| Dec 11, 2010
| 3:46 PM
Their evening prayers ended, a small group of Muslim men lingering in a storefront mosque in Woodlawn turned to the news of the day: A man who had knelt among them had been arrested on charges of terrorism.
Antonio Martinez, who they said converted to...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:08 PM
WASHINGTON — With Al Qaeda militants surging in the Middle East and North Africa, top U.S. law enforcement officials are increasingly concerned about efforts to recruit and radicalize American citizens by drawing them to the restive region and...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
What with taking off our shoes and belts at airports, discovering the feds are hoovering up all our phone records, and watching drone strikes and SEAL raids around the globe, it's sometimes easy to forget that America has escaped the horror of another...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 5:16 PM
The admitted Al Qaeda member who's confessed he tried to build bombs to explode in rush-hour subway cars testified in federal court Wednesday he told an aunt he was making fertility drugs to help women get pregnant.
Najibullah Zazi said his aunt and...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:07 PM
John Brennan--the President's chief advisor on counter-terrorism--may have grown up in New Jersey
.but he defended New York's police commissioner Friday against recent attacks from New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, about the NYPD's surveillance of some...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:31 PM
A terror suspect who allegedly received al-Qaida training in Pakistan in preparation for a suicide-bomb plot on New York City subways was found guilty Tuesday.
According to prosecutors, Adis Medunjanin was one of three men who orchestrated the subway...
| Apr 30, 2010
| 11:51 AM
NEW YORK -- Two U.S. citizens were charged Friday with conspiring to provide computer assistance, watches and other support to help "modernize" al-Qaida.
A vaguely worded indictment unsealed Friday in federal court in Manhattan accused Wesam El-Hanafi of...
| May 13, 2010
| 7:11 PM
In wake of two failed terrorist attacks - one targeting the New York City subway system and another involving a car bomb planted in Times Square - the Obama Administration has oddly announced plans to cut anti-terror funding to New York City by more...
| Apr 15, 2010
| 2:03 PM
Imam Ahmad Afzali was sentenced Thursday to time served and is required to self-deport within 90 days.
The Afghan born Imam emerged from Federal Court with harsh words for Najibullah Zazi, the central figure in a plot to detonate bombs in the New York...
| Apr 12, 2010
| 9:42 AM
A fourth suspect in a disrupted plot to bomb New York City subways has been arrested in Pakistan, law enforcement officials said Monday.
The principal suspect in the case, Najibullah Zazi, has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with investigators, key...
| May 13, 2011
| 6:19 PM
"This is messing everything up for us. People look at us, and they’re afraid," said 28-year-old Ali Popel--a Muslim who was born in Afghanistan. Popel stood on 143rd Street today in Whitestone Friday, talking about the arrest of his neighbor, 26-...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Osama bin Laden may still be at large, eight years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but his organization "is under more pressure'' and "more vulnerable'' than at any time since those al Qaeda-launched attacks,......