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Tunisian opposition party leader free after questioning

Jul. 19, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The leader of Tunisia’s main opposition party was freed after being questioned by the country’s counterterrorism unit Tuesday on suspicion of money laundering and terrorism financing through an association charity. Rached Ghannouchi, 81, the leader of the...

Tunisia opposition leader investigated on terrorism charges

Jul. 18, 2022 11:07 AM EDT

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The leader of Tunisia’s main opposition party is due to be questioned by the country’s anti-terrorism unit on Tuesday on suspicion of money laundering and terrorist financing through an association charity. The accused, Rached Ghannouchi, was among a dozen...

Man in Florida gets 20 years for posting bomb-making video

Jul. 08, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for attempting to support the Islamic State terrorist group by posting a video online for making explosives. Romeo Xavier Langhorne, 32, was sentenced Thursday in Jacksonville federal court, according...

Tunisia's Islamists decry asset freezes as political move

Jul. 07, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's influential Islamist movement Ennahdha on Thursday strongly disputed accusations of money laundering and terrorism financing after the country's central bank froze the bank accounts of a dozen top party officials. Party leader Rached Ghannouchi, a...

LIV tees off in Oregon amid criticism over Saudi funding

Jun. 30, 2022 22:08 PM EDT

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) — The Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf tour's second event teed off Thursday, angering a group of families who lost loved ones on Sept. 11 and want the Saudi government held to account for the terrorist attacks. About 10 family members and survivors spoke at a...

New Zealand designates Proud Boys a terrorist organization

Jun. 30, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government has declared that American far-right groups the Proud Boys and The Base are terrorist organizations. The two groups join 18 others including the Islamic State group that have been given an official terrorist designation,...

Sept. 11 families plan protest as LIV tees off in Oregon

Jun. 29, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) — LIV Golf’s first U.S. event was set to begin Thursday, with a group of survivors and families who lost loved ones in the Sept. 11 terror attacks planning to gather at a nearby park to speak out against the Saudi Arabia-funded tour. Brett Eagleson was 15...

Pakistani court sentences militant linked to Mumbai attacks

Jun. 27, 2022 11:27 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan sentenced one of the militants linked to the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India to 15 years in prison for terror financing unrelated to the assaults, according to court documents viewed by The Associated Press on Monday. Sajid Majeed Mir, 43, was...

Denmark charges 3 with planning to carry out terror attack

Jun. 20, 2022 10:13 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three people have been charged with planning terrorist acts by acquiring weapons and bomb-making materials ”to be used in a terrorist attack in an unknown place in either Denmark or abroad,” a Danish prosecutor said Monday. The suspects, two men and a...

Pakistan to stay on terror financing watchdog's 'gray list'

Jun. 17, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — An international watchdog said Friday it will keep Pakistan on a so-called “gray list” of countries that do not take full measures to combat money laundering and terror financing but raised hopes that its removal would follow an upcoming visit to Islamabad to determine its...