DHS Awards Local Communities $10 Million to Fight Terrorism

US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly

The Department of Homeland Security awarded $10 million to 26 local law enforcement and community organizations nationwide through the Countering Violent Extremism Grant Program. These grants are intended to support local efforts to combat terrorism and the spread of terrorism, especially through radical Islam.

Congress Seeks Embargo on Iran Airline Linked to Terrorism as Tehran Targets U.S. Forces

An airplane of Mahan Air sits at the tarmac

Congress is seeking new authorities that would enable it to expose and crackdown on an Iranian state-controlled commercial airline known for transporting weapons and terrorist fighters to hotspots such as Syria, where Iranian-backed forces have begun launching direct attacks on U.S. forces in the country, according to new legislation obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.