U.S. authorities said there was “no credible” evidence suggesting a mall attack was in the works after a video purported to be from Somalia’s al Qaeda-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack malls in Western countries.
A video released over the weekend urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries.
New details were released Sunday about two anti-terror operations overseas – one in Libya, the other in Somalia.
Mohamed Mahmood Alessa and Carlos Eduardo Almonte pleaded guilty in March 2011 for conspiring to join al-Shabab, a terror group affiliated with al Qaeda.
Three men who were arrested several months ago in Africa were charged in New York this week with training with a terrorist group in Somalia.
World leaders will be converging on Manhattan’s East Side next week for the United Nations General Assembly and the NYPD says it’s ready.
He’s been posted to Pretoria, Islamabad, and Paris. But now, Sir Mark Lyall Grant is an Englishman in New York.
Heavily armed militants used a protest of an anti-Islam film as a cover and may have had help from inside Libyan security in their deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate, a senior Libyan official said Thursday.
The trial of a Somali citizen arrested by the U.S. on terrorism charges is being used as a test in how the Obama administration handles such cases.
Long Island Rep. Peter King says Wednesday’s hearing, the third of its kind, is focused on an organization which has been recruiting American citizens of Somali descent in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.