Holy War‘like’: Islamic preachers using Facebook as call to jihad

RT 20 April 2014

Radical Islamic clerics have been using social media to try and increase support for jihad in Syria, which is "considered the most socially-mediated conflict in history,” a


Jihadist from Belgium fighting in Syria: "It’s nice to see, from time to time, the blood of the infidels”

Jihad Watch 10 April 2014
By Robert Spencer

Here again we see an Islamic jihadist explain his motives and goals wholly and solely in terms of Islam and jihad, and yet study of Islam and jihad have been ruled off-limits


Euro-Jihad: An Inside Look At The Recruitment Of European Muslims to Holy War

Atlas Shrugs 2 April 2014
By Pamela Geller

Jihad is jihad. Islam is Islam, and the nationality or skin color or sock color, for that matter, is of no import in this war against the "non-believers.” The common thread


European Elections a Turning Point for Europe?

Gatestone Institute 2 April 2014
By Peter Martino

The municipal elections in France resulted in a huge victory for the Front National of Marine Le Pen. For the first time since 1995, France will again have FN mayors. Marine Le


New members of representative body of Muslims in Belgium announced

KUNA 1 April 2014
By Nawab Khan

BRUSSELS -- The official representative body of Muslims in Belgium, called Executive of the Muslims of Belgium (EBM) introduced the new 17 members of the body


French and Belgian Jihadists Boast About the Syrians They Slaughter

The Daily Beast 1 April 2014
By Tracy McNicoll

Gruesome videos show the so-called "French Brigade” that fights as part of a breakaway Al-Qaeda faction opposed to Assad A cable news station in Paris has aired shocking


Afghan asylum seekers occupy Brussels church

Al-Arabiya 8 March 2014

A group of mainly Muslim Afghan families, who are seeking asylum in Belgium, have been eating, sleeping and teaching their children in the church of Saint John the Baptist at


Islam flourishing in Belgium

Saudi Gazette 28 February 2014
By Amal Al-Sibai

A leading Islamic academy in the city of Ghent, Belgium, has celebrated its 25th anniversary, marking a quarter century of success in teaching the Holy Qur’an and Islamic education


Ten people arrested in Belgium for recruiting fighters for Syria

Kuwait News Agency 28 February 2014

Belgian police have launched an operation targeting people involved in the recruitment of fighters to join the opposition ranks in the Syrian civil war, Belgian media Tuesday reported


Opposition to Muslims and the Muslim headscarf in Western Europe 10 February 2014
By Alexandra Raphel

It has been almost 10 years since France’s National Assembly and Senate approved a controversial law prohibiting students from wearing "conspicuous” religious symbols in public


Young Arab women leaders’ conference to be held in Qatar

Gulf-Times 6 February 2014
By Denise Marray/London

The Arab International Women’s Forum (AIWF) will hold its ‘Young Arab Women Leaders: The Voice of the Future’ conference in Doha this spring. Previous conferences were held in


Trials in France, Belgium Reflect Radicalization Fears

Voice of America 31 January 2014
By Lisa Bryant

PARIS — Two trials opened in France and Belgium Thursday, underscoring a worrying trend: young Europeans heading to Syria to join the ranks of Islamist fighters. One of the


Europe loses population faster than Russia 27 January 2014

Post-communist countries within the EU are losing population faster than Russia, Mark Adomanis, a Forbes blogger argued in his article. American economist Lyndon LaRouche


European Jihadists in Syria

Gatestone Institute 24 January 2014
By Soeren Kern

European security officials say that in recent weeks they have noticed an "alarming acceleration" in the number of European jihadists traveling to Syria to obtain combat experience with Islamist groups linked to al-Qaeda.


Video: BELGIUM: Muslim convert says, "I want to see dead bodies all over the place”

Bare Naked Islam 23 January 2014

Brain De Maulder (now known as Abu Kaseem Al Brazili) went from fun-loving Catholic Flemish Brazilian teenager to angry violent Muslim jihadist fighting in Syria and threatening his homeland.


Turkish Leader, Amid Scandal at Home, Visits Brussels to Try to Repair Ties

The New York Times 22 January 2014

PARIS — Buffeted by a corruption scandal and accusations of creeping authoritarianism, Turkey faces long odds in its bid to join the European Union even as the country’s prime


Jihadists construct the Atomium bomb: YouTube video threat to Belgian tourist attraction

The Independent 20 January 2014
By Charlotte McDonald Gibson

The video clip posted on the YouTube account of Belgian teenager Brian De Mulder was brief, but the threat to one of Belgium’s biggest tourist attractions was chilling and


The Islamization of Belgium and the Netherlands in 2013

Gatestone Institute 13 January 2014
By Soeren Kern

In January, the gangland shootings of two young Moroccan men in downtown Amsterdam drew renewed attention to the growing problem of violent crime among Muslim immigrants.


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


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.

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