1. Swedish Police Attacked By 100 Masked Migrant Youths
Swedish police in the city of Trollhattan were attacked by up to a hundred masked migrant youths armed with sticks and bats during a riot in the Kronogården suburb on Thursday.
The masked migrant youths attacked the officers during the second night of rioting in the area. They also attacked the officer’s vehicles, slashing the tyres of two police cars. Only one man was arrested in connection with the riots, Swedish paper Aftonbladet reports.
The riot is said to have dramatically escalated after several youths attempted to set a tyre on fire in the street and a security guard intervened to put out the fire. The guard was then attacked by the youths who threw stones at him.
2. "Un-Australian and un-democratic": Cory Bernardi demands firing of army's imam
Maverick federal senator Cory Bernardi has called on the Australian army to sack its Muslim imam, who has a history of supporting islamic extremist group hizb ut-Tahrir.
Imam Mohamadu Nawaz Saleem, the chief Australian Defence Force imam, allegedly supports the controversial group in its calls to introduce worldwide Sharia Law and opposition to the war against ISIS.
And now Mr Bernardi has slammed the ADF over his hirign, questioning how it can keep the imam employed in the role given his 'radical' views and support of Islamic State - an enemy Australian soldiers are currently fighting overseas.
3. Russian Foreign Minister speaks to the rumours of the death of Islamic State's Al-Baghdadi
4. Viktor Orban, Hungary’s leader, has confirmed that they do not want any illegal migrants
“Hungarians do not want to let in people from different cultures, and they do not want to give up their successes, economic and social, that they have achieved…”
5. Man detained in Champs-Elysees for ramming a police car
THE Champs-Élysées area has been surrounded by police in Paris following a suspected attempted terror attack. An armed driver who slammed a car into a police van has been shot dead, authorities in France said.
France's Interior Ministry confirmed emergency services are dealing with a "security incident" at the world-famous Champs-Élysées.
Paris police on Monday said they are "in control" after armed police stormed the shopping district in the city centre.
Witnesses say a police van was hit by another vehicle which was the on fire sparking the major response.
‘It looks like this was a deliberate act,’ Interior Ministry Spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told reporters at the scene.
6. ANOTHER attack June 19 on the Champs-Elysees in Paris
This time, AK47s and explosives found in the car.
PARIS: A 31-year-old man on a jihadist watchlist rammed a car loaded with guns and a gas bottle into a police van on the Champs-Elysees on Monday (Jun 19) but inflicted no casualties, in the latest of a string of attacks in Paris, sources said.
The assailant died in the incident, although investigators offered no immediate details about the cause of his death. There was no early claim of responsibility for the assault.
The attack - which occurred just a short distance from where a militant shot dead a police officer, two months earlier - was carried out by an individual who had been on France's security watchlist since 2015 for membership of "the radical Islamist movement," sources close to the probe said.
7. Mecca warned they could bring rare killer diseases back to Australia
Doctors are warning that Australian Muslims making their spiritual pilgrimage to the Mecca are at risk of bringing rare diseases home.
An estimated 4,000 Australians who will undertake the Hajj this year will be mixing with people from nations with far poorer vaccination standards than Australia and may contract a preventable disease.
While areas with high Muslim populations, such as Auburn and Bankstown have high rates of immunisation among children, there are not the same levels for adults.
8. Two Hizb’Allah jihadis arrested in the USA
Ali Kourani, 32, of the Bronx, New York, and Samer el Debek, 37, of Dearborn, Michigan, aka, “Samer Eldebek,” were arrested on Thursday, June 1, on charges related to their alleged activities on behalf of Hizballah, a designated foreign terrorist organization.
Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security Dana Boente, Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim for the Southern District of New York, Assistant Director in Charge William F. Sweeney Jr. of the FBI’s New York Office, and Commissioner James P. O’Neill of the NYPD made the announcement.
Acting U.S. Attorney Kim said: “Today, we announce serious terrorism charges against two men who allegedly trained with and supported the Islamic Jihad Organization, a component of the foreign terrorist organization Hizballah. Recruited as Hizballah operatives, Samer El Debek and Ali Kourani allegedly received military-style training, including in the use of weapons like rocket-propelled grenade launchers and machine guns for use in support of the group’s terrorist mission. At the direction of his Hizballah handlers, El Debek allegedly conducted missions in Panama to locate the U.S. and Israeli Embassies and to assess the vulnerabilities of the Panama Canal and ships in the Canal. […]
9. Report: Anti-Semitic Views Backed by Half of Austria’s Muslim Youth
Almost 50 per cent of newly-arrived young Austrian Muslim migrants hold anti-Semitic views, a new study published by the University of Teacher Education in Vienna reveals.
Der Standard newspaper reports that a recent poll asked Austrian Muslim students if they felt that “Jews have too much influence in Austria.” Almost 48 per cent answered in the affirmative. Those surveyed had migrant backgrounds representing a diverse set of Muslim-majority countries such as Syria as well as Muslim-minority countries including Bosnia, Albania, and Bulgaria.
The result follow another study published 12 months ago that showed a record number of anti-Semitic incidents across the country, ranging from verbal and online threats to assaults. Austria’s Jewish community stands at just 13,000-15,000 in an overall population of 8.8 million.
10. The wounded victims of Sri Lanka's child marriage law
In Sri Lanka the legal marriage age is 18, but under a decades-old community law, much younger Muslim girls can get married. As calls grow for this law to be amended, BBC Sinhala's Saroj Pathirana meets one young girl forced to marry against her will.
When Shafa* was 15, she was forced to get married. "While studying for exams, I fell in love with a boy," Shafa said, tears running down her cheeks.
"My parents did not like it. They sent me to my uncle's place. While I was studying there, a regular visitor told my aunt and uncle that he wanted to marry me."
Shafa, who comes from a Muslim family and lives in a remote village in Sri Lanka, refused. She wanted to marry the boy she loved, after completing her secondary school education.