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October 12, 2021

Eye on Extremism: October 12, 2021

“Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi announced on Monday the capture of one of the top leaders of ISIS. Al-Kadhimi said in a Twitter post that Sami Jasim al-Jaburi, the former deputy of the terror group and its head of finance, was detained in a...

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October 11, 2021

Eye on Extremism: October 11, 2021

“A U.S. delegation held talks with senior Taliban representatives in Doha, Qatar, over the weekend to discuss wide-ranging issues including security, terrorism and human rights in the first official meeting since the chaotic American withdrawal from...

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October 8, 2021

Eye on Extremism: October 8, 2021

“An explosion went off Friday among Shiite Muslim worshippers at a mosque in northern Afghanistan, killing or wounding at least 100 people, a Taliban police official said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which took place...

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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...

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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...

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On June 24, 2017, Tehrik-i Taliban Pakistan (TTP) launched back-to-back explosions at a market in Kurram Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in northwest Pakistan. The attack killed 67 people who were shopping in preparation for a religious holiday and wounded 200 others. 

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