• PBS Presents: Sacred Journeys [Video]

    by  • November 19, 2014

    From PBS: “Join best-selling author/adventurer Bruce Feiler on an epic journey as he travels with contemporary pilgrims on six historic pilgrimages around the world and explores how these sacred landscapes and revitalized routes are reshaping faith.” See a preview of Sacred Journeys.

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    Islam Law in Austria

    by  • November 19, 2014

    Since the last few months the amendment of the Austrian Islam law is critically discussed by constitutional lawyers, academics as well as members of the Islamic community. However, according to the daily newspaper standard the minister of foreign affairs Sebastian Kurz and other party members of the ÖVP are willing to discuss key points...

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    160 jihadi’s have already left the Netherlands.

    by  • November 19, 2014

    The number of persons leaving to Syria or Iraq is still increasing, with now reaching 160 persons. 20 more persons, compared to September. Most of them join IS. The number of killed people has also increased. 20 persons have died, 5 more than in the beginning of September. It is possible that the real...

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    16-year old Dutch girl arrested on her way to Syria

    by  • November 18, 2014

    A 16-year old girl from the city of Tilburg was arrested by the Hungarian police at the border, when she was travelling by train from Budapest to Belgrado with false documents. Dutch authorities had informed the Hungarian anti-terrorism service TEK about her, because she was suspected to be fighting the jihad in Syria.

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    Verses from the Qur’an translated in Zeeuws [Dutch dialect]

    by  • November 18, 2014

    Hans Vos and Johan Goossen have translated the Qur’an in the Dutch dialect Zeeuws in ‘Zeeuwse knoppe, Arabiese blomme.’ De Vos already translated some Bibles into this dialect and now wanted to do the Qur’an. They hope it will motivate the speakers of this dialect to get interested in the Qur’an, although they are...

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