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.
A senior leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed in Yemen last week by a U.S. airstrike, U.S. Central Command announced Thursday.
A New York man was arrested Wednesday night at John F. Kennedy International Airport and charged with attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State, according to the Justice Department.
Al Qaeda remains a number one terrorism concern to the U.S. intelligence community despite overwhelming media attention focused on the Islamic State, the director of the National Counterterrorism Center said Thursday.
Obama-era cuts to U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan caused “critical shortfalls” among military personnel and has increased risks to American-led forces operating in the country, according to a Pentagon report released Tuesday.
The Islamic State is setting up support networks that are supporting terrorists moving from the Middle East to Europe and Asia, according to U.S. defense officials.
A van plowed into worshippers near a London mosque on Monday, injuring 10 people in what Prime Minister Theresa May said was a sickening, terrorist attack on Muslims.
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.
American-led coalition forces have severely degraded the Islamic State’s weapons capabilities in West Mosul, leaving the terrorist group reliant on small arms and human shields to conduct counterattacks, a senior U.S. general operating in Mosul said Wednesday.
A group of Middle Eastern affairs experts advised lawmakers to adopt legislation aimed at tempering the United States’ recent renewed support for Saudi Arabia at a House Foreign Affairs committee hearing on Tuesday.