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June 7, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 7, 2021

“The Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) militant group said in an audio recording heard by Reuters on Sunday that Abubakar Shekau, leader of rival Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram, was dead. Shekau died around May 18 after...

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June 4, 2021

"An analysis by the New York-based Counter Extremism Project revealed a sharp increase in traffic on the al-Qassam Brigades’ website from May 10 through 20, when the attacks took place. The site’s ranking also rose from 993,000 to 255,885 during the...

Extremism News Roundup

June 4, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 4, 2021

“The Office for the Protection of the Constitution, the domestic intelligence agency for the German state of Lower Saxony, revealed on Thursday in its new report a dramatic increase of the number of members and supporters of the Lebanese terrorist...

CounterPoint Blog

ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency in May 2021

Following is the May 2021 installment of “ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency,” a monthly chronicle of attacks by the terrorist group ISIS in central Syria. Previous editions of ISIS Redux can be viewed through the following links: April, March...

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June 4, 2021

"According to the Wall Street Journal, between May 10 and 20, as Hamas and Israeli forces clashed, the al-Qassam Brigade's flagship website, alqassam.ps, saw a considerable increase in traffic and engagement, which is the length of time visitors...

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June 4, 2021

"David Ibsen, executive director of the CEP, said: 'The anniversary of this attack comes as the inquest of Usman Khan, the terrorist responsible for the 2019 London Bridge attack, has reached its final conclusions. Both incidents highlight the need...

Extremism News Roundup

June 3, 2021

Eye on Extremism: June 3, 2021

“The US on Wednesday placed a bounty of up to $7 million on the leader of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, the organisation’s North African branch. The State Department’s Rewards for Justice programme announced that it would offer the money “for...

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June 2, 2021

"'This was an attempt by the Telegram channel admin to enlarge his reputation, mock the murder of George Floyd, seek to sow discord, and spread white supremacist ideology very publicly,' said Joshua Fisher-Birch, a terrorism researcher at the Counter...

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June 3, 2021

CEP Statement on the Anniversary of the 2017 London Bridge Attack

Four years ago, three Islamist terrorists drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and proceeded to stab people in the nearby area, taking the lives of eight and injuring almost 50 others. The suspected ringleader, Khuram Butt, was a member of...

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June 2, 2021

"Between May 10 and 20, while Hamas and Israeli forces clashed, al-Qassam’s flagship website, alqassam.ps, saw a sizable increase in traffic and engagement, which is the length of time visitors remain on the site, according to an analysis by the...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On June 10, 2018, the Houthis launched a missile from Yemen at Saudi Arabia’s Jizan province, killing three civilians.

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