Islamic community

Reis Kavazovic says Bosnia cannot tolerate fear of war again

It cannot be tolerated that people in Bosnia today again fear a war because of the same threats that were made before the bloody conflicts of two decades ago, the head of the Islamic Community in...

Verdict against Bosnian radical Islamic leader, sentenced to 7 yrs, upheld

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) in Bosnia and Herzegovina cited Bosnic's attorney Adil Lozo as saying that the verdict against his client had been upheld.

Head of Bosnia Islamic community says isn't spreading inter-ethnic hatred

The head of the Islamic Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Husein Kavazovic, on Thursday dismissed accusations that he was spreading inter-ethnic hatred and intolerance after his statement that...

Bosnia's Islamic Community supports Banja Luka bishop

"The Islamic Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina respects very much Bishop Franjo Komarica. With his words and deeds he has shown that he is worthy of respect as a bishop, Catholic believer and...

Bosnian Muslim leader accuses Serb Orthodox Church of promoting nationalism and protecting war criminals

Reis Kavazovic said that unlike the Serb Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church acted like Bosnia's friend, helping the strengthening of its international position.

Bosnian Islamic community leader says Brussels attacks unforgivable sin

The leader of the Islamic Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Husein Kavazovic, on Tuesday condemned the terrorist attacks in Brussels, branding them as an unforgivable sin and moral collapse....

Opatija to host 3rd Global Halal Congress in November

The third Global Halal Congress will take place in Opatija in November with over 1,000 participants from all over the world, representatives of the Halal Certification Centre of the Islamic...

Prime Minister receives Mufti Hasanovic

Mufti Hasanovic underscored that their mutual respect could be an example that could be applied to relations toward Christians in Islamic countries, the government's media office said.

Bosnian Islamic Community insists on dissolution of illegal communities

"We have given deadlines and we have opened the doors for all who want to become part of the Islamic Community," Razim Colic told the Sarajevo-based Dnevni Avaz, adding that the  Riyasat will not...

Bosnia Islamic community leader placed under protection

Mektic said that Bosnian security services were monitoring all online communications that might be related to terrorism and were promptly responding to any challenges.

Two videos threatening terrorist attacks in Bosnia posted

Two videos have been posted on social networks in which two Bosniaks in the Syrian war zone call for terrorist attacks in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and the execution of the head of the Islamic...

Croatia to mark 100th anniversary of recognition of Islam

Various events will be held in areas of Croatia with sizeable Muslim communities to mark this anniversary and Zagreb will be the venue of a tolerance concert that will be held in the Vatroslav...

Illegal communities defying Bosnian Islamic leadership's ban

The Islamic Community's main body, called the Riyasat, said in a statement that activities were under way to integrate "alternative groups" into the official structures of the Community in line...

Pig heads found on mosque construction site in Slovenia

The Islamic Community in Slovenia, appalled by the incident, has in the meantime called on other religious communities to condemn the desecration of the future place of worship.

Islamic Community in Bosnia dissolving extremist jamias

The Islamic Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina has taken concrete measures to ban parallel Muslim communities in the country as well self-styled imams, local media reported on Monday.