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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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May 12, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 12, 2023

“A rocket launched from the Gaza Strip hit a residential building in Israel on Thursday, causing the first Israeli death after days of violence between the two sides that had already claimed at least 30 Palestinian lives. The rocket hit a four-storey...

Extremism News Roundup

May 11, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 11, 2023

“Israel’s army and Palestinian militants exchanged heavy cross-border fire on Wednesday, with hundreds of rockets launched from Gaza towards Israel after the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) carried out deadly strikes on what it says are Islamic Jihad...

Extremism News Roundup

May 10, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 10, 2023

“Neo-Nazis and far-right extremists committed 23,493 crimes in Germany last year, the government said on Tuesday. German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser presented the government’s report on politically motivated crimes at a news conference in Berlin....

Extremism News Roundup

May 9, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 9, 2023

“Israel killed three Islamic Jihad commanders and 10 civilians in surprise airstrikes in Gaza on Tuesday, Palestinian officials said, drawing threats of reprisals from the faction and censure from Egypt, which has mediated past ceasefires in the...

Extremism News Roundup

May 8, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 8, 2023

“A Fairfax County man who professed his support for violent jihad in online posts secretly wired thousands of dollars to Islamic State women overseas, hoping to smuggle them out of a Syrian refugee camp, the FBI alleged in a filing unsealed Friday...

Extremism News Roundup

May 5, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 5, 2023

“Advanced weapons and technology left behind by US and Nato troops during their withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021 have been used by militants in Pakistan to attack police and soldiers, security officials have said. The Tahrik-e-Taliban in Pakistan...

Extremism News Roundup

May 4, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 4, 2023

“The United States carried out a strike on northwest Syria on Wednesday targeting an unnamed al-Qaeda leader, the Central Command said in a written statement. ‘At 11:42 a.m. local time on May 3rd, U.S. Central Command forces conducted a unilateral...

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May 3, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 3, 2023

“The United States worked together to impose terrorism-related sanctions on two individuals linked to funding two Syria-based groups already sanctioned by the United States and United Nations, the Treasury Department said on Tuesday. The actions...

Extremism News Roundup

May 2, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 2, 2023

“Turkey released new details Monday about its successful operation against the Islamic State's global chief, saying he died by setting off a suicide vest to avoid being detained. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Sunday the death of the...

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