Category Archives: Terrorism

Dems who praised Obama for troop withdrawal now highly critical of Trump

President Trump has met resistance from both parties after his decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria, but some of the rhetoric coming from Democrats is almost the opposite of what came from party members when President Barack Obama pulled forces out of Iraq.

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Saudi Arabia says weapons debris shows Iran behind oil attacks

Saudi Arabia’s defence ministry has shown off what it says is wreckage of drones and cruise missiles that prove Iranian involvement in weekend attacks on two oil facilities.

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Turkey’s Syria incursion may allow ISIS to attempt mass prison break amid US withdrawal, Kurdish fighters warn

ISIS fighters and other terrorists comprising the more than 10,000 Islamic militants jailed in northeast Syria could launch a mass prison break as U.S. troops withdraw from the region in response to Turkey’s impending incursion, Syrian Kurdish fighters warned Monday.

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Iran Dismisses US Claim It’s Behind Saudi Oil Attacks, Says Ready for War

Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that disrupted world oil production and warned on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers in the region were in range of its missiles. Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group claimed responsibility for Saturday’s attacks that knocked out more than half of Saudi oil output. But U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there was no evidence the attacks came from Yemen and accused Iran of “an unprecedented attack on the world’s energy supply.”

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Afghan government has concerns about U.S.-Taliban peace deal

Wednesday President Ashraf Ghani’s main spokesman said the Afghan government has concerns about the draft peace agreement reached between U.S. and Taliban negotiators and wants further clarification.

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Trump threatens to designate Antifa a terrorist organization ahead of expected Portland clashes

President Trump said “major consideration” is being given by his administration to designating the far-left antifa movement a terrorist organization, as the city of Portland, Ore., prepares for dueling protests between right-wing demonstrators and antifa on Saturday.

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Bin Laden’s son Hamza was killed in counterterrorism operation, President Trump confirms

President Trump has confirmed that Hamza bin Laden, the son of former Al Qaeda leader and 9/11 mastermind Usama bin Laden, has been killed. Saturday President Trump said Hamza, a high-ranking Al Qaeda member, “was killed in a United States counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region.”

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Scalise Defends Israel, Rips Omar and Tlaib

Rep. Steve Scalise, is defending Israel’s decision to block an official visit from Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, saying the two lawmakers made it clear their only intention was to “spew hate” and push for policies that would “undermine the Jewish state.”

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Law Center Asks Israeli Court to Block Rep. Omar’s Visit

Shurat HaDin, a Tel Aviv-based law center, is seeking to bar Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., from entering Israel over her support for boycotts of the nation, The Times of Israel is reporting.

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Navy SEAL prosecutors to be stripped of achievement medals

Wednesday Navy officials said they are pulling achievement medals from prosecutors who argued the case against a decorated Navy SEAL who was acquitted in the death of a wounded Islamic State captive after President Donald Trump intervened.

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