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Extremism News Roundup

January 9, 2024

Eye on Extremism: January 9, 2024

“A Sacramento man has pleaded guilty to attempting to provide financial support to a foreign terrorist organization, the United States Department of Justice announced Monday. On February 18, 2021 a federal grand jury returned a single-count...

Extremism News Roundup

January 8, 2024

Eye on Extremism: January 8, 2024

“The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a minibus explosion in the Afghan capital late Saturday that killed at least five people. The Sunni militant group said its members detonated an explosive device on the bus carrying Shiite Muslims...

Extremism News Roundup

January 5, 2024

Eye on Extremism: January 5, 2024

“ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly Iran bombing that killed more than 80 people and wounded scores more. ISIS, seen as a terrorist group by most of the world, said in a widely circulated statement that suicide bombers detonated explosive...

Extremism News Roundup

January 4, 2024

Eye on Extremism: January 4, 2024

“Two explosions killed nearly 100 people and wounded scores at a ceremony in Iran on Wednesday to commemorate commander Qassem Soleimani who was killed by a U.S. drone in 2020, Iranian officials said, blaming unspecified "terrorists". Iranian state...

Extremism News Roundup

January 3, 2024

Eye on Extremism: January 3, 2024

“An Iranian with terrorist ties was caught after illegally entering the U.S. near Niagara Falls, New York, as a record number of known, suspected terrorists (KSTs) were apprehended in the first three months of fiscal 2024 at the northern border...

Extremism News Roundup

January 2, 2024

Eye on Extremism: January 2, 2024

“A deadly, fiery crash that occurred outside an entertainment venue in upstate New York early New Year's Day is being investigated as possible terrorism, a law enforcement source briefed on the case told ABC News. Two people were killed and five...

Extremism News Roundup

December 28, 2023

Eye on Extremism: December 28, 2023

“Pro-Palestinian protesters briefly blocked entrance roads to airports in New York and Los Angeles on Wednesday, snarling traffic as U.S. airlines contended with a rush of holiday travel. The demonstrations stopped cars on the outskirts of New York’s...

Extremism News Roundup

December 27, 2023

Eye on Extremism: December 27, 2023

“... “These arrests demonstrate once again that ISIS remains a serious threat to the West,” Counter Extremism Project chief executive Ambassador Mark Wallace said. “ISIS is not only trying to take advantage of Hamas’s war against Israel to motivate...

Extremism News Roundup

December 26, 2023

Eye on Extremism: December 26, 2023

“Escalating Iran-backed attacks against global commercial shipping in the Red Sea have heightened pressure on the Biden administration as officials scramble to protect trade while trying to avoid a direct confrontation with Tehran. The U.S. Navy said...

Extremism News Roundup

December 21, 2023

Eye on Extremism: December 21, 2023

“Federal prosecutors have indicted an alleged member of the Hezbollah terrorist organization who is accused of helping to orchestrate the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Argentina that killed 85 people, officials announced Wednesday. The...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On January 23, 2019, two car bombs exploded outside of a mosque in Benghazi, Libya, killing 41 people and injuring 80 others. No group claimed responsibility for the blast, but remnants suggested an ISIS affiliate was responsible.  

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