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Miah, a 25 year old British school teacher says he was made to feel like a criminal.

Welsh Muslim school teacher escorted from plane in Iceland

21 Feb A school teacher from Wales, Juhel Miah was escorted off a plane at Keflavik international airport last week despite the supension of Trump's travel ban. In an interview with The Guardian, Miah says he was made to feel like a criminal.

Iceland- helping to make America great again. Or something like that.

A video asking Trump to put Iceland second

9 Feb Icelandic website Nútíminn has made a hilarous video promoting Iceland to Donald Trump. In the video, Iceland asks to be in second place to the USA in first place.

Meisam Rafiei is Nordic tae kwon do champion for 2016.

Rafiei has received permission to travel to the USA

1 Feb Meisam Rafiei, member of the Icelandic tae kwon do team who was escorted off a plane because of his Iranian background has now received permission from the United States to travel there. Rafiei has an Icelandic passport.

Icelandic citizen Meisam Rafiei is a tae kwon do champion and was on his way to compete for Iceland in the US.

Icelandic tae kwon do champion barred from US flight as he's born in Iran

31 Jan A member of the Icelandic national tae kwon do team was unable to fly to the US for a championship because of Trump's travel ban and executive order on immigration. Meisam Rafiei is an Icelandic citizen but was born in Iran.

Demonstrators protest President Donald Trump's executive immigration ban at O'Hare International Airport on January 29, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.
US President Trump signed the controversial executive order that halted refugees and residents from predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.  / AFP PHOTO / Joshua LOTT

Icelandic Government condemns Trump's immigration ban

30 Jan The Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Iceland has issued a statement condemning Donald Trumps executive order on immigration.

Donald Trump is related to most Icelanders and Danish and Norwegian Royalty

24 Jan President Donald J. Trump is the direct descendant of Hakon V King of Norway according to Icelandic genealogist Oddur F. Helgason. Mr. Trump is also related to Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Icelandic President Guðni Th. Johannesson of Iceland, and in fact almost all Icelanders.

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