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Accused terrorist gained refugee status

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/16/18, 12:51 pm

The FBI arrested a man in Sacramento, Calif., who, before he came to the United States as a refugee, allegedly committed acts of terror as an Islamic State (ISIS) and al-Qaeda operative in Iraq. Omar Abdulsattar Ameen, 45, is accused of killing a police officer, planting improvised bombs, robbing supply trucks, and other crimes. The FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested him on a warrant issued in May by a Baghdad court. U.S. officials plan to extradite him to Iraq.

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ISIS claims responsibility for New York City attack

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by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/03/17, 01:17 pm

ISLAMIC STATE (ISIS) this morning claimed responsibility for the Tuesday truck attack in lower Manhattan that killed eight people and wounded 12, and the United States should prepare itself for Jihad 3.0, said Pakistan’s former Ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani.

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Associated Press/Photo by Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press

An American woman, her Canadian husband, and their three children arrived in Canada on Friday night after Pakistani security forces freed them from five years of captivity with the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network. After arriving at the Toronto airport, Joshua Boyle told reporters their captors raped his wife, Caitlan Coleman, and killed the couple’s infant daughter.

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