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Anti-Israel Swedish FM to step down

Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom announces she will resign from her post to spend more time with her family.

Anti-Israel Swedish FM to step down

Swedish Minister to PA Arabs: We will fight with you and for you

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom pledges to 'fight' for Palestinian Arabs.

Swedish Minister to PA Arabs: We will fight with you and for you

3 arrested in firebomb attack on Swedish synagogue

Swedish authorities nab 3 attackers wanted in the firebomb attack on a synagogue in Gothenburg, following Trump's Jerusalem declaration.

3 arrested in firebomb attack on Swedish synagogue

Sweden to appoint Middle East peace envoy

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom announces her country will be involved in Israel-PA peace talks.

Sweden to appoint Middle East peace envoy

Swedish Foreign Minister tweets about trip to 'Palestine'

Swedish Foreign Minister calls for action to "save the two state solution" after meeting with PA officials in Ramallah.

Swedish Foreign Minister tweets about trip to 'Palestine'

Report: Israel boycotting Swedish Foreign Minister

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom, known for her anti-Israel statements, is visiting the region but will not meet Israeli officials.

Report: Israel boycotting Swedish Foreign Minister

Tzipi Livni meets with anti-Israel FM in Sweden

Despite the Foreign Ministry's boycott against the Swedish foreign minister, MK Livni meets with Margot Wallstrom.

Livni meets with anti-Israel FM in Sweden, breaching ban

Swedish MP calls to stop funding PA incitement

Opposition MP vows to grill Swedish FM Wallstrom over incitement, calls to reconsider massive support to PA.

Swedish MP calls to stop funding PA terror incitementplayer

Is the Swedish foreign minister an anti-Semite?

Is the Swedish foreign minister an anti-Semite?

Video mocking Swedish Foreign Min. goes mega-viral

A video created in response to outlandish claims against Israel has received 730,000 views. Now with English subtitles as well.

Video mocking Swedish Foreign Minister goes mega-viralplayer

Israeli mayors boycott Swedish seminar

In wake of diplomatic storm over Swedish FM's anti-Israel comments, a group of 15 mayors say plan to boycott seminar scheduled for March.

Israeli mayors refuse to attend Swedish leadership seminar

'Terrorists are influenced by Wallstrom's remarks'

Akunis says Otniel and Tekoa stabbers could very well have been moved by Swedish FM's anti-Israel comments to conduct attacks.

'Terrorists were influenced by Wallstrom's remarks'

Swedish FM under investigation for bribery

Outspokenly anti-Israel Foreign Minister, Margot Wallstrom, under investigation for illegally circumventing years-long housing wait list.

Swedish Foreign Minister under investigation for bribery

Arab MKs back Swedish FM against Israel

Joint List party condemns Israel for 'crimes' against Palestinians, blames 'occupation' for terror, radicalism and war.

Arab MKs back Swedish Foreign Minister against Israel

Swedish Foreign Minister under fire over her flat

Swedish Foreign Minister who has angered Israel criticized for renting an apartment while bypassing ordinary tenants.

Swedish Foreign Minister under fire over her Stockholm apartment

ADL demands Swedish PM 'respect' Israel

Lofven told to ensure his ministers get 'knowledge' of Israel's security challenges and commitment to law, following FM's outburst.

ADL demands Swedish PM 'respect' Israel

Embassy protest demands Swedish FM resign

Yisrael Beytenu activists and MK decry 'anti-Semitic statements,' saying Wallstrom will only 'wake up to terror when it's at her home.'

Embassy protest demands Swedish FM resign

Netanyahu slams Swedish FM's 'foolish' comments

In response to call to investigate 'execution' of terrorists, PM decries 'scandalous statement,' warns EU is 'changing political reality.'

Netanyahu slams Swedish FM's 'foolish and immoral' commentsplayer

Liberman: Israelis should stop shopping at IKEA

Yisrael Beytenu chairman calls on Israelis to reconsider shopping at Swedish furniture store amid row with Swedish FM.

Liberman: Israelis should stop shopping at IKEA

Israel summons Swedish envoy for reprimand

Foreign Ministry tells Carl Magnus that Swedish FM will play no role in 'foreseeable future' with regard to Israeil-Palestinian relations.

Israel reprimands Swedish envoy for FM's 'execution' charge

Israel bans Swedish officials from visiting

Hotovely takes Foreign Ministry cadets on Samaria tour, says after Swedish FM's outburst that 'Israel has closed doors on official visits.'

Deputy FM bans Swedish officials from visiting Israelplayer

'All Swedish FM has to do now is join terrorists'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman denounces Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom’s latest remarks against Israel.

Liberman: All Swedish FM has to do now is join the terrorists

Israel slams Swedish FM's 'execution' accusation

Ministers slam Swedish Foreign Minister's claim that Israeli performs extrajudicial executions of Arab terrorists.

Israel fumes over Swedish FM's 'execution' accusation

Swedish MP: Our FM 'defends terrorists'

Kent Ekeroth berates Margot Wallstrom for anti-Israel views, accuses her and Swedish gov't of holding Israel to 'different standards.'

Swedish MP lashes out: Our foreign minister defends terroristsplayer

Sweden: FM's remarks were 'misunderstood'

Swedish Prime Minister and Foreign Minister say Israel blew out of proportion the comments about it executing terrorists without trial.

Sweden: Foreign Minister's remarks were 'misunderstood'

Bibi denounces Swedish FM's 'double standards'

Netanyahu protests Swedish Foreign Minister's anti-Israel remarks in conversation with Swedish counterpart.

Netanyahu denounces 'double standards' in Swedish FM's remarks

'Swedes think all can be solved with dialogue'

Former envoy Zvi Mazel berates Swedish FM for anti-Israel comments; 'Swedes think everything can be solved with a little dialogue.'

Swedish FM 'wants Israelis to let themselves be stabbed'

Israel denounces Swedish minister's remarks

Israel's foreign ministry denounces Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom's claims that Israel executes terrorist stabbers.

Israel denounces Swedish minister's anti-Israel remarks

Swedish FM: Israel is 'executing' Palestinians

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom again lashes out at Israel, claims it is executing terrorists without trial.

Swedish Foreign Minister: Israel is 'executing' Palestinians

The Swedish people wants Wallström out of office

 The Swedish people wants Wallström out of office

Dutch party head blames Israel for Paris attack

Echoing Swedish FM, Dutch Socialist Party leader says 'outrage' over 'Palestinian-Israel conflict' caused ISIS to attack French citizens.

Dutch party head blames Israel for Paris attack

Liberman: Swedish FM's comments 'hypocritical'

Yisrael Beytenu denounces Swedish Foreign Minister over comments linking Paris attacks with Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Liberman: Swedish FM's comments 'cynical and hypocritical'

MFA: Sweden 'justifying Palestinian terror'

Swedish FM's remarks linking Israel and ISIS attacks in Paris are 'baseless' and dangerous, foreign ministry chief Dore Gold states.

Israeli Foreign Ministry: Sweden 'justifying Palestinian terror'

Swedish foreign minister links ISIS attack, Israel

Swedish ambassador summoned over remarks placing part of Paris attacks blame on 'Palestinian frustration.'

Outrage after Swedish foreign minister links ISIS attack, Israelplayer

Swedish FM Blasts 'Medieval' Saudi Arabia

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom accuses Saudi Arabia of handing a "medieval" punishment to blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes.

Swedish Foreign Minister Blasts 'Medieval' Saudi Arabia

Stockholm: Abbas Visit to 'Revive Peace Process'

FM Margot Wallstroem, Abbas to meet over PA-Israel issues; Israeli ambassador 'not happy' over Stockholm's embrace of 'Palestine.'

Stockholm: Abbas Visit to 'Revive Peace Process'

PA Invited to Sweden After 'Palestine' Recognition

Stockholm personally invites Abbas to discuss 'peace process' and to offer assistance.

Abbas Invited to Sweden After 'Palestine' Recognition

Israel Would Not Provide Security for Swedish FM

Government source reveals that Wallstrom's cancellation and fury with Israel stem from gov't's refusal to provide security on her trip.

Israel Would Not Provide Security for Swedish FM

Sweden's FM: Israel is Irritating its Allies

Sweden's foreign minister says Israel overreacted to her country’s recognition of “Palestine”, and that it is irritating its close allies.

Sweden's FM: Israel is Irritating its Allies

Swedish FM Shuns Israel after 'Palestine' Nod

FM Wallstrom indefinitely postpones visit to 'Israel and Palestine' in diplomatic fallout after Sweden recognized PA as state.

Swedish FM Shuns Israel after Recognizing 'Palestine'