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Extremism News Roundup

May 23, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 23, 2024

“The families of several Israeli female soldiers taken hostage during the Hamas-led attack on Oct. 7 have released video of their abduction in an attempt to pressure the Israeli government to revive stalled cease-fire talks that could pave the way...

Extremism News Roundup

May 22, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 22, 2024

“The United Nations said Tuesday that it was no longer able to distribute food aid in the southern Gaza city of Rafah due to lack of supplies and insecurity. The humanitarian crisis has escalated over the past two weeks since Israel launched an...

Extremism News Roundup

May 21, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 21, 2024

“Authorities in Afghanistan said Monday that a bomb blast had killed at least one person and injured three others in the southern city of Kandahar, the political headquarters of the country’s hardline Taliban rulers. The bomb was planted in a...

Extremism News Roundup

May 20, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 20, 2024

“The International Criminal Court prosecutor, Karim Khan, said Monday that he had requested arrest warrants for the leaders of Hamas and for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel for war crimes and crimes against humanity in relation to the Oct...

Extremism News Roundup

May 17, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 17, 2024

“The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah this week struck a military post in northern Israel using a drone that fired two missiles. The attack wounded three soldiers, one of them seriously, according to the Israeli military. Hezbollah has regularly...

Extremism News Roundup

May 16, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 16, 2024

“The U.S. military finished installing a floating pier for the Gaza Strip on Thursday, with officials poised to begin ferrying badly needed humanitarian aid into the enclave besieged over seven months of intense fighting in the Israel-Hamas war. The...

Extremism News Roundup

May 15, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 15, 2024

“More than 300 Syrian refugees headed back home to Syria in a convoy on Tuesday, leaving two remote northeastern towns in crisis-stricken Lebanon where anti-refugee sentiment has been surging in recent months. Lebanese officials have long urged the...

Extremism News Roundup

May 14, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 14, 2024

“The United States called on Iran on Monday to halt its transfer of an “unprecedented” amount of weaponry to Yemen’s Houthi rebels, enabling their fighters to carry out “reckless attacks” on ships in the Red Sea and elsewhere. U.S. deputy ambassador...

Extremism News Roundup

May 13, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 13, 2024

“The Palestinian militant group Hamas said on Friday that efforts to find a Gaza Strip truce deal were back at square one after Israel effectively spurned a plan from international mediators, and the White House said it was trying to keep the sides...

Extremism News Roundup

May 10, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 10, 2024

“Talks for a hostage deal and cease-fire between Israel and Hamas have paused — in part because of the ongoing fighting in Rafah, according to two people familiar with the negotiations. Hamas is still willing to negotiate a deal but has largely...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


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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