Eye on Extremism

Extremism News Roundup

Februar 6, 2023

Eye on Extremism: February 6, 2023

“Bilal al-Sudani was no stranger to American counterterrorism officials. Before joining the Islamic State affiliate in Somalia, Mr. al-Sudani was subjected to punitive sanctions by the U.S. Treasury Department in 2012 for his involvement with Al...

Extremism News Roundup

Februar 3, 2023

Eye on Extremism: February 3, 2023

“Britain’s Foreign Office has blocked a plan that would have led to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) proscribed as a terrorist organisation, according to a report. The government department cited the need to keep communication channels...

Extremism News Roundup

Februar 2, 2023

Eye on Extremism: February 2, 2023

“Top leaders of Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya on Wednesday agreed to begin ‘search and destroy’ operations to push al Shabaab militants out of neighbouring Somalia. The move follows an intensified offensive by Somalia's federal government against the...

Extremism News Roundup

Februar 1, 2023

Eye on Extremism: February 1, 2023

“Unidentified attackers fired eight rockets at a Turkish military base in northern Iraq on Wednesday, two of which landed inside, the Counter-Terrorism Group, a security organisation in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, said. Turkey confirmed that...

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 31, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 31, 2023

“After frantically combing through the debris of the devastated mosque throughout the night and Tuesday morning, police called off the search for survivors of a terrorist suicide bombing in the highly guarded site where several hundred police and...

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 30, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 30, 2023

“A suicide bomber struck Monday inside a mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least 20 people and wounding as many as 96 worshippers, officials said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing, said...

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 27, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 27, 2023

“A man who raced a truck down a Hudson River bike path in 2017, killing eight people in what the authorities have called the deadliest terrorist attack in New York City since 9/11, was convicted of murder charges on Thursday by a federal jury and...

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 26, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 26, 2023

“France will withdraw its troops from Burkina Faso in the next month after the military junta asked it to leave, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday, in a move that will further reduce its presence in a region facing a growing Islamist insurgency...

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 25, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 25, 2023

“The U.S. Treasury said on Tuesday it was placing sanctions on Lebanese money exchanger Hassan Moukalled and his business for alleged financial ties to blacklisted group Hezbollah. Its announcement said Moukalled was a financial adviser to Iranian...

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 24, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 24, 2023

New York Daily News: Terror Trial Begins For NYC Man Accused Of Training ISIS Snipers: ‘He Taught Them To Kill’ “The ex-wife of an accused radical who abandoned America and his family to become an ISIS sniper told jurors on Monday that his terrorist...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On February 4, 2020, the People’s Protection Units (YPG) militants launched a missile attack in Afrin, northwestern Syria. The missiles targeted two schools and a mosque, killing one and wounding seven others.   

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