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Extremism News Roundup

May 1, 2023

Eye on Extremism: May 1, 2023

“Iran’s top diplomat visited Lebanon’s border with Israel on Friday where he expressed support for the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group in its struggle against their common enemy: Israel. Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian began his visit to...

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April 28, 2023

Eye on Extremism: April 28, 2023

“As part of the efforts to help install civilian administrations in areas liberated from the Al-Shabaab militants, the European Union [EU] had pumped €4.5 million into Somalia which will aid in supporting various projects meant for the stabilization...

Extremism News Roundup

April 27, 2023

Eye on Extremism: April 27, 2023

“The US had no role in the Taliban's killing of the mastermind of the Islamic State suicide bomb attack at Kabul airport during the US pullout in 2021, the White House said Wednesday. US officials reported the killing late Tuesday, saying the plotter...

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April 26, 2023

Eye on Extremism: April 26, 2023

“Taliban fighters in Afghanistan recently killed an Islamic State militant who U.S. officials believe was responsible for the August 2021 suicide attack at the Kabul airport that killed 13 U.S. service members. The attack at the airport’s Abbey Gate...

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April 25, 2023

Eye on Extremism: April 25, 2023

“Domestic violent extremists have in the last year increasingly shared tactics with each other on using guns to attack electric power stations in a move that likely escalates the threat to US critical infrastructure, according to a Department of...

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April 24, 2023

Eye on Extremism: April 24, 2023

“Somalia’s military repulsed an attack by jihadi fighters in a remote region of the country early Saturday, killing at least 18 of the al-Shabab militants, according to a top army official. At least three civilians described as ‘traditional elders’...

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April 21, 2023

Eye on Extremism: April 21, 2023

“The United States has renewed calls for countries to take back their nationals who have been held in detention camps and prisons in northeastern Syria. Since the military defeat of the Islamic State terror group in 2019, thousands of foreign...

Extremism News Roundup

April 20, 2023

Eye on Extremism: April 20, 2023

“At least 24 people including civilian defence volunteers were killed Tuesday in two attacks by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso, security and local sources told AFP Wednesday. The deadliest attack took place in a village in Bittou, near the...

Extremism News Roundup

April 19, 2023

Eye on Extremism: April 19, 2023

“The number of Afghans in poverty nearly doubled to 34 million as the nation was racked by the collapse of the US-backed government and the Taliban takeover, the United Nations said Tuesday. Vast foreign subsidies were halted and aid programmes...

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April 18, 2023

Eye on Extremism: April 18, 2023

“Antisemitism rose in the U.S. in 2022 and shows little sign of abating worldwide as political radicals have gained mainstream popularity, researchers said in a report released Monday. The report was released by Tel Aviv University’s Center for the...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On October 27, 2018, domestic terrorist Robert D. Bowers carried out an anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. He fired on congregants as they gathered for worship, killing 11 people and wounding six others.

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