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November 22, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 22

“Britain’s Conservative government could be allowed to strip people of citizenship without giving them notice to appeal if legislation being debated in Parliament becomes law. The Nationality and Border Bill would permit the home secretary, Britain’s...

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November 19, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 19, 2021

“The U.K. government is set to proscribe Hamas under the country’s Terrorism Act, under plans that will be announced by Home Secretary Priti Patel on Friday. Anyone who “recklessly” supports the Palestinian group, arranges meetings to back it...

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November 18, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 18, 2021

“The U.N. envoy to Afghanistan on Wednesday delivered a bleak assessment of the situation following the Taliban takeover, saying that an affiliate of the Islamic State group has grown and now appears present in nearly all 34 provinces. U.N. Special...

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November 17, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 17

“Suicide bombers set off two powerful explosions in the center of Uganda’s capital during rush hour in an attack later claimed by Islamic State. At least three people were killed and 33 were injured in the Tuesday morning attacks, which took place...

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November 16, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 16

“The U.N. Security Council condemned the supply of weapons and ammunition to al-Shabab extremists and others in Somalia in violation of a U.N. arms embargo and voted Monday to extend the ban for a year, saying the al-Qaida affiliate’s terrorist...

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November 15, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 15

“The U.N. peacekeeping chief warned Friday that the crisis in Africa’s Sahel region remains volatile, with insecurity and instability seriously undermining prospects for development and many lives lost every day as a result of terrorist attacks....

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November 12, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 12

“The U.S. joined rivals China and Russia to call on the Taliban to cut ties with terrorist groups and stop them from operating in Afghanistan after a recent spate of attacks that have been linked mostly to the Islamic State. The concerted push from...

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November 10, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 10

“Iraqi officials are grappling with how to contain Iran-backed militias after a drone attack on the Iraqi premier’s residence highlighted the enduring threat the paramilitary groups pose. In the first sign that mediation efforts were making progress...

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November 9, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 9

“Pakistan and local Taliban militants have agreed a one-month ceasefire which may be extended if both sides agree, spokesmen said on Monday, opening the possibility of a fuller peace accord to help end years of bloodshed. The Pakistani Taliban, or...

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November 8, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 8

“The failed assassination attempt against Iraq’s prime minister at his residence on Sunday has ratcheted up tensions following last month’s parliamentary elections, in which the Iran-backed militias were the biggest losers. Helicopters circled in the...

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