Bosnian court jails four over recruitment of militants for Syria
A Sarajevo court convicted four Bosnians on Tuesday of financing terrorist activities and recruiting people to fight for Islamic State in Syria, sentencing them to up to 3 1/2 years in prison. It was the first verdict under a new law meant to stop Bosnian citizens joining radical Islamist groups in the Middle East. The court sentenced Husein Erdic to 3-1/2 years in prison for organizing the departure to Syria of Nevad Husidic and Merim Keserovic, while Husidic and Keserovic were jailed for a year for attempting to join the ultra-radical Islamic State.
8 October, 2015 Refugee crisis shows reality of globalization, says Germany's Schaeuble The influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees into Europe is part of the reality of globalization, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Thursday. German authorities are struggling to cope with the roughly 10,000 refugees arriving every day, many fleeing conflict in the […]
12 June, 2015 Belgium to revoke passports of suspected Islamist fighters The Belgian government proposed a law on Friday which will invalidate passports and identity cards of people authorities believe plan to go and fight for militant Islamist organizations in the Middle East. The measure, which has to be approved by parli...
28 November, 2015 Spanish police arrest 3 for links to Islamic militants MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested two men and a woman in northeastern Catalonia on suspicion of being involved in a network that recruited militants for the Islamic State group.Powered by WPeMatico
4 December, 2015 Russian killed by Islamic State spurned militant recruiters: family The Russian man beheaded as a spy by the Islamic State group was a moderate Muslim who had rejected attempts by militants to recruit him to fight in the Middle East, his adoptive family told Reuters on Friday. A video posted online by Islamic State this week showed a man in an orange […]
30 November, 2015 Two French men stopped on way to Islamic State in Libya: official Two French nationals suspected of wanting to join Islamic State training camps in Libya before heading to Syria were arrested in Tunisia in mid-November, according to an official at the Paris prosecutor's office. It is the first case made public of potential French Islamic State recruits […]