IS attack

May 2, 2018
May 2, 2018

IS suicide attack on Libya election commission kills 12

Suicide bombers storms Libya's electoral commission in Tripoli, killing at least a dozen people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group.

July 25, 2016
July 25, 2016

'IS behind' deadly Iraq car bombing

So-called Islamic State says it carried out a car bombing that killed at least 17 people in the central Iraqi town of Khalis.

July 17, 2016
July 17, 2016

Nice lorry attacker 'researched route'

The Tunisian man who carried out the lorry attack in the French city of Nice researched his route in the days beforehand, French media reports say.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Arsonists turn into secret killers

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday hinted that BNP-Jamaat men had links with the recent secret killings and the government had substantial evidence in this regard. These two parties have changed their tactics and started attacking some “soft targets,” following public wrath for their arson attacks early last year, she added.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Priest killed in similar fashion

Nobody had an answer as Shefali wailed, “Why would anyone kill my husband whose only job was to perform puja?” Ananda Gopal Ganguly had been performing services at different temples in his village and adjacent areas for decades, she said. His father Satya Gopal Ganguly was also a priest.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Christian trader killed in Natore

Unknown assailants yesterday hacked to death a Christian grocer in Baraigram upazila of Natore, the latest in a series of attacks on religious minorities.

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

IS ‘claims’ credit for Kushtia killing

A day into the killing of homeopath Sanaur Rahman in Kushtia, global terror outfit Islamic State yesterday claimed responsibility for the

April 7, 2016
April 7, 2016

250 Syrians missing after IS attack east of Damascus: Residents

Around 250 Syrian civilians are feared kidnapped after an attack by the Islamic State jihadist group on a cement factory east of Damascus, residents tell AFP on Thursday.