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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 ...
woman Accused in St. Kate's Arson Tried to Leave US to Join terrorist Groups, Court Filing Says ... In the document filed ahead of an arraignment and detention hearing for 19-year-old Tnuza Jamal Hassan, the United States Attorney's Office in Minneapolis argues Hassan "presents an extraordinary ...
Downed Russian Warplane Illustrates Enduring Danger of US-Backed terrorism ... State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said any allegation that the United States has provided MANPAD missiles in Syria was untrue, and she denied that U.S. equipment was used in shooting down the Russian ...

The United States denies those connections and sees the YPG as a key ally in the battle against Islamic State militants. "We are urging them [Turkish authorities] to show restraint in their operations in Afrin, and to show restraint further along the line across the border in northern Syria," said a senior State ...
The president also is expected to talk forcefully about the challenge of Iran and the North Korean nuclear threat facing the United States. Also, the speech is now expected to touch on a new strategy in Afghanistan and once again criticize Pakistan for not doing enough to eliminate terror sanctuaries.
Some of its members include former officials from the US-backed southern regime who fled to the United States after the end of the Vietnam War, according to MPS. Five PNGV members were arrested in 2015 Vietnam for allegedly trying to buy weapons to commit terrorist acts, it added. PNGV did not ...
(b) Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the 2001 Authorization for Use of military force (AUMF) and other authorities authorized the United States to detain certain persons who were a part of or substantially supported al-Qa'ida, the Taliban, or associated forces engaged in hostilities ...
Moscow, January 30. /TASS/. The director of Russia's foreign intelligence SVR, Sergey Naryshkin, has visited the United States for consultations with US counterparts on the struggle against terrorism, Russian ambassador in Washington Anatoly Antonov said on the 60 Minutes show of the Rossiya-1 ...
Both are said to be in the United States. The Ministry of Public Security said in a statement Wednesday that the group is a terrorist organization and those associated with it including joining, instigating others to join, sponsoring or receiving assistance from the group, attending the group's training courses ...
Islamabad: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has warned the United States that the latter's move to block financial aid to Pakistan "actually only serve(s) to ... Under pressure from the US and international institutions to crack down on terrorist financing, Pakistan last month drew up secret plans for a ...
In researching my 2016 policy analysis on terrorism and immigration, I discovered nine terrorists who planned or carried out terrorist attacks on U.S. soil after entering illegally.* Those ... The border with Mexico is a terrible way for terrorists to attempt to enter the United States, which is why so few have tried.
The Turkish offensive, carried out over the protests of the United States but with the apparent assent of Russia, marks a perilous new phase in relations ... But it stopped short of rebuking Turkey, and acknowledged its security concerns about the Kurds, whom Turkey considers terrorists and a threat to its ...
Jakarta - The United States wants to work with Indonesia, as the maritime fulcrum of the Indo-Pacific, to ensure that the rule of law and freedom of navigation is upheld in the region, said US Defence Secretary James Mattis in Jakarta on Tuesday (Jan 23). "The maritime fulcrum of the Indo-Pacific area is ...
And you wouldn't know it from Trump's broad tweet, but some of the terrorist acts were committed outside of the United States. And the report did not touch on a serious challenge: terrorism committed by Americans. The report from the departments of Justice and Homeland Security came as Democrats, and ...
The report presents illustrative examples of foreign nationals convicted of international terrorism-related offenses. ... these are, not surprisingly, evaluating how effective or ineffective the US government's policies and procedures are in screening and vetting people hoping to come to the United States.
Since 1979, the United States State Department has kept a list of what it calls "state sponsors of terrorism." According ... During the Kosovo war, the US, along with its NATO allies, supported and funded the Kosovo Liberation army, an organization it had itself branded as a terrorist organization. Should the ...
The United States did not confirm or deny either of those two claims, maintaining such conversations are privately conducted between two governments. Some news reports have suggested the United States had asked for the custody of a Haqqani Network terrorist Pakistan had captured during the ...
Pakistan's intelligence service went "all-in" against certain terrorists, like al Qaeda and the Pakistani Taliban, while continuing to support the Afghan Taliban, the Haqqanis, and anti-India jihadis. On at least two occasions, the former acting C.I.A. director Michael Morell flew to Pakistan with a list of militants the United States ...
"We have given the United States 12 terrorists so far, but they have not given us back the one we want. They made up excuses from thin air," Erdogan said at a meeting at the presidential palace."If you're not giving him to us, then sorry, but from now on whenever you ask us for another terrorist, for as long ...
The United States, he said, has only suspended the aid; and the money has not been reallocated. "So now it is the job of Pakistan to take seriously their commitment to us, and most importantly to the people of Pakistan who would most be hurt by this, by any terrorist activity, and come forward. So, our ...
"At this moment, not guilty," said Akayed Ullah, 27, when U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan asked him for his plea at a hearing in federal court in ... prosecutors said that Ullah, who has lived in the United States since 2011, began his self-radicalization in 2014 when he started viewing pro-Islamic State ...
In October 2017, the Syrian Defense Ministry released a report with footage of ammunition confiscated from numerous terrorist organizations, including Daesh and Al-Nusra Front, now named Tahrir al-Sham, claiming that those weapons had been manufactured in the United States or by its close allies.
There are many impressive, highly skilled personnel involved in special operations on behalf of the United States, but the problems they are being asked .... a similar pattern to the larger US war in Afghanistan: An influx of special forces and a steady increase in air strikes has not only failed to stop terrorism, ...
China's statement comes after the United States suspended aid to Pakistan after Washington gave Islamabad an ultimatum to crackdown on terrorists operating within its territory. Pakistan will lose almost $1.3 billion (Rs 8,238 crore) in annual aid from the US. "China always opposed linking terrorism with ...
"The President has made very clear that he needs Pakistan to cease being a safe haven for terrorists that threaten the United States of America, end, period, full stop," Mr. Pompeo said, reflecting the stand taken by Mr. Trump. The security assistance can be restored if Pakistan takes decisive actions against ...
United Nations-designated terrorist and the 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has said that the United States has forgotten Pakistan's contributions in the war against terrorism. The Daily Nawa-i-Waqt quoted the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) Chief Saeed as saying at the 'Al-Quds Conference' that ...
The FBI charged Taylor Michael Wilson with terrorist attacks and other violence against railroad carriers and mass transportation systems in a District Court in ... owned by him "have been used for or obtained in anticipation of engaging in or planning to engage in criminal offenses against the United States.
China defended Pakistan, saying the world community should acknowledge its all-weather ally's "outstanding contribution" to counter terrorism, a day after United States President Donald Trump lashed out at Islamabad for providing "safe havens" to terrorists. "Pakistan has made enormous efforts and ...
However much the United States and its allies would like the protests to yield a dramatic shift in Iranian policy, the reality is that the Iranian government ... In fact, the collapse of central authorities, the rise of adversarial terrorist groups such as ISIS and ISKP, and U.S. chest-thumping in the region all deepen ...
In a ruling this week, U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra refused to throw out three lawsuits accusing the company of violating the federal Anti-terrorism Act by funding a Colombian rebel group that is blamed for the deaths of thousands in the war-torn country, including the six Americans who were ...
For example, in 1999, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the lead federal agency responsible for investigating acts of domestic terrorism, stated that "during the past 30 years, the vast majority -- but not all -- of the deadly terrorist attacks occurring in the United States have been perpetrated by ...
The United States government has designated the deputy leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group a "global terrorist." A State Department statement says the designation of Abukar Ali Adan blocks any assets of his that are subject to U.S. jurisdiction and prohibits U.S. citizens from making ...
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis vowed Friday to continue working with the Pakistan government to defeat terrorism in South Asia despite the United States stopping nearly all its financial aid to the country. U.S. personnel use key air and ground supply routes that run through Pakistan into ...
The United States has provided Pakistan more than $33 billion in aid since 2002, a program that ramped up sharply in the wake of the Sept. ... Afghanistan strategy over the summer, in which he faulted Pakistan for failing to crack down on terrorist sanctuaries that line the border between the two countries.
The process by which a country is determined a terrorist state is highly subjective and politicized, with the United States assuming the singular role of terrorism arbiter. After only weeks in office, the Trump Administration resurrected the "Iran the terrorist state" mantra. The unpredictability of the Trump White ...
Jihadists are not the only terrorist threat the US faces these days, as "far-right" and "far-left" radicalization is no less dangerous, Albert Ford, a program ... to quash the sources of radical propaganda in the United States, Ford mentioned a past tendency to separate jihadist ideology from the terrorism itself.


 

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