Counterterrorism

2 'Neo JMB men' held

Counterterrorism officials yesterday claimed to have arrested two suspected members of militant outfit “Neo JMB” in the capital's Khilkhet area.

December 15, 2017
December 15, 2017

Founder of 'Neo JMB' held: police

Counterterrorism officials yesterday claimed to have arrested a top militant who along with Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury formed terror outfit “Neo JMB” that carried out the Gulshan café attack last year and scores of secret killings.

September 10, 2017
September 10, 2017

2 'Neo JMB men' held

Counterterrorism officials yesterday claimed to have arrested two suspected members of militant outfit “Neo JMB” in the capital's Khilkhet area.

August 30, 2017
August 30, 2017

Counterterrorism: US official commends Dhaka's role

A visiting senior official of the US Department of State has commended Bangladesh's “tremendous” role in counterterrorism initiatives and said that the US will continue to cooperate in this area.

August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017

Not serious but threat is there

Militant group “Neo JMB” is still posing a security threat as its members are making efforts to carry out suicide attacks individually, said counterterrorism officials.

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

Militants adopt new strategy

Shortage of funds and difficulties in renting apartments are forcing “Neo-JMB” militants to shun the practice of leaving their homes

August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017

Target Aug 15 Mourners: Terror attack plan foiled

A suspected suicide bomber of “Neo JMB” was killed during an anti-militancy operation at a city hotel yesterday as counterterrorism officials claim he had planned to carry out an attack on the crowd paying homage to Bangabandhu on National Mourning Day at Dhanmondi 32.

August 9, 2017
August 9, 2017

Militants pose no major risks now

The DMP's counterterrorism chief has claimed to have destroyed the operational capacity of militants and has expressed confidence

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

Dhaka, Washington to fight terrorism together

Dhaka and Washington have agreed to enhance cooperation in the areas of counterterrorism and countering violent extremism through capacity enhancement.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

Guns, God and grievances: Belgium's Islamist "airbase"

"A breeding ground for violence" the mayor of Molenbeek called her town, speaking of unemployment and overcrowding among Arab immigrant families, of youthful despair finding refuge in radical Islam.

September 11, 2015
September 11, 2015

US counterterrorism strategy in South Asia

The U.S.-led coalition military strategy in Afghanistan and the adjacent border areas of Pakistan has drawn huge criticisms for its over-reliance on the use of coercive force and utter negligence of peace, reconciliation, and reconstruction efforts.