The US Capitol building, Washington DC.

Bill to Benefit Icelandic Investors Introduced to US House

24 Jan A bill called the Iceland Act was introduced Friday to the US House of Representatives by Congresswoman Chellie Pingree.

Rochelle Walensky, director of the CDC.

CDC Classifies Iceland as Red

16 Nov Last night, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its COVID-19 classification of Iceland to red, or Level 4.

The new product.

FDA Approves Kerecis’ Implantable Fish-Skin Product

22 Oct Kerecis, an Icelandic company pioneering in the use of fish skin in tissue regeneration and protection, received authorization this week from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a new product, made from fish skin.

From Keflavík International Airport.

Iceland No Longer Listed Red by US

6 Oct US authorities changed their travel advisory level for Iceland yesterday from red to orange.

British PM Churchill addresses the crowd gathered in front of the parliamentary building.

80 Years Since Churchill Charmed the Icelandic Nation

16 Aug Eighty years ago today, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill visited Iceland.

Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson.

Revelations Undermine Trust Toward Iceland’s Allies

1 Jun “This is a very serious matter which clearly undermines trust in our communication with these nations – our allies and friends.”

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at Harpa Concert Hall.

Blinken and Lavrov Ready to Cooperate

20 May US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met for nearly two hours at Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavík, last night.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson.

Blinken Meets With Icelandic Authorities

19 May Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavík, yesterday.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson.

Foreign Minister Calls Assault on US Capitol ‘Frightening and Unacceptable’

7 Jan 2021 “This was frightening and unacceptable,” Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson tells mbl.is, speaking of the assault yesterday by US President Donald Trump’s supporters on the US Capitol.

Pieces from the wreck on Eyjafjallajökull glacier.

Glacier Returns Fragments of Flying Fortress

19 Sep 2020 Debris from an American B-17 Flying Fortress bomber that crashed into Eyjafjallajökull glacier during World War II is gradually coming to light as the glacier recedes.

A famous photo from May 10, 1940. British soldiers on Kirkjustræti street in Reykjavík and curious passers-by.

Eighty Years Since Iceland Was Occupied

11 May 2020 Yesterday, May 10, 80 years had passed since Iceland was occupied by British forces during World War II.

A maritime patrol aircraft follows a Russian submarine.

US Navy to Begin Construction at KEF Airport

17 Apr 2020 The US Navy will begin work on a large project within the security area of Keflavík International Airport this week.

There are not many tourists in Iceland right now.

US Citizens Encouraged to Return Home from Iceland

8 Apr 2020 The US Embassy in Iceland encourages all US citizens not prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period to return to the US.

Three COVID-19 Cases in Iceland Traced to Denver

13 Mar 2020 Three of the Icelanders diagnosed with COVID-19 yesterday were found to have contracted the virus in Denver, Colorado, in the United States.

Icelandair CEO Bogi Nils Bogason.

Icelandair to Continue Flying to Four US Cities

12 Mar 2020 Icelandair will keep flying to four US destination during the 30-day travel ban, imposed by the US on travel from Europe.

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