An Iraqi refugee living in Houston pleaded guilty Monday to trying to assist the Islamic State after police said he planned to set off bombs at two malls in the Texas city.
The Pentagon announced Monday that it had transferred another prisoner from Guantanamo Bay, bringing the prison population down to just 60 detainees.
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday that its investigation into a small plane crash in East Hartford, Conn. offered evidence that the incident was intentional. The agency has handed the probe over to the FBI.
German authorities arrested a Syrian refugee on Monday who was suspected of plotting a bomb attack on behalf of the Islamic State.
A former Arab member of Israel’s parliament who was forced to flee the country after he was accused of working as a top Hezbollah operative is slated to speak next week in Washington, D.C., raising questions about how he obtained permission to enter U.S. soil.
Foreign recruits to the Islamic State are well-educated and relatively wealthy individuals, upending the notion that poverty and low education levels play a primary role in driving support for the militant group, according to a new report from the World Bank.
Republican leaders are voicing concerns over legislation that allows family members of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged role in the attacks just one day after Congress overwhelmingly rejected President Obama’s veto of the bill.
Congress voted on Wednesday to override President Obama’s veto of legislation that allows family members of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged role in the attacks, marking the first congressional override of his presidency.