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April 12, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 12, 2021

“A federal judge on Friday sentenced a Zion man to 13 and a half years in prison for taking part in a conspiracy to support the Islamic State, in part by collecting cellphones he thought could be used as detonators overseas. Edward Schimenti, 39, was...

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April 9, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 9, 2021

“An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced 76-year-old Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahmoud Ezzat to life in prison on terrorism charges, according to the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper. Ezzat was convicted on terrorism charges related to violence after the...

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April 8, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 8, 2021

“East Africa—a key security partner in the war on terror and a principal engine of economic development on the African continent—is being critically undermined by illicit trade, according to the new report An Unholy Alliance: Links Between Extremism...

Extremism News Roundup

April 7, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 7, 2021

JNS: E-Commerce Platform Sells Nazi-Glorifying Merchandise, Despite Removal Request “…The Counter Extremism Project (CEP), a nonpartisan advocacy organization, was the first to notice the anti-Semitic and racist items. CEP wrote a letter to...

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April 6, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 6, 2021

“At least 10 people were killed on Saturday when a suicide bomber struck makeshift kiosks in the Somali capital, hitting hours after al Shabaab Islamist militants attacked two National Army bases outside the city, the government said. “A suicide...

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April 1, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 1, 2021

“Gunmen killed 30 civilians in an attack on a village in the west of the Ethiopian region of Oromiya, witnesses said on Wednesday, the latest outbreak of ethnic violence to challenge the federal government in the fractious nation. Ethiopia, Africa’s...

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March 31, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 31, 2021

“Kurdish forces said Tuesday they had arrested 53 suspected ISIS group members in a northeast Syria camp for relatives of extremists, in an anti-ISIS security operation. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the launch Sunday of the...

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March 30, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 30, 2021

“An investigation by a U.N. team of experts found Yemen’s Houthis were responsible for a Dec. 30 attack on Aden airport that killed at least 22 people as members of the country’s internationally recognized government arrived, two diplomats familiar...

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March 29, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 29, 2021

“The Nigerian Army troops of 28 Task Force Brigade in Chibok and Askira have killed about 48 Boko Haram terrorists and rescued 11 abducted victims in an onslaught in Borno. The Director, Army Public Relations, Mohammed Yerima, disclosed this in a...

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March 26, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 26, 2021

“House lawmakers from both sides of the aisle on Thursday interrogated the chief executives of Google, Facebook and Twitter, escalating their calls for swift regulation of the tech industry. During the more than five-hour hearing, lawmakers in five...

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On April 10, 2020, ISIS launched an attack in Homs, central Syria, killing at least 27 pro-government fighters. ISIS also took control of some neighborhoods in Al-Sukhna. 

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