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Munich Public Muslim Prayer Cancelled For Security Reasons

A planned protest by Muslims in Munich, who were going to conduct their Friday prayers in the central Marienplatz square, has been cancelled as authorities fear a backlash from right-wing demonstrators. The protest organised by Muslim Massi Popal was originally meant to

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Sex Crimes Soar as Oktoberfest Attendance Plummets

The world’s biggest beer festival has recorded its lowest turnout for 15 years amid heightened security fears, while at the same time experiencing an increase in reported sex crimes. The Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany had around 5.6 million visitors this

Anti-Israel demonstrators march behind a banner of the BDS organization in Marseille, June 13.. (photo credit:GEORGES ROBERT / AFP)

German Teachers Union Calls For Total Boycott Of Israel

TEL AVIV – Israel’s embassy in Berlin lambasted the city of Oldenburg teachers union over a call to completely boycott the Jewish state in the first such incident since the Holocaust, the Jerusalem Post reported.

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Munich Raises Security For Oktoberfest After Islamist Attacks

BERLIN (Reuters) – Organizers of the world’s biggest beer festival, Munich’s Oktoberfest, have raised security after Islamist attacks in Germany last month, including banning rucksacks, introducing security checks at all entrances and erecting fencing. Drawing some 6 million tourists, the

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After Suicide Bombing, Germans Call for Faster Migrant Deportations

After Sunday night’s ISIS-related suicide bombing in Ansbach, Germany, a number of politicians are insisting that the deportation of rejected asylum-seekers must be expedited to ensure that potentially dangerous individuals leave the country as soon as possible.

A French Muslim journalist went underground to film a documentary entitled "Allah's Soldiers", which gives an insight into the minds of young jihadists in the country

Recent Attacks Shows Teen Muslims Susceptible To Radicalisation

In the wake of several high profile attacks involving underage Muslims, experts fear that they are very open to radicalisation, especially if they are new migrants. The perpetrator of the axe attack on a train in Wuerzburg, the gunman in

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Munich Mall Shooting: Recent Attacks On Western Targets

(AFP) – Nine people died on Friday when an 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman went on a killing spree in the southern German city of Munich. The attack sparked fears of a new jihadist attack on the West, but police later described

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Security Fears Loom Over Bayreuth Opera Fest After Munich Attack

(AFP) – Germany’s legendary Bayreuth opera festival dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner opens Monday, but security fears and off-stage drama threaten to cast a long shadow over the 140-year-old event. The curtain goes up just days after an

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Iran Condemns Munich Mall Attack

(AFP) – Iran on Saturday condemned a shooting spree at a busy shopping centre in Munich by a teenage German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people before committing suicide. Foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi denounced “the killing of innocent and defenceless

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Trump on Munich: Must ‘Keep It from Our Shores’

Republican nominee Donald Trump responded to the attack in Munich, Germany where at least nine people were killed in what officials say appears to be a terrorist attack. “Our prayers are with all those affected by the horrible attacks in