Informant's role emerges as key in counterterror sweep
In the aftermath of the biggest counterterrorism sweep in the Twin Cities since the FBI began investigating local ties to ISIS, a suspect's brother lashed out Monday at the informant who helped authorities make their case.
San Diego is home to one of the largest Somali communities in the United States. And now, locals are reacting to the news that two suspects were arrested in San Diego accused of trying to travel to Syria to fight alongside Islamic State militants.
"We have a terror recruiting problem in Minnesota"
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Authorities in Minnesota identified the six men arrested for what they say were their attempts to travel to Syria to join a fellow former Minnesota resident already with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS.)
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Following the the first court appearance for four of the six Minnesota men charged with trying to join the terrorist group ISIS, a Somali activist standing alongside the father of two of the suspects made an accusation.
Al-Shabab militants create chaos, pain for Somalis
Sitting under a veranda at the former headquarters of Somali Airlines, Ali Bashir sipped coffee and chewed khat, an African herb, as he recounted 15 years of anarchy fomented by al-Shabab Islamic terrorists.