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Extremism News Roundup

February 28, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 28, 2024

“Hamas officials said on Tuesday that there had been no breakthrough in the mediated talks with Israel aimed at pausing the war and freeing the remaining hostages in the Gaza Strip, one day after President Biden said he was hopeful that a cease-fire...

Extremism News Roundup

February 27, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 27, 2024

“Hezbollah said on Tuesday it had launched a volley of rockets at an Israeli aerial surveillance base in response to the Israeli military's deepest attack yet into Lebanese territory. Israeli warplanes struck the Bekaa Valley on Monday, killing at...

Extremism News Roundup

February 26, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 26, 2024

“The U.S. and Britain struck 18 Houthi targets in Yemen, answering a recent surge in attacks by the Iran-backed militia group on ships in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, including a missile strike this past week that set fire to a cargo vessel...

Extremism News Roundup

February 23, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 23, 2024

“Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis claimed responsibility for an attack on a UK-owned cargo ship and a drone assault on an American destroyer on Thursday, and they targeted Israel's port and resort city of Eilat with ballistic missiles and drones. The...

Extremism News Roundup

February 22, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 22, 2024

“The Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel on Wednesday said it has found evidence of “systematic and intentional” rape and sexual abuse during the Hamas attack on Oct. 7 that ignited the war in Gaza. The report said the attacks were more...

Extremism News Roundup

February 21, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 21, 2024

“The United States on Tuesday vetoed an Arab-backed and widely supported U.N. resolution demanding an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war in the embattled Gaza Strip, saying it would interfere with negotiations on a deal to free...

Extremism News Roundup

February 20, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 20, 2024

“The State Department on Friday designated the Houthis as a terrorist organization, following through on a mid-January warning to crack down on the Yemen-based militant group. The action officially labels the Houthis as a Specially Designated Global...

Extremism News Roundup

February 16, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 16, 2024

“Terrorism charges have been filed against a man accused of killing and beheading his father inside a Levittown, Pennsylvania, home and then posting a 14-minute video to YouTube threatening federal employees last month. Justin Mohn, 32, was charged...

Extremism News Roundup

February 15, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 15, 2024

“Britain recorded thousands of antisemitic incidents after the outbreak of war between Israel and Hamas in October, making 2023 the worst year for UK antisemitism since 1984, when Jewish advisory body CST began recording such data, it said on...

Extremism News Roundup

February 14, 2024

Eye on Extremism: February 14, 2024

“Militants from the Islamic State group attacked military barracks in central Syria this week, killing nine soldiers, an opposition war monitor said. The Syrian army and officials have not confirmed the attack. IS claimed responsibility for the...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On February 26, 2015, a Boko Haram suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a market in Biu, Nigeria, killing 19 people and injuring 20 others. A second attempted-suicide bomber was caught and beaten by a crowd before he was able to carry out his attack.

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