terrorism

China and Russia Stand up for Iran After Gulf Tanker Attacks

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed solidarity with Iran on Friday, even as the U.S. Navy revealed evidence the Iranians were behind the terrorist attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping enter a hall during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow on June 5, 2019. (Photo by Maxim SHIPENKOV / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read MAXIM SHIPENKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Islamic State Terrorist Claims Jihadis Planned to Cross U.S.-Mexico Border

An Islamic State fighter captured in Syria described a plan by the intelligence wing of ISIS to sneak terrorists across the U.S.-Mexico border to attack financial targets and “cripple the U.S. economy,” according to a report published this week by the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE).

Fighter of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walk at a position in the village of Baghouz, near Syria's border with Iraq, in the eastern Deir Ezzor province on March 15, 2019 during the SDF's preparations to advance in the battle against the last pocket of Islamic State group (IS) …

Republicans Move to Block John Walker Lindh-Style Early Releases of Terrorists

Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Richard Shelby (R-AL) on Thursday introduced the No Leniency for Terrorists Act of 2019, a bill that would make convicted terrorists ineligible for early release from prison due to “good behavior.” Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL) introduced companion legislation in the House.

GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA - OCTOBER 28: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been reviewed by U.S. Military prior to transmission) A group of detainees kneels during an early morning Islamic prayer in their camp at the U.S. military prison for 'enemy combatants' on October 28, 2009 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Although U.S. …

Swedish Court Denies Increased Payment To Father of Terror Victim

The Supreme Court of Sweden has dismissed a case denying the father of Ebba Akerlund, one of the victims of the 2017 Stockholm terror attack, an increased payment from convicted terrorist Rakhmat Akilov. The court rejected the request from Stefan Akerlund

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Colombia Frees Cuban ISIS Suspect: Social Media Posts Are Not Terrorism

A Colombian judge dropped charges on Monday against Raúl Gutiérrez Sánchez, a 46-year-old Cuban economist accused of plotting a terrorist act on behalf of the Islamic State (ISIS), because “if everyone were judged by what they posted on social media, we would all be in jail.”

Police escort Cuban suspect Raul Gutierrez to court where a judge will rule on prosecutors’ request he be held on terrorism and conspiracy charges in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, March 15, 2018. Gutierrez is suspected of plotting to kill American diplomats in the name of the Islamic State. Fernando Vergara - …

Roadside Bomb Injures Tourists near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids

Suspected jihadists detonated a roadside bomb on Sunday near the Giza Pyramids in Egypt, damaging a tour bus and injuring over a dozen tourists, many of them hailing from South Africa. Egyptian security forces responded with raids that killed 12 suspected Islamist militants.

A picture taken on May 19, 2019, shows a bus damaged during a bomb blast near Egypt's famed Giza pyramids. - A bomb blast hit a tourist bus wounding at least 17 people, including South Africans, in the latest blow to the country's tourism industry. The roadside bomb went off …

Corbyn Advisor: 9/11 Had Roots in ‘Zionist Colonialism’

Articles published under the name of one of Jeremy Corbyn’s closest advisers have revealed his allegedly extremist views, with anti-Semitic tropes including claiming the roots of the 9/11 attacks lay in “Zionist colonialism”.

Articles published under the name of one of Jeremy Corbyn's …

Caroline Glick: Israel Must Prepare for Next War with Hamas

If Israel’s military commanders are correct, and the next round of Hamas aggression is waiting around the corner, then Israel should use the coming weeks to prepare itself for an operation that will convince Hamas that it is wrong to view attacks on Israel as a means to ensure its economic survival.

Iron Dome (Jack Guez / AFP / Getty)