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WASHINGTON, March 9 (KUNA) -- The United States late Thursday issued sanctions against two high-level al-Shabaab militants linked to attacks in Kenya ... Abubakar Abdi were designated as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs) for their involvement in terrorist attacks in Somalia and Kenya.
The US State Department added Ahmad Iman Ali, the leader of Shabaab's network in Kenya, and Abdifatah Abubakar Abdi, a dangerous Kenyan commander, to its list of Specially Designated Global terrorists on March 8. The two Shabaab leaders have fueled the group's insurgency in Kenya and southern ...

Anti-terrorism efforts of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) might soon get a boost from the United States government, which pledged to extend support to its ... (DHS) promised to share to them advanced passenger information, intelligence reports, and databases on blacklisted and watch-listed terrorists.
At that time, he urged that the U.S. immigration system be reshaped because "we cannot allow a beachhead of terrorism to form inside America. ... In the same press release, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen warned that the United States "cannot continue to rely on immigration policy based on ...
In the last decade, murders in Mexico have more than tripled. In 2007, the Mexican government reported 8,867 homicides. Last year, the number of murders jumped to 29,168. That's about twice as many as the number last year in the United States. A travel agent in Southlake said she hasn't received calls ...

My research on the hazard posed by foreign-born terrorists on U.S. soil focuses on comparing that threat to homicide, since both are intentional actions meant to kill or otherwise harm people. Homicide is common in the United States, so it is not necessarily the best comparison to deaths in infrequent terror ...
“Terrorism, indeed, knows no borders and the inclusion of the Maute Group in the list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists and Foreign Terrorist ... 15 people and wounded 70 others; and the attempted bomb attack in November 2016 near the US Embassy in Manila,” the US State Department said.

It also said Pakistan intends to continue its operations against border infiltration and will sustain border management at the Western Afghan frontier. "These efforts have had some success in reducing violence from militant, sectarian, terrorist, and separatist groups, but Pakistan will look to the United States ...
Recognizing Pakistan's sacrifices, Ashley said; "These efforts of Islamabad have had some success in reducing violence from militant, sectarian, terrorist, and separatist groups, but Pakistan will look to the United States and the Afghan government for support against anti-Pakistan fighters in Afghanistan.".
Mr. Tillerson said: “As many African countries assume greater responsibility to address their needs at home, the United States needs our partners in Africa ... the long reach of terrorism threatened to steal the future of countless individuals, with thousands of people who died at the hands of terrorists in Africa.
Turkey's official broadcaster reported Monday that four suspected members of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) were detained in connection with a "security threat" at Washington's embassy in Ankara. The four men, all Iraqi nationals, were detained in the Black Sea province of Samsun and were among ...
Another key fact is missing, too: Only a fairly small number of those “terror-related” convictions were for acts committed or planned in the United States. Many more involved support, in various forms, for terrorist activity in other countries. Still, Trump and his associates have repeatedly declared that terrorists ...
He was referring to the year that Lashkar-e-Taiba, a militant group accused of carrying out the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, India, was put on a United Nations list of global terrorist groups. The United States, India and other Western countries have repeatedly called for Pakistan to take stronger action ...
The United States is likely to introduce the motion next week in Paris, where the Financial Action Task Force, a global body created to fight terrorism ... The United States has been trying for years to get Islamabad to move against Lashkar-e-Taiba, which India accuses of being behind the 2008 terrorist ...


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