FBI special agent calls Texas hostage situation 'hate crime and an act of terrorism'

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The FBI said on Friday that it's treating the recent hostage situation at a Texas synagogue as a terrorist act and hate crime. A rabbi and three members of his Dallas-Fort Worth-area congregation were taken hostage Saturday by an allegedly armed man who authorities said was demanding the release of a convicted terrorist. The suspect, who died in the incident when an FBI hostage rescue team breached the synagogue, was identified by authorities as Malik Faisal Akram, 44, a British citizen.
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Hostage incident at Texas synagogue a terrorist act and hate crime: FBI

The FBI is treating the hostage situation at a Texas synagogue as a terrorist act and hate crime, authorities said Friday.

4 months ago·United States
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The Hill

FBI special agent calls Texas hostage situation 'hate crime and an act of terrorism'

An FBI special agent on Friday denounced the Texas synagogue hostage situation, calling it a “hate crime and an act of terrorism.”

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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UPI

FBI calls Texas synagogue hostage crisis a 'hate crime'

The FBI has declared last week's hostage crisis at a Texas synagogue a "hate crime" and "an act of terrorism" despite initially believing the attacker didn't specifically target the Jewish community.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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abc 7 Chicago

Hostage incident at Texas synagogue a terrorist act and hate crime: FBI

The FBI is treating the hostage situation at a Texas synagogue as a terrorist act and hate crime, authorities said Friday.

4 months ago·Chicago, United States
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Feds declare hostage standoff at Texas synagogue an act of terrorism, hate crime

Federal officials on Friday declared the hostage standoff at a Texas synagogue an act of antisemitic terrorism. “Let me be clear,” Assistant to the President

4 months ago·United States
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Fox News

FBI: Texas synagogue hostage incident both a 'hate crime' and 'act of terrorism' targeting Jewish community

Officials said during a press conference on Friday that the hostage situation at a synagogue in Colleyville was both an "act of terrorism" and a "hate crime."

4 months ago·New York, United States
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