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October 7, 2021

Eye on Extremism: October 7, 2021

“In Burkina Faso, at least 400 people have been awaiting trial on terrorism charges for years, including several minors. Houretou Sidibé says three relatives, including her son, have been held in a Burkina Faso maximum security prison for three years...

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October 6, 2021

Eye on Extremism: October 6, 2021

“Rotting fruit lies beneath mighty mango trees in northern Mozambique - an area empty of the people who would usually pick them. Over the last four years, many villages and towns in Cabo Delgado have been abandoned - but in the last month Islamist...

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October 5, 2021

Eye on Extremism: October 5, 2021

“A large group of heavily armed militants killed 14 Burkina Faso soldiers and injured seven others in a dawn attack in the north on Monday, the government said in a statement. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack on the military...

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October 4, 2021

Eye on Extremism: October 4, 2021

“Afghanistan’s capital could be plunged into darkness as the winter sets in because the country’s new Taliban rulers haven’t paid Central Asian electricity suppliers or resumed collecting money from consumers. Unless addressed, the situation could...

Extremism News Roundup

October 1, 2021

Eye on Extremism: October 1, 2021

“A senior al Qaeda leader has been killed in a drone strike in Syria, U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News Thursday. Salim Abu-Ahmad was killed in a U.S. airstrike near Idlib, Syria on Sept. 20. He was responsible for planning, funding, and...

Extremism News Roundup

September 30, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 30, 2021

“New Zealand on Thursday passed a new security law to criminalise preparing a terror attack, tightening a loophole that was exposed by a man who went on to conduct a mass stabbing in the country's most populated city. New Zealand has for months been...

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September 29, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 29, 2021

“The man who stormed into the newsroom of a community newspaper chain in Maryland’s capital in 2018, killing five staff members, was sentenced on Tuesday to five consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole, according to prosecutors. The...

Extremism News Roundup

September 28, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 28, 2021

“The Pentagon’s top military officer discussed with his Russian counterpart an apparent offer from Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his military’s bases in Central Asia to respond to any emerging terrorist threats in Afghanistan, U.S...

Extremism News Roundup

September 27, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 27, 2021

“Mullah Ibrahim, a stocky white-bearded cleric, was leading two men in prayer at dusk early this month when three assailants approached his mosque in a pomegranate grove in rural Zabul province. One of them climbed over a low clay wall behind the two...

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September 24, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 24, 2021

“Concerns are growing at the increased constraints the Taliban government has placed on the news media in Afghanistan, after officials issued a new framework of rules for journalists that critics say open the door for censorship and repression. Qari...

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