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Sweden’s Largest Opposition Party Seeks to Deploy Military to ‘Reclaim’

Despite initial reluctance, the Swedish authorities have started to associate the uptick in violent crime and gang shootouts with immigration, especially following an acknowledgement of integration problems by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven last year. Following the recent spate of severe violence in the blighted Gothenburg suburb of Hjällbo, which has been described as gangland infighting […]Read More

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Afghan Knifeman Who Ran Amok in Sweden Was Previously Denied

The Afghan man, charged with seven counts of attempted murder after going on a stabbing spree in the Swedish town of Vetlanda in March this year, shouldn’t have been in Sweden at all, as he had already applied for asylum in neighbouring Norway. According to the newspaper Dagens Nyheter, the man applied for asylum in […]Read More

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Violent riots erupt in Malmo, Sweden after Quran-torching stunt, police

A wave of chaotic unrest broke out in Malmo, Sweden after anti-Islam activists filmed a public Quran burning, sparking protests that soon descended into riots, with unruly demonstrators setting fires and clashing with police. Some 300 people gathered along a main thoroughfare in Malmo on Friday around 7:30pm local time to protest after members of […]Read More

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Iraqi Head of Swedish Mosque Jailed for 8 Years for

In a twist of grim irony, the 59-year-old Iraqi immigrant and father of seven, who instituted a sadistic reign of religious terror within his family, was previously praised for “fighting extremism” and running his mosque with “zero tolerance for extremism”. 59-year-old Iraqi-born Ismail Ali Suliman Darragi, the leader of Hässleholm Mosque in Sweden’s southernmost Skåne […]Read More

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Stone-Throwing, No-Go Zones & Rape: Sweden Starts Looking at Migration

Problems stemming from Sweden’s openness towards asylum-seekers are, at long last, getting the attention of the country’s mainstream media. Sweden-based academics Bilyana Martinovski and Anders Hellström explain why the press is finally paying attention. On 19 September, journalists from the Swedish national public television broadcaster Sveriges Television AB (SVT) were attacked with stones while reporting […]Read More

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One Dead, Several People Hospitalised After Shooting in Swedish City

A 30-year-old woman was fatally shot by unidentified individuals in a street in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, SVT Nyheter broadcaster reported on Monday. Information about the woman’s death was received at around 1:00 p.m. local time (11:00 GMT). According to the SVT Nyheter broadcaster, a small child and the woman’s husband were with […]Read More

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Explosion in Southern Sweden Injures 19, Cause Unclear

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A powerful explosion in the southern Swedish town of Linkoping on Friday damaged buildings and injured 19 people, police and hospital staff said. The cause of the explosion was unclear but police said a bomb squad was on its way to the scene in downtown Linkoping and that they had opened a […]Read More