The Islamic State continues to show very significant resilience inside Iraq, undertaking a surge in attack activities in the second half of 2019 and the first quarter of 2020.
The officials said at a press conference Saturday that the two federal protective officers were targeted by an “assassin” outside the Ronald V. Deullums Federal Building.
The spike in attacks has renewed fears about the group’s resurgence, a year after the collapse of its physical caliphate in eastern Syria and only six months after the killing of its former leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Police registered 2,032 anti-Semitic crimes, including two killings, in 2019, according to newly released figures published in the German news media. The total is up 13% from 2018.
Al-Azhari, who has a criminal history that includes prior terrorism charges in Saudi Arabia, attempted to purchase multiple firearms over the course of the investigation, before acquiring a Glock pistol and a silencer.
A senior Islamic State leader the U.S. had put a $5 million bounty on was killed this week in a coalition airstrike aided by Syrian partner forces, officials said.
Others are egging on the violence from behind their computers, urging followers to carry out acts of violence against black protesters with the goal of sparking a “race war.”
The president has periodically criticized antifa, a contraction of the word “anti-fascist” that has come to be associated with a diffuse movement of left-wing protesters who engage in more aggressive techniques like vandalism.
Attorney General Bill Barr said today that the Joint Terrorism Task Forces (JTTF) will be utilized to identify riot instigators in cities across the country that have seen violence in the wake of protests over George Floyd’s death at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.
COVID-19 has cut a wide swath of pain and loss across a world which has struggled to keep pace with a deadly virus that has moved swiftly across borders.
According to court documents, Liban Haji Mohamed, 34, a Somali-born naturalized United States citizen, allegedly left the United States in July 2012 with the intent to join al-Shabaab in East Africa.
In April, blood clots emerged as one of the many mysterious symptoms attributed to Covid-19, a disease that had initially been thought to largely affect the lungs in the form of pneumonia.
More than 14,000 federal workers filed whistleblower cases from FY 2014–2018. Each year, about 120 to 270 of them were probationary.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized a shipment containing more than five pounds of marijuana at a local express consignment facility on May 28.
ACI provides best practice examples and guidance for both the initial phases of this business restart, as well as the longer-term recovery process.
VMD began working on May 1 and will transition to full operational control in September. More than 350 employees will support the effort to screen passengers and baggage moving through the airport.
DAC services enable submissions of workers’ biographic and biometric data to conduct background checks, including subscriptions to the FBI Rap Back program, for individuals working in secure areas of U.S. commercial airports.
Richmond International Airport becomes the first transportation agency in the country to use the SOMA Platform which will streamline dispatch and operations for the Airport Police Department and Emergency Communications.
As part of a three-year commitment DGS will now provide a network capable of providing detection, classification, and location of unauthorized drones and controllers operating in the flight restriction zones.
The FAA has granted Novant Health a waiver to begin operation, which is being launched as part of the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Unmanned Aircraft System Integration Pilot Program.