Terrorism funding

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May 21, 2020 - 6:44 am
PRAGUE (AP) — A Czech appeals court on Thursday upheld a lower court ruling that convicted a former Prague Muslim leader of being part of a terror group and financing terrorism, sentencing him to 10 years in prison. Prosecutors said imam Samer Shehadeh helped his brother Omar in 2016 and later his...
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A control booth monitors the press conference of European Commissioner for An Economy that Works for People Valdis Dombrovskis regarding money laundering at EU headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, May 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, Pool)
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May 07, 2020 - 9:23 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive arm unveiled plans Thursday for improving how money laundering and financing for extremist groups are countered across the 27-country bloc, with the goal of creating a supervising authority to ensure every member nation follows EU rules. The European...
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March 04, 2020 - 2:08 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled there is ample evidence that a man accused of planning an attack inspired by the Islamic State group at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D.C., isn’t mentally competent to stand trial. U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis on Friday...
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February 28, 2020 - 9:42 am
PRAGUE (AP) — A Czech court on Friday convicted a former Prague Muslim leader of being part of a terror group and financing terrorism, sentencing him to 10 years in prison. Prosecutors said imam Samer Shehadeh helped his brother Omar and later his brother's wife, Fatima Hudkova, travel to Syria to...
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In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei casts his ballot in the parliamentary elections, in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Iranians began voting for a new parliament Friday, with turnout seen as a key measure of support for Iran's leadership as sanctions weigh on the economy and isolate the country diplomatically. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
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February 21, 2020 - 10:58 am
PARIS (AP) — An international agency monitoring terrorism funding announced tough new financial scrutiny of Iran on Friday and added seven countries to a watch list. Pakistan, meanwhile, won a reprieve from the Financial Action Task Force at its meetings in Paris this week. The monitoring body gave...
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February 12, 2020 - 3:16 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus needs to step up its fight against the laundering of illicit cash generated outside the east Mediterranean island nation, a leading European financial watchdog said Wednesday. Moneyval, which is part of the Council of Europe, the continent's leading human rights...
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November 20, 2019 - 5:20 am
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Major Australian bank Westpac is facing a potentially massive fine after being accused of 23 million breaches of the anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing act. The financial crime regulator AUSTRAC said Wednesday it was pursuing Westpac, one of Australia’s...
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November 08, 2019 - 10:01 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court says it has jurisdiction in a case brought by Ukraine that alleges Russia breached treaties on terrorist financing and racial discrimination by arming rebels in eastern Ukraine and reining in the rights of ethnic Tartars and other...
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Financial Action Task Force (FATF) President Xiangmin Liu speaks during a media conference at the OECD headquarters in Paris, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. FATF a international monitoring agency has given Pakistan four months to prove it is fighting terrorism financing and money laundering or it could be put on a damaging global blacklist. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
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October 18, 2019 - 12:52 pm
PARIS (AP) — An international monitoring agency has given Pakistan four months to prove it is fighting terrorism financing and money laundering — or it could be put on a damaging global blacklist. The Financial Action Task Force also threatened Iran, which is already blacklisted, with even tougher...
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August 30, 2019 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A 19-year-old New York City man accused of plotting a knife attack on behalf of the Islamic State group told undercover agents he wanted to record the bloodshed on video in hopes of inspiring others to commit attacks, federal prosecutors said Friday. Awais Chudhary was arrested...
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