By Alistair Scrutton and Daniel Dickson KARLSHAMN, Sweden, Oct 20 – Mohsen Naghawi says he is 18. At some point in the future, he fears, a plane will fly him to a violent country where he has never lived and has no family. If that happens, he will immediately look to escape. Naghawi is worried
By Sven Nordenstam and Benjamin Lesser SVANGSTA, Sweden, Sept 22 – Mustafa Ansari’s journey ended one April morning in his bedroom in a quiet Swedish village. At around 7 a.m., staff at the young asylum-seekers’ centre where Ansari was staying found him dead. The sheets of his metal bunk bed were tied so tightly around
STOCKHOLM, April 26 – Sweden has received intelligence about a possible attack on the capital by Daesh militants, local media reported on Tuesday, and security services said they were investigating undisclosed “information”. Newspapers Aftonbladet and Expressen as well as public broadcaster Swedish Radio, citing unnamed sources, reported the information was related to the threat of an
ERBIL, Iraq, Feb 24 – A Swedish teenager rescued from Daesh militants in Iraq has said life in the so-called caliphate was “really hard” and that she was duped into going there by her boyfriend. In her first interview since Kurdish special forces recovered her in northern Iraq, the 16-year old told a Kurdish TV channel
LONDON, Feb 4 – British police said on Thursday they will arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange who took refuge with the Ecuadorians in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden said he will leave the embassy if a U.N. panel investigating his case rules against him.
By Dan Williams and Simon Johnson JERUSALEM/STOCKHOLM, Dec 6 – Israel condemned as “scandalous” on Sunday what it deemed was a suggestion by the Swedish foreign minister that its forces had unlawfully killed Palestinians involved in a surge of street violence, and warned of a diplomatic rupture with Stockholm. Addressing Swedish lawmakers on Friday, Foreign