Norway

  • Norway Takes Measures Against Possible Terrorist Attacks

    Security measures were tightened at Norwegian airports and borders today following reports of a possible Palestinian attack. Norwegian authorities reportedly received the warnings from reliable West German and Iraqi sources. It is believed that a commando group of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command has managed to enter into Norway. The Israeli… More ▸

  • 5 Convicted in Boushicki Trial to Appeal to Norwegian Supreme Court

    Five Jews, convicted of espionage or conspiring to commit murder on orders from the Israeli intelligence organization Mossad, are to appeal their sentences to the Norwegian Supreme Court, legal sources here said. A special jury handed out jail terms ranging from one-and-a-half to five years to five of the six defendants in the so-called Boushicki… More ▸

  • Galili Says Norway’s Decision on Eyal-shows Lack of Understanding

    Minister Without Portfolio Israel Galili said last night that the Norwegian step in declaring the Israeli security officer of the Israeli Embassy in Oslo, Yigal Eyal persona non grata showed “a lack of understanding for Israel’s efforts to deal with the murderous attacks of the terrorist organizations.” Speaking at a Labor Party rally at Ness… More ▸

  • Security at Norwegian Airports

    Norwegian security police have adopted strict security measures for transit passengers in all Norwegian airports, following Israel’s interception of a Lebanese airliner and the July 21 murder of Moroccan citizen, Ahmed Boushicki, near Oslo. Police announced yesterday that passengers will no longer be permitted to leave their planes during stopovers, whatever their duration. More ▸

  • American Businessman Fighting Extradition to Lebanon from Norway

    An unidentified 40-year old businessman told a Norwegian court today that he is the victim of false charges fabricated by El Fatah. Norwegian authorities, acting on a formal extradition request from Lebanon, this weekend initiated proceedings against the man, a former American citizen now residing in Norway. The businessman has been sentenced in absentia by… More ▸

  • Israel Rejects Norwegian Hint for Eyal’s Recall

    Meir Rosenne, the legal adviser of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, has returned from Oslo and will report to the Foreign Ministry and to Premier Golda Meir on his efforts in the Norwegian capital. Rosenne returned without being able to see and talk to the two Israelis detained at the home of the Israeli security officer… More ▸

  • Israeli Seeks Asylum in Norway

    An 18-year-old Israeli pacifist has asked for political asylum in Norway, official circles announced here today. The youth, Yuval Ronen, arrived here on a tourist visa from Sweden. He faces a two-year jail sentence in Israel for refusing to serve in the armed forces. Israeli law does not allow for conscientious objection. Ronen’s application has… More ▸

  • Norwegian Cabinet Due to Meet Again Friday to Review Eyal’s Status

    The Norwegian Cabinet will meet Friday and there were conflicting reports on whether it would again review the status in Norway of Yigal Eyal, an Israeli Embassy official. Two of the six suspects arrested in connection with the murder of Mohammed Boushicki, both Israelis, were seized in Eyal’s home. The Cabinet, at a special session… More ▸

  • Norwegian Cabinet Decides Against Expulsion of Eyal No Formal Proof of the Complicity of Israeli off

    The Norwegian Cabinet, meeting in special session in Oslo Friday to examine the “Boushicki Affair”, decided against the expulsion of Israeli Embassy official Yigal Eyal from Norway. At the close of the meeting, Norwegian Foreign Minister Dagfin Vaarvik declared that Norway had no “formal proof” of the complicity of Israeli officials, although he said “some… More ▸