Study: Minn. Has Highest Percentage Of Youth Leaving For ISIS In U.S.A new congressional study out Tuesday says that American recruits for the Islamic State terror group come from all across the country, with the highest percentage coming from Minnesota.
For One Minnesota Man, Crisis In Syria Hits Close To HomeOsamah Aldoubal is married to a Minnesotan. His parents and extended family live in the southern part of Syria. He fears for their safety daily, and for his sister who just had a baby.
FBI Informant Named During Guilty Plea In Terror TrialAnother Minnesota man has admitted he was part of a plot to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Zacharia Yusuf Abdurahman, 20, pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist group — specifically ISIS.
Talking Points: The Worst Humanitarian Crisis Of Our TimeA Minnesota organization that has been helping 2.5 million refugees a year for more than 30 years is warning that the Syrian refugee crisis could soon get worse.
Good Question: Why Are Syrian Refugees Fleeing Their Homeland?Since 2011, four million people have left Syria. So, why are so many trying to get away? Good Question.
1 Of 7 Charged In Terror Case Pleads Guilty To Aiding ISISA 19-year old terror suspect changed his plea in federal court on Wednesday, admitting that he wanted to join ISIS.
News Click: Syrian Refugees
Minn. Lawmakers Call For Washington To Accept More Syrian RefugeesTerrible images from the civil war in Syria are prompting United States lawmakers to discuss allowing more refugees to enter the country.
Talking Points: How Should The U.S. Respond To The Refugee Crisis?As the Syrian refugee crisis grows, there are mounting questions about what nations should be doing in response, and that includes a debate on whether the United States should be doing more.
Group Gathers At Minnehaha Park To Welcome Syrian RefugeesThousands of refugees are arriving in Austria and Germany after those countries agreed to let them in. Most are fleeing civil war in Syria. A small group held signs at Minnehaha Park Sunday morning in support of those refugees. Members of the group say they're thankful for help from Minnesota politicians.
Counts Won't Be Dismissed For Men Accused Of Plan To Join ISISA federal judge says he won't dismiss charges against seven Minnesota men accused of plotting to join the Islamic State group. The men have pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Prosecutors allege they began meeting in spring 2014 to talk about traveling to Syria.
Flurry Of Filings In Minn. Terrorism CaseThere was a lot of activity Thursday in the terror case involving a number of young Minnesota Somalis accused of traveling or attempting to travel to Syria to join ISIS.