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The Failure of the Swedish Establishment

In Sweden’s third largest city, Malmö, the children of illegal migrants receive income support payments from the government, and the unemployment rate among foreign-born men aged 18-24 years is at 41%. In Sweden, those who do not have jobs receive generous welfare payments from the local authorities, and families in the country illegally have their rent paid by the taxpayers. ...

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Danish school bars Muslim students from wearing niqab

An adult education centre in the northern Copenhagen suburb of Lyngby has told six female students that they can no longer attend classes unless they remove their niqabs, a veil worn by some Muslim women that covers most of the face but leaves an opening for the eyes. The school in question, VUC Lyngby, said that it changed its rules ...

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Green Party politician invited bin Laden’s mentor to Malmö

A Green Party politician in Malmö has taken a break from politics after it emerged that he had invited a notorious Islamist to speak in Malmö. The junior coalition partners recent woes continued when newspaper Sydsvenskan revealed that Kamal al-Rifai had asked a well-known Saudi Salafist, Salman al-Ouda, to give a speech in Sweden’s third largest city. Al-Rifai, an active ...

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Turkish embassy try to muzzle Swedish media

Turkey’s embassy in Stockholm asked Sweden’s TV4 television network to pull a documentary on the mass killings of Assyrians by the Ottoman Empire because the film “will fail to serve the principle of objectivity.” Ahead of Sunday evening’s scheduled broadcast of a documentary titled “Seyfo 1915 – The Assyrian Genocide,”TV4 said it received an email from Turkish embassy press officer ...

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US expats told to ‘avoid crowded places’ in Stockholm

The US embassy has warned Americans to avoid crowded places in Sweden as Swedish security police continues to investigate a potential terror threat against Stockholm. New information emerged late on Tuesday about a group of alleged terrorists that are said to have made their way to Sweden. Broadcaster NBC News quoted an unnamed senior Iraqi security official as saying that ...

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Cell comprises ‘seven or eight’ ISIS terrorists, according to Iraqi officials

An ISIS terror cell has reportedly entered Sweden and is planning on carrying out acts of terror in its capital. ‘Seven or eight’ ISIS terrorists are already in the country with the aim of attacking civilian targets in Stockholm, according to Iraqi security services. Sweden has the second highest ‘ISIS fighters per capita’ in the EU, with intelligence services identifying ...

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Swedish terror suspect: I want to be a martyr

A 20-year-old former teaching student accused of plotting to attack Sweden told a court on the last day of his trial that he wanted to be a martyr. Prosecutor Ewamari Häggkvist started the day at Attunda district court by asking the suspect if he aspired to martyrdom. “Yes. It’s the greatest thing one can achieve in Islam,” said the accused. ...

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Sweden’s defence minister won’t back Trump

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump may have the momentum across the pond. But there’s one senior Swedish politician who won’t give him his vote. “It’s not a man I would vote for, I can tell you that,” Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist told the audience while being quizzed by the moderator at a ‘Meet the Minister’ event in Stockholm late on ...

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Sweden’s deputy PM : 9/11 Twin Towers attack “accidents”

Sweden’s Deputy Prime Minister has come under fire after branding the September 11 terror attacks ‘accidents’. Asa Romson made the comments during an interview on Tuesday, regarding the recent resignation of Sweden’s Minister for Housing and IT after he compared Israel to Nazi Germany. Romson, 44, of coalition partner the Green Party, commended Mehmet Kaplan on his work with young Muslims during ...

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Swexit? Support for EU plummets in Sweden

There’s been a big drop in the number of Swedes who say they back their home country being in the EU, according to a survey for pollsters TNS Sifo commissioned by Swedish public broadcaster SVT. Only 39 percent of Swedes think it’s a ‘good idea’ that Sweden is in the European Union, pollsters found, compared to 59 percent in autumn ...

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