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Extremism News Roundup

October 7, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 7, 2022

“The U.S. military announced on Thursday that it had conducted two raids in Syria within a day of each other, killing two key ISIS targets and their associates. According to U.S. Central Command, American forces conducted an airstrike in northern...

Extremism News Roundup

October 6, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 6, 2022

“A suicide bomber struck at a center of Taliban power Wednesday, setting off a blast at a government ministry in the Afghan capital of Kabul and killing at least four people. The explosion went off in the afternoon as workers and visitors were...

Extremism News Roundup

October 5, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 5, 2022

“The Sahel-based branch of Al Qaeda, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), has claimed an attack on a convoy in Burkina Faso that killed over a dozen soldiers last month, the SITE Intelligence Group said on Tuesday. Islamist militants...

Extremism News Roundup

October 4, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 4, 2022

“A US airstrike in Somalia killed an al-Shabaab militant leader on Saturday in coordination with the Somali government, US Africa Command said in a statement. The US said the initial assessment of the strike was that an al-Shabaab militant leader had...

Extremism News Roundup

October 3, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 3, 2022

“A suicide attack at a tutoring centre in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens, police said on Friday, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast. Many of those living in the western area where...

Extremism News Roundup

September 30, 2022

Eye on Extremism: September 30, 2022

“Four rockets fired from eastern Baghdad on Thursday landed around the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone, home to government buildings and foreign missions, police said, as political unrest intensified. There were no immediate reports of casualties from the...

Extremism News Roundup

September 29, 2022

Eye on Extremism: September 29, 2022

“Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday they fired missiles and drones at militant targets in the Kurdish region of neighbouring northern Iraq, where authorities said 13 people were killed. The strikes were reported after Iranian authorities...

Extremism News Roundup

September 28, 2022

Eye on Extremism: September 28, 2022

“Eleven soldiers have been found dead and about 50 civilians are missing after an attack by Islamist militants on a 150-vehicle convoy taking supplies to a town in northern Burkina Faso on Monday, the government said on Tuesday. Twenty-eight people...

Extremism News Roundup

September 27, 2022

Eye on Extremism: September 27, 2022

“Senior Muslim cleric Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi, a spiritual leader for the Muslim Brotherhood and defender of Arab Spring revolts, died on Monday at age 96, according to a post on his official Twitter account. Born in Egypt in 1926, Qaradawi spent...

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September 26, 2022

Eye on Extremism: September 26, 2022

“A suicide bombing by al-Qaeda-linked militants killed at least 11 people at a Somali army training camp, the latest assault to rock the capital as the president vows to stamp out a years-long insurgency. The blast at the facility in Mogadishu on...

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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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