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Belgian minister says many Muslims ‘danced’ after attacks

Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon said Saturday that a “significant” part of the Muslim population celebrated attacks, blaming the country’s policies for failing to integrate migrants into society. He did not explicitly refer to last month’s jihadist attacks on Brussels’ airport and metro system that killed 32 people “A significant section of the Muslim community danced when attacks took place,” ...

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ISIS Recruiting ‘Lone Wolf’ Jihadists in Brazil to Attack 2016 Olympics

The Brazilian government is preparing to thwart attempts by the Islamic State to recruit young Brazilian citizens to orchestrate “lone wolf” attacks in the Latin American nation, particularly during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics. The Brazilian newspaper O Estado de Sao Paolo reports that Brazilian intelligence agencies are gearing up to monitor young people, especially men, who may be ...

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Norway officials reject Muslim school in Oslo

A foundation that applied to establish a Muslim primary school in the Oslo district of Grønland was rejected by the Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training (Utdanningsdirektoratet), Kommunal Rapport reported. The Muslim organization behind the denied request is now considering an appeal to the Education Ministry “We have three weeks to decide what to do. We think it is about ...

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New law to punish migrants who fail to integrate

German Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s ruling coalition agreed Thursday on tough measures to spur the integration of migrants and refugees, including sanctions for failing to take part in programmes such as language classes. The deal, hammered out in six hours of late-night talks between Merkel‘s conservative Christian Union bloc and the Social Democrats (SPD), also included plans for new anti-terror legislation. “Now ...

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Migrant crisis: EU says Libya numbers alarming

The president of the European Council has warned Italy and Malta of large numbers of would-be migrants in Libya. Donald Tusk told MEPs that it would not be possible to apply the same approach used for the Balkans to unstable Libya. Italy’s coastguard says 4,000 people were rescued from the Mediterranean between Libya and Sicily on Monday and Tuesday. Meanwhile, ...

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CSU head Scheuer calls for German in mosques

Senior German conservative politician Andreas Scheuer has said German must become the language of the country’s mosques and that foreign funding from Turkey and Saudi Arabia must stop. The general secretary of the CSU, sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU, said political Islam was undermining integration. His remarks came amid a German freedom-of-speech row involving Turkey. The Turkish president ...

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ISIS Has Hit List of Western Muslim Leaders

The latest issue (number 14) of the Islamic State’s propaganda magazine, Dabiq, published April 13, contains a hitlist of Muslim leaders in the West, specifically naming 21. A 22nd (Nihad Awad of the Muslim Brotherhood-linked Council on American Islamic Relations) is pictured, but not named. Those whom the Islamic State is targeting are listed in a section entitled “Kill the ...

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French PM calls for ban on Islamic headscarves at universities

Prime minister Manuel Valls talks with children next to Education minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem and Minister of State for Cities, Youth and Sports, Helene Geoffroy. Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images The French prime minister, Manuel Valls, has sparked controversy by suggesting the Muslim headscarf should be banned in universities and that a majority of French people think Islam is incompatible with the values ...

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29 German soldiers left to join ISIS

Germany’s Defense Ministry is proposing better screening of new army recruits over fears that Islamic State sympathizers could be joining up to get military training before returning to fight with the terrorists in Iraq and Syria. German counter-intelligence officials believe at least 29 former soldiers from the country have left to join the Islamic State and an internal report revealed ...

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Swedish Turkish leader resigns after “death to Armenians” speech

The deputy chair of Sweden’s main Turkish association has resigned after criticism of his speech at the weekend when he called for death to Armenians. Speaking to a crowd of a few dozen in central Stockholm Barbaros Leylani called for Turks to awake, and for death to what he called “the Armenian dogs”. The Armenian association in Sweden plans to ...

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