Authorities investigate Iman preaching wife beating

Authorities investigate Iman preaching wife beating

Oct. 9, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
Authorities are investigating an Iman who preaches at a mosque in canton Lucerne after he allegedly told his congrega...
Toblerone becomes Halal friendly

Toblerone becomes Halal friendly

Dec. 18, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
The iconic Swiss chocolate – Toblerone – is now Halal friendly.
Islamic scholar, Ramadan, released as rape investigations continue

Islamic scholar, Ramadan, released as rape investigations continue

Nov. 16, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
The Swiss Islamic scholar, Tariq Ramadan is to be released from custody in France as investigations into allegations ...
Winterthur mosque linked to radical Islam

Winterthur mosque linked to radical Islam

Oct. 24, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
A court has found eight members of the An’Nur mosque in Winterthur guilty of threats and illegal detention.
Number of Islamic investigations double in Geneva

Number of Islamic investigations double in Geneva

March 20, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
The Geneva minister for security, Pierre Maudet, says the number of being investigated for suspected Islamic extremis...
Suspected terrorist deported to Colombia

Suspected terrorist deported to Colombia

March 8, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
Switzerland has deported a suspected terrorist back to her native Colombia. The 23 year old was recorded talking abou...
Swiss intelligence agency vital link in Europe terror fight

Swiss intelligence agency vital link in Europe terror fight

Feb. 16, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The Swiss Intelligence Service is continuing to grow and is an essential unit in the fight against terrorism in Europ...
Voters likely to agree on burka ban

Voters likely to agree on burka ban

Jan. 8, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
A weekend survey suggests a vote to ban the burka would pass with a 60% majority.
Swiss authorities block around 300 jihadist videos

Swiss authorities block around 300 jihadist videos

Nov. 29, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
Swiss intelligence services have blocked over 300 jihadist videos on You Tube over the last year.
Joint Swiss/French operation leads to terror arrests

Joint Swiss/French operation leads to terror arrests

Nov. 8, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
A total of 10 people have been arrested in a joint anti-terror operation between France and Switzerland.
Terror suspect deported to Tunisia

Terror suspect deported to Tunisia

Oct. 27, 2017, 6:20 a.m.
Switzerland has handed over the brother, and his wife, of the alleged Marseille knifeman who killed two people in the...
March in Lausanne to fight Islamaphobia

March in Lausanne to fight Islamaphobia

Oct. 19, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
Around 500 people marched in Lausanne yesterday to protest against racism and Islamophobia.
Cameras could be installed at Lausanne cemetery

Cameras could be installed at Lausanne cemetery

Oct. 18, 2017, 7 a.m.
Lausanne authorities are considering installing CCTV cameras at a cemetery after several Muslim graves were vandalize...
Funding questions over luxury mosque to be built in Fribourg

Funding questions over luxury mosque to be built in Fribourg

Aug. 24, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Plans for a luxurious mosque to be constructed in canton Fribourg have been announced.
More terrorist arrests in Switzerland

More terrorist arrests in Switzerland

June 28, 2017, 6:54 a.m.
There have been further anti-terrorist arrests in Switzerland. The new operation is not connected with an arrest made...
Islamic extremist arrested in Geneva after two year investigation

Islamic extremist arrested in Geneva after two year investigation

June 20, 2017, 9 a.m.
A joint operation with French and Swiss intelligence services and Geneva police has led to the arrest of a 40 year ol...
Swiss foreign minister sends condolences to London

Swiss foreign minister sends condolences to London

June 6, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
The Swiss foreign minister Didier Burkhalter sent his condolences following the attack in London by text.
Ariana Grande fans turn up - despite cancellation

Ariana Grande fans turn up - despite cancellation

June 6, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
About 60 Ariana Grande fans turned up at the Hallenstadion in Zurich yesterday – despite the American pop star ...
Controversial mosque to close for good

Controversial mosque to close for good

May 30, 2017, 7:09 a.m.
A controversial mosque in Winterthur will close its doors for good after Ramadan.
New software aims to weed out potential terrorists

New software aims to weed out potential terrorists

May 29, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
A new piece of software is being made available to teachers in an effort to identify potential terrorists.
Glarus rejects face veil ban

Glarus rejects face veil ban

May 8, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Voters in canton Glarus have rejected a plan to outlaw the full-face veil.  The vote was at a traditional open a...
Swiss spies keep watch on 90 suspected jihadists

Swiss spies keep watch on 90 suspected jihadists

May 4, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
The Swiss intelligence agency has identified around 90 people living in the country who could have links with Islamic...
Zurich police consider asking for Islamic speaker ban

Zurich police consider asking for Islamic speaker ban

April 24, 2017, 7 a.m.
Zurich police are considering asking the government to ban some planned speakers at an Islamic event due to be h...
Switzerland condemns Egypt attack

Switzerland condemns Egypt attack

April 10, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
Switzerland has issued a strong condemnation of the attack on two Coptic churches in Egypt yesterday as worshippers c...
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