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News and updates about Norway

Foreign Ministry:

'Shocking Norway won't call Hamas terrorists after Oct. 7'

Foreign Ministry spokesman Lior Haiat says Norway is the only like-minded nation' that maintains relations with Hamas, continues to favor Hamas over Israel despite massacre.

'Shocking Norway won't call Hamas terrorists after Oct. 7'

Iraqi who burned Quran in Sweden to leave the country

Iraqi refugee Salwan Momika, who stoked outrage by burning Quran, says he will seek refuge in Norway after Sweden revoked his residency permit.

Iraqi who burned Quran in Sweden to leave the country

After agreement with Israel:

Norway transfers PA tax money

Norway says PA received 407 million shekels from Israel as part of deal to release the frozen tax funds through Norway.

Norway transfers PA tax money

Norway to assist in transferring PA funds

Norway agrees to help facilitate the transfer of frozen tax funds earmarked for the PA that were collected by Israel.

Norway to assist in transferring PA funds

Norway adds funding to UNRWA

The Norwegian government will transfer the equivalent of 26M US dollars to the organization after several other countries stopped funding it.

Norway adds funding to UNRWA

Despite the allegations

Norwegian MP nominates UNRWA for Nobel Peace Prize

Norwegian politician says he nominated UNRWA for the Nobel Peace Prize: Their work has been crucial for over 70 years.

Norwegian MP nominates UNRWA for Nobel Peace Prize

Smotrich:

'Not a single shekel will go to Gaza'

PA reportedly plans to bypass, with the help of Norway, Minister Smotrich's decision to delay transfer of funds to Gaza.

'Not a single shekel will go to Gaza'

Islamist extremism and progressives - two sides of one coin

Norway seems to be going down the road to the totalitarian control of non-progressive ideas. How does that differ from the Taliban? Op-ed.

Islamist extremism and progressives - two sides of one coin

Boycotting Judea and Samaria:

Norwegian fund seeks to stop investing in Israel

Government Pension Fund of Norway stops investments in Israel until it is assured that its funds will not be invested in Judea and Samaria.

Norwegian fund seeks to stop investing in Israel

Russian 'spies' apprehended in Norway

Drones have been spotted above some of Norway's most critical national assets.

Russian 'spies' apprehended in Norway

Bridge collapses in Norway, sending car plunging into river

Wooden bridge collapses suddenly, with car and truck sliding off into the river.

Bridge collapses in Norway, sending car plunging into river

'No justification' for not allowing minorities to mark holidays

Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt responds to decision to sentence elderly Nazi, throws support behind Norway Jews.

'No justification' for not allowing minorities to mark holidays

Jews petition Norwegian court for recognition of Jewish holidays

Norwegian Jews seek changes to national calendar that ignores most of their holidays.

Jews petition Norwegian court for recognition of Jewish holidays

Norway: Two killed, over 20 injured, at Oslo nightclub

Suspect was arrested shortly after the shooting, security official says.

Norway: Two killed, over 20 injured, at Oslo nightclub

Free occupied Svalbard!

Free it from the folks who brought us Oslo, who have now jumped on the labeling bandwagon.

Free occupied Svalbard!

Prof. Kontorovich:

'Norway's decision is about discriminating against Israel'

International Law expert Professor Eugene Kontorovich says Norway's labelling of Yesha products not based on international law.

'Norway's decision is about discriminating against Israel'

Norway to label products originating in Judea and Samaria

Norway government demands Israeli products be marked with where in Israel they were produced, to avoid 'misleading' customers.

Norway to label products originating in Judea and Samaria

Special meeting in Manhattan:

Norway Princess visits home of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto

Norway's Princess Märtha Louise visits Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to ask his blessing and advice on various issues.

Norway Princess visits home of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik denied parole

Norwegian court rules that Breivik poses equal risk to time of sentencing, 11 years ago.

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik denied parole

Prosecutor: Norway murderer still very dangerous

Prosecutor in Norway says mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik shouldn't be released from prison.

Prosecutor: Norway murderer still very dangerous

Norwegian mass murderer gives Nazi salute

Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik gives Nazi salute as he arrives in court for parole hearing.

Norwegian mass murderer gives Nazi salute

Norway attacker to undergo psychiatric evaluation

Man who killed five people in a bow-and-arrow attack handed over to health services amid speculation he may have mental health issues.

Norway attacker to undergo psychiatric evaluation

Norway terrorist randomly targeted his victims

Local police say terrorist who carried out bow and arrow attack randomly broke into some of his victims' homes and killed them there.

Norway terrorist randomly targeted his victims

Man who killed five with bow and arrow was a convert to Islam

Police were previously in contact with the suspect due to concerns of radicalization, police chief says.

Man who killed five with bow and arrow was a convert to Islam

Norway: 5 killed in bow and arrow attack

Attacker uses unusual weapon in mass-casualty incident in Norwegian city of Kogsberg

Norway: 5  killed in bow and arrow attack

Watch: Norway drops all COVID restrictions

Could other nations follow in its path?

Watch: Norway drops all COVID restrictions

Norway exhibition: Palestinians 'live with daily crucifixions'

Norwegian church hosts photo exhibition saying Palestinians are ‘crucified daily.’

Norway exhibition: Palestinians 'live with daily crucifixions'

Norwegian pension fund boycotting Israel accused of hypocrisy

Report details fund boycotting Judea and Samaria while investing in Chinese companies tied to forced labor and sanctioned Russian entities.

Norwegian pension fund boycotting Israel accused of hypocrisy

UK gov giving millions to NGO funding anti-Israel legal cases

New research suggests that the UK's funding of the anti-Israel group revealed a “deliberate lack of transparency” by government department.

UK gov giving millions to NGO funding anti-Israel legal cases

Norway imam claims 'it is necessary to kill Jews'

Norwegian imam who has promoted interfaith dialogue said Jews should be killed.

Norway imam claims 'it is necessary to kill Jews'

Norway pension fund divests from firms tied to Judea & Samaria

Move, which includes excluding major players such as Motorola, called "sheer bias" and tacit acceptance of BDS by human rights lawyer.

Norway pension fund divests from firms tied to Judea & Samaria

Danish court upholds 7-yr sentence for Iranian spy

Norwegian citizen of Iranian background had been found guilty of spying and attempting to kill Iranian Arab dissident.

Danish court upholds 7-yr sentence for Iranian spy

Norway: Holocaust survivors can move to Jewish nursing home

Skien municipality backtracks following outcry, will allow 2 Holocaust survivors to move to Norway's only Jewish nursing home.

Norway: Holocaust survivors can move to Jewish nursing home

Norway: Holocaust survivors can't move to Jewish nursing home

Skien municipality rejects request of 2 Holocaust survivors to be allowed to move to Norway's only Jewish nursing home.

Norway: Holocaust survivors can't move to Jewish nursing home

Call to suspend Pfizer vaccine in elderly after Norwegian deaths

Experts: Death incidents in Norway prove mRNA COVID-19 vaccines' efficacy 'not as good as expected'.

Call to suspend Pfizer vaccine in elderly after Norwegian deaths

29 die in Norway after receiving Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Chief Physician: Common reactions to vaccine, including fever and nausea, 'may have contributed to a fatal outcome in some frail patients.'

29 die in Norway after receiving Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Norway approves extradition of 1982 Paris attack suspect

Norway agrees to extradite Walid Abdulrahman Abu Zayed, wanted by French authorities for attack on restaurant in a Jewish area of Paris.

Norway approves extradition of 1982 Paris attack suspect

Norway: Suspect in 1982 Paris attack loses extradition appeal

Norway court rules that legal conditions for extraditing suspect in 1982 attack in Jewish quarter in Paris have been met.

Norway: Suspect in 1982 Paris attack loses extradition appeal

Norway to extradite suspect in 1982 bombing of Jewish restaurant

Norwegian court rules suspect in bombing of Paris kosher restaurant which killed 6 should be extradited to France.

Norway to extradite suspect in 1982 bombing of Jewish restaurant

Norway approves extradition of terror suspect to France

Norwegian court approves extradition request from France for suspect linked to 1982 attack in a Jewish neighborhood.

Norway approves extradition of terror suspect to France

Man linked to attack on Paris Jewish cafe to remain in jail

Norway court rules that suspect linked to 1982 attack in a Jewish neighborhood in Paris will remain in detention for four weeks.

Man linked to attack on Paris Jewish cafe to remain in jail

Norway arrests suspect linked to 1982 attack on Paris Jews

Arrest made in connection with anti-Semitic attack in which 6 people were murdered at a Paris restaurant in 1982.

Norway arrests suspect linked to 1982 attack on Paris Jews

Norway to withhold funds to PA over textbooks promoting violence

Norwegian government vows to withhold half of funds it gives to Palestinian Authority over textbooks promoting violence and hatred.

Norway to withhold funds to PA over textbooks promoting violence

India ejects second European 'for protesting'

India orders Norwegian tourist to leave after she joins protests against citizenship law. 'Police okayed participation,' tourist says.

India ejects second European 'for protesting'

Norway: Ruling coalition wants to freeze aid to PA

Members of the ruling coalition call on government to reduce or withhold aid to PA over incitement.

Norway: Ruling coalition wants to freeze aid to PA

Norway mayor: Don't use Star of David as a Christmas decoration

Citing Israel, Norwegian mayor asks church to replace Star-of-David holiday decoration.

Norway mayor: Don't use Star of David as a Christmas decoration

Norway intensifies fight against anti-Semitism

Norwegian minister pledges to accelerate nation's 'Action Plan against Anti-Semitism' in response to 'new forms' of Jew-hatred.

Norway intensifies fight against anti-Semitism

Norway: Public broadcaster apologizes for ‘Jewish swine’ cartoon

NRK apologizes for cartoon in which Scrabble player makes anti-Semitic word after defending cartoon for weeks.

Norway: Public broadcaster apologizes for ‘Jewish swine’ cartoon

Norway’s state broadcaster airs ‘Jewish swine’ cartoon

Norway's NRK says cartoon uses 'indecent and indefensible,' denies cartoon was anti-Semitic in nature.

Norway’s state broadcaster airs ‘Jewish swine’ cartoon

Cruise ship reaches Norway after dramatic rescue at stormy sea

The rescue operations were extremely risky due to the strong winds and the 26-foot waves which rocked the boat from side to side.

Cruise ship reaches Norway after dramatic rescue at stormy sea

Rapper who cursed Jews won't be prosecuted

Norwegian rapper who cursed Jews during performance was criticizing Israel, prosecutors say.

Rapper who cursed Jews won't be prosecuted

Katz: Increase the pressure on Hezbollah

Acting Foreign Minister meets Norway's Foreign Minister, asks for her assistance in fighting anti-Semitism in Europe.

Katz: Increase the pressure on Hezbollah

Norway: Israel violating Oslo accords

Norway's foreign minister criticizes Israel's decision not to extend the mandate of Hevron observer mission.

Norway: Israel violating Oslo accords

Official denies report Norway to mediate between Israel, Hamas

Lebanese newspaper reports Norwegian emissary began mediation between Israel and Hamas in attempt to secure agreement to return KIA bodies.

Official denies report Norway to mediate between Israel, Hamas

Chabad Chief Rabbi in Norway:

'Any boycott of Judea and Samaria nothing but anti-Semitism'

Rabbi Shaul Wilhelm, Chief Rabbi of Chabad in Norway, visits Cave of Patriarchs and Hevron Jewish community in tour organized by Lev HaOlam.

'Any boycott of Judea and Samaria nothing but anti-Semitism'

Netanyahu upbraids Norway's FM for funding anti-Israel NGOs

According to report, Netanyahu dressed down Norway's Foreign Minister in 50 minute scolding over funding of anti-Israel organizations.

Netanyahu upbraids Norway's FM for funding anti-Israel NGOs

Captain of flotilla boat accuses Israel of violating law

Captain of Norwegian boat which participated in anti-Israel flotilla claims Israeli authorities used violent force against boat's crew.

Captain of flotilla boat accuses Israel of violating law

Norwegian rapper curses Jews at concert celebrating diversity

Rapper hired by city of Oslo to sing at event celebrating diversity delivers anti-Jewish slur on stage

Norwegian rapper curses Jews at concert celebrating diversity

Exposé:

Children throughout Norway to collect millions for PA terror

Norwegian student parliament decides national student fundraiser will aid NGO training PA Arab youth in ways of 'ending the occupation.'

Children throughout Norway to collect millions for PA terror

Samaria's Norwegian ally

Norwegian party chairman tours Samaria, meets with council head: 'Contrary to popular belief, many in Norway support Judea and Samaria.'

Samaria's Norwegian ally