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Morocco Bans the Burqa

Morocco is about 99% Muslim, so it would seem like an unlikely jurisdiction for one of the world’s strictest burqa bans.

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Saudi Arabia’s Social Stability to Fall Apart

Geopolitical Futures’ George Friedman has warned that Saudi Arabia’s inability to keep oil prices up to $90 a barrel will frustrate the kingdom’s effort to balance its books, meaning it is only a matter of time before “Riyadh’s unique social stability comes apart.”

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French Court Lifts Travel Ban For Radical Salafist Islamists

A French Muslim won a court order on Tuesday lifting a travel ban she says was imposed due to her ultra-conservative Salafist beliefs, in a case exposing tensions between France’s official secularism and its Muslim minority.

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Bulgaria Becomes Third Country to Ban the Burqa

The Bulgarian Parliament has overwhelmingly given the green light to a proposed ban on the wearing of burqas in the country, with only eight Members of Parliament voting against it. The bill’s approval means that Bulgaria is on track to

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Germany Confirms Salafists Targeting Migrants for Recruitment

Conservatives in Germany want to ban Salafists from recruiting migrants, as the government admits they see 20-60 attempts made per month. Radical Salafist groups are actively trying to recruit migrants in Asylum homes to join their groups and potentially wage

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Egyptian Salafist Under Fire for Meeting with Jewish Delegation

Ynetnews reports: A delegation of Jews met with Salafi leader Dr. Jiah a-Shimi in the Egyptian town of Fayoum last month in a meeting which caused uproar amongst the Egyptian Salafi movement. Dr. Omar Salem, an Egyptian-American religious scholar invited

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Iranian Foreign Minister: We Have No ‘Fight to Pick’ with Saudis

Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, went on CNN to address the growing tension between his nation and Saudi Arabia, which he described as “panicking” over reduced tensions between Iran and the Western world. During the interview, he slammed Saudi Arabia as the fountain from which terrorism flows, and lectured America for being “addicted” to sanctions.

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EXCLUSIVE: Hamas Foils Mass ISIS Prison Break In Gaza

JAFFA, Israel – Salafists allied with ISIS ideology were caught in the act of planning a mass escape from a Hamas prison in the Gaza Strip last week, according to Hamas sources speaking to Breitbart Jerusalem. The event spotlights the

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Russia Grows Concerned ISIS Recruits Will Return Home

One of the factors spurring Russia to action in Syria was the success of ISIS recruitment in certain parts of Russia. A notable example of this is the province of Dagestan, which has a large and impoverished Muslim population, a history of unrest, some hot spots of radical Salafist Islam, and lingering resentment against heavy-handed police tactics.

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Germany A ‘Focus Of International Terrorism’ Due To Migrants

Germany’s Interior Minister has warned that his country is a “focus of international terrorism” and its only thanks to luck and the security services a big attack has not happened. In an interview with Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung (WAZ), German Minister

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Radical Imams In The Firing Line: One Down, Four to Go

Belgian authorities are monitoring the activities of four radical imams believed to be encouraging young people into Islamist extremism. All four face expulsion from Belgium, following the example of a Moroccan-Dutch radical imam whose residence permit was revoked on Tuesday. Flanders News