Latest Terrorism funding News

New Yorker convicted of giving material support to Hezbollah

May. 16, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Yorker was convicted Thursday of providing material support to Hezbollah by seeking targets in New York City for terrorist attacks. A jury returned its verdict against Ali Kourani in Manhattan federal court after a weeklong trial. Kourani, 34, could face life in prison at a sentencing...

Texas man pleads guilty to recruiting for terror group

May. 8, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Federal authorities say an 18-year-old Texas man has pleaded guilty to recruiting fighters on behalf of a Pakistan-based terrorist group. Prosecutors say Michael Kyle Sewell entered a guilty plea in federal court Wednesday to conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign...

Islamist financier, 6 others get life sentences in Egypt

Apr. 30, 2019 8:22 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has sentenced seven Muslim Brotherhood members, including one of the group's top financiers, to life in prison on charges of joining and funding a terrorist group. The Supreme State Security Emergency Court sentenced three others to 10 years, while acquitting 14. The verdicts can be...

Latest: Family of terror plot suspect surprised by arrest

Apr. 29, 2019 9:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an Army vet suspected in a terror plot (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The family of a U.S. Army veteran suspected of plotting terror attacks in California says they're surprised by his arrest. In a statement Monday, the family of Mark Domingo had no further...

Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to terrorism charges

Apr. 22, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin mother of seven pleaded guilty Monday to trying to plan terrorist attacks on behalf of the Islamic State group by distributing information online on how to make explosives and biological weapons. Waheba Issa Dais (dys) initially pleaded not guilty to two counts of providing...

US labels elite Iran force a foreign terrorist organization

Apr. 8, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Monday designated Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organization, an unprecedented declaration against a foreign government that may prompt retaliation and make it harder for American diplomats and military officers to work with allies in the...

UN council adopts resolution to combat terrorist financing

Mar. 28, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Thursday aimed at strengthening global efforts to combat the numerous and new ways that terrorist groups like al-Qaida and the Islamic State raise funds to finance their operations. The French-drafted resolution orders all...