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Huji planned countrywide attack in August

Huji planned countrywide attack in August

The banned militant outfit Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (Huji) had planned to carry out bomb attacks in some parts the country in August this year, detectives claimed today. “They were awaiting orders to launch the attacks,” Monirul Islam, joint commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), said at a presser this afternoon arranged to reveal details of the...

Iraq IS: Scores found dead in mass graves in Anbar

Iraq IS: Scores found dead in mass graves in Anbar

Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State (IS) militants have been found in mass graves in western Iraq. The graves that were found in the province of Anbar may contain between 80 and 220 bodies, reports suggest. Many of the dead belong to the Al Bu Nimr tribe, which joined...

Another ‘British-Bangladeshi’ jihadist killed in Syria fighting

Another ‘British-Bangladeshi’ jihadist killed in Syria fighting

A third “British-Bangladeshi” jihadist from Portsmouth has reportedly been killed fighting in Syria, according to religious authorities in the city. Manunur Roshid, 24, was known to be one of a group of six men from Portsmouth who went to Syria in 2013, writes The Guardian. Reports of his death follow that of Ifthekar Jaman,...

‘JMB bomb threat’ at Ctg court

‘JMB bomb threat’ at Ctg court

Security was beefed up at Chittagong court building after a bomb threat was received from an anonymous caller this morning. The caller told a lawyer, Manas Kumar Das, that the building would be blown away by the banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), Mohiuddin Selim, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, told The Daily...

Isis 'just one mile from Baghdad' as al-Qaeda joins militants' fight against West

Isis 'just one mile from Baghdad' as al-Qaeda joins militants' fight against West

Isis fighters are reportedly just one mile away from Baghdad as reports emerge of al-Qaeda militants bolstering their ranks in Syria. According to the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East, Isis was approaching the Iraqi capital on Monday morning, report The Independent. "The Islamic State are now less than 2km away from...

‘Militant kingpin’ held in Dhaka

‘Militant kingpin’ held in Dhaka

A man who was allegedly running his own militant organisation in the country was arrested by detectives in Purana Paltan area of Dhaka Thursday night. The law enforcers claimed that Hafizur Rahman, 22, is ring leader of an international militant organisation which recruits Jihadis from across the world. Members of Detective Branch of police (DB)...

France launches first air strikes on IS in Iraq

France launches first air strikes on IS in Iraq

French jets have carried out their first strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq, the office of President Francois Hollande says. A statement said planes had attacked an IS depot in north-east Iraq, and there would be more raids in the coming days. The US has carried out more than 170 air strikes against...

Militants show kidnapped UN peacekeepers in video

Militants show kidnapped UN peacekeepers in video

An al-Qaeda-backed militant group that seized 45 UN peacekeepers two weeks ago on the Golan Heights has posted a video in which the hostages, from the South Pacific nation of Fiji, say they expect to be released soon. The video, which was posted on the Nusra Front's Twitter and YouTube accounts on Wednesday but...

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Militant threats nearer home…

Militant threats nearer home…

The world is never  short of threats and intimidation. The latest to be blurted out is from al-Qaida leader Ayman al Zawahri.  He claims to have flagged off an Indian branch of his militant group 'spearheading' a South Asian front. Set against Lashkar-e-Tayyeba's Taj Hotel massacre in Bombay, such a threat from al-Qaida with...

Tripoli fuel fire ‘out of control’

Tripoli fuel fire ‘out of control’

A second fuel tank in the Libyan capital Tripoli has caught fire, which Libya's National Oil Company has described as "out of control". It comes hours after the authorities appealed for international assistance to try to contain the huge blaze. The government blames clashes between rival militias for igniting the fire, which it says may...

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