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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...

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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...

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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...

Extremism News Roundup

May 9, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 9, 2024

“President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he would not supply offensive weapons that Israel could use to launch an all-out assault on Rafah — the last major Hamas stronghold in Gaza — over concern for the well-being of the more than 1 million...

Extremism News Roundup

May 8, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 8, 2024

“The United States has repatriated 11 of its citizens from sprawling camps in northeastern Syria that house tens of thousands of family members of suspected Islamic State militants, the U.S. State Department said Tuesday. The repatriation was the...

Extremism News Roundup

May 7, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 7, 2024

“Global shipping lines have become increasingly strained as the Houthi militia in Yemen broadens its attacks on cargo vessels, one of the largest companies in the industry warned on Monday. “The risk zone has expanded,” Maersk, the second-largest...

Extremism News Roundup

May 6, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 6, 2024

“The U.S. has asked the Persian Gulf state of Qatar to expel Hamas’s political leadership if the group doesn’t agree to a Gaza cease-fire deal in high-stakes talks under way in Cairo, an official from the region said. Qatar, which has hosted the...

Extremism News Roundup

May 3, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 3, 2024

“A new United Nations report suggested Thursday that the hardline Taliban government in Afghanistan has eased its drive to enforce an Islamic dress code or hijab on women. However, the U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, or UNAMA, noted in its...

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May 2, 2024

Eye on Extremism: May 2, 2024

“A humanitarian crisis is worsening in northeastern Mali where armed groups linked to Islamic State have besieged major towns leaving residents including some 80,000 children vulnerable to malnutrition, locals and an aid group warned Wednesday. The...

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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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