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Manhattan Bike Path Jihadi Caught on F.B.I. Wiretap Day Before Attack

Court filings by defense lawyers for Sayfullo Saipov, the man who used a rented truck to kill eight people on a Manhattan bike path on Halloween 2017, indicate the perpetrator was known to the F.B.I. and was caught on a wiretap the day before he carried out his deadly attack.

TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN - AUGUST 16: (ISRAEL OUT) An Uzbek woman outside the Juma Mosque on August 16, 2006 in Tashkent in the central Asian country of Uzbekistan. Fifteen years after the breakup of the former USSR, the millions of Muslims living between the Caspian Sea and China, who for decades …

Uzbek Jihadists Fueling Much of Afghan Islamic State’s Strength

Uzbekistan is one of the top two countries that has produced most of the jihadists currently fighting and killing U.S. troops and their allies in Afghanistan on behalf of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) branch in the region, according to Pentagon and Afghan officials.

The FBI is no longer seeking a second man in connection with the lower Manhattan truck assault that killed eight people, authorities said Wednesday.

Person of Interest in NYC Truck Attack Condemns Plot, Quotes Koran in Statement

Mukhammadzoir Kadirov, a friend of New York City truck jihadi Sayfullo Saipov, was named as a person of interest in the case by the FBI on Wednesday and quickly located, without an arrest or any charges being filed. On Thursday he issued a statement to the Associated Press condemning Saipov’s attack.


Islamic State Praises NYC Truck Jihadi as ‘Soldier of the Caliphate’

An Islamic State publication has referred to Sayfullo Saipov, the Uzbek jihadi arrested for the deaths of eight people in Manhattan this week, as a “caliphate soldier” and praised him for driving a pickup truck through a bicycle lane in an attempt to kill as many people as possible.


Uzbekistan Vows ‘All Forces and Resources’ to Help U.S. with NYC Investigation

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan has offered the United States “all forces and resources” necessary to properly investigate the case of Sayfullo Saipov, the 29-year-old arrested after allegedly barreling through a Manhattan bicycle lane, killing eight, and reportedly telling authorities he killed in the name of the Islamic State.

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Chinese State Media: NYC Jihad Proves U.S. in State of ‘Domestic Chaos’

The Chinese government-run Global Times newspaper responded to the jihadist attack in Manhattan this week by declaring that China’s military belligerence is not a threat to America, instead claiming that the threat comes from America’s “haphazard and scattershot” democracy, which has led to a state of “domestic chaos.”


CNN’s Callan: ‘Shocking’ President Trump Called NYC Attacker an ‘Animal’

Wednesday on “CNN Newsroom,” CNN legal analyst Paul Callan weighed in on President Donald Trump’s “really shocking” comments regarding the suspected New York terrorist. Following the attack, Trump referred to the suspected terrorist, Sayfullo Saipov, as an “animal” deserving of the death

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Acquaintance: ‘We Warned’ NYC Jihadi About ‘Very Radical Views’

Acquaintances of New York City truck terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov expressed surprise and dismay at Uzbekistan-born Saipov’s alleged responsibility for Tuesday’s deadly truck attack. One, however, noted Saipov had “displayed ‘very radical views.'”