US, Gulf Nations Slap Sanctions On 6 Targets For Ties To ISIS

Friday, July 17, 2020

The United States and six Persian Gulf countries on Wednesday imposed sanctions on six targets Washington has accused of supporting Islamic State operations, including by funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars to leaders of the group in Iraq and Syria. The US Treasury Department said in a statement the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center – which … Read More

Report: Iraq Arrests Possible New Leader of Islamic State

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Iraqi intelligence has arrested Abdul Nasser Qardash, a possible heir to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi at the helm of the Islamic State terrorist group, Sky News Arabia reported late Wednesday. The reports are citing the Iraqi News Agency as the first one to break the news, with a security source telling the agency that Qardash is a senior leader … Read More

Germany Arrests Five Suspected ISIS Members For Planned Attack Vs. US

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

BERLIN — The federal German prosecutor’s agency announced on Wednesday that five alleged Islamic State members were arrested in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia for planning terrorism attacks against US forces. “They jointly founded a so-called cell in Germany. They initially planned to travel to Tajikistan to take part in fighting against the government as … Read More

Rockets Hit US Air Base in Afghanistan; No Casualties

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Five rockets hit a US air base in Afghanistan on Thursday, but there were no casualties, two senior security officials said. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, according to a report released by Reuters.  The attack comes as the Afghan government has launched the release of Taliban prisoners from a jail near the Bagram … Read More

Austrian authorities foil IS-inspired terror attack on Christmas market

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

VIENNA — Austrian authorities have foiled a plot to carry out a series of terror attacks, including bombing one of Vienna’s Christmas markets, local media reported Monday. The plot involved three men, including a 24-year-old ringleader who had been influenced by the ideology of the so-called Islamic State (IS) group, according to the APA news … Read More

Two IS supporters planned Independence Day terror attacks in Jerusalem

Monday, December 2, 2019

Two Palestinian men were indicted Sunday for planning a terror attack targeting Israeli revelers during the nation’s upcoming Independence Day in April. The two, 21-year-old Ahmad Ja’abis and 19-year-old Basel Abidat, are residents of the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabel Mukaber. According to the indictment filed by Jerusalem prosecutors, they became interested in the Islamic … Read More

2 Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to ISIS

Friday, June 21, 2019

Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group’s flag over the White House, local media reported. Edward Schimenti and Joseph Jones, both 37, were convicted for providing material support and resources … Read More