Extremism Watch

Extremism Watch

Governments Increase Efforts Against Online Extremism, Raising Hopes

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Syrian Troops Pounding Idlib Despite Ceasefire

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Iraq Sentences Islamic State’s Woman Chemical Weapons Expert

Facebook head of Global Policy Management Monika Bickert, Twitter Public Policy Director Nick Pickles, Google Director of Information Derek Slater and Anti-Defamation League  Senior VP George Selim testify  about social media platforms, Sept. 18, 2019.
The role of social media companies has come under scrutiny in recent months in the aftermath of assorted high-profile mass shootings that were posted online
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 21:38
Flowers adorn a makeshift memorial near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas, Aug. 4, 2019.
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Experts said some lawmakers have been exploring idea of what value a domestic terrorism statute could bring to help law enforcement counter domestic terrorists
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:28
FILE - A Syrian army soldier holds a Syrian flag as he stands on a military vehicle in Khan Sheikhoun, Idlib, Syria, Aug. 24, 2019.
No casualties were reported in the Sunday attack
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Sun, 09/15/2019 - 19:51
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, right, arrives with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison before bilateral talks in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, July 19, 2019. (Julian Smith/Pool Photo via AP)
Recent actions by Australia and New Zealand to tackle online extremism have renewed debate over threat of radicalization on the internet, with some analysts seeing new opportunities for states and tech giants for a joint action
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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 22:09
Chemicals used by Islamic State militants to produce bombs are seen inside a warehouse at a church in the town of Qaraqosh, south of Mosul, Iraq, April 12, 2017.
Iraq’s Falcon Intelligence Cell did not disclose the time of her arrest, saying only that she had been arrested during an operation at an earlier date
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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 04:45
FILE - In this photo posted on the Twitter page of Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front on March 28, 2015, a fighter from Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front holds his group flag as he stands in front of the governor building in Idlib province, north
The cash bounty lists three prominent leaders of Hurras al-Din militant group
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Thu, 09/12/2019 - 17:57
Indian policemen detain Kashmiri Shiite Muslims as they shout pro-freedom slogans after they made an attempt to take out a religious procession during restrictions in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Authorities in Indian…
Renewed tensions with India have made Pakistan move some troops from border region with Afghanistan to Indian Line of Control, leaving fewer resources to contain cross-border infiltration of militants along Afghanistan-Pakistan border, army official says
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Tue, 09/10/2019 - 22:46