Latest Terrorism funding News

UN court says it has jurisdiction in Ukraine-Russia case

Nov. 8, 2019 11:36 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a legal victory for Kyiv, the United Nations' highest court ruled Friday that it has jurisdiction in a case brought by Ukraine alleging that Russia breached treaties on terrorist financing and racial discrimination in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. The decision by the...

UN's top court says it has jurisdiction in terror financing and discrimination case brought by Ukraine against Russia

Nov. 8, 2019 9:56 AM EST
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — UN's top court says it has jurisdiction in terror financing and discrimination case brought by Ukraine against Russia.

India, US to enhance cooperation in combating terrorism

Nov. 1, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and the U.S. agreed Friday to enhanced cooperation in tackling money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism. A statement issued after a meeting of the Economic and Financial Partnership group said the cooperation was not limited to information exchanges involving global...

Pakistan avoids terror financing blacklist _ for now

Oct. 18, 2019 12:52 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — An international monitoring agency has given Pakistan four months to prove it is fighting terrorism financing and money laundering — or it could be put on a damaging global blacklist. The Financial Action Task Force also threatened Iran, which is already blacklisted, with even tougher...

Australia promises more money for overwhelmed spy agency

Oct. 17, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A government minister on Thursday promised an unprecedented funding increase for Australia's main spy agency, which is struggling to meet demands posed by the nation's new foreign interference laws, espionage and terrorism. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton promises more money...

Pakistan faces black list of countries financing terrorism

Oct. 15, 2019 3:09 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan is trying to avoid getting blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force, a global watchdog, when it meets Wednesday in Paris. A report earlier this month by the task force's Asia Pacific Group, which monitors Pakistan's progress, is not encouraging. The report says Pakistan has...

NY man convicted of funding travel to join terror group

Sep. 24, 2019 8:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn man has been convicted of collecting cash to fund a co-conspirator's travel to fight on behalf of the Islamic State. A jury on Tuesday found Dilkhayot Kasimov, a citizen of Uzbekistan, guilty of conspiracy and attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign...

Missouri man pleads guilty in terrorist attack plot

Sep. 23, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 28-year-old Missouri man charged with plotting a terrorist attack on buses, trains and a train station in Kansas City has pleaded guilty to one count. KRCG reports Robert Lorenzo Hester, of Columbia, entered his plea Monday to providing material support or resources to...

US official meets in Lebanon over anti-Hezbollah sanctions

Sep. 23, 2019 11:03 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — A senior United States Treasury official was visiting Beirut on Monday, where he's explaining the motives behind recent U.S. sanctions targeting Lebanon's Iranian-backed Hezbollah group, Lebanon's central bank governor said. Treasury Department Assistant Secretary Marshall Billingslea met...

Texas teenager sentenced to 20 years for aiding terror group

Sep. 17, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas teenager has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for recruiting fighters on behalf of a Pakistan-based terrorist organization. Eighteen-year-old Michael Kyle Sewell was sentenced Monday in federal court in Fort Worth after pleading guilty in May to a charge of conspiring...