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Houston Iraqi Refugee Arrested On Terrorism Charges

Jan 8, 2016
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Federal agents have arrested a 24-year-old Iraqi man who immigrated to Houston four years ago and charged him as a terror suspect allegedly aligned with the Islamic State, according to the U.S. Attorney's office in Houston.

Stella M. Chávez / KERA News

The Islamic State group is claiming responsibility for an attack at a Garland center exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad.

Obama Orders Airstrikes In Syria, Saying U.S. Will 'Take Out' Islamic State

Sep 10, 2014
White House/YouTube/PBS

President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of "a steady, relentless effort" to root out Islamic State extremists and their spreading reign of terror.