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Iceland on FATF’s Gray List

18 Oct Iceland has just been added on the gray list of the Financial Action Task Force, FATF – a list of countries which have failed to take sufficient measures to combat money laundering and the financing of acts of terrorism.

Will Iceland be Gray-Listed?

17 Oct By the end of the week, Iceland could land on a gray list of countries, which have failed to take sufficient measures to combat money laundering and the financing of acts of terrorism.

Reykjavik mayor sends condolences to Berlin

20 Dec 2016 Mayor of Reykjavik Dagur B. Eggertsson has send a message of condolence to Michael Müller, Mayor of Berlin, for the attack on a Christmas market in the German capital yesterday, in which twelve people lost their lives.

President Hollande.

Iceland President sends message of condolence for Nice

15 Jul 2016 The President of Iceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, has sent French President François Hollande a message of condolence following yesterday evening’s terrorist attack in Nice.

No Icelandic victims in Nice attack

15 Jul 2016 Initial reports suggest that no Icelanders were involved in yesterday evening’s attack in Nice, in which over eighty people are thought to have been killed.

Lilja D. Alfreðsdóttir speaking at the UN.

Iceland Foreign Minister gives terrorism speech at UN

13 May 2016 Iceland’s new Foreign Minister Lilja D. Alfreðsdóttir told the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Wednesday that the world must “act together urgently as a community” to counter the threats of extremism and international terrorism.

Screenshot from Islamic State propaganda video.

One Icelander fighting for Islamic State

19 Apr 2016 One Icelander is among the 4,000 jihadists believed to have joined the ranks of Islamic State in 2013-14, it has emerged.

Armed police at Keflavik International Airport

25 Mar 2016 A rare sight greeted the photographer of Mbl.is this morning at Keflavik International Airport this morning: armed police and bomb dogs in response to the terrorist bomb attacks in Brussels which left 34 people dead.

Heightened security measures have already been put in place in other European airports, such as here in Paris.

Armed police and bomb dogs at Iceland’s airport

23 Mar 2016 A special detachment of armed police has been sent to Keflavík International (KEF), together specially trained bomb-sniffing dogs.

Policemen guard the entrance to Maalbeek metro station, the site of one of this morning's explosions.

Icelanders in Brussels thought unharmed

22 Mar 2016 At first count, it appears that no Icelanders were killed or injured in this morning suicide terrorist attacks in the Belgian capital of Brussels.

People light candles at the site of the blast.

No Icelandic victims in Turkey suicide bomb attack

20 Mar 2016 The Icelandic Foreign Minister has now confirmed that the individual in question is a national of Ireland, not Iceland, as previously communicated.

Islamic State hacks Reykjavik nursery school website

3 Mar 2016 This is not the first time IS (also variously known as ISIS, ISIL and Daesh has targeted Icelandic websites in this way.

This morning's meeting in Brussels.

Minister at Brussels terror threat talks

20 Nov 2015 Ólof Nordal, Icelandic Minister for Home Affairs, is in Brussels this morning attending an emergency meeting of European Union (EU) home affairs and justice ministers.

Some 130 were killed in separate terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night.

Iceland’s Muslims condemn Paris attacks

16 Nov 2015 The Icelandic Muslim Association has issued the following statement condemning the terrorist attacks perpetrated on Friday night.

Paramedics at one of scenes of Friday night's terrorist attacks.

Icelander’s wife shot in Paris

16 Nov 2015 Finnbogi Rútur Finnbogason was at home in Paris when a call came through from his wife saying that she had been shot while out a café.

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