Terrorism

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Vietnamese Man Pleads Not Guilty To Terrorism Charges In New York

Minh Quang Pham pleaded not guilty to charges that include providing material support to al Qaeda, receiving military training from the terrorist organization in Yemen and possession of a firearm intended for use in crimes of violence.

03/04/2015

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Vietnamese Man Extradited From UK To Face US Terror Charge

A Vietnamese man extradited from the United Kingdom will be arraigned Wednesday on charges he provided material support to al-Qaida in Yemen after telling his wife he was going to Ireland, authorities said.

03/03/2015

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Documents Obtained After Bin Laden Raid Presented In Terror Trial At Brooklyn Court

Declassified al-Qaida documents obtained after the 2011 raid of Osama bin Laden’s Pakistan compound have been presented at the U.S. trial of a suspect charged in a British terrorism plot.

02/25/2015

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2-Day Anti-Terrorism Workshop Kicks Off In Jersey City

How would the city that is home to New Jersey’s financial center react to a terror attack on its mass transit system, or a “lone wolf” attack by individual or multiple gunmen?

02/25/2015

FILE -- Israeli police inspect the cafeteria at Hebrew University where a bomb exploded  July 31, 2002, in Jerusalem, Israel. (credit: Avi Ohayon/GPO/Getty Images)

NYC Jury Finds Palestinian Authorities Liable For Terror Attacks

In finding the Palestinian authorities liable in the attacks, jurors awarded the victims $218.5 million in damages for the bloodshed. The U.S. Anti-Terrorism Act could allow for that to be tripled.

02/23/2015

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Prosecutor: Terror Trial Defendant Khaled Al-Fawwaz Eagerly Served Bin Laden

A prosecutor told jurors in closing arguments at a New York terrorism trial that the defendant was a top aide to Osama bin Laden nearly a decade before deadly bombings at two U.S. embassies in Africa.

02/18/2015

Abid Naseer

Alleged Al Qaeda Operative, On Trial In Brooklyn, Cross-Examines Convicted Terrorist

Abid Naseer questioned Najibulla Zazi for about an hour. Naseer is acting as his own attorney at his trial in federal court in Brooklyn.

02/18/2015

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Alleged Al Qaeda Operative Abid Naseer’s Trial Opens In NYC

Assistant U.S. Attorney Celia Cohen told jurors in federal court in Brooklyn that the failed conspiracy in 2009 called for attacks in New York City, England and Denmark.

02/17/2015

Egyptian Coptic women attend a Mass in Cairo on Feb. 17, 2015, led by Egypt's Coptic Pope Tawadros II to honor the memory of the Egyptian Coptic Christians purportedly slain by Islamic State group militants in Libya. (credit: Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Coptic Christians To Hold Prayer Service For Beheading Victims In Libya

The prayer service with be held Thursday night at St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church in East Brunwick.

02/17/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton speaks on Jan. 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Commissioner Bratton Unveils Plans For New High-Tech Anti-Terror Police Unit

The unit of 350 cops will be specially trained in high-tech weaponry to deal with protests, lone-wolf attacks and evolving threats posed by terrorists.

01/29/2015

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Prosecutor At Trial: Defendant In US Embassy Bombings Was Top Bin Laden Aide

Khaled al-Fawwaz “worked for years, directly and personally for Osama bin Laden. The defendant helped Osama bin Laden declare his bloody war on Americans,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicholas Lewin said.

01/22/2015

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Brooklyn-Born Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Sending $67K To Al Qaeda

Wesam El-Hanafi, who was born in Brooklyn, said he’d spent the nearly five years since his arrest reflecting on his actions.

01/20/2015

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Schumer To Introduce Bill That Would Outlaw Homemade Explosives

The New York Democrat said Sunday that current federal rules could potentially allow someone to make homemade explosives without breaking the law.

01/18/2015

NYPD officers stand guard outside the French Consulate on Monday, Jan. 12. (Credit: CBS2)

Push On For More Police Patrols In Midwood, Borough Park After Terror Attacks Across Europe

Following a recent wave of anti-Semitic attacks across Europe, people in Brooklyn are worried about their streets, their schools and their synagogues, and say now is the time to hire additional protection.

01/15/2015

Policemen and forensic police work into a marked out perimeter in Colline street in Verviers, eastern Belgium, on Jan. 15, 2015, after two men were reportedly killed during an anti-terrorist operation. (credit: Bruno Fahy/AFP/Getty Images)

Belgium Police Kill 2 In Anti-Terror Raid During Shootout

In New York City, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the incident underscores the challenges counterterrorism officers here are facing.

01/15/2015

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