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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Tag: Syria

New lives loom for evacuated orphans

Prime Minister Erna Solberg has finally been able to counter months of criticism that her government wasn't doing enough to rescue Norwegian children from...

Solberg struggles with IS dilemma

Prime Minister Erna Solberg faces yet another thorny political dilemma involving Norwegian women who joined the brutal Islamic State (IS) terror group, had children...

‘Super diplomat’ heads for Syria

Geir O Pedersen is known as a "super diplomat" from Norway with high standing at the United Nations. It's therefore no great surprise that...

Norwegian released from arrest for terror financing

UPDATED: A Norwegian man who worked for a French company in Syria was arrested while changing planes at the Charles de Gaulle airport in...

Careful response to attack in Syria

While allies like Canada, Denmark and Germany expressed "support" for Saturday's attack by the US, UK and France on alleged chemical weapons plants in...

Brende: US attack on Syria ‘understandable’

Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende said on Friday that the Norwegian government can "understand" why the US attacked a Syrian airbase believed responsible for bombing...

Hussain indicted for ISIL recruitment

The Norwegian Islamic extremist Ubaydullah Hussain has been indicted for allegedly having recruited foreign warriors for ISIL forces in Syria. It's the first time...

High court sends ISIL men to jail

Norway's Supreme Court (Høyesterett) has sentenced three men, all Norwegian citizens, to jail terms of up to four-and-a-half years, after finding them guilty of having ties...

Norway’s anti-ISIL fight full of risk

Middle East experts and politicians claim the Norwegian government has embarked on a risky project by deciding to send Norwegian soldiers to Jordan to train...

Fewer refugees expected this year

Norway's Justice Ministry has dramatically cut the numbers of refugees expected to arrive in the country this year, down to "most probably" 25,000 from as...

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