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Extremism News Roundup

October 20, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 20, 2022

“The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global money laundering and terrorism financing watchdog, starts a two-day meeting in Paris on Thursday and is expected to take up removal of Pakistan from a list of countries under "increased monitoring"...

Extremism News Roundup

October 19, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 19, 2022

“New Zealand's parliament on Wednesday proposed changes to the country's counter-terrorism laws to provide more restrictions on people thought likely to be planning an attack. The changes to the Control Orders Act and the Terrorism Suppression Act...

Extremism News Roundup

October 18, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 18, 2022

“The Treasury Department said Monday that it has sanctioned a group of high-ranking members of the Somalia-based al-Shabab militant group, who act as key middle men between the group and local companies in Somalia. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets...

Extremism News Roundup

October 17, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 17, 2022

“Islamist militants have advanced further into eastern Mali in recent days, seizing territory, killing hundreds of civilians and forcing thousands to flee, regional Malian officials and analysts said. The gains by the militants highlight Mali's...

Extremism News Roundup

October 14, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 14, 2022

“A leading Lebanese politician who is sanctioned by the United States said on Thursday he played a behind-the-scenes role in U.S.-brokered talks to delineate Lebanon's maritime boundary with Israel by liaising with Hezbollah. Gebran Bassil, a...

Extremism News Roundup

October 13, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 13, 2022

“The Taliban said Wednesday there is enough security across Afghanistan to restart major economic projects that stopped due to decades of war, despite a slew of attacks rocking the country since the group seized power more than a year ago. The...

Extremism News Roundup

October 12, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 12, 2022

“Survivors of the Bali bombing, alongside families and friends of the victims, prayed and laid wreaths on Wednesday to mark the 20-year anniversary of the attacks, joining gatherings held near the site of the blasts in Indonesia and across Australia...

Extremism News Roundup

October 11, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 11, 2022

“President Biden has signed a classified policy limiting counterterrorism drone strikes outside conventional war zones, tightening rules that President Donald J. Trump had loosened for a 21st-century method of warfare, according to officials. The...

Extremism News Roundup

October 7, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 7, 2022

“The U.S. military announced on Thursday that it had conducted two raids in Syria within a day of each other, killing two key ISIS targets and their associates. According to U.S. Central Command, American forces conducted an airstrike in northern...

Extremism News Roundup

October 6, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 6, 2022

“A suicide bomber struck at a center of Taliban power Wednesday, setting off a blast at a government ministry in the Afghan capital of Kabul and killing at least four people. The explosion went off in the afternoon as workers and visitors were...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On March 25, 2017, as Bangladesh Armed Forces raided a militant hideout in South Surma Upazila, Bangladesh, militants detonated two bombs in a crowd of 500-600 onlookers. The attack, claimed by ISIS, killed four civilians and three police officers, and injured 50 others.

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