Extremism Watch

Extremism Watch

US-Backed Syrian Forces Pledge to End Child Recruitment

Extremism Watch

IS Still Active in Ravaged Eastern Afghan District

Extremism Watch

Center in Syria Seeks to Deradicalize IS Teens

An Islamic State flag lies in an abandoned tent encampment after U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters took control of Baghuz, Syria, March 23, 2019.
A series of announcements by Islamic State about the creation of ‘wilayats’ renews debate over the group’s possible resurgence after its self-proclaimed caliphate fell
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July 21, 2019
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives to attend a military parade in Islamabad, Pakistan, March 23, 2019.
Pakistani authorities in Punjab province Wednesday arrested Hafiz Saeed, head of the Lashkar-e-Taiba group and alleged to have been mastermind of 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people, including six Americans
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July 19, 2019
Jamil Afridi, left, brother of a Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, holds a a news conference in Peshawar, Pakistan, May 28, 2012.
Shakil Afridi has not been officially charged with treason for helping US in bin Laden case; he has reportedly been accused under tribal law for helping militants in the nearby Khyber tribal region
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July 17, 2019
Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State in Sinjar town, get help from a member of the YPG near the Syrian border town of Elierbeh of Al-Hasakah Govern.
Officials say their goal is to ensure these children are raised properly until their future is determined
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July 16, 2019
Afghans take part in a burial ceremony of a journalist, in Kabul, Afghanistan June 7, 2016.
Nader Shah Sahibzada, a reporter for Voice of Gardiz local radio, went missing Friday and authorities found his dead body Saturday near his home in Gardiz, Paktia province
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July 14, 2019
Hezbollah scouts raise their fists and cheer as they listen to a speech of Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, via a video link, during an annual anniversary rally in southern Beirut, Lebanon, April 22, 2019.
Since the outbreak of Syria’s civil war in 2011, the Lebanon-based militant group has sent thousands of fighters to support the Assad regime
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July 14, 2019
People gather at the scene of a car bomb explosion outside the Syriac Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary in the predominantly Christian neighborhood of al-Wasti in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in northeast Syria, July 11, 2019.
Christians remain a major target of the terror group, local officials and experts say
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July 12, 2019