A high school honor student who pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State through social media has been sentenced to 136 months in prison. The teen aided his friend in traveling to Syria to join the jihadist group in January.
A gunman, who injured two people on a high-speed train in France on Friday, was likely listed in the EU as a suspected Islamist militant, French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve said, adding that doubts about the man’s identity still remain.
US involvement in the Middle East, together with the creation of demons might lead to consequences that are going to cause blowback and causalities among US civilians at home, Foreign Policy in Focus columnist Dr. Conn Hallinan told RT.
Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) has built an empire, functioning as both a company and a state: selling oil and trafficking precious art while building a formidable army. But how did it become the world’s wealthiest terrorist group?
Turkish police deployed water cannon and tear gas to disperse a demonstration led by Kurds who were angry that central authorities were not able to prevent a terrorist act committed in a border town by a suspected Islamic State suicide bomber.
Britain’s domestic intelligence agency was unprepared for London’s 7/7 bombings, a former agent has revealed. He said that MI5 was understaffed and that it had generally been ill-equipped for a rise in Islamic terror following 9/11.