Ex-Californian pleads not guilty in terrorism case

A former California prison counselor pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges that he lied to the FBI during an international anti-terrorism investigation. Brian Arthur Dempsey, 48, entered his plea in a federal court in Sacramento. He was extradited from the United Kingdom last Friday after a 3 1/2-year legal battle, the U.S. attorney’s office said in a statement. Dempsey lived in Sacramento and from 2001 to 2012 he was a youth counselor for the…

Philip Manshaus: White supremacist who killed step-sister before embarking on failed mosque shooting jailed for 21 years

A Norwegian white supremacist who killed his stepsister and then stormed an Oslo mosque has been sentenced to 21 years in prison, the longest jail term allowed under Norwegian law. Philip Manshaus, who pleaded not guilty but said in court that he regretted not having caused more damage, has proven to be an extremely dangerous person, prosecutor Johan Oeverberg said as he demanded the maximum penalty. Last year, Manshaus, 22, killed his 17-year-old stepsister by…

Join TINYg for a webinar on Terrorist exploitation of the COVID-19 crisis and effectively managing the emotional wellbeing of your teams, culture and organization.

This webinar will be hosted by TINYg in partnership with NYU, NYPD, ASIS International and InfraGard. Register in advance for this webinar: Webinar Date: Wednesday, June 24th 2020 at 10:00 AM EST The topic that will be discussed:   Terrorist Exploitation of the COVID-19 Crisis and effectively managing the emotional wellbeing of your teams, culture, and organizations. Webinar Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST With presentations by distinguished speakers from the following agencies: NYPD –…

African Al-Qaeda chief Abdelmalek Droukdel is killed by French in Mali following a seven-year manhunt.

France says Abdelmalek Droukdel and members of inner circle have been killed. Defence Minister Florence Parly said he was killed in a military operation in Mali. Thousands of French troops have been sent to Mali since 2013 to tackle jihadists. The leader of terrorist group Al-Qaeda’s north Africa affiliate has been killed in a French military operation following a seven-year hunt, the country’s defence minister announced last night Florence Parly has announced that Abdelmalek Droukdel…

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…