World Bulletin / News Desk
Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s party has ruled the oil-rich country in a coalition government since 2013.
The main opposition Labour party is challenging, but it is likely whichever of the two main groups return the most lawmakers to Norway’s 169-seat parliament, a deal with smaller parties will be necessary to form a government.
A selection of liberals, rural centrists, Greens and socialists are also running.
Among the hopefuls is Espen Barth Eide, the former UN envoy on Cyprus, who is running for the Labour party.
Polls opened at 9 a.m. local time (1100GMT). Around 3.6 million people are eligible to vote.
Lee, a naturalized US citizen also known as Zhen Cheng Li, was arrested late Monday after he arrived at JFK International Airport in New York.
Israeli forces first detained al-Tamimi on Dec. 19 during an overnight raid
If France recognizes Palestine as a state, more countries will follow it, says Luxembourg FM
U.S. said Tuesday it was suspending a total of $65 million in aid to Palestine
Reason for crash not yet known, defense minister says
Electoral coalitions in Iraq are often formed based on sectarian and ethnic lines
Al-Aqsa officials are warned not to carry out any renovation work at flashpoint holy site, local official says
Rescue team has not ruled out possibility of locating more bodies
Israeli officials say Gaza economy was “like from zero to below zero”
Salim al-Jubouri also stresses need to support war-ravaged Nineveh province in post-ISIL era
Press Secretary Sarah Sanders insisted that Trump said "I'd," not "I" as the newspaper reported.
Palestinian minister says Israeli government violates Christian, Muslim places of worship
Five people are still missing after the mudslides, according to an update on the County of Santa Barbara's website, which warned people to "anticipate the numbers of missing persons to fluctuate significantly."
Haider al-Abadi forms Victory Coalition and calls on political groups to join his ‘supra-sectarian national coalition’