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Norway’s recognition of Palestine meant to prod a two-state solution

It's been 75 years since Norway recognized the state of Israel. On Wednesday the Norwegian government decided to also recognize Palestine as a means,...

Norway hit bottom at chaotic Eurovision

Norwegian fans of the annual Eurovision Song Contest were licking their wounds after Norway's entry ended up in last place. The disappointment followed a...

Norway’s Eurovision candidate won’t boycott it

The Norwegian band Gåte, which won Norway's qualifiers for the Eurovision Song Contest, announced on Monday that it had "decided to take part" in...

Pressure grows on Eurovision entry

The Norwegian folk-rock band Gåte is hyped as having a solid chance of winning the even-more-hyped Eurovision song contest in May. The band's members are under...

Norway finds common ground with China on support for Palestinians

UPDATED: Norway has stopped short of imposing sanctions against Israel, but been at the forefront of calls for a ceasefire in Gaza and more...

Norway navigates Mid-East crossfire

Norway, which has long sought peace in the Middle East, has both rejected and defended the recent US attacks on Yemen, Syria and Iraq while...

Norway can profit on Red Sea attacks

The price of oil shot up and so did shipping rates and the value of shipping companies on Friday, after the US and Great...

Støre calls Israel’s war ‘unacceptable’

Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre sharply increased his criticism of Israel's warfare in Gaza on Saturday, calling it "totally unacceptable." He claims Gaza...

Norway joins Red Sea defense forces

The Norwegian government is sending naval officers to the Red Sea, to help secure civilian merchant navigation after another Norwegian ship was attacked on...

Norway keen to end the war in Gaza

The Norwegian government hosted foreign ministers from the Middle East, the Nordic- and Benelux countries in Oslo on Friday, in its latest attempt to...

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