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June 24, 2015

Department of Justice Statement on U.S. Citizens Taken Hostage Abroad

June 24, 2015

Statement by the President on the U.S. Government's Hostage Policy Review

June 22, 2015

U.S. Airstrike Kills Person of Interest in Benghazi Attack

May 15, 2015

Manhattan U.S. Attorney And Assistant Attorney General Announce Sentence Of Life In Prison For High-Ranking Al Qaeda Terrorist Convicted Of Conspiring To Kill Americans And Other Terrorism Offenses

May 6, 2015

Office of Justice for Victims of Overseas Terrorism Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

May 1, 2015

BNP Paribas Sentenced for Conspiring to Violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and the Trading with the Enemy Act

April 23, 2015

Statement by the Press Secretary

April 20, 2015

Statement by Ambassador David D. Pearce U.S. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic

April 10, 2015

Department of State Daily Press Briefing “Pakistan/Terrorism”

February 26, 2015

Statement Of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara On The Verdict In U.S. v. Khaled Al Fawwaz

February 10, 2015

Statement by the President on the Death of Kayla Jean Mueller

February 6, 2015

International Terrorism Defendant Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 25 Years In Prison

January 23, 2015

Alleged Terrorist, Charged With Murder Of Five American Soldiers, Extradited To United States

January 9, 2015

Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, a/k/a “Abu Hamza,” Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To Life In Prison

December 6, 2014

Statement by the President on the Death of Luke Somers

December 4, 2014

Four Men Indicted on Charges in 2011 Kidnapping of Mother and Teenage Son in the Philippines

November 21, 2014

Accused Member of Foreign Terrorist Organization Extradited to United States on Hostage-Taking Charges

November 18, 2014

Statement by the President on Attack in Jerusalem

November 16, 2014

Statement by the President on the Death of Abdul-Rahman Kassig

November 11, 2014

Organization of American States Policy Roundtable Discussed the Rights of Victims of Terrorism

October 30, 2014

Situation in Jerusalem

October 24, 2014

Member of FARC Terrorist Organization Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison on Hostage-Taking Charges in 2003 Capture of U.S. Citizens

October 22, 2014

Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem (The Department of State confirmed on Thursday, October 23, 2014, that the baby was a U.S. Citizen)

October 14, 2014

Ahmed Abu Khatallah Indicted on Additional Charges for September 2012 Attack in Benghazi, Libya

September 19, 2014

International Terrorism Defendant Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court

September 5, 2014

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Death of Ahmed Godane

September 3, 2014

President Obama on the Murder of Steven Sotloff

August 20, 2014

President Obama: James Foley's Life "Stands in Stark Contrast to His Killers"

June 30, 2014

Statement by the President on the Deaths of Naftali Fraenkel, Eyal Yifrach, and Gilad Shaar

June 28, 2014

Ahmed Abu Khatallah Indicted for Terrorist Conspiracy Stemming from September 2012 Attack in Benghazi, Libya

June 17, 2014

Libyan National Charged with Federal Offenses in 2012 Attack on U.S. Special Mission and Annex in Benghazi

May 19, 2014

Statement by Attorney General Eric Holder on the Conviction of Abu Hamza al-Masri

May 19, 2014

Statement Of Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara On The Conviction Of Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, A/K/A “Abu Hamza”

March 18, 2014

Member of FARC Terrorist Organization Pleads Guilty to Hostage-Taking Charges in 2003 Capture of U.S. Citizens

March 13, 2014

Malian National Indicted for Murder of U.S. Diplomat to be Arraigned Today in Brooklyn Federal Court

December 21, 2013

Attorney General Eric Holder Delivers Remarks at the Memorial Service Marking the 25th Anniversary of the Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103

October 14, 2013

Statement Of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara On The Transfer Of Anas al Liby To The Southern District Of New York

Setember 25, 2013

Justice Department Announces Enhanced Online Resource for U.S. Victims of Overseas Terrorism

July 19, 2013

Charges Filed in Manhattan Federal Court Against Mokhtar Belmokhtar for His Role in Terror Attack in Algeria and Other Crimes

January 24, 2013

David Coleman Headley Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Role in India and Denmark Terror Plots

January 13, 2013

Tahawwur Rana Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Supporting Pakistani Terror Group and Terror Plot in Denmark

December 21, 2012

Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the Annual Pan Am Flight 103 Memorial Service

December 21, 2012

FBI Director Robert Mueller Pan Am 103 Commemoration Ceremony

October 6, 2012

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Extraditions Of Three Alleged International Terrorists From Great Britain

June 9, 2011

Tahawwur Rana Guilty of Providing Material Support to Terror Group and Playing Supporting Role in Denmark Terror Conspiracy

November 17, 2010

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani Found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court of Conspiring in the 1998 Destruction of United States Embassies in East Africa Resulting in Death

March 18, 2010

Chicago Resident David Coleman Headley Pleads Guilty to Role in India and Denmark Terrorism Conspiracies

January 14, 2010

Tahawwur Rana and David Headley Indicted for Alleged Roles in India and Denmark Terrorism Conspiracies

January 6, 2010

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Indicted for Attempted Bombing of Flight 253 on Christmas Day

December 26, 2009

Nigerian National Charged with Attempting to Destroy Northwest Airlines Aircraft

December 7, 2009

Chicagoan Charged with Conspiracy in 2008 Mumbai Attacks in Addition to Foreign Terror Plot in Denmark

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