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April 7, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 7, 2021

JNS: E-Commerce Platform Sells Nazi-Glorifying Merchandise, Despite Removal Request “…The Counter Extremism Project (CEP), a nonpartisan advocacy organization, was the first to notice the anti-Semitic and racist items. CEP wrote a letter to...

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April 6, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 6, 2021

“At least 10 people were killed on Saturday when a suicide bomber struck makeshift kiosks in the Somali capital, hitting hours after al Shabaab Islamist militants attacked two National Army bases outside the city, the government said. “A suicide...

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April 1, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 1, 2021

“Gunmen killed 30 civilians in an attack on a village in the west of the Ethiopian region of Oromiya, witnesses said on Wednesday, the latest outbreak of ethnic violence to challenge the federal government in the fractious nation. Ethiopia, Africa’s...

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March 31, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 31, 2021

“Kurdish forces said Tuesday they had arrested 53 suspected ISIS group members in a northeast Syria camp for relatives of extremists, in an anti-ISIS security operation. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the launch Sunday of the...

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March 30, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 30, 2021

“An investigation by a U.N. team of experts found Yemen’s Houthis were responsible for a Dec. 30 attack on Aden airport that killed at least 22 people as members of the country’s internationally recognized government arrived, two diplomats familiar...

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March 29, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 29, 2021

“The Nigerian Army troops of 28 Task Force Brigade in Chibok and Askira have killed about 48 Boko Haram terrorists and rescued 11 abducted victims in an onslaught in Borno. The Director, Army Public Relations, Mohammed Yerima, disclosed this in a...

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March 26, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 26, 2021

“House lawmakers from both sides of the aisle on Thursday interrogated the chief executives of Google, Facebook and Twitter, escalating their calls for swift regulation of the tech industry. During the more than five-hour hearing, lawmakers in five...

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March 25, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 25, 2021

“Armed groups on Wednesday attacked the northern Mozambique town closest to gas projects worth some $60 billion, two sources told Reuters, striking ever closer to developments that have already stalled due to security problems. The attack on the town...

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March 24, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 24, 2021

“Leader of the ISIS terrorist organization in the Sinai Peninsula, Salim Salma Said Mahmoud al-Hamadin, was killed during clashes with Bedouin and Egyptian forces near Al-Barth, south of Rafah and near the border with Israel, according to Arabic...

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March 23, 2021

Eye on Extremism: March 23, 2021

“The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack against the Malian army almost a week earlier that killed 33 soldiers. “IS fighters set up an ambush last Monday for a convoy of the Malian army… and attacked it with...

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