• Afghan fighters 'linked to IS in Syria'

    A senior US commander in Afghanistan says that fighters allied with Islamic State are in contact with militants' Syrian headquarters.

  • 3 ‘Hizb-ut Tahrir militants’ held in Ctg

    Three alleged militants of the banned outfit Hizb-ut Tahrir arrested from Chittagong city's Muradpur. An English medium school teacher and a lawyer are among them.

  • Taliban warn IS leader not to interfere in Afghanistan

    The Taliban warns the leader of the Islamic State group against waging a parallel insurgency in Afghanistan, after a string of defections and reported clashes with militants loyal to IS.

  • 2 'Islamic State men' held in Dhaka

    The Detective Branch of police detain two suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) from Dhaka. One of them is said to be a local recruiter who already gathered about 20 activists including an teacher.

  • 2 ‘militants’ held for Ashulia bank robbery

    Three days into the Ashulia bank robbery that left eight people dead, police arrested two “militants” for their alleged involvement with the deadly incident.

  • Turkey seige

    Turkey lifts Twitter block

    Social media restrictions are being lifted in Turkey, as sites comply with a court order to stop sharing images of a prosecutor being held at gunpoint.

  • Militants manage to circumvent the system

    THE arrest of Ariful Islam, caught after he, along with his accomplices, hacked to death Oyasiqur Rahman Babu, has by default, brought to light some significant inefficiencies in law enforcement.

  • US shocked at blogger Oyasiqur’s murder

    The United States has expressed utter astonishment at the murder of independent writer Oyasiqur Rahman.

  • tank burnt

    Fighting in Aden as Yemen's Houthis make gains

    Iran-allied Houthi militiamen pushed into the northeastern outskirts of the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday amid heavy clashes with loyalists of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi

  • Pakistan militants deny killing in Khyber

    The news that Pakistan security forces killed 30 militants in gun battles in the mountainous northwestern Khyber region on Saturday, is being denied by a spokesman for the militants.

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