Eye on Extremism

Extremism News Roundup

November 22, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 22, 2022

“Yemen's Houthi rebels targeted a ship at an oil terminal in the south of the country on Monday, the internationally recognized government said, in the latest in a series of recent attacks that threaten to escalate the conflict after months of...

Extremism News Roundup

November 21, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 21, 2022

“Al Qaeda's regional branch urged Muslims around the world to shun the soccer World Cup in Qatar, though it stopped short of threatening attacks or promoting violence in connection with the event, according to a statement reported by a monitoring...

Extremism News Roundup

November 18, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 18, 2022

“The country’s top counterterrorism officials are warning the threats here at home are evolving and growing. U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and Christine Abizaid, Director of the...

Extremism News Roundup

November 17, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 17, 2022

“The Biden administration has made it clear to Iraq's new prime minister that it will not work with ministers and senior officials who are affiliated with Shiite militias the U.S. has designated as terrorist organizations, two sources briefed on the...

Extremism News Roundup

November 16, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 16, 2022

“Turkish police have apprehended more suspects in connection with the bomb attack on a bustling pedestrian avenue in Istanbul that killed six people and wounded several dozen others, bringing the number of people in custody to 50, Turkey's justice...

Extremism News Roundup

November 15, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 15, 2022

“A Pakistani court convicted and sentenced to death two Islamic militants for killing 13 people in a suicide attack last year in the country’s northwest, police said Monday. Senior police officer Zeeshan Asghar told reporters in the garrison city of...

Extremism News Roundup

November 14, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 14, 2022

“Turkey blamed Kurdish militants on Monday for an explosion that killed six people on a busy Istanbul shopping street, and police detained a Syrian woman suspected of having planted the bomb among a sweep of 47 arrests. Istanbul police named the...

Extremism News Roundup

November 10, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 10, 2022

“The focus may be on the midterms and the Russia-Ukraine war, but the Pentagon is quietly starting to build infrastructure in Syria for a long-haul fight with the Islamic State. Roughly 900 special forces are still working overtime to help local...

Extremism News Roundup

November 9, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 9, 2022

“President Macron will use a speech in Toulon on Wednesday to bring to an official end France's eight-year anti-jihadist operation in the Sahel. Operation Barkhane has been inoperative since February, when France announced its military withdrawal...

Extremism News Roundup

November 8, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 8, 2022

“The U.S. on Monday imposed its second round of sanctions in less than a week on people and firms in Africa who it says have provided financial or material support to the Islamic State group. The latest financial penalties target South African...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On November 25, 2021, al-Shabaab carried out a suicide car bombing targeting an African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) convoy as it drove by a school in Mogadishu. The attack left 8 dead and 17 wounded, including teachers and students at Mocaasir Primary and Secondary School. 

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