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January 14, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 14, 2021

“Three United Nations peacekeepers were killed and six wounded in central Mali on Wednesday after a convoy struck an explosive device and came under fire, the U.N. said in a statement. It was not clear who carried out the attack about 20 kilometres...

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January 13, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 13, 2021

“Jordan's state security court sentenced a man to death on Tuesday for the 2019 stabbing of eight people, four of them foreign tourists, at one of the kingdom's ancient sites. The victims, who included one Swiss and three Mexican tourists, all...

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January 12, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 12, 2021

“A man who fought for a Islamist militant group as a teenager in Libya was jailed for the rest of his life on Monday for murdering three men in a stabbing spree in a park in England last year in what the judge said was a terrorist attack. Libyan...

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January 11, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 11, 2021

“At least 25 people are under investigation for terrorism related to Wednesday's siege at the Capitol, according to a Defense official and a member of Congress. Rep. Jason Crow, a Democrat of Colorado and a former Army Ranger, said he spoke with Army...

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January 8, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 8, 2021

“Wednesday’s mob insurrection at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., is unlikely to be the last violent action from far-right extremists, who may also be using the week’s extraordinary events to recruit members for a swelling coalition around...

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January 7, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 7, 2021

“The communications director of the Republican National Committee (RNC) condemned as “domestic terrorism” the violence perpetrated by a pro-Trump mob at the Capitol on Wednesday. “What happened today was domestic terrorism. Our soldiers have died...

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January 6, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 6, 2021

“At least 22 people were killed in an overnight raid on a village in a part of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo plagued by Islamist rebel attacks, local authorities said on Tuesday. The militants struck late on Monday, killing residents of Mwenda...

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January 5, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 5, 2021

“Belgian judges will decide on Tuesday whether to send a dozen suspected jihadist extremists to trial for their alleged roles in the March 2016 Brussels bombings. Several of the 13 defendants in the Belgian case are also alleged members of the...

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January 4, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 4, 2021

“At least 37 people in Syria have been killed in one of the biggest attacks carried out by Islamic State since the fall of the self-proclaimed caliphate last year. The assault on Wednesday reportedly targeted a convoy of Syrian regime soldiers and...

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December 29, 2020

Eye on Extremism: December 29, 2020

“Three French soldiers were killed in Mali on Monday when their vehicle hit a bomb during operations under France’s counterterrorism mission in the West African nation, the French government said. France has more than 5,000 soldiers deployed in an...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On July 23, 2016, two suicide bombers targeted members of Afghanistan’s Hazara ethnic minority who were demonstrating in Kabul. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed at least 97 people and injured 260 others. 

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