Tag: Terrorism

NYC terror attack leaves 8 dead, several injured; suspect’s notes pledged ISIS loyalty

The man accused of plowing into New York pedestrians Tuesday had a printout of an ISIS flag in his car and left behind handwritten notes pledging his loyalty to the Islamic State, as a clearer picture emerged Wednesday morning of Sayfullo Saipov’s alleged links to the terror group.Saipov, 29, is originally from Uzbekistan and is […]

Netanyahu: People Who Murder Babies, Blow Up Buses ‘Don’t Have Freedom on Their Minds’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced terrorists and people who “deliberately murder babies or blow up buses,” saying they “don’t have freedom on their minds.”“People who deliberately murder babies or blow up buses, they don’t have freedom on their minds. They’ll trample their own people once they get into power — which they do, invariably,” Netanyahu […]

President Trump’s delivers remarks on Las Vegas shooting: ‘Act of pure evil’

President Trump’s delivers remarks on Las Vegas shooting: ‘Act of pure evil’

Palestinians Plan to Cheat Trump, Keep Paying Terrorists’ Families

The Reuters news agency has reported that the Palestinian Authority (PA) intends to continue paying stipends to families of terrorists, despite assurances that PA President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly made to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. According to Reuters, the PA intends to continue the payments, but to hide them under a different appropriation: Palestinian […]

Defying US, Palestinian official vows payments to terrorists will continue

The Palestine Liberation Organization is still paying wages to convicted terrorists imprisoned in Israel, a Palestinian official confirmed Wednesday, contradicting comments by US Secretary of Defense Rex Tillerson that the provocative policy is being stopped. Issa Qaraqe, head of the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, said that the PLO had not stopped paying wages to […]

Tillerson claims Palestinians to change policy that pays families of terrorists

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told lawmakers on Tuesday that the Palestinian Authority assured him the Palestinian Liberation Organization is in the process of changing controversial policies that pay terrorists and their families. Though Israeli and Palestinian leaders are now disputing the account, Tillerson made the comments in a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations […]

Saudi Arabia ‘has ties to terror across Middle East and West’, Iran says

The Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has accused Saudi Arabia of supporting militants inside Iran, days after Isis claimed responsibility for a terror attack which killed 17 in the capital Tehran. Speaking to reporters at a conference in Oslo, Mr Zarif said Iran had intelligence that the Saudis were “actively engaged” in promoting terrorist groups […]

Trump makes surprise visit to shot congressman in hospital

President Trump visited House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) in the hospital on Wednesday after the No. 3 House Republican was critically wounded by a gunman. Trump was reportedly joined by first lady Melania Trump, according to a pool report. Reporters accompanying the president were asked to wait in vans outside the hospital. Upon entering […]

Iran and Turkey Support Embattled Gulf State Accused of Sponsoring Terror

As the pressure from its neighbors starts to bite, Qatar is receiving support from two non-Arab partners, but the help from Iran and Turkey is likely to further antagonize its critics. Iran and Turkey are sending planeloads of food supplies to Qatar, while Turkey has offered to do the same and fast-tracked legislation approving the […]

Qatar crisis grows as Arab nations draw up terror sanctions list

Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies have sanctioned a dozen organisations and 59 people it accuses of links to Islamist militancy – a number of them Qataris or with links to Qatar – escalating the diplomatic crisis in the region. The publication of the sanctions list comes amid increasing efforts by Saudi Arabia, the United […]