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  • FBI: Florida man scouted terror targets and attack weapons (deported from Saudi Arabia to US)

    05/27/2020 3:52:49 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 5/27/20 | Curt Anderson
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man is charged with providing material support to the Islamic State extremist group, including attempting to buy multiple weapons and scouting potential targets for an attack in the Tampa Bay area, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. A criminal complaint charges Muhammed Momtaz Al-Azhari, a 23-year-old U.S. citizen, with attempting to provide material support or resources to a designated foreign terrorist organization. The charge carries a potential 20-year prison term. **SNIP** According to the affidavit, Al-Azhari scouted a number of targets in the Tampa Bay region, including beaches, parks and even the Tampa FBI field...
  • Academia Bows to Islamic Terror

    05/26/2020 6:07:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | May 26, 2020 | Paul Miller and Abraham H. Miller
    The price of liberty is eternal vigilance, but not everyone shares in the cost. Even fewer comprehend that the threat to our democracy is more likely to come from the internal erosion of our civic institutions than from external forces. The most corrupting influence on our democracy is rooted in political correctness in our education system. Whereas there once was an emphasis on civic education as a means to imbue the citizenry with the values of the Constitution, that emphasis has long been diminished. From elementary school through college, basic requirements in American history and civics have been replaced by...
  • PICTURED: Syrian-born college student, 20, who was shot dead as he carried out 'terrorist-related' attack at Texas naval base and had 'previously voiced support on social media for hardline Islamic clerics'

    05/22/2020 4:16:54 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 76 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 22 2020 | SNEJANA FARBEROV and VALERIE EDWARDS
    The suspect who was shot dead as he carried out Thursday's 'terrorism-related' attack on a Texas naval air base has been identified by the FBI as a 20-year-old Syrian-born college student. According to investigators, Adam Salim Alsahli opened fire at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in an attack that wounded one sailor, a member of the base security force, but no one other than the assailant was killed. A group that monitors online activity of jihadists has since claimed that Alsahli voiced support for hardline Islamic clerics on social media prior to the thwarted attack.
  • Minneapolis: Muslim call to prayer blasted over loudspeakers 5 times a day in U.S. first

    04/25/2020 4:04:53 PM PDT · by Bruiser 10 · 94 replies
    Disrn ^ | 25 April 20 | Adam Ford
    The Muslim call to prayer, known as the adhan, will echo from loudspeakers through parts of Minneapolis five times per day for the entirety of Ramadan in what is believed the be the first time the Islamic call has been publicly broadcast in a major U.S. city. Al Jazeera reports: Recited by different representatives from mosques around the city, the call to prayer is expected to reach thousands in the Cedar-Riverside neighbourhood in Minneapolis, according to Jaylani Hussein, the executive director of Minnesota's Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). The first call went out late Thursday: An English translation of the...
  • Video: Dramatic West Bank Car Ramming and Stabbing Terror Attack

    04/23/2020 3:15:02 PM PDT · by Twotone · 24 replies
    Foreign Desk News ^ | April 22, 2020 | Lisa Daftari
    A surveillance camera captured a Palestinian terrorist ram his van into a an Israeli border police officer Wednesday morning, and then exiting his car attempting to stab the officer at a checkpoint between the West Bank town of Abu Dis and the Maale Adumim settlement.
  • Asian woman deliberately touches everything in store

    04/03/2020 2:37:51 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 40 replies
    Twitter.com ^ | 4/2/2020 | TimesCA
    Meanwhile in Stockton...Did we mention San Joaquin County has more cases of COVID-19 than the entire Central Valley and Foothills COMBINED?
  • Revolution - The Jacobins and the French Revolution

    04/02/2020 5:17:09 PM PDT · by babylon_times · 27 replies
    Medium ^ | March 25, 2020 | Joel Northrup
    While we hope to never experience a revolution in our lifetime in America, it is important that we understand and learn from the revolutions of history. For part 1 of my series on revolutions, we are going to look at one of the defining revolutions in history — The French Revolution of 1789. Many today wrongly believe that the French Revolution was a success. By all measures, it was rather an abject failure, delaying France’s adoption of Democracy by more than one hundred years. This movement, which in many ways began as a noble cause in support of liberty and...
  • Watch: Motorcycle without driver on Israeli highway

    03/29/2020 6:39:50 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 27 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/3/20
    Motorcycle documented traveling on Geha Highway (Highway 4) without a driver....
  • The Department of Justice Creates Section Dedicated to Denaturalization Cases

    02/27/2020 10:25:20 AM PST · by ransomnote · 13 replies
    justice.gov ^ | February 26, 2020 | DOJ
    The Civil Division’s Denaturalization Section Will Investigate and Litigate the Denaturalization of Terrorists, War Criminals, Sex Offenders, and Other Fraudsters The Department of Justice today announced the creation of a section dedicated to investigating and litigating revocation of naturalization.  The Denaturalization Section will join the existing sections within the Civil Division’s Office of Immigration Litigation—the District Court Section and the Appellate Section.  This move underscores the Department’s commitment to bring justice to terrorists, war criminals, sex offenders, and other fraudsters who illegally obtained naturalization. While the Office of Immigration Litigation already has achieved great success in the denaturalization cases it...
  • The Jihad Murder in Florida You Heard Nothing About

    02/24/2020 12:47:50 AM PST · by robowombat · 9 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | FEB 23, 2020 5:00 PM | ROBERT SPENCER
    The Jihad Murder in Florida You Heard Nothing About FEB 23, 2020 5:00 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER A 17-year-old, Corey Johnson, murdered a 13-year-old, Jovanni Alexander Sierra, and stabbed two others in Florida in 2018, and this week it was reported that the victim’s family is suing the Publix grocery store chain for selling Johnson the knife, as the sale violated a Florida law that prohibits the sale of knives to anyone under age 18. That’s all well and good, but there is a good deal more to this story: this was a jihad massacre committed in the name of...
  • Will Qassem Soleimani’s Death Activate Sleeper Cells In America?

    01/05/2020 5:44:51 PM PST · by blam · 89 replies
    For more than a decade, Hezbollah and therefore Iran have maintained “sleeper agents” in America who await only a coded signal to commit mass murder and wreak maximum chaos. “There would be certain scenarios that would require action or conduct by those who belonged to the cell,” one of three sleeper agents arrested by the FBI since 2017 is quoted saying in court papers. The sleeper agent, Ali Kourani, told the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force that he would have expected to be activated if Iran and the United States went to war. “The unit is Iranian controlled,” Kourani said....
  • The Killing Of Qassem Suleimani Is A Reminder That Iran Is Weak

    01/03/2020 12:46:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 3, 2020 | John Daniel Davidson
    Iran Is Weak Suleimani's killing was long overdue. The last time Iran was chastened on the world stage was when the U.S. sank half of the Iranian navy in 1988. The first thing to say about the U.S. airstrike on Thursday night that killed Qassem Suleimani, the longtime leader of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps’ Quds Force, is that President Trump made the right decision.Taking out Suleimani, who was killed as he traveled in a convoy near the Baghdad airport, was long overdue. In a statement, the Pentagon said Suleimani “was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service...
  • After Soleimani Death, Colin Kaepernick Decries US 'Terrorist Attacks Against Black And Brown People'

    01/04/2020 9:04:06 PM PST · by blam · 73 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1-4-2020 | Sam Dorman
    Former NFL player Colin Kaepernick on Saturday accused the United States of targeting minorities "at home and abroad," just days after the administration ordered a drone strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. "There is nothing new about American terrorist attacks against Black and Brown people for the expansion of American imperialism," he tweeted. In a separate tweet, Kaepernick decried "American imperialism" and its "policing and plundering of the nonwhite world." "America has always sanctioned and besieged Black and Brown bodies both at home and abroad," he wrote. "America militarism is the weapon wielded by American imperialism, to enforce its...
  • 'We are at a state of war': NYC mayor's Iran warning as Homeland Security braces for attacks on U.S. soil - and sleeper terror cells could already be here

    01/04/2020 6:26:09 AM PST · by Libloather · 72 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/03/20 | Emily Crane
    The U.S. is on heightened alert after Iran vowed 'harsh retaliation' for an American airstrike in Iraq and that killed a top Iranian general - as it is feared that sleeper cells may be ready to attack in major cities. **SNIP** NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said they would be protecting key locations from 'any attempt by Iran or its terrorist allies to retaliate against the U.S.' 'We have to assume this action puts us in a de facto state of war,' he told a press conference on Friday. It comes amid fears that the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group, which...
  • War and Corruption Made Ukraine a Terrorist Twilight Zone

    12/29/2019 3:52:16 AM PST · by NorseViking · 23 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | December 29, 2019 | Anna Nemtsova
    KYIV—Ukraine arrested one of the world’s most dangerous international terrorists last month in a special operation conducted by local, Georgian and American special services. Al-Bara Shishani, the former commander of the so-called Islamic State and deputy head of its intelligence operations, was detained on the outskirts of Kyiv. Shishani had been presumed dead for more than a year, but was hiding here and plotting international terrorist attacks, according to Ukrainian authorities. In fact, this country torn by a Russian-backed separatist war has become a kind of Twilight Zone for terrorists of many stripes who have found ways to cross its...
  • The Left Lines Up With the Terrorists (Lots of links)

    12/16/2019 6:38:10 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | December 16, 2019 | Civis Americanus
    Britain's voters rejected soundly the Labor Party, whose former leader Jeremy Corbyn has called Hamas and Hezb'allah terrorists "his friends" and for whom Hamas expressed reciprocal support. Americans must similarly ostracize and marginalize politicians, organizations, and religious institutions that give tacit support to Hamas, Islamic Jihad, Hezb'allah, and other terrorist organizations. There is a huge legal difference (no criminal liability versus up to 15 years in prison), but little moral difference, between giving material support to terrorists and seeking to damage Israel's economy through boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS). Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who endorsed Jeremy Corbyn, supports BDS, as do Ilhan...
  • Probe of Jersey City shooting leads FBI to arrest pawnshop owner on weapons charge

    12/16/2019 4:49:51 AM PST · by Freedom of Speech Wins · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12/15/19 | Derek Hawkins
    The FBI on Saturday arrested a pawnshop owner on a weapons charge after investigators said they found a note with his phone number and business address on one of the shooters in the deadly attack at a kosher market in Jersey City last week. Searches of Ahmed A-Hady’s home and store in Keyport, N.J., turned up a cache of ammunition and guns, including three “AR-15-style assault rifles” similar to one of the weapons used in the attack, according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court. Officials did not definitively link A-Hady to the shooting but said the searches were...
  • Federal Inmate Convicted of Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS

    12/14/2019 1:06:02 PM PST · by ransomnote · 7 replies
    justice.gov ^ | 12/13/19 | DOJ
    Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, December 13, 2019 Federal Inmate Convicted of Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS A 45-year-old international terrorist imprisoned in the U.S. Bureau of Prisons has been convicted of additional offenses in the Eastern District of Texas. Mohamed Ibrahim Ahmed, an Ethiopian national born in Eretria, was found guilty by a jury of attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization (ISIS) and making a false statement to the FBI, following a seven-day trial before U.S. District Judge Marcia A. Crone. The jury acquitted the defendant...
  • Dallas Man Sentenced to 30 Years on Terrorism Charges

    12/14/2019 12:36:00 PM PST · by ransomnote · 18 replies
    justice.gov ^ | December 11, 2019 | DOJ
    A 42-year-old Dallas, Texas, man has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison following a conviction for multiple terrorism charges.Following a three-and-a-half day trial, Said Azzam Mohamad Rahim, a 42-year-old United States citizen, was convicted in May of one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization (FTO), one count of attempting to provide material support to an FTO, and six counts of making false statements involving international terrorism to federal authorities.“Rahim spread the violent message of ISIS online,” said Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers.  “He also attempted to...
  • Saudi student watched mass shooting

    12/07/2019 10:29:31 AM PST · by Shark24 · 16 replies
    Fox News. ^ | Dec 7, 2019 | Fox News
    The Saudi student who fatally shot three people at a Florida naval base Friday has hosted a dinner party the night before to watch videos of mass shootings, a U.S. official said Saturday.