Eye on Extremism

Extremism News Roundup

May 26, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 26, 2023

“The US Air Force general who once led the air war against ISIS is set to become the Pentagon's top officer. Gen Charles Brown, 60, commanded air operations against ISIS in 2015 as a US-led coalition of dozens of countries sought to push the...

Extremism News Roundup

May 25, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 25, 2023

“Germany’s intelligence services already have the right to monitor the far-right Alternative for Germany party (AfD), the first time the authorities have taken such a step against a political party since the Nazi era. Now, they have taken aim at the...

Extremism News Roundup

May 24, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 24, 2023

“A suicide bomber targeted a security checkpoint in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing two soldiers, a policeman and a civilian, security officials said. It was the second attack to hit Pakistan in as many days. The bombing happened in North...

Extremism News Roundup

May 23, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 23, 2023

“The US Africa Command has confirmed an airstrike against Al-Shabaab militants, targeting the group's headquarters in the Middle Juba region, just a few hours after the extremists released an undated video of the commander addressing the media over...

Extremism News Roundup

May 22, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 22, 2023

“A senior Al-Shabaab finance officer has been killed in Somalia, officials confirmed, in one of the most dramatic and sophisticated operations which comes days after the second phase of military campaigns against the militants was activated by...

Extremism News Roundup

May 19, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 19, 2023

“A unanimous Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Google and Twitter in a pair of cases that had alleged social media liability in terror attacks overseas. Justice Clarence Thomas in an opinion for the Twitter case said that families of victims of a...

Extremism News Roundup

May 18, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 18, 2023

“Afghanistan's Taliban confirmed Wednesday they had appointed a caretaker prime minister to oversee daily affairs, saying the incumbent, Mohammad Hasan Akhund, is unwell and needed time to recover. The new head of the all-male Taliban cabinet, Abdul...

Extremism News Roundup

May 17, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 17, 2023

“An airstrike targeted a militant group in northern Iraq’s Yazidi heartland of Sinjar on Tuesday, according to local officials, who attributed the strike to Turkey. Officials gave conflicting reports regarding the number of casualties. The semi...

Extremism News Roundup

May 16, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 16, 2023

“Hamas provided hiding places for leaders of Palestinian Islamic Jihad during Israel’s five-day offensive in the Gaza Strip, according to a report Sunday. The terror group’s military wing lent its assistance after Israel began Operation Shield and...

Extremism News Roundup

May 15, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 15, 2023

“Jihadist-hit Burkina Faso said Saturday it had extended a state of emergency in place in eight of the country's 13 regions since the end of March by six months. The bill, adopted unanimously by the interim parliament on Friday, will be in effect...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On May 27, 2018, Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jamaah (ASWJ) militants carried out an attack in Monjane, Cabo Delgado in northern Mozambique. The assailants beheaded over 10 villagers.   

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