According to Mkrtchyan, some demonstrators are jokingly calling their protest the “Icelandic Revolution.”
“A lot of interesting things have come forth in the hearings on this issue, but they don’t seem to be of any interest to my ‘fan club,’ which has hung a target with my face on it on the wall of the newsroom.”
The Immigration and Asylum Appeals Board harshly criticized the Directorate of Immigration on their decision to deport an asylum seeker last October.
Former Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson paid one man over ISK 1 million to set up websites in support of him and gather information on journalists criticizing him.
Iceland approved a NATO declaration expressing full support for the air strikes in Syria carried out by the US, UK, and France.
Wage negotiations between the Icelandic Association of Midwives and the state have been in a deadlock for months.
The Director of the Reykjavík Child Welfare Department has resigned amid controversy surrounding former employees suspected of sexual offences, prostitution, and trafficking.
The Icelandic Ministry of Education and Culture is considering lifting the ban on advertising alcohol and tobacco products.
Hospitals, helicopters, and infrastructure are the focus of the government budget for the next five years.
A recent poll shows the Social Democratic Alliance has the most support in Reykjavík in the upcoming municipal elections.
The Icelandic government has postponed all bilateral meetings with Russian officials and will not send any Icelandic officials to the World Cup in Russia this June.
Bidding information will be released today on the U.S. Navy’s planned refurbishing of navy hangars in Keflavík.
President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his election victory this weekend.
Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir met with Angela Merkel Chancellor of Germany, yesterday in Berlin, During their meeting, Katrín broached the matter of how best to proceed in the matter of Haukur Hilmarsson.
The Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs is exerting efforts to locate Haukur Hilmarsson’s remains and bring them home from Syria.
Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday.
Minister of Social Affairs and Equality and the National Queer Organization of Iceland have signed an agreement to strengthen services to LGBTQ individuals.
President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has invited Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark to Iceland this December to celebrate the centennial anniversary of Iceland’s sovereignty from Denmark.
Dissatisfied with the gender imbalance of speakers and panel participants, Albertína Friðbjörg Elíasdóttir, MP for the Social Democratic Alliance, walked out of an electricity symposium in Akureyri yesterday....
The Icelandic government will fund the preparation of a climate policy and action plan for the ministry offices.
Two parties have decided to put forth a motion of no confidence against Minister of Justice Sigríður Á. Andersen.
Icelandic Airline Air Atlanta, which received strong criticism for transporting weapons to Saudi Arabia, has now stopped all arms transport activities.