Terrorism

An instructor speaks to law enforcement officers at a new training academy near Amman, Jordan. (© Raad Adayleh/AP Images)

Jordan, U.S. partner on counterterrorism training hub

The new Jordanian Gendarmerie Training Academy, built with U.S. assistance, is training law enforcement officers throughout the Middle East and beyond on state-of-the art counterterrorism tactical skills.
Illustration of terrorist draining large bag of money, leaving none for others (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Its people suffer as Iran spends on terrorism [infographic]

People of Iran are telling their government they need better economic opportunities and more responsive governance. That's not the government's focus.
Rex Tillerson bowing his head before wreath at wall (© Jonathan Ernst/AP Images)

Tillerson pays tribute to victims of terrorism in Nairobi

Twenty years after terrorists attacked the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya and the U.S. remain strong allies, working closely to defeat terrorism, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.
Hand holding lit candle (Shutterstock)

The U.S. stands with Egypt against terrorism

The United States condemns the November 24 attack that killed and wounded scores of worshippers at a mosque in Egypt.
Many people sitting around long table (© AP Images)

U.S. designates North Korea ‘state sponsor of terrorism’

President Trump declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism on November 20. The U.S. will levy the largest sanctions ever against North Korea.
Four girls sitting on the ground at the National Mall holding a sign that reads, 'Muslims Against Violence' (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

U.S. Muslims rally against terrorism

U.S. Muslims gather on the National Mall with other citizens at an interfaith rally to reject violence and terrorism committed in the name of religion.

Humanitarian workers targets of terrorism in Syria and Yemen

Terrorists including Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) continue to attack humanitarian relief workers. The U.S. condemns the recent murders in Syria and Yemen.