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March 25, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 25, 2021

“Armed groups on Wednesday attacked the northern Mozambique town closest to gas projects worth some $60 billion, two sources told Reuters, striking ever closer to developments that have already stalled due to security problems. The attack on the town...

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March 24, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 24, 2021

“Leader of the ISIS terrorist organization in the Sinai Peninsula, Salim Salma Said Mahmoud al-Hamadin, was killed during clashes with Bedouin and Egyptian forces near Al-Barth, south of Rafah and near the border with Israel, according to Arabic...

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March 23, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 23, 2021

“The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack against the Malian army almost a week earlier that killed 33 soldiers. “IS fighters set up an ambush last Monday for a convoy of the Malian army… and attacked it with...

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March 22, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 22, 2021

“The Taliban warned Washington on Friday against defying a May 1 deadline for the withdrawal of American and NATO troops from Afghanistan, promising a “reaction,” which could mean increased attacks by the insurgent group. The Taliban issued their...

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March 19, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 19, 2021

“Four countries including the U.S. called on the Afghan government and the Taliban to reduce violence and begin discussions on sharing power, in a fresh effort to end the two-decade war as a deadline for the full withdrawal of American troops draws...

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March 18, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 18, 2021

“At least 33 Malian soldiers have been killed and 14 wounded in an attack on a military post in the country’s violence-hit northeastern region of Gao, according to the army. Some 100 assailants on pick-up trucks and motorbikes launched the attack on...

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March 17, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 17, 2021

“Armed men in southwestern Niger have killed at least 58 people when they intercepted a convoy returning from a weekly market and attacked a nearby village, the government said on Tuesday. The attacks on Monday occurred in the Tillabery region, which...

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March 16, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 16, 2021

“American Special Forces soldiers began training Mozambican troops this week as part of an effort to repel a spreading insurgency in northeastern Mozambique that American officials say is linked to the Islamic State. The insurgency, near some of the...

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March 15, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 15, 2021

“Gunmen kidnapped dozens of students from a college in northwestern Nigeria late Thursday, state officials said, the fourth mass abduction in as many months in a region that is suffering from a worsening security breakdown. The attackers breached the...

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March 12, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 12, 2021

“Western governments condemned on Thursday an attack by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group on the city of Marib, according to a statement released by Britain’s foreign ministry. “We, the governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and...

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On April 10, 2020, ISIS launched an attack in Homs, central Syria, killing at least 27 pro-government fighters. ISIS also took control of some neighborhoods in Al-Sukhna. 

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