This week the U.S. Justice Department accused an Iranian-American, who allegedly has ties to Iran's elite Quds Force, of attempting to hire a man he thought was a Mexican cartel hitman to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States.
A judge in Manhattan sentenced Faisal Shahzad to life in prison Tuesday for the botched Times Square car bombing, as the 31-year-old Pakistani-American defiantly warned in court to "brace yourself, the war with Muslims has just begun."
Prosecutors say Faisal Shahzad, the 30-year-old Pakistani-American suspect in the failed Times Square bombing case, carefully selected his location as a highly populated target and intended to strike again if he wasn't caught the first time.
A Long Island, New York, man charged with facilitating a money transfer related to the May 1 attempted car bombing of New York City's Times Square pleaded not guilty in Manhattan federal court Wednesday, according to a court official.
Three Pakistani men linked to Faisal Shahzad, the 30-year-old Pakistani-American who has pleaded guilty to the botched Times Square terror attack, were arrested and have confessed before a judge, authorities said Wednesday.
Hakimullah Mehsud, a key leader of the Pakistani Taliban, has been charged for his alleged involvement in the killings of seven U.S. citizens at an American military base in Afghanistan in 2009, the U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday.
Faisal Shahzad, the 30-year-old Pakistani-American who has pleaded guilty to the botched Times Square terror attack, altered the composition of the bomb he intended to use to avoid being detected by authorities, according to the head of the New York City Police Department.
The State Department intends to designate the Pakistani Taliban (TTP) as a "foreign terrorist organization" after the suspect charged in the failed Times Square bombing admitted to being trained by the group, two senior officials tell CNN.
Two New Jersey men arrested at a New York airport planned to travel to Somalia to "wage violent jihad," and also had expressed a willingness to commit violent acts in the United States, according to prosecutors and a federal criminal complaint.
A Massachusetts man taken into custody in a law enforcement sweep after the Times Square bombing attempt has been ordered back to Pakistan by a federal immigration judge, a court spokeswoman said Friday.
One of two men arrested in Massachusetts last week had an envelope with attempted Times Square bombing suspect Faisal Shahzad's name on it and a cell phone with Shahzad's name and phone number in its memory, a spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement told CNN.
Three men picked up in New England in connection with the failed Times Square car bombing are being held on immigration charges and could appear in court early next week, a federal law enforcement source said.