Norwegian media reported this week that a Somali man who had lived in Norway has been killed fighting in Syria. On May 27 police arrested a Somali and two Kosovans, all Norwegian citizens residing in Oslo, who are suspected of supporting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham. The two Kosovans are brothers who reportedly fought in Syria and had a brother who died there. Police are seeking to keep the three in custody for four weeks. At least 50 Norwegians are thought to have traveled to Syria for jihad, and seven have died there, all fighting for the ISIS. Norwegian Islamists in the Prophet’s Ummah group advised members to use encrypted chats when talking about the Syrian jihad.
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