Extremism Watch

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Afghan Government Releases More than 800 Taliban Prisoners

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Opposition Parties in Pakistan Warn Against Ongoing Crackdown on PTM

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Center in Syria Seeks to Deradicalize IS Teens

FILE - Two women, center, reportedly wives of Islamic State (IS) group fighters, wait with other women and children at a camp of al-Hol in al-Hasakeh governorate in northeastern Syria, Feb. 7, 2019.
Recent attempt by Central Asian states to bring home dozens of their citizens who joined the Islamic State terror group in Iraq and Syria has renewed debate over root causes of extremism in the region
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June 17, 2019
Armed police officers hold guns as they stand on Downing Street, in central London, Aug. 29, 2014.
London police in 2015 raided four properties linked with the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah and discovered thousands of disposable ice packs filled ammonium nitrate, a chemical used in bombs, according to the Daily Telegraph newspaper
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June 15, 2019
Nurmuhammad Tohti, sitting at a scholarly gathering in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang, China. (Abduweli Ayup).
Tohti, a well-known writer in Xinjiang's Uighur community, was picked up by state authorities last year and taken to the controversial internment camps for 're-education'
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June 14, 2019
U.S. envoy William Roebuck, center, leaves the podium after speaking at a ceremony to celebrate U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces defeat of Islamic State militants in Baghouz, at al-Omar Oil Field base, Syria, March 23, 2019
U.S. and Kurdish officials are focusing on stabilization efforts, as well as the fate of hundreds of IS foreign fighters who have been detained by Kurdish forces in Syria.
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June 13, 2019
Activists of Pashtun Protection Movement (PTM) protest against the arrest of their activists and leaders, in Karachi on Feb. 10, 2019.
A potential collision with grass-roots Pashtun Protection Movement could threaten stability of the South Asian nation, Pakistan's political parties warn
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June 11, 2019
FILE - Street vendors prepare goods to sell in Macomia, northern Mozambique, June 11, 2018. A May 28 gunfight in the Cabo Delgado region between government soldiers and Islamist militants left at least 16 people dead and a dozen wounded.
A recent attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS) terror group in a northern province in Mozambique signals a growing presence of extremist groups in the southeast African country, experts contend.  IS claimed responsibility for an attack May 28 in the Cabo Delgado region, where a gunfight between government soldiers and Islamist militants left at least 16 people dead and a dozen wounded. Mozambican officials have declined to comment on the incident…
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June 07, 2019
Iraqi Shiite fighters from the Nujaba armed group march during a military parade marking Al-Quds (Jerusalem) International Day in Baghdad, May 31, 2019.
Music video praises Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, an Iraqi Shiite paramilitary group that was designated as terrorist organization by United States earlier this year
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June 04, 2019