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January 27, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 27, 2022

“After six days of deadly battles, the Kurdish-led militia that had been battling Islamic State fighters for control of a prison in northeastern Syria retook the facility on Wednesday, ending one of the most audacious attacks by the jihadist group...

Extremism News Roundup

January 26, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 26, 2022

“The U.S. State Department on Tuesday said Russia's decision to add jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and a handful of his allies to an official list of "terrorists and extremists" was disturbing, and it again called for Navalny's immediate and...

Extremism News Roundup

January 25, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 25, 2022

“Fighting between Kurdish-led militia, backed by the United States, and Islamic State militants spread on Tuesday to neighborhoods around an embattled prison in northeastern Syria that is at the epicenter of the biggest confrontation between the...

Extremism News Roundup

January 24, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 24, 2022

“Syrian fighters backed by American airstrikes struggled to retake control of a prison attacked by Islamic State in northeastern Syria on Sunday, as the militant group’s attempt to replenish its ranks with freed prisoners sparked the area’s worst...

Extremism News Roundup

January 21, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 21, 2022

“The F.B.I. is treating the attack on a suburban Fort Worth synagogue on Saturday as “an act of terrorism targeting the Jewish community,” Christopher A. Wray, the bureau’s director, said on Thursday. “This was not some random occurrence,” Mr. Wray...

Extremism News Roundup

January 20, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 20, 2022

“U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday his administration is considering re-designating Yemen's Houthi movement as an international terrorist organization following drone and missile attacks on the United Arab Emirates claimed by the group. His...

Extremism News Roundup

January 19, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 19, 2022

“The Biden administration on Tuesday issued sanctions against a Lebanese travel company and three businessmen for financially supporting Hezbollah, the U.S.-designated terrorist organization based in Lebanon. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said...

Extremism News Roundup

January 18, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 18, 2022

“Yemen’s Houthi rebels said they were behind aerial attacks in the United Arab Emirates that killed three people on Monday, as intensifying fighting in a 7-year-old civil war spills out across the broader Middle East. The Houthis, who are backed by...

Extremism News Roundup

January 14, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 14, 2022

“Four rockets targeted the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Thursday night, the latest in a series of aerial attacks amid Iranian threats and political violence as Iraq’s factions struggle to form a new government. The Iraqi military said one rocket had...

Extremism News Roundup

January 13, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 13, 2022

“A large explosion killed at least eight people and injured nine others in Mogadishu on Wednesday, according to the head of an ambulance service, the latest attack to hit Somalia’s capital as the country grapples with political infighting and a...

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