Stories tagged: extremists
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
U.S. attacks militants in Somalia and Libya
Reflecting stepped-up targeting of extremists in Africa, the U.S. military said airstrikes killed more than 100 militants in Somalia on Tuesday and hit Islamic State fighters in Libya days earlier.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
U.S. rules out negotiated IS withdrawal from Syria’s Raqqa
The U.S.-led coalition battling the Islamic State group said Wednesday that it won’t accept a negotiated withdrawal for hundreds of IS militants holed up in the Syrian city of Raqqa, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville
In the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last weekend in Virginia, major companies such as Google, Facebook and PayPal are banishing a growing cadre of extremist …
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, 7:55 p.m.
U.S. intelligence indicates a weaker Islamic State
The Pentagon and U.S. intelligence agencies view Islamic State as a shrinking and increasingly demoralized military force, a sharp shift from the seemingly invincible extremist army that declared an Islamist …
Thu., March 24, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
Syrian forces enter IS-held Palmyra
Backed by Russian airstrikes, Syrian government forces on Thursday pushed into the ancient town of Palmyra that has been held by the Islamic State group since May, state TV reported, …
Fri., March 9, 2012
Extremist groups burgeon
The number of militias and other extremist movements in the Inland Northwest and across the country continues to rise, according to a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center. …
Thu., April 21, 2011
Arrested felon posted to racist website
A Whitman County man who bragged online about being involved with racist taco-truck protests in Kootenai County was arrested on a federal gun charge Wednesday. Jeremiah Daniel “J.D.” Hop, who …