to implement a "new form of secularism” that would

 

Women’s prayer room splits Paris mosque

MuslimVillage.com 6 January 2014

A decision by leaders of France’s biggest Islamic center to dedicate separate room for Muslim women for prayer has aroused anger of some women, who demand a right to pray

 

Arrest made in connection with attack on Paris church: suspect attended Mass beforehand, guffawing during the service

Islam versus Europe 6 January 2014
By Cheradenine Zakalwe

The police made an arrest on Sunday in connection with the profanation of Sainte-Odile church in Paris. Yesterday in the middle of the day, "a man broke chandeliers, a

 

Arab spring yields to Muslim winter

The Age 6 January 2014
By Paul Sheehan

In France, more than 1000 cars were torched across the country on New Year's Eve. It has become a tradition. As usual, the French media omitted to say most of the damage is

 

France's Burqa Ban Gets New Scrutiny in European Court

Huffington Post 19 December 2013
By Elizabeth Nicholas

Another conflict between the European Union and one of its member states has come to a head over France's prohibition of women wearing the naqib, or the full-face veil. The

 

Foreigners responsible for more than one quarter of all theft in France

Islam versus Europe 19 December 2013
By Cheradenine Zakalwe

In 2012, the national police implicated 151,885 people for theft in metropolitan France, including 36,210 women (23.8%), 49,487 minors (32.6%) and 40,670 people of foreign

 

French president promises to crack down on internet freedom in meeting with Representative Council of the Jewish Institution...

Islam versus Europe 19 December 2013
By Cheradenine Zakalwe

The struggle against internet anonymity is back. After Harlem Désir, on Monday on BFM-TV, it's François Hollande, while receiving on the same day the Conseil représentatif

 

EU divided over French plea for CAR military aid

The Independent 18 December 2013
By Charlotte McDonald-Gibson

France’s appeal for more help with its military operation in the Central African Republic (CAR) and a common fund for future interventions received a lukewarm reception on

 

French town honors killer of US, Israeli diplomats

The Times of Israel 16 December 2013

PARIS — A suburb of the French capital honored a man imprisoned for helping to murder diplomats from Israel and the United States. A majority of aldermen in the city council

 

France denies plan to reverse veil ban in schools

France 24 16 December 2013
By Sam BALL

The French government has denied it is planning to reverse a ban on Islamic veils in the country’s schools, following the publication of a controversial report that has sparked

 

Plan to punish French journalists who refer to a person's alien origins

Islam versus Europe 16 December 2013
By Cheradenine Zakalwe

The integration genocide plan recently presented to the French government aims to regulate the way in which journalists are allowed to refer to the invader population, thus

 
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