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Norway won’t take any more refugees from EU

The Norwegian government will not take any additional refugees from the EU despite the bloc’s new agreement with Turkey, Immigration Minister Sylvi Listhaug said on Friday. Norway has offered to take 1,500 asylum seekers over two years as part of the EU’s refugee relocation scheme. The first of those EU asylum seekers are expected to arrive within a month, but ...

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Sweden wants to keep refugee numbers down

A person applying for asylum in Sweden. Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT Sweden’s migration minister on Wednesday outlined an updated version of how the government wants to tighten asylum rules to discourage refugees from travelling to Sweden. “This has been the most difficult task I have had on my desk in my almost 20 years as a politician at this level,” justice ...

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ISIS doubled presence in Libya

The Islamic State terrorist group has doubled its number of militants in Libya in the last year, according to the top U.S. military commander in the region. Over the last 12 to 18 months, the number of Islamic State fighters in Libya shot to between 4,000 and 6,000, Army Gen. David M. Rodriguez said at a Pentagon briefing Thursday, The ...

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Brussels bomber worked at EU Parliament

One of the suicide bombers involved in the deadly attacks in Brussels last month had previously worked as a clearer at the European Parliament, officials said Thursday. The news comes as Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel admitted that the terrorist attacks, which killed 31 people and injured hundreds more, represented a security “failure,” the BBCreported. Officials did not name the ...

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Dozens of Muslims fighters back in Denmark

A new report from the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism puts Denmark near the top of the EU when it comes to the number of Muslims fighters have returned back to their home countries. According to the report, 125 foreign fighters are known to have left Denmark for Syria or Iraq. Of those, around 62 are believed to now be back in ...

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Danish parties ‘envious’ of Norway’s tough asylum bill

While the long-discussed asylum and immigration bill presented by the Norwegian government on Tuesday has been criticized by opposition parties and human rights organizations, the package of initiatives is certainly not without its admirers. Least of all in Denmark, where Norway’s southern neighbour has also introduced a long line of initiatives meant to discourage would-be asylum seekers. Following the presentation ...

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Watch Video: Islamic State Promises ‘London Next’

Islamic State (IS) terrorists have released a threatening new video, praising the attacks in Paris and Brussels and promising London, Berlin or Rome will be next. The video, titled, “Fight them, Allah will punish them by your hands” after a Quran verse (009:014) quotes another verse (191-193) calling on Muslims to, “kill [infidels] wherever you find them”. The film claims ...

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State Department Video: ‘No Doubt’ Iran Continuing to Fund Terrorism

Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon said Tuesday that there was “no doubt” Iran was continuing to fund terrorism in the Middle East. Testifying at a Senate hearing on recent Iranian missile tests and their effect on Iran nuclear deal implementation, Shannon told Sen. David Perdue (R., Ga.) “we are seeing it” all over the region. “In regard ...

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Denmark to send F-16s and troops into Syria

Denmark is ready to send F16 fighter jets and 400 troops to Iraq and Syria to fight the Islamic State group, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said on Friday. A majority of political parties in parliament’s foreign affairs committee expressed support Friday for the government’s proposal, and “the government will on the basis of [Friday’s] meeting submit a bill to ...

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Muslim Migrant Rapes 15 Year Old on Second Day in Sweden

A Muslim who claimed to be underage, but wasn’t, raped a 15 year old girl on the day after he got to Sweden. The Afghan migrant who came to Sweden back in December has recently been convicted of the rape a 15 year old girl. The migrant applied for asylum in Sweden as an unaccompanied minor. The man submitted his request for asylum on December ...

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