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Switzerland Says It Foiled Islamic State Terror Attack on Europe

Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) — Switzerland said it foiled a terrorist attack in Europe by detaining three Islamic State extremists. The Iraqi citizens are suspected of “misuse of explosives and toxic…

Sweden officially recognises state of Palestine

theguardian — Sweden has officially recognised the state of Palestine, the Swedish foreign minister said, less than a month after Stockholm announced its intention to make the controversial move. “Today the…

Sweden Gives Recognition to Palestinians

Epigraph: Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be…

French right-winger converts to Islam.

Local councillor Maxence Buttey, 22, has been suspended from a regional Front National committee after he went public with his decision and sent out a ‘proselytising video’ to party members.…

Brother’s grief (Ahmadi Muslim Mahmood Butt grieving the loss of his Martyred brother Latif Butt)

Source: berwicknews.starcommunity.com.au A NARRE WARREN-based Ahmadiyya Muslim has expressed his agony after learning of the fatal shooting of his younger brother in Pakistan this month. Latif Alam Butt, 62, was shot…

Honour to an Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth

Source: Neue Presse   According to very famous and  well circulated newspaper of Frankfurt Germany, Mr Zafarullah Khan has been honoured to be included in the Executive Council of SPD…

Germany: Germans Kurds Join Fight against ISIS

Bound for Syria: German Kurds Join Fight against Islamic State By Jörg Diehl and Fidelius Schmid DPA Kurds in Düsseldorf, Germany, demonstrate against Islamic State and show their support for besieged…

Humanitarian crisis: Swiss pledge more funds for refugee crises and Ebola

The government has pledged an additional CHF40 million ($42.2 million) for the victims of the conflicts in Syria and Iraq as well as for efforts to contain the spread of…

German Kurds Join Fight against Islamic State

Source: Spiegel DPA Kurds in Düsseldorf, Germany, demonstrate against Islamic State and show their support for besieged Kobani. Young Kurds from Germany are joining PKK’s fight against Islamic State in…

International development secretary Justine Greening to speak at Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s National Peace Symposium

Source: The Guardian The largest mosque in Western Europe will host politics, faith and civic leaders at a peace symposium next month. More than 800 guests are expected to descend on…

A Man Stole A Double-Decker Bus And Went On A 7-Mile Joyride Through London

Source: The daily Beast: On Saturday 15 September at around 09:15hrs, a man entered the Farnborough Hill bus depot in Orpington and drove off in a double-decker bus. The man…

God is Not a Magician With a Magic Wand

Source: The Daily Beast. The pontiff takes on the daunting task of reconciling science and religion, and hopes to help humanity in the process. On Monday, when Pope Francis addressed…

Thousands attend Million March to express solidarity with Kashmiris

Source: Pakistan Observer: M A Kaiserimam Monday, October 27, 2014 – London—Thousands of people supporting the Kashmir cause participated in the “Million March” here on Sunday to expressed solidarity with…

Zagreb Mayor’s Arrest Holds Important Lessons for Croatia

Source: Balkan Insight. The Mayor of Zagreb, Milan Bandić, who has run the Croatian capital for over 12 years and who over this period has handled some 20 billion euros…

Karen Armstrong: Quest for power — not religion , motivating jihadists,

Is Islam inherently violent? Quest for power — not religion — motivating jihadists, author says Patricia Pearson, Special to National Post | October 24, 2014 7:01 PM ET More from Special…

British forces hand over control of last base in Afghanistan

Source: Dawn British forces on Sunday handed over formal control of their last base in Afghanistan to Afghan troops, ending combat operations in the country after 13 years which cost…

The Pompey jihadis: how did one English city produce six young fighters for Isis?

Huff Post: by Mark Townsend — As another Briton dies in Syria, residents ask whether Portsmouth radicalised ‘bad boys’ who flew out to join Islamic State At the Globex money…

My brother wanted to be a jihadi – and society is creating many more like him

theguardian: by Robb Leech — Extremism of any kind is a symptom of an unhealthy society and, in order to eradicate it, we should look to treat its cause tremism…

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