The UAE government has listed the names of dozens of groups it considers terror organizations, including one in Norway. But terrorism experts scoffed at the move.

Around 80 extremist groups were listed by the UAE, with Islamic organizations in Sweden, Norway and Denmark featured alongside the likes of the Islamic State (Isis) and al-Qaeda.

The list is part of the Middle Eastern country's clampdown on terrorist activities, in line with the anti-terror law issued by President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in August of this year.

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