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The message has appeared on a series of Iranian websites that their domains have been “seized by the United States Government.” Source: Twitter

US seizes dozens of Iranian-run sites ‘disguised as news organizations’

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The United States has seized a total of 36 websites linked to Iran, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Tuesday. Thirty-three of the sites were used by the Iranian Islamic Radio and Television Union (IRTVU),...
Supporters of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol, where hundreds smashed windows and broke into the building while protesting the results of the November elections, Jan. 6, 2021. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Does America need a domestic war on terror?

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When President Joe Biden called “white supremacists … the most dangerous people in America … the greatest threat to terror in America, domestic terror” at a CNN town hall broadcast in Milwaukee this week, he was speaking...
Kaveh Afrasiabi. Source: Screenshot.

US charges political scientist for acting as unregistered agent of Iranian government

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A political scientist has been charged with acting and conspiring to act as an unregistered agent of the Iranian government. A criminal complaint charging Kaveh Lotfolah Afrasiabi, also known as Lotfolah Kaveh Afrasiabi, was unsealed on...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan addressing the opening of the country's parliament on Oct. 1, 2020. Source: Erdoğan via Twitter.

Erdoğan confidant proposes Israel-Turkey maritime deal that cuts out Cyprus

Following years of diplomatic strife, Turkey over the weekend signaled to Israel yet again its desire for rapprochement. On Monday, former admiral Cihat Yayci, a close confidant of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is...
A gazebo in the Village of Airmont in Rockland County, N.Y. Photo by Faygie Holt.

Orthodox Jewish groups laud federal discrimination suit against New York village

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Orthodox Jewish groups are praising the U.S. Department of Justice after it filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the Village of Airmont in Rockland County, N.Y., claiming that its zoning laws are “discriminatory” and...
Prisoners in forced labor at Neuengamme concentration camp. Credit: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum via Wikimedia Commons.

US Department of Justice denies deportation appeal of former German Nazi guard

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A man who served as a Nazi concentration-camp guard has lost his appeal to halt his deportation, announced the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday. Friedrich Karl Berger, a German citizen, was ordered removed from...
Alfonse M. D'Amato United States Courthouse for the Eastern District of New York. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Federal law-enforcement charges Staten Island man for threatening Schumer, ‘blow up‘ FBI building

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The U.S. Department of Justice has charged a man from Staten Island, N.Y., for threatening to kill protesters, politicians and others because of the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. Brian Maiorana, 54, was arrested...
U.S. Department of Justice headquarters. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

US files civil forfeiture actions over seized Iranian missiles

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The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday the filing of two complaints to forfeit two shipments of Iranian missiles that the U.S. Navy seized in transit from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)...
U.S. Department of Justice headquarters. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

US indicts two Iranians over cyber-theft campaign

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Two Iranian nationals have been federally charged in connection with a coordinated cyber-intrusion campaign—sometimes at the behest of the Iranian government—allegedly targeting computers in New Jersey, elsewhere in the United States, Europe and the...
Al Jazeera logo. Source: YouTube.

US orders ‘Al Jazeera’ platform to register as foreign agent

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The U.S. Department of Justice ordered an affiliate of Al Jazeera to register on Monday as “an agent of the Government of Qatar,” according to a letter reported by multiple outlets. The move to require AJ+ to...