Netherlands


Crackdown Hits Dutch Dual Citizens in Turkey

Dozens of Dutch citizens of Turkish descent, many linked to the opposition Gulen movement, are being prevented from leaving Turkey, a Dutch foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday, confirming an…

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Netherlands: Hitler Coloring Book Removed Following Outrage

The Kruidvat Dutch drugstore chain has withdrawn a color-by-numbers book featuring Hitler, y”sh, following an outcry from unwitting purchasers. Kruidvat said that they “deeply regretted the incident” and withdrew the product…

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Dutch PM Rutte Scores Big Victory Over Far-Right Wilders

Dutch center-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte scored a resounding victory over anti-Islam and anti-EU Geert Wilders in an election on Wednesday, offering huge relief to other governments across Europe facing…

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Exit Poll: Dutch PM Rutte Beats Anti-Islam Leader Wilders

The Netherlands’ main exit poll suggests Prime Minister Mark Rutte easily defeated anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders in Wednesday’s Dutch parliamentary election, which was seen as a litmus test for populism…

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Leading Dutch Politician Backs Israel Against Obama

A leading candidate for the next prime minister of the Netherlands came out in support of Israel and against the Obama administration’s abstention in last week’s Security Council vote condemning…

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Antique Dutch Menorah Sells for Over 400K

A 270-year-old Dutch menorah was sold for over $400,000 at auction in the Netherlands last week. Jewish Telegraphic Agency, citing Dutch media outlets Omroep West and NOS, reports that the…

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Netanyahu Heads for The Hague

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu leaves for a two-day visit to The Hague, Netherlands on Tuesday. Netanyahu is slated to meet with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and discuss with him…

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Dutch Police Arrest Terror Suspect at France’s Request

Dutch anti-terrorism police on Sunday arrested a 32-year-old man in Rotterdam on suspicion of preparing an attack on France, national prosecutors said. “French authorities on Friday requested the arrest of…

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