Terrorism

A drone prototype is tested in Saint-Martin d'Hères, France. (credit: Getty Images)

NYPD: Threat Of Terrorists With Drones Is A Growing Concern

Top NYPD counterterrorism officials have warned that a possible new tool for terrorists could have a chilling effect on New York City.

16 hours ago

Imam Al-Hajj Talib Abdur-Rashid speaks at a news conference outside City Hall on Oct. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Imams In NYC Denounce Violent Extremism

About a dozen imams from mosques in all five of New York City’s boroughs have gathered Tuesday to denounce violent extremist acts around the world.

10/14/2014

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly September 29, 2014    (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu Says ISIS, Hamas ‘Branches Of Same Poisonous Tree,’ Mentions Derek Jeter In UN Address

“To say Iran doesn’t practice terrorism, is like saying Derek Jeter never played shortstop for the New York Yankees,” Netanyahu said.

09/29/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Meets Soldiers, Gets Briefed In Afghanistan

In a conference call Sunday, Cuomo said much progress has been made in Afghanistan, but Islamic State extremists are now spreading a new “virulent strain of terrorist activity and culture.”

09/28/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding for increasing security in New Jersey and New York on September 24, 2014 at 7 World Trade Center. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Govs Agree To Increase Security In N.Y., N.J. In Response To Rising Global Terror Threat

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have ordered an unprecedented heavier police presence on commuter rail lines, subways, bus stations, airports and bridge and tunnel crossings.

09/24/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on airstrikes against Islamic State and Khorasan Group targets in Syria from the White House South Lawn on Sept. 23, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Talks Airstrikes, Says U.S. Will ‘Do What’s Necessary’ To Stop Terrorists

Does the U.S.’s go-it-alone attack in Syria on the Khorasan Group, an al Qaeda offshoot, raise the terrorism threat to New York City?

09/23/2014

Moner Mohammad Abusalha (left) and Shannon Conley are among the Americans who have been radicalized to aid ISIS. (Credit: CBS News)

FBI Tracks More Than 100 Americans Working To Aid ISIS

Who are the Americans who authorities say are out to attack their own country? The FBI said it is watching them and stopping them is a priority.

09/23/2014

In this courtroom sketch, Judge Lewis A. Kaplan addresses Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, right, in federal court in Manhattan on Sept. 23, 2014. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Sentenced To Life In Prison

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was sentenced in federal court in Manhattan by U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, who said he saw “no remorse whatsoever” from the 48-year-old imam.

09/23/2014

New York Branch of the Arab Bank on East 52nd Street. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Jury Finds Arab Bank Liable In Terror Attacks

A U.S. jury has decided that a large Jordan-based bank was liable in a wave of suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded.

09/22/2014

A fighter from a moderate Syrian opposition faction affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood at odds with the radical Islamic State jihadists checks a World War II Soviet-era sniper rifle. (credit: Getty Images)

U.S. Senate Passes Vote To Arm Syrian Rebels In ISIS Fight

Earlier in the day, video surfaced of a British journalist and ISIS hostage making a plea for the West to back down from its fight against the group.

09/18/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hold a news conference  on Sept. 15, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo, Christie, De Blasio Talk Counterterrorism With Homeland Security Chief

A preliminary analysis of the security in New York and New Jersey will be complied within 10 days.

09/15/2014

Filmmaker Testifies In Brooklyn About Suicide Bombing At Tel Aviv Bar

Joshua Faudem testified that he had just worked a shift as a bartender at Mike’s Place in April 2003 when a suicide bomber struck.

08/21/2014

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Terror Expert Testifies In Case Against Arab Bank of Beirut In Connection With Bombings In Israel

The testimony was intended to establish a link between the suicide bombings of a bus and the Park Hotel in Israel and the bank accounts belonging to Hamas.

08/18/2014

Protesters demonstrate against a production of 'The Death of KIinghoffer' at the Metropolitan Opera House. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Protesters Demand That Met Opera Cancel Show Some Call Anti-Semitic

Jewish groups this week were trying to get the Metropolitan Opera to cancel an opera based on the cruise ship murder of a Jewish businessman by pro-Palestinian terrorists.

07/22/2014

Scales of justice (credit: ClipArt.com)

Tunisian Man Beats Terrorism Charge, Will Be Deported

Prosecutors in New York say a Tunisian man accused of plotting to organize a U.S.-based terrorism cell is “far more dangerous” than his guilty plea to immigration charges would indicate.

07/16/2014

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