73 percent of the 549 individuals convicted of international terrorism-related charges in U.S. federal courts were immigrants, according to a new report issued Tuesday by the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security.
During the Obama administration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement was not following proper procedures when checking if illegal aliens were known terrorists, jeopardizing national security, according to an audit.
The Palestinian Authority paid terrorists and their families more than $347 million last year, according to its own records.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu disclosed on Tuesday that the Jewish state has quietly prevented “several dozen major terrorist attacks” in Europe, including plots to use civilian airlines in an attack, according to recent comments.
Cases of homegrown terrorism in the United States spiked in December, marking the first rise in such incidents over a two-month span, according to a new House Homeland Security Committee report.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a recent interview that Islamic State fighters who return home to Canada can be rehabilitated and serve as “an extraordinarily powerful voice for preventing radicalization in future generations.”
A bipartisan group of lawmakers are demanding the Trump administration provide greater transparency of an agreement brokered between the United States and Qatar to combat terrorism financing in the Gulf state.