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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Trinidad and Tobago to expand monitoring of returning ISIS fighters

PORT OF SPAIN - Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi said amendments to legislation dealing with terrorism are expected to presented when the Trinidad and Tobago Parliament sits this week. He said the amendments would More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Trinidad reportedly has western hemisphere’s highest per capita rate of ISIS recruitment

According to the State Department, the Trinidad and Tobago government reported in 2015 that more than 100 Trinidadian nationals had travelled to Syria and Iraq. WASHINGTON DC - The United States says Trinidad and More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Trinidad court freezes assets of international terrorist

The high court granted the order against Shane Crawford after an application filed by attorney general Faris al-Rawi. PORT OF SPAIN – The assets of Trinidadian-born ISIS fighter Shane Crawford have been frozen More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Trump worried about Trinidad and Tobago’s ISIS links

WASHINGTON – United States officials are reportedly concerned that Trinidad and Tobago nationals who have joined ISIS could return and pose a threat to US interests. Following President Donald Trump’s call to More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Trinidadian ISIS soldier admits to local killings, urges Muslims to wage Jihad in homeland

PORT OF SPAIN – It’s no secret that several Trinidadian Muslims have left the country to join Islamic group ISIS. But in a candid interview, one of them, a sniper in the organization, admitted to killings in More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Trinidad government to meet local Muslims on ISIS recruits

PORT OF SPAIN - Along with ongoing moves to tighten overall security in Trinidad and Tobago, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon said that, in seeking to examine the factors luring citizens to leave to join More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
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Nine Trinidad nationals to be deported from Turkey after trying to join ISIS

PORT OF SPAIN - Nine Trinidad and Tobago nationals were expected to be deported from Turkey late Monday for allegedly trying to travel to Syria to join the terror group, Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Attorney More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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Authorities in Trinidad investigate alleged ISIS plot to bomb shopping malls

PORT OF SPAIN - Law enforcement officials are trying to verify the authenticity of a reported threat by ISIS to attack shopping malls in Trinidad and Tobago in coming days. But National Security Minister Edmund More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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Trinidadian ISIS fighters captured in Turkey, newspaper reports

ANKARA, Turkey – Four Trinidadians fighting with Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIS or ISIL) were caught by Turkish security forces last year, according to a report in a Turkish newspaper. Hürriyet Daily More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 11th, 2016
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US army general concerned about potential ISIS attacks in Caribbean

WASHINGTON – A top army general in the United States is worried that a few Islamic extremists in the Caribbean could carry out terrorist acts in the region. Commander of US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) General More...