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Islam in Europe

8 Great Modern Innovations We Can Thank Muslims For

HuffPost Germany | Sebastian Christ | Posted 01.07.2015 | Religion

When thousands of “patriotic Europeans” took to the streets once again in Dresden to protest “the Islamisation of the West,” their actions wer...

Swedish Mosque 'Lovebombed' In The Wake Of Arson Attacks

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.02.2015 | Religion

This is what it looks like when hate is replaced with love. A Swedish mosque was “lovebombed” this week, after residents learned that it had b...

Why Are European Muslims Joining ISIS?

Akbar Ahmed | Posted 01.17.2015 | World
Akbar Ahmed

The numbers are alarming. The Metropolitan Police Commissioner in London recently said that five British citizens are joining ISIS every week, swelling the ranks of European Muslims believed to number in the thousands.

Belgian City Scraps Headscarf Ban

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion

(Reuters) - The Belgian city of Ghent has scrapped its ban on civil servants wearing headscarves after its Socialist and Green majority overturned a m...

Italian Muslims Face Uncertain Future

Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion

By Mustafa Hameed Religion News Service ROME (RNS) Steps from the immense colonnade of St. Peter’s Square, Sarwar Jahan stood next to his souve...

A 'Christian' Europe Without Christianity

Posted 10.13.2011 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) Does European Christendom need Christianity to survive? It may seen an odd question for a religious...

What Would Nietzsche Say About Europe's Islam Crisis?

Daniel Tutt | Posted 09.24.2011 | Religion
Daniel Tutt

Nietzsche found liberation in radically questioning the foundations of tradition. But would he prefer that Islam assimilate or integrate into Europe?

The Politics Of Islamophobia In Britain

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 09.24.2011 | Religion
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

"Britons, fortified by a much more active, muscular liberalism, would no longer truckle to politically correct notions of passive tolerance," says the Prime Minister David Cameron.

The Perils of Anti-Immigration Politics: Lessons From Oslo

Sandip Roy | Posted 09.24.2011 | World
Sandip Roy

Until the immigrant becomes truly part of Tony Blair's "We," Europe will never be safe from both its Anders Breiviks and its Shahzad Tanweers.

Letter from Islamophobistan

Pepe Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pepe Escobar

I was deep inside Islamophobistan - that Europe-wide arc where Islamophobia is being gleefully practiced as an electoral business of fear.