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Brooklyn man pleads guilty to traveling to Yemen to join ISIS

A Brooklyn man charged with trying to provide material support to ISIS pleaded guilty in federal court Friday. Mohamed Rafik Naji said he’d traveled overseas with the intent of connecting with the bloody terrorist group — and had encouraged another ...

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L.I. woman charged with trying to fund ISIS through bitcoin scam

A Long Island woman tried to bankroll ISIS through fraud, bitcoin and shell companies, Brooklyn federal prosecutors said Thursday. Zoobia Shahnaz conned financial institutions out of about $ 85,000 — including about $ 60,000 in bitcoin and other digital currencies ...

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Iraq declares victory over ISIS, but warns of remaining fighters

The Iraqi government declared victory Saturday in its war with the Islamic State terror group after a bloody three-year campaign. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi made the announcement in a TV address to the nation after Iraqi forces vanquished the last ...

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ISIS claims responsibility for New York truck attack

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the New York truck attack two days after a 29-year-old man mowed down eight people in lower Manhattan. ISIS’ weekly newsletter Al-Naba referenced the terror attack on Thursday, stating “the attacker is one of ...

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U.S. citizen who joined ISIS gets 20-year sentence

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The only American citizen to be convicted in a U.S. jury trial of successfully joining the Islamic State overseas has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Twenty-seven-year-old Mohamad Khweis of Alexandria, Virginia, was sentenced Friday in ...

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Iraqi army begins battle to force ISIS out of Mosul

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Sunday, October 16, 2016, 7:48 PM The Iraqi army began trying to retake Mosul from ISIS on Sunday, hours after dropping tens of thousands of leaflets warning civilians to stay calm amid the bloody battle. ...

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Archaeological Victims of ISIS Rise Again, as Replicas in Rome

Photo Two defaced busts from the second and third century are displayed inside the Colosseum in Rome as part of an exhibition, “Rising From Destruction: Ebla, Nimrud, Palmyra.” The busts were recovered from Palmyra, Syria, after it was retaken from ...

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Trump insists Obama founded ISIS, then says it was sarcasm

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, August 12, 2016, 7:12 AM Maybe Donald Trump doesn’t know what sarcasm means. The GOP presidential nominee blasted the media early Friday for allegedly misunderstanding the sarcasm in his assertion that President Obama founded ISIS ...

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Forget ISIS, worry about ISDS foreign trade pact clause

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 8:00 PM Kevin Wolf/Kevin Wolf Many Americans are naturally skeptical of international trade deals. Their misgivings go back more than two decades. Remember how in 1992 independent presidential candidate Ross Perot warned that ...

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Obama Shifts Online Strategy on ISIS

WASHINGTON — Top Obama administration officials have flown out to Silicon Valley and will meet Friday with technology executives to try to persuade them to do more to stop terrorists from using their platforms to recruit followers and incite violence, ...

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