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Belgium ends Saudi lease of country’s largest mosque over radicalism concerns

The Belgian government has decided to terminate the long-term lease of the country’s largest and oldest mosque to the Saudi royal family, as part of what officials say is an effort to combat radicalization. By –  Michael Birnbaum The move caps a long-running discussion about what to do about the Grand Mosque of Brussels, a sprawling complex in the heart of ...

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Hungary’s Orban defends education law in Brussels

Hungary’s prime minister lashed out at George Soros, founder of the embattled Central European University. The PM’s remarks came after the EU Commission sent a “letter of formal notice” to the Hungarian government. Via: In a speech given to European parliamentarians in Brussels on Wednesday, Orban insisted Hungary remained committed to the European Union, describing his nation’s membership as “not ...

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Leaked emails reveal Nigel Farage’s long-standing links to Julian Assange

Emails leaked to Business Insider show long-standing links between Nigel Farage and WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange. Farage visited the Ecuadorean Embassy on Thursday but declined to say whether he had met Assange, who lives in exile there. UKIP has campaigned in the European Parliament on behalf of Assange. Via: There was much confusion Thursday when Nigel Farage was spotted by BuzzFeed ...

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Right-wing surge: Populists gain in Sweden and Czech Republic as Le Pen extends lead

RIGHT parties in Sweden and the Czech Republic experienced a poll bounce this week as French populist leader Marine Le Pen extended her lead ahead of the country’s presidential election. Via:   Nationalist in the Czech Republic recorded a record level of popularity according to one survey, whilst eurosceptics in Italy continued to battle for top spot. A slew of polls ...

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Radical Islam spreading through Belgium mosques

A RADICAL form of Islam is spreading throughout mosques in Belgium opening the country up to an increased terror threat, according to a new leaked report. Via:  Wahhabism, labelled by the European Parliament in Strasbourg as the main source of global terrorism, is being identified in an increasing number of Islamic centres, the Coordination Unit for Threat Analysis (OCAM) reported. ...

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