TAMPA BAY:Woman shot, killed after charging Temple Terrace officer with knife.

Temple Terrace police Chief Kenneth Albano said he doesn’t know why the woman attacked the officer outside City Hall. Police officers shot and killed a woman who charged at one of them with a butcher knife outside of City Hall on Friday afternoon, officials said. Had no alternative but to shoot, said Temple Terrace police Chief Kenneth Albano at a news conference held after the incident. The woman was identified as 21-year-old Heba Momtaz Alazhari,…

Man Pleads Guilty in US to Conspiracy to export Drone Parts to Hezbollah

A Lebanese man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Minnesota to conspiring to export drone parts and technology from the US to Lebanon’s Hezbollah. US Attorney Erica H. MacDonald said this week that Usama Hamade, 55, pleaded guilty to conspiring to illegally export goods and technology. His brother, Issam Hamade, pleaded guilty in March in federal court in Minnesota. Prosecutors said the brothers acquired sophisticated technology for drones from 2009 to 2013 and illegally…

Melbourne terrorist attacker jailed for 10 years.

A man who planned a New Year’s Eve terrorist attack in Melbourne’s Federation Square three years ago has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Supreme Court Justice John Champion ordered Ali to serve a non-parole period of seven-and-a-half years for the terror and horror he planned The court heard Ali tried to buy an AK-47 assault rifle from gun suppliers in 2017, who turned out to be undercover Australian Federal Police officers Ali renounced…

Tampa supporter of Islamic State terror group nabbed in undercover sting

Tampa supporter of Islamic State terror group nabbed in undercover sting, FBI says Muhammed Momtaz Al-Azhari, 23, was arrested by FBI agents on Sunday, according to a federal complaint. A Tampa man faces federal charges after FBI agents said he gave material support to the Islamic State and may have scouted Honeymoon Island State Park for a possible attack. Muhammed Momtaz Al-Azhari, 23, is charged with attempting to provide material support or resources to a…

(CNN)Suspect in Arizona shooting wanted to target couples, prosecutor says

The 20-year-old suspect in a shooting at a Glendale, Arizona, entertainment district considered himself an involuntary celibate, or incel, and was targeting couples, a prosecutor said Thursday. Armando Hernandez Jr. had the purpose of taking out his expressed anger at society, the feeling that he has been bullied, the feeling that women didn’t want him, Maricopa County prosecutor Edward Leiter said at Hernandez’s first court appearance.In an interview with investigators, Hernandez specifically said that he…

ISIS chief once tipped to replace Baghdadi is captured in raid by Iraqi special forces

A top ISIS commander has been captured by Iraqi special forces, the country’s national intelligence service has claimed. Abdul Nasser Qirdash, once a candidate to replace Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as head of ISIS, was arrested on Wednesday. He was head of one of the terror group’s top commissions and served under Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, who led one of the groups that preceded ISIS, they said. He also helped command troops during the battle of Baghouz…

Shooting at Texas navy base ‘terrorism-related’, FBI says

Gunman killed and sailor wounded in early-morning attackSuspect shot dead by security during exchange of gunfire A shooting at a Texas military base that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead is being investigated as terrorism-related, the FBI said on Thursday. The shooting began around 6.15am at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. The shooter tried to speed through a gate at the base in a vehicle, but security personnel put up a barrier in…

KENT MAN SENTENCED FOR RIGHT WING TERRORISM OFFENCES

A Kent man who, as a 17-year-old, downloaded documents on how to make plastic explosives has today (18/5) been handed a suspended prison sentence. George Fowle, of Lucas Road, Snodland, now 20, pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing material likely to be of use to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism, contrary to section 58 of the Terrorism Act (2000) at a Central Criminal Court hearing. After being stopped at Heathrow…

Terrorists will be sentenced to at least 14 years

Boris Johnson promised action after last year’s attack at Fishmongers’ Hall next to London Bridge Terrorists face at least 14 years in prison for serious offences and up to 25 years of monitoring when they are released, in changes to sentencing after the London Bridge and Streatham attacks. Those only suspected of involvement in terrorism could have indefinite restrictions on their movements, a proposal likely to start a battle with civil liberties campaigners. Judges would…