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Extremism News Roundup

August 11, 2020

Eye on Extremism: August 11, 2020

“French-Israeli member of the French National Assembly, Meyer Habib, categorically stated that France "must" designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization, via his social media channels on Monday. The call comes on the backdrop of the explosion that...

Extremism News Roundup

August 10, 2020

Eye on Extremism: August 10, 2020

“The nexus between terrorism and organized crime took centre stage in the Security Council on Thursday, with experts raising fresh concerns over opportunistic alliances emerging among belligerents who share a hostility towards national authorities...

Extremism News Roundup

August 7, 2020

Eye on Extremism: August 7, 2020

“The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has called Iran “the world’s No. 1 sponsor of terrorism,” a day after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States plans to hold a UN Security Council vote next week to extend an arms embargo...

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August 6, 2020

Eye on Extremism: August 6, 2020

“The U.S. designation last week of a new Turkey-based member of the notorious Rawi Network for allegedly facilitating money transfers to the Islamic State (IS) in Syria has raised fresh concerns among observers that jihadists continue to use Turkey...

Extremism News Roundup

August 5, 2020

Eye on Extremism: August 5, 2020

“Politics is usually about compromise, so we should savor those rare policy decisions for which every consideration—justice, morality, practicality—is neatly aligned. The Trump administration has a chance this week to reverse itself and get one such...

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August 4, 2020

Eye on Extremism: August 4, 2020

“A new interactive map of Hezbollah’s activities has shown all the attacks, financing and plots by the terror group revealing for the first time its vast global reach. Researchers, the police and the public will be able to view the group’s activities...

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August 3, 2020

Eye on Extremism: August 3, 2020

“The plan sounded frighteningly concrete. The group would round up political enemies and those defending migrants and refugees, put them on trucks and drive them to a secret location. Then they would kill them. One member had already bought 30 body...

Extremism News Roundup

July 31, 2020

Eye on Extremism: July 31, 2020

“Washington has identified a critical financial facilitator for Daesh based in Turkey in a move to unsettle the remaining global financial networks of the terrorist group. In a statement on Tuesday, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of...

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July 30, 2020

Eye on Extremism: July 30, 2020

“The Islamic State’s media wing has released a video calling for supporters in the United States to commit acts of arson. The 4-minute video, which was released over the weekend, was produced in both Arabic and English and features high-end video...

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July 29, 2020

Eye on Extremism: July 29, 2020

“Britain’s ambassador to Iraq has been targeted by a graphic propaganda campaign featuring an image of his bloodied face after he spoke out against militia groups which are strengthening their grip on the war-torn country. Stephen Hickey was singled...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On July 23, 2016, two suicide bombers targeted members of Afghanistan’s Hazara ethnic minority who were demonstrating in Kabul. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed at least 97 people and injured 260 others. 

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