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Extremism News Roundup

July 27, 2023

Eye on Extremism: July 27, 2023

“Islamist militants killed at least 25 people and wounded others in attacks on two villages in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, a hotbed for insurgency, a police source and two residents said on Wednesday. The militants killed 18 herders grazing...

Extremism News Roundup

July 26, 2023

Eye on Extremism: July 26, 2023

“A jury convicted six men of terrorist murder in the 2016 attacks at a Brussels airport and metro station that killed 32 people and injured more than 300, capping Belgium’s largest trial on record and bringing some closure to a years-long search for...

Extremism News Roundup

July 25, 2023

Eye on Extremism: July 25, 2023

“A suicide bomber killed at least 30 soldiers and wounded scores more inside a military academy in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday, two military sources said, in an attack claimed by the al Shabaab militant group. A military campaign launched...

Extremism News Roundup

July 24, 2023

Eye on Extremism: July 24, 2023

“British radical Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary has been charged with three terrorism offences after being arrested in London last week, police said on Monday. Choudary, 56, has been charged with membership of a proscribed organisation, directing a...

Extremism News Roundup

July 21, 2023

Eye on Extremism: July 21, 2023

“A fresh airstrike and ground offensive in Somalia has left over 100 Al-Shabaab fighters dead, the Ministry of Information confirmed in a lengthy statement, just as the country prepares for the second and perhaps final assault on the members of the...

Extremism News Roundup

July 20, 2023

Eye on Extremism: July 20, 2023

“Hundreds of protesters stormed the Swedish Embassy in Baghdad early Thursday and set fire to part of the building, Reuters reported, ahead of another planned burning of the Quran in Sweden, which has angered many in the Muslim world and drawn...

Extremism News Roundup

July 19, 2023

Eye on Extremism: July 19, 2023

“A suicide bomber targeted a truck carrying security forces in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, wounding at least eight people, police said, amid increasing violence in the region. The attack took place in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

Extremism News Roundup

July 18, 2023

Eye on Extremism: July 18, 2023

“The Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist group said Palestinian security forces detained five more of its members in Jenin overnight, underlining rifts between groups in the West Bank two weeks since Israel launched its largest raid there in years...

Extremism News Roundup

July 17, 2023

Eye on Extremism: July 17, 2023

“The Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers have been unable to pay salaries for 50,000 public sector workers, with officials in part blaming a delay in a monthly payroll grant from Qatar, a crucial aid donor to the impoverished Palestinian enclave. The salary...

Extremism News Roundup

July 14, 2023

Eye on Extremism: July 14, 2023

“A Florida man accused in 2020 of plotting terror attacks in the US and acquiring an arsenal of weapons was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison. The sentence against Mohammed Al-Azhari, 26, was made by a Tampa federal court on Thursday, according...

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On September 15, 2019, a truck bomb exploded outside of the Al-Rai Hospital in Syria’s Aleppo Governorate, killing 12 civilians and injuring many more. There were no immediate claims of responsibility. 

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