Eye on Extremism

Extremism News Roundup

October 24, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 24, 2022

“Pakistan has been removed from an international grey list that warrants increased surveillance for terrorism financing, the head of the international money laundering watchdog which makes the list said on Friday. The decision, which provides a boost...

Extremism News Roundup

October 21, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 21, 2022

“A man accused of helping find weapons for the jihadist gunmen who attacked the Charlie Hebdo magazine and a Jewish supermarket in France eight years ago was given a life sentence after his appeal trial, a judicial source said Thursday. Ali Riza...

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...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On November 25, 2021, al-Shabaab carried out a suicide car bombing targeting an African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) convoy as it drove by a school in Mogadishu. The attack left 8 dead and 17 wounded, including teachers and students at Mocaasir Primary and Secondary School. 

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