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Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Alexander Ciccolo Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Planning ISIS Inspired Attack

Defendant was planning attack on a university; stabbed nurse 10 times while in custody BOSTON, Ms. – An Adams, Mass. man was sentenced today in federal court in Springfield in connection with a plot to engage in terrorist activity inspired by and in the name of ISIS. Alexander Ciccolo, a/k/a Ali Al Amriki, 26, was … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Alexander Ciccolo Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Planning ISIS Inspired Attack

Indiana News: Former Indiana Resident, Samantha Marie Elhassani Charged With Providing And Conspiring To Provide Material Support To ISIS

Elkhart, Indiana -Samantha Marie Elhassani, aka Samantha Sally, 32, formerly of Elkhart, Indiana, was charged on Aug. 22, in a two count indictment with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated terrorist organization, and aiding and abetting individuals in providing material support to ISIS. The charges … Continue reading Indiana News: Former Indiana Resident, Samantha Marie Elhassani Charged With Providing And Conspiring To Provide Material Support To ISIS

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With UK Foreign Secretary Hunt

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.  They discussed a number of global issues, including the ongoing threat posed by Russia’s dangerous and destabilizing activity and Iran’s malign behavior, the defeat ISIS … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With UK Foreign Secretary Hunt

U.S. Department of State News: U.S. Welcomes Saudi Contribution for Stabilization Efforts in Syria

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The United States applauds today’s announcement by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of its generous contribution of $100 million for ongoing, Coalition-supported stabilization efforts in areas liberated from ISIS in Syria.  Saudi Arabia made this pledge when Secretary Pompeo hosted his counterparts at a meeting … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: U.S. Welcomes Saudi Contribution for Stabilization Efforts in Syria

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Calls With Iraq’s Prime Minister Abadi and Iraqi Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Barzani

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Pompeo spoke with Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al Abadi and Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani of the Kurdistan Regional Government.  The Secretary expressed appreciation for the two leaders’ progress in resolving outstanding Baghdad-Erbil issues according to … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Calls With Iraq’s Prime Minister Abadi and Iraqi Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Barzani

U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the 20th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the Embassy Bombings in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN:   It’s a great honor for me to stand here today, and it’s a solemn day on which we gather. I have had the honor of speaking at events like this.  I speak at our embassies when I travel around the world, and … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the 20th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the Embassy Bombings in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone, and thank you all for being here. It’s an honor for the State Department to host the first-ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.  This event truly reflects President Trump’s ironclad commitment to protecting this important liberty. I want to … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

U.S. Department of State News: U.S. Condemns Deadly Attacks in Syria’s Sweida Province

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The Department of State strongly condemns today’s barbaric ISIS-claimed attacks that took place in Syria’s southwestern Sweida province, deliberately targeting and killing scores of civilians and injuring many more.  We extend our condolences to the families of these innocent victims.  We remain steadfast in … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: U.S. Condemns Deadly Attacks in Syria’s Sweida Province