ST PAUL, Minn. (Reuters) – A U.S. magistrate judge ordered four Somali-American young men held on Thursday pending trial on charges that they conspired to join Islamic State and fight for the militant group in Syria.
The State Department on Monday would not rule out giving Iran up to $50 billion as a so-called “signing bonus” for agreeing to a nuclear deal later this year, according to comments made to reporters following reports that the Obama administration had formulated a plan to release tens-of-billions of frozen Iranian funds.
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – U.S. authorities have charged six men from Minnesota with planning to join Islamic State and fight for the militant group in Syria, the U.S. attorney for Minnesota said on Monday.
President Barack Obama could be close to removing Cuba from the U.S. state sponsors of terrorism list, even as critics say the Castro regime has not been punished for illegal arms transfers with rogue regimes and U.S. adversaries.
BOSTON (Reuters) – A jury on Wednesday found Dzokhar Tsarnaev guilty of killing three people and injuring 264 in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, as well as fatally shooting a police officer four days later.
U.S. Army personnel received a message Friday warning them that the Islamic State terrorist organization is using social media to obtain the personal information, including names and addresses, of members of the armed services, and offering them advice for protecting their identities, homes, and persons against possible attack.
An Israel-based law center is petitioning the Department of Justice to pursue charges against top Hamas leaders for committing acts of terror against U.S. citizens and commercial airliners at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport during last summer’s war with the Jewish state, according to a copy of the complaint obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
The Islamic State terrorist group likely will launch an attack on Italy within weeks, not months, according to a senior Libyan government official.
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Islamic State has recruited at least 400 children in Syria in the past three months and given these so-called “Cubs of the Caliphate” military training and hardline indoctrination, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.