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Extremism News Roundup

June 9, 2022

Eye on Extremism: June 9, 2022

“Taliban forces have been locked for months in a shadowy on-again, off-again battle with opposition fighters based in the Panjshir Valley. Just a few hours’ drive north of Kabul, the province has long been an anti-Taliban stronghold and remains the...

Extremism News Roundup

June 8, 2022

Eye on Extremism: June 8, 2022

“The co-founder of a British neo-Nazi group, whose members have planned or praised the murder of lawmakers, was jailed on Tuesday for being a member of a banned organisation. Alex Davies, 28, helped to set up National Action, a white supremacist...

Extremism News Roundup

June 7, 2022

Eye on Extremism: June 7, 2022

“Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, faces a myriad of security threats — from Islamic State-linked militants in the north to separatist movements in the south. Much of the violence is related to religious extremism, but some attacks are fueled...

Extremism News Roundup

June 6, 2022

Eye on Extremism: June 6, 2022

“A church in southwestern Nigeria became the site of a bloody attack on Sunday, according to local lawmakers. Attackers stormed into the church in the city of Owo and began “shooting sporadically,” Adeyemi Olayemi, the legislator representing the Owo...

Extremism News Roundup

June 3, 2022

Eye on Extremism: June 3, 2022

“Two Red Cross workers were killed on Wednesday when their car was attacked by unidentified armed men in western Mali, the global humanitarian organisation said on Thursday. Armed men on motorcycles opened fire on the vehicle in the region of Kayes...

Extremism News Roundup

June 2, 2022

Eye on Extremism: June 2, 2022

“Pakistan's government on Wednesday sent a 50-member delegation of tribal elders to Kabul to negotiate an extension of a truce with the Pakistani Taliban that expired this week, two security officials said. Talks between the two sides that led to...

Extremism News Roundup

June 1, 2022

Eye on Extremism: June 1, 2022

“A divided US Supreme Court blocked a Texas law that critics say would fundamentally transform Twitter Inc. and Meta Platforms Inc.’s Facebook by requiring them to allow hate speech and extremism. Over four dissents, the justices on Tuesday put the...

Extremism News Roundup

May 31, 2022

Eye on Extremism: May 31, 2022

“Over 500 civilians died in attacks carried out by armed forces and Islamist groups in Mali from January to March this year, the United Nations said in a report on Monday that detailed a rapid unravelling of an already desperate security situation...

Extremism News Roundup

May 27, 2022

Eye on Extremism: May 27, 2022

“Armed assailants have killed about 50 people in a part of eastern Burkina Faso ravaged by Islamist violence, the region's governor said on Thursday. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack on Wednesday against residents of the rural...

Extremism News Roundup

May 26, 2022

Eye on Extremism: May 26, 2022

“A series of explosions shook Afghanistan on Wednesday, the Taliban said, including a blast inside a mosque in the capital, Kabul, that killed at least five worshippers and three bombings of minivans in the country’s north that killed nine passengers...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

This air defense capability exists, even though it is limited. However, the resistance has this capability, and it can be developed and expanded. The extent of this capability, its range - we will leave it to the Americans to test it.

Jaafar al-Husseini, Kata’ib Hezbollah spokesman Mar. 21, 2022
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