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Norway’s Saga Energy signs $3bn solar panels deal with Iran - report

SHAFAQNA - Norwegian solar panel maker Saga Energy has signed a deal worth €2.5 billion ($2.9 billion) with Iranian state-owned company Amin Energy Developers to build solar power plants, AP reported. The agreement was signed Tuesday at the…

Norway’s largest trade union boycotts Israeli regime

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SHAFAQNA - Norway’s biggest and most influential trade union has approved a boycott of Israel, as global outrage intensifies at the Tel Aviv regime’s oppression of Palestinians. The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) voted…

Norwegian Bank Entices Muslims With Interest-Free 'Halal Loans'

SHAFAQNA - With Europe becoming increasingly multicultural, many established institutions are being forced to change their routines to cater to all tastes. A Norwegian bank started to offer its clientele ‘halal loans' based on Islamic principles. A…

Norway minister faces resignation over comments on Muslim integration

SHAFAQNA - Norway’s integration minister has been widely mocked and asked to "reconsider her position" after telling the country’s Muslims to adapt to the country's culture. Sylvi Listhaug, from the anti-immigrant Progress Party, caused…

Norwegian Muslims gather to pray for Utøya attack victims on 5th anniversary

SHAFAQNA - Muslims from across Norway gathered on the island of Utøya to pray for victims of the Norway attacks. Six years ago in 2011 34-year-old Anders Breivik shot and killed 69 people on the very same island. The Island is owned by…

Has Norway lost its way to God?

SHAFAQNA - As European countries are arguing nationalities and religions - in search of their own identity, researchers decided to investigate European's belief in God. The number of Norwegians who say they do not believe in God has reached…