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Ásbrú, the former U.S. Naval Air Station in Keflavík.

US Navy to Return to Iceland?

The US military website Stars and Stripes reported yesterday that the US navy is returning to its former base in Keflavík for the purpose of hunting Russian submarines.

Moonstone Taken from Museum

A piece of rock from the moon which has been on display in the Exploration Museum in Húsavík, northeast Iceland, has been taken back into the care of the Icelandic Institute of Natural History, which owns the stone.

Police car

Police Want Increased Powers to Combat Terror Risk

The National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police has said that it would like its powers to investigate expanded and strengthened in light of a growing terrorist threat, as stated in a report by the office’s analysis division, which was published yesterday. The police in Iceland do not have the...