Congress: Terror-Tied Aliens Seeking Asylum in U.S.

AP

Congress is demanding that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) release documents detailing how many foreigners seeking asylum in the United States have been found to have ties to terror groups, according to a recent letter sent to the agency by leading lawmakers.

The letter comes on the heels of revelations by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that at least 638 aliens seeking asylum in America have been found to have connections to terrorists.

The letter comes on the heels of revelations by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that at least 638 aliens seeking asylum in America have been found to have connections to terrorists.

U.S. Forces ‘Closely Monitoring’ Iranian Warships Near Yemen

A warship prepares to leave Iranian waters / AP

U.S. military forces are “closely monitoring” an Iranian ship bound for Yemen that is said to contain aid for the warring factions in that country, according to multiple Pentagon officials. The aid ship is reported to be accompanied by at least two Iranian warships also in the region, where Iran and the United States are supporting opposite sides in the conflict between rebel forces and the Yemeni government.

Iran: No Access to Military Sites, Nuke Scientists

Ali Khamenei

Iran’s supreme leader on Wednesday said he would not permit international inspectors to enter any of the Islamic Republic’s military sites or interview the country’s scientists under any potential nuclear deal with Western countries, according to reports.