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Expert: More Islamic State Attacks Against Turkey Are Likely

EL AVIV – The wave of terror attacks in Turkey is likely to escalate because, as a moderate Muslim country, it represents a threat to jihadi groups, Boaz Ganor, the founder and executive director of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) said on Wednesday.

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Top GOP Senator Demands Immigration History of Orlando Terrorist’s Family

In a letter to the State and Homeland Security departments, Senator Grassley is requesting information about Mateen’s contacts with law enforcement and travels abroad, including criminal convictions, travels to the Middle East, presence on terror watch lists, and ability to work for a U.S. government contractor.

Members of the FBI gather near the Pulse nightclub June 13, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Forty-nine people died and more than 50 were injured early June 12 when a heavily-armed gunman opened fire and seized hostages at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, in the worst mass shooting in US …

Hillary Clinton Flip-Flops On Identifying Radical Islamic Terrorism

“You know, whether you call it radical jihadism or radical Islamism, I think they mean the same thing, I’m happy to say either,” Clinton said Monday in an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo. In December 2015, Clinton defended her decision not to use the term “radical Islam” after the attacks in San Bernardino.

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DOJ Sues to Block San Bernardino Terrorist’s $275K Life Insurance

San Bernardino terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook took out a life insurance policy shortly after he began planning Islamic terror attacks, but on Tuesday federal prosecutors filed a civil asset forfeiture lawsuit in order to block $275,000 worth of life insurance proceeds from reaching his family.

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Obama Administration: Golan Heights Are Not Part of Israel

TEL AVIV – The Obama administration does not consider the Golan Heights part of Israel, U.S. State Department spokesperson John Kirby stressed Monday night, a day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that the Golan “will forever remain under Israeli sovereignty.”

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Guantánamo Parole Board Upholds Detention of Bin Laden Bodyguard

On Thursday, the Pentagon released the decision of the Guantánamo parole board that Yemeni national Muhammed al-Ansi, 40, would remain a “forever prisoner,” despite appeals from former president Jimmy Carter’s organization for his release.

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Obama Dances The Tango While The World Burns

President Obama is enjoying a taste of Latin America culture, spending the evening at a state dinner in Argentina. After dinner, two dancers appeared to perform a tango dance for the President and the First Lady.

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Bipartisan Pressure on Apple To Assist FBI

Politicians from both sides of the aisle are putting the pressure on Apple to comply with a court order to help the FBI access potentially crucial information on the iPhone used by San Bernardino Islamic terrorist Syed Farook.

Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan, left, is escorted by U.S. Marshals from the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, in Houston. Al Hardan made his initial appearance in federal court in Houston Friday morning after he was indicted Wednesday on three charges related to accusations he tried …

Iraqi Refugee Appears in Court on Terror Charges

HOUSTON, Texas – The Iraqi refugee who is accused of providing material support to the Islamic State appeared before a federal judge in Houston on Friday to hear the formal charges against him. He is accused of providing material support

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Dershowitz: Criminals Have More Rights than Law-Abiding Citizens

Speaking on the surveillance of Muslims, leading liberal constitutional professor Alan Dershowitz declared, “Criminals should have more rights than law-abiding citizens.” The professor’s statement is wrong, and it misses the more relevant point regarding the war on Islamic terrorism.

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Hamas Activity in Turkey an Obstacle to Ankara-Jerusalem Reconciliation

The Jerusalem Post reports: The shutting down of Hamas’s operations in Turkey is emerging as one of the sticking points preventing the signing of an agreement normalizing ties between Israel and Turkey, The Jerusalem Post has learned. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told

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Five CA Mayors Urge Welcome of Refugees

Mayors from five California cities on Friday signed a letter urging Congress not to reject vetted refugees, including those from Syria, that seek to come to the United States.

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Brussels Put on Maximum Terror Alert, Virtual Lockdown of the City

Belgian authorities have raised the terror alert in Brussels to the maximum (level 4) and have canceled major entertainment events for fears of an imminent, multi-pronged jihadist attack on the city, similar to those of November 13 in Paris.

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Arizona Sheriff: John Kerry Must Resign After Blaming Paris Attack Victims

Congressional candidate Paul Babeu declared Secretary of State John Kerry disqualified to hold any office, including secretary of state, after Kerry implied that he understood the rationale behind the terrorist attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo, which left a dozen people dead.

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Obama Frees 5 Guantánamo Detainees, Including Bin Laden Bodyguard

The Defense Department announced on Monday that five Yemeni nationals have been released from the Guantánamo Bay detention camp, including an Al Qaeda terrorist who reportedly had close ties with Osama bin Laden. They are in transit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Pentagon said.

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Palestinian Lawyers Honor Terrorist for Suicide Murders

JERUSALEM—Muhannad al-Halabi was a Palestinian law student who was killed by Israeli authorities, following al-Halabi’s stabbing of two Israeli citizens to death in the Old City—which is part of Jerusalem—on Oct. 4, 2015. Al-Halabi is now being honored as a

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Teen Used Federal Financial Aid in Attempt to Join ISIS

Minnesota resident Hanad Mustofe Musse pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring with no fewer than eight individuals to travel to Syria and provide material support to designated foreign terrorist organization ISIS/ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria/the Levant) using federal aid funds.