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March 16, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 16, 2021

“American Special Forces soldiers began training Mozambican troops this week as part of an effort to repel a spreading insurgency in northeastern Mozambique that American officials say is linked to the Islamic State. The insurgency, near some of the...

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March 15, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 15, 2021

“Gunmen kidnapped dozens of students from a college in northwestern Nigeria late Thursday, state officials said, the fourth mass abduction in as many months in a region that is suffering from a worsening security breakdown. The attackers breached the...

Extremism News Roundup

March 12, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 12, 2021

“Western governments condemned on Thursday an attack by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group on the city of Marib, according to a statement released by Britain’s foreign ministry. “We, the governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and...

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March 11, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 11, 2021

“The U.S. on Wednesday imposed sanctions on two of Islamic State’s fast-growing affiliates in Central Africa for the first time, underscoring the rising threat posed by the group outside the Middle East. The State Department said it was sanctioning...

Extremism News Roundup

March 10, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 10, 2021

“President Joe Biden’s administration is reviewing former President Donald Trump’s last-minute decision to designate Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism but a broader Cuba policy shift is not currently among Biden’s top priorities, the White House...

Extremism News Roundup

March 9, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 9, 2021

“Italian state police arrested an Algerian citizen in Italy’s southern city of Bari Monday who is suspected of belonging to Islamic State and providing help for the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 130 people. Police identified the 36-year...

Extremism News Roundup

March 8, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 8, 2021

“The Taliban could make rapid military gains across Afghanistan when American and Nato troops pull out, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has warned. Under a deal between the Taliban and the previous Trump administration, all remaining US forces...

Extremism News Roundup

March 5, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 5, 2021

“Swedish police were still in the dark on Thursday over the motive for a knife attack in the southern town of Vetlanda which left seven people wounded and forced police to shoot a suspect. A lone attacker went on a 15-minute rampage in the town of...

Extremism News Roundup

March 4, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 4, 2021

“The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan, the latest in a spike in targeted killings across the war-tor country. Dozens of...

Extremism News Roundup

March 3, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 3, 2021

“The United States imposed sanctions Tuesday on two senior leaders of the Iranian-backed Houthi militant group in Yemen. “Mansur Al-Sa’adi and Ahmad ‘Ali Ahsan al-Hamzi are responsible for orchestrating attacks by Houthi forces impacting Yemeni...

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On April 18, 2016, a bomb exploded on board a Jerusalem bus, wounding 21 people in an attack later claimed by Hamas. On April 20, a 19-year-old Palestinian man wounded in the explosion died from his wounds. 

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