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Sri Lanka Identifies Radical Imam Suspected of Masterminding Easter Bombings

No individual or group has made a formal claim of responsibility as of Monday morning for the horrific Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, which killed almost 300 people at the latest count, but the Sri Lankan government considers a radical Islamist group called National Towheeth Jamath (NTJ) and its leader, imam Moulvi Zahran Hashim, the prime suspects.

Moulvi Zahran Hashim or Moulavi Zahran Hashim was a radical islamist Imam and preacher who was identified as the suicide bomber at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo during the 2019 Sri Lanka Easter Bombings.

ADL: Extremist Killings DOWN 39% Under President Donald Trump

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has reported that extremist killings are down under President Donald Trump, falling 39% during the first two years of the Trump administration relative to the last two years of President Barack Obama’s administration.

CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE - NOVEMBER 04: U.S. President Donald Trump waves during a campaign rally for Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and other Tennessee Republican candidates at the McKenzie Arena November 4, 2018 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Blackburn, who represents Tennessee's 7th Congressional district in the U.S. House, is running in a tight …

‘Radical Islamic Terrorism,’ ‘Jihad’ Absent from State of the Union

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. President Donald Trump failed to broach any subject using the terms “radical Islamic terrorism,” “jihadist,” or any of their variations during his first State of the Union address (SOTU), refusing to use phrases some of his advisers have tried to discourage the commander-in-chief from using in the past.

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French Islamic Group Accused of Plotting Attacks on Jewish Stores

Fourteen members of a banned Islamic group called Forsane Alizza (“Knights of Pride”) are on trial in Paris for planning a wave of attacks against Jewish-owned stores, similar to the hostage standoff and killings that took place at the Hyper Cacher grocery store after the Charlie Hebdo massacre in January.

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Tunisia Arrests over 20 Suspected Militants Following Museum Attack

Reuters reports that the Tunisian government has arrested over 20 suspected militants in the wake of the deadly Bardo Museum attack, about half of them directly involved in planning and executing the massacre, which killed twenty foreign tourists and three Tunisians.

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