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German Muslims Turn Out In Force For Nationwide Protest Against Islamic State

Huff Post: by Carol Kuruvilla — German Muslims are fighting extremism with prayer. Muslims from more than 2,000 mosques across Germany came out in force on Friday, using their traditional…

Muslims rally against extremism in Germany

BERLIN: Muslims across Germany held a day of prayer and rallies on Friday to condemn both Islamic extremism and a backlash against their faith that has seen arson attacks on…

The German church described as a ‘symbol of evil’

Source: BBC By Stephen Evans, BBC News, Berlin Plans to rebuild a church in Germany that is linked to Hitler and the rise of the Nazi party have divided the country…

Islamic State: Germany Struggles to Deal with Returning Fighters

The players at TuS Makkabit Frankfurt remember Kreshnik B. as a reliable defender. As a member of the Jewish football club’s youth B-team, he kept opposing players away from his…

Social Justice through Citizenship? The Politics of Muslim Integration in Germany and Great Britain, by Aleksandra Lewicki

Sarah Hackett on a timely study that merits a place at the heart of current policy debates The issue of Muslim integration has had a great deal of attention in…

Merkel to speak in Berlin against anti-Semitism

  Source: BBC Chancellor Merkel says Germany has “a lot of work ahead of us” to tackle the rise in anti-Semitism Related Stories Is anti-Semitism rising? Anti-Semitism comes back to…

Islamist Influx: Several Radicalized Ex-German Soldiers in Iraq

Islamist Influx: Several Radicalized Ex-German Soldiers in Iraq Germany on Sunday presented the list of weapons it plans to send to the Kurds in northern Iraq. Some of them, though,…

Germany: Several Radicalized Ex-German Soldiers in Iraq

Der Spiegel Islamist Influx: Several Radicalized Ex-German Soldiers in Iraq Germany on Sunday presented the list of weapons it plans to send to the Kurds in northern Iraq. Some of…

They Ride Bikes to Spread Peace: An Innovative Idea by Ahmadiyya Muslim Germany

By Zubair Khan During the current year,utilising the name of Islam, so called ISIS and BO KO Ha ram, hoisting the flags with writing, there is no God except Allah…

Europe’s Malaise: The New Normal?

TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014 Stratfor By George Friedman Russia and Ukraine continue to confront each other along their border. Iraq has splintered, leading to unabated internal warfare. And the situation…

How Germany Spies on Its Friends

Source: Spiegel. For more than a year now, German officials have criticized the US for the NSA’s mass spying on Europeans and even Chancellor Angela Merkel. Now, embarrassing revelations show…

Holy War’ Arrives in Germany as Salafists Atttack Yazidis

The events in Germany have been met with a sense of foreboding that the war in Syria and Iraq has now arrived on Germany’s doorstep. North Westphalia – By Soeren…

Thoughts of a young Muslim – Part 2 – by Mohammed Saboor Nadeem

Some days ago I met a Pakistani “Uncle” in the Bus. So I put my earphones out to salute him, but rather than greet me back he yelled at me…

Muslim marksman triggers Integration debate

How completely can people with a migrant background integrate into German society? A recent case shows that not every door is open – even to someone who is embracing local…

“Only Islam bothers me more and more,”

Source: The Local  “I don’t believe in God, but at the same time Christianity, Judaism or Buddhism don’t bother me. Only Islam bothers me more and more,” wrote Nicolaus Fest,…

Should Germany ban the burqa?

Photo: DPA Opponents of such a ban here say it would heavily infringe on personal, cultural and religious freedoms and only serve to inflame tensions. Advocates insist the burqa has…

The Boomerang Effect: Sanctions on Russia Hit German Economy Hard

By Matthias Schepp and Cornelia Schmergal The United States and Europe last week announced the imposition of stronger sanctions against Russia in response to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. German…

Germany: Catholics: Numbers of Church resignations increases significantly

Editor’s Note: Please excuse the grammar, ‘google translate’ being used: Last year the Catholic Church in Germany lost almost 180,000 people, significantly more than in 2012; reason for this may…

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