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Saudi gives up control of Brussels ‘mosque’ – Toward religious moderation

BRUSSELS/RIYADH, Feb 12, (RTRS): Saudi Arabia has agreed to give up control of Belgium’s largest mosque in a sign that it is trying to shed its reputation as a global exporter of an ultra-conservative brand of Islam. Belgium leased the Grand Mosque to Riyadh in 1969, giving Saudi-backed imams access …

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‘Islamist Fighters’ children potentially brainwashed’

Suspects weep as parents testify at Paris attacks trial BERLIN, Jan 31, (Agencies): Germany’s domestic intelligence chief wants the government to review laws restricting the surveillance of minors to guard against the children of Islamist fighters returning to the country as “sleeper agents” who could carry out attacks. Hans-Georg Maassen, …

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True Religion ban confirmed

German federal prosecutors on Tuesday finalised their ban on an Islamist association accused of radicalizing youngsters, saying that complaints about the ban from two members of the group had been withdrawn. Last year, the interior ministry banned the Islamist group “True Religion,” saying it had persuaded about 140 people to …

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Teams to monitor donation collectors, ‘camp teachers’

Bid to protect youths from radicalism KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: The ministries of Interior, Awqaf and Social Affairs will form teams to monitor and pursue those who collect donations and give unaccredited lessons in camping sites, as such acts contravene the laws of the country, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. …

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Bid to counter radicals

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: The director of the Moderation Center at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Abdullah Al-Sharikah said the ministry has formed a committee to monitor those who lure others into extremism and terrorism, reports Al-Qabas daily. He added the task of the committee is to monitor the …

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‘Preventive steps protect kids from cyber hazards’ – ‘Dialogue, monitoring yields results’

KUWAIT CITY, March 25: (KUNA): The application of social preventive approaches is essential and instrumental in protecting children from hazards of online exposure to extremist and violent contents, a US executive official affirmed Friday. Opening dialogue between parents and their children about various social issues and monitoring children’s online use …

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Radical group said to penetrate university; students being misled – Open probe, minister urged

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 2: Hezbollah of Lebanon is said to have penetrated the Kuwait University through one of the faculties and is reportedly training students on information technology and methods of storing data, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, this is done by a specialized civil company that boasts of …

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Cleric accused of violating unity law

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: Attorney Adnan Abul filed a complaint with the Attorney-General, Dhirar Al-Asousi, accusing religious preacher, Fouad Al-Rifai of violating the national unity law, after he described the Shiite Muslims as renegades and infidels. In the same context, detectives from the Cyber Crimes Department have filed a case …

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CDU toughens tone on integrating migrants – Police arrest Iraqi rape suspect

ESSEN, Germany, Dec 7, (Agencies): German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives toughened their tone on integrating migrants on Wednesday, debating a resolution on tackling forced marriage and honour killings under the motto: “Our values. Our future.” A day after Merkel called for a ban on full-face Muslim veils “wherever legally possible”, …

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Radical Islam breeds in deprived corner of Serbia

Novi Pazar, Serbia, Dec 6, 2016 (AFP) -In a country proud of its Orthodox Christianity, the Serbian city of Novi Pazar is a place apart: young bearded men in ankle-length trousers stroll the streets, the restaurants don’t serve alcohol, and the call of the muezzin punctuates the daily routine. Faced …

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