“An unusual terrorism case in Chicago came to a close Thursday [11/24/2022] when a federal judge handed a seven-and-a-half-year prison sentence to a former DePaul University student who tried to aid the Islamic State with a computer script. Before he was sentenced, Thomas Osadzinski, 23, told U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman that, ‘I failed everyone, […]

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“A Danish woman evacuated from a Syrian detention camp last year was sentenced on Friday [11/18/2022] to three years in prison by a Danish court for aiding Islamic State militants and illegally travelling to and residing in conflict zones,… The 35-year-old woman travelled to Syria with her husband in 2013. When trying to escape Islamic […]

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“A rough transcript of a 2004 interview George W. Bush and Dick Cheney gave to a government commission investigating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks provides a glimpse of the former president’s and vice president’s views of the seminal event that defined their eight years in the White House. The April 2004 interview with the […]

Read More… from 11/9/2022


“A Pennsylvania man was sentenced yesterday [11/8/2022] to 208 months, more than 17 years, in federal prison, followed by a lifetime of supervised release, for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, aka ISIS, a designated foreign terrorist organization. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 24, of Pittsburgh, pleaded guilty in the […]

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“A U.S. citizen was sentenced to 20 years in prison today [11/1/2022] in the Eastern District of Virginia for organizing and leading an all-female military battalion in Syria on behalf of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. According to court documents, Allison Fluke-Ekren, aka Allison Ekren, aka Umm […]

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“On Sept. 26, 2022, Yusuf al Qaradawi died at age 96 in Qatar. The spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Qaradawi was the most well-known Muslim cleric in the West, infamous for his calls to murder Americans, Israelis, and others during the height of the Global War on Terror. Once called ‘the most popular and […]

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“The number of New York City firefighters who died from 9/11 related illness in the two decades since terrorists flew hijacked planes into the World Trade Center has surpassed 300. The New York City Fire Department’s Uniformed Firefighters Association announced the deaths of three additional firefighters who responded to Ground Zero over this weekend [September […]

Read More… from 9/17/2022


“A federal judge found that 9/11 families and other U.S. victims cannot recover billions of dollars from the Central Bank of Afghanistan to satisfy judgments against the Taliban. The report and recommendation, handed down by Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn on Friday afternoon [8/26/2022], is a victory for Afghan civil society groups, which argued in an […]

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“Families of 9/11 victims are asking New York City Mayor Eric Adams to rescind approval of a Saudi-funded golf tournament scheduled to reportedly take place at a Donald Trump-owned golf course in New York in October. The Aramco Team Series women’s golf tournament in question is scheduled to take place in New York October 13-15 […]

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“A medical program for survivors of the September 11 attacks is said to be ‘dangerously’ close to running out of funding and advocates are sounding the alarm and asking congress to step in. The World Trade Center Health Program is short $3B and if Congress doesn’t plug that gap, advocates say people sick with 9/11-related […]

Read More… from 8/25/2022