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  • Norwegian Units of Unifil Come Under Fire from Terrorists

    Norwegian units of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) came under terrorist mortar fire yesterday near the Khardala Bridge in the eastern sector of the Litani River front in South Lebanon. There were no casualties. The Norwegians took shelter in sand-bagged positions but did not return the fire which came from the Beaufort… More ▸

  • 1000-man Norwegian Army to Constitute Part of Unifil

    A 1000-man Norwegian army unit arrived in Israel Friday and encamped at an Israeli army base over the weekend prior to entering south Lebanon where it will constitute part of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). Norwegian officers toured the Metullah area today to inspect the sector of south Lebanon that their troops… More ▸

  • Sweden, Norway, Denmark Opposed to Israel’s Expulsion from UN

    The Swedish and Norwegian governments have decided to vote against any attempt to exclude Israel from the forthcoming United Nations General Assembly. The Norwegian Foreign Minister, Knut Fry-denlund, in an interview with the Norwegian Journal of Commerce and Shipping, said that his government has already decided to oppose such a move. He added that even… More ▸

  • 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 ▸