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Extremism News Roundup

June 10, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 10, 2024

“The U.N. secretary-general will tell the Security Council next week that both Israel and Hamas are violating children’s rights and leaving them exposed to danger in their war to eliminate each other. The secretary-general annually makes a global...

Extremism News Roundup

June 7, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 7, 2024

“In the shadow of the Sept. 11 attacks, the United States rushed troops and military aid to a swath of West Africa to help French forces stop the spread of Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups. More than a decade later, and with hundreds of millions...

Extremism News Roundup

June 6, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 6, 2024

“The director of the National Counterterrorism Center will step down next month, Biden administration officials said on Wednesday. The director, Christine S. Abizaid, has served three years as the country’s top counterterrorism official. In recent...

Extremism News Roundup

June 5, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 5, 2024

“A response from Palestinian Islamist group Hamas on Israel's ceasefire proposal that U.S. President Joe Biden revealed on Friday is still being awaited, White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan told reporters on Tuesday. "We are waiting...

Extremism News Roundup

June 4, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 4, 2024

“Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Monday it had launched a squadron of drones towards the headquarters of the Israeli military's Galilee formation in an intensification of cross-border violence between the two adversaries. While Hezbollah has previously...

Extremism News Roundup

June 3, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 3, 2024

“Israel's defence minister said on Sunday that Israel would not accept Hamas continuing to rule Gaza at any stage during the process to wind down the war, and that it was examining alternatives to the Islamist group. "While we conduct our important...

Extremism News Roundup

May 31, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 31, 2024

“Joint British-U.S. airstrikes targeting Yemen’s Houthi rebels killed at least 16 people and wounded 42 others, the rebels said Friday, the highest publicly acknowledged death toll from the multiple rounds of strikes carried out over the rebels’...

Extremism News Roundup

May 30, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 30, 2024

“New York state and county officials sought this week to reassure attendees and area residents that extensive security measures are being implemented in response to a threat against an upcoming cricket World Cup event reportedly posted on a pro-ISIS...

Extremism News Roundup

May 29, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 29, 2024

“The Biden administration on Tuesday expressed sympathy after dozens of civilians were killed in an Israeli airstrike in Rafah over the weekend, but signaled it would wait for a full Israeli investigation to play out before taking any action. "You've...

Extremism News Roundup

May 28, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 28, 2024

“Yemen's Houthi group freed more than 100 detainees in Sanaa on Sunday, calling the move a "unilateral humanitarian initiative" to pardon prisoners and return them to their families. "Most of them are humanitarian cases, including the sick, the...

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On May 8, 2019, Taliban insurgents detonated an explosive-laden vehicle and then broke into American NGO Counterpart International’s offices in Kabul. At least seven people were killed and 24 were injured.

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