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US Senators back NATO membership for Finland and Sweden

Motion backing NATO membership for Finland and Sweden approved in Senate by an overwhelming majority of 95-1.

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Watch: Biden makes another stumble on the world stage

'I'm getting overly anxious', said the President as he confused two leading European nations.

Watch: Biden makes another stumble on the world stageplayer

Sweden: Doctor harassed, fired from hospital for being Jewish

Swedish Medical Association supports Jewish doctor in lawsuit against Karolinska University Hospital over antisemitic environment.

Sweden: Doctor harassed, fired from hospital for being Jewish

Holocaust remembrance conference takes place in Sweden

300 Holocaust researchers gather at IHRA conference to focus on fulfilling promises made at 2021 Malmö Holocaust and antisemitism forum.

Holocaust remembrance conference takes place in Sweden

Sweden appoints envoy for strengthening Jewish life

Special investigator will work with Jewish community on report to be presented in 2023.

Sweden appoints envoy for strengthening Jewish life

Swedish imam charged for incitement against Jews in sermon

Malmo imam calls Jews “the offspring of monkeys and pigs” in sermon containing anti-Jewish conspiracy theories.

Swedish imam charged for incitement against Jews in sermon

Two Jewish asylum seekers in Germany to be returned to Iran?

They claim to have proof they are Jewish, fled Iran to Sweden and are in danger of being deported from Germany. Can they be helped? Op-ed..

Two Jewish asylum seekers in Germany to be returned to Iran?

Erdogan slams the door on Sweden, Finland's NATO bids

The Turkish President says there's no reason for his country to accept Sweden and Finland's bids since they will end up 'just like Greece.'

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Watch: Erdogan slams Sweden, Finland NATO bids

The Turkish leader said the two Baltic states were harbingers of terror groups.

Watch: Erdogan slams Sweden, Finland NATO bidsplayer

Iran to execute Swede accused of spying for Israel

Experts say the Islamic Regime is afraid other officials will be put on trial after a war criminal was tried in Sweden.

Iran to execute Swede accused of spying for Israelplayer

Iranian-Swedish national to be executed this month, no prisoner exchange

Iranian court spokesman says death sentence for Swedish-Iranian Ahmadreza Djalali is final despite international condemnation.

Swedish national to be executed this month, no prisoner exchange

Iran to execute doctor accused of being Israeli spy

Iran announces date of execution of Swedish national after Sweden gives life sentence to Iranian accused of human rights abuses, war crimes.

Iran to execute doctor accused of being Israeli spy

Sweden, Finland looking to join NATO fearing Russian invasion

The Baltic states' clear interest in NATO membership has the Russian President furious.

Sweden, Finland looking to join NATO fearing Russian invasion player

Egyptian TV host urges 'steps to deter' Sweden's Quran burning

Egyptian TV host Nashat Al-Dihi urged 'practical action on the ground,' calling all Westerners 'racist liars.'

Egyptian TV host urges 'steps to deter' Sweden's Quran burningplayer

Riots break out in Sweden ahead of planned Quran burnings

Violent clashes erupt in Swedish cities between rioters and police after politician announces plans to burn copies of the Quran.

Riots break out in Sweden ahead of planned Quran burnings

Russian fighter jets that violated Swedish airspace carried nuclear warheads

Act seen as deliberate threat by Russia to prevent Sweden from joining NATO.

Russian jets that violated Swedish airspace had nuclear warheads

ADL: Swedish neo-Nazi group exporting 'fanatical antisemitism'

EU urged to act against leading neo-Nazi group exporting "obsession with violence and antisemitic core beliefs" to other countries.

ADL: Swedish neo-Nazi group exporting 'fanatical antisemitism'

27% of religious hate crimes in Sweden target its tiny Jewish community

Jews are 0.1% of the Swedish population but account for over a quarter of the victims of religious hate crimes.

27% of religious hate crimes in Sweden target Jews

B’nai Brith Canada petition seeks answers about Raoul Wallenberg's fate

B’nai Brith Canada launches petition demanding Sweden ask Russia to hand over documents shedding light on disappearance of Raoul Wallenberg.

B’nai Brith petition seeks answers about Raoul Wallenberg's fate

Jewish groups slam Church of Sweden’s anti-Israel investigation

Church of Sweden's adoption of motion to investigate whether Israel is an "apartheid state" denounced by Swedish Jewish leaders.

Jewish groups slam Church of Sweden’s anti-Israel investigation

Sweden reelects first female PM for 2nd time in less than a week

Sweden's first female prime minister who resigned on Wednesday after less than eight hours in office has been reelected with a minority gov.

Sweden reelects first female PM for 2nd time in less than a week

First female Swedish prime minister resigns shortly after taking office

Only hours after being voted in, Magdalena Andersson resigns after losing a crucial budget vote in parliament.

First female Swedish PM resigns shortly after taking office

Sweden’s national theater stages its first-ever Yiddish production

In first, Swedish theater presents first-ever Yiddish production. 'Jewish culture should be part of Swedish culture,' organizer says.

Sweden’s national theater stages first-ever Yiddish production

Sweden rethinking aid to Palestinian Authority; what about U.S.?

Terrorism, authoritarianism, and corruption are not American values. They are those of the PA, a regime that deserves no US support. Op-ed

Sweden rethinking aid to Palestinian Authority; what about U.S.?

Swedish FM: PA risks losing aid over its corruption

Minister Anne Linde makes first visit by a Swedish FM to Israel since Sweden recognized 'Palestine.'

Swedish FM: PA risks losing aid over its corruption

Swedish teacher guide: Find evidence that the Holocaust did not happen

Swedish Jewish community blasts teacher guide advising students to look for evidence and defend viewpoint that Holocaust did not occur.

Swedish teacher guide: Debate whether the Holocaust happened

Swedish Foreign Minister: Sweden is a friend of Israel

Sweden’s Foreign Minister visits Israel, meets Lapid: We might not always agree, but good friends disagree.

Swedish Foreign Minister: Sweden is a friend of Israel

Pres. Herzog meets Swedish FM: Help support efforts for peace and normalization

President Isaac Herzog holds diplomatic working meeting with Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde.

Pres. Herzog meets Swedish FM: Help support efforts for peace

Sweden: 'Holocaust was a scam' projected onto synagogue

Police investigating after ‘Holocaust was a scam’ projected on Swedish synagogue during international anti-Semitism conference.

Sweden: 'Holocaust was a scam' projected onto synagogue

Swedish FM: Israeli government interested in 2-State Solution

Minister Ann Linde says Swedish relations with Israel much better under Bennett-Lapid govt. than under Netanyahu.

Swedish FM: Israeli government interested in 2-State Solution

Sweden: City of Malmö hosts conference on combating anti-Semitism

With dozens of world leaders watching, Sweden looks to turn around its reputation on anti-Semitism.

Sweden: City of Malmö hosts conference on anti-Semitism

ADL CEO: Rising anti-Semitism a ‘clear and present danger’

Jonathan Greenblatt warns Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism of rising anti-Jewish violence.

ADL CEO: Rising anti-Semitism a ‘clear and present danger’

Jewish, Swedish leaders gather ahead of global anti-Semitism forum

World Jewish Congress president, prime minister of Sweden join at Malmö Synagogue, share next steps in fight against hatred.

Jewish, Swedish leaders meet ahead of global anti-Semitism forum

Sweden suspends Moderna COVID vaccines for people under 30

Scandinavian countries reduce use of Moderna vaccine following study showing increased risk of heart inflammation.

Sweden suspends Moderna COVID vaccines for people under 30

Swedish Muhammad cartoonist dies in accident

Swedish artist Lars Vilks lived under police protection since his 2007 sketch of Muslim Prophet Muhammad with a dog’s body.

Swedish Muhammad cartoonist dies in accident

Lapid speaks to Swedish counterpart

This is the first time in seven years that the foreign ministers of Israel and Sweden have spoken.

Lapid speaks to Swedish counterpart

Sweden to ban entry for travelers from Israel due to COVID-19

Israel one of six countries from which travelers will be banned in Sweden due to rising COVID-19 rates.

Sweden to ban entry for travelers from Israel due to COVID-19

A nation committing suicide: Sweden

One of the most modern, inclusive and welcoming countries in Europe is collapsing due to state multiculturalism and mass immigration. Op-ed.

A nation committing suicide: Sweden

Non-Jewish man wearing a kippah assaulted in Sweden

Non-Jewish man who wore a kippah in Gothenburg assaulted by several men, called “Jewish bastard” by at least one of them.

Non-Jewish man wearing a kippah assaulted in Sweden

Swedish authorities probe mohel for not using anesthesia

Swedish authorities probe Jewish doctor for not using anesthesia when circumcising 8-day-old babies, say his performance is 'inadequate.'

Swedish authorities probe mohel for not using anesthesia