February 15, 2012
by Max Slater
Mullah Krekar, the founder of the Iraqi Kurdish Islamist group Ansar Al Islam, pleaded not guilty before a Norwegian district court on Wednesday to charges of condoning suicide bombings and making death threats against politicians. The prosecutor in the case, Marit Bakkevig, declared that Krekar, ...[read more]
January 30, 2012
by Sarah Posner
A Norwegian court on Monday convicted two men accused of planning an attack against the Danish newspaper that published a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad. This is the first conviction under Norway's anti-terror laws. Both defendants, Mikael Davud and Shawan Sadek Saeed Bujak, were found guilty in ...[read more]
June 4, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
A Norwegian court Tuesday acquitted three suspects of terror charges laid for allegedly planning to attack the US and Israeli embassies in Oslo after finding that there was no binding and intentional agreement between them. The three had also been indicted for their roles in a September 2006 ...[read more]
March 31, 2008
by David Frueh
Three Norwegian men indicted in September for shooting at an Oslo synagogue and planning attacks against US and Israeli embassies went on trial in Oslo Monday under strengthened anti-terrorism laws. This is the first time that suspects will be tried under the country's new terror laws, which ...[read more]
September 4, 2007
by Alexis Unkovic
Officials in Norway have indicted three men on terrorism-related charges, according to a statement by the national prosecutor Tuesday. The three men were indicted for their alleged roles in the September 2006 shooting at an Oslo synagogue and in planning attacks on the US and Israeli embassies in ...[read more]
September 2, 2007
by Bernard Hibbitts
The US ambassador to Norway has told Norwegian Justice Minister Knut Storberget that the circulated draft of Norway's new anti-terrorism law is too lenient, Oslo newspaper Aftenposten reported Sunday. Ambassador Benson K. Whitney expressed particular concern about the fact that membership of a ...[read more]

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