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February 16, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 16, 2021

“A rocket attack on the airport in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil on Monday killed a civilian contractor with the American-led military coalition and wounded six others, including a U.S. service member, according to a coalition spokesman. Several...

Extremism News Roundup

February 12, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 12, 2021

“The United Nations confirmed Thursday an attack on its convoy in Afghanistan killed at least five members of the local security force escorting it. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said its staff and vehicles were unhurt in the...

Extremism News Roundup

February 11, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 11, 2021

“Twenty United Nations peacekeepers were wounded, several seriously, in central Mali on Wednesday when their base came under fire, the U.N. mission said. The base near the town of Douentza was attacked around 0700 GMT, the U.N. peacekeeping mission...

Extremism News Roundup

February 10, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 10, 2021

Reuters: Five Killed In Kabul As Attacks Increasingly Target Civilians “Five government employees were killed in two separate attacks in Afghanistan’s capital on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a series in which civilians have been targeted...

Extremism News Roundup

February 9, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 9, 2021

Voice Of America: US-Backed Forces Stepping Up Campaign Against IS In Eastern Syria “U.S.-backed forces have intensified their campaign against the remnants of the Islamic State (IS) terror group in eastern Syria. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)...

Extremism News Roundup

February 8, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 8, 2021

Agence France-Presse: Sweden Deploys Military To Battle Extremists In Mali “Swedish soldiers have deployed in a new European special forces mission fighting extremists in Mali, French military sources said on Friday. “The first operations have been...

Extremism News Roundup

February 5, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 5, 2021

Al Monitor: Islamic State Officials Behind Baghdad Bombing Killed, Prime Minister Says “Two Islamic State officials who allegedly facilitated last month’s double suicide bombing in a crowded Baghdad marketplace have been killed, Iraqi Prime Minister...

Extremism News Roundup

February 4, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 4, 2021

“Iraq and its Western allies appear to be accelerating a crackdown on elements of Islamic State, taking more key terror group leaders off the battlefield. The U.S.-led anti-IS coalition Wednesday confirmed the death of Abu Hassan al-Gharibawi and...

Extremism News Roundup

February 3, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 3, 2021

“A prominent cleric and his driver were killed in an explosion from a bomb stuck to their car, one of a series of bombings around Kabul on Tuesday that also wounded seven people. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani denounced the cleric’s death as a...

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February 2, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 2, 2021

“British troops sent to Mali as part of an international force facing an Islamist insurgency have started carrying out missions in an area which has seen extensive jihadist violence and had come under attack recent attacks. Around 200 troops and 60...

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On April 18, 2016, a bomb exploded on board a Jerusalem bus, wounding 21 people in an attack later claimed by Hamas. On April 20, a 19-year-old Palestinian man wounded in the explosion died from his wounds. 

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