Gulshan terror attack

Gulshan Café Attack: Sohel ‘admits’ he supplied bombs

Sohel Mahfuz, a key “Neo JMB” leader, yesterday confessed before a magistrate that he had supplied all the bombs used in the Holey Artisan Bakery attack in the capital's Gulshan on July 1 last year, court sources said.

March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018

State honours families of café attack victims

Bangladesh faced an unprecedented situation as the Holey Artisan terror attack shook the nation to the core on July 1, 2016. It was a life-changing event for the victims' families.

July 24, 2017
July 24, 2017

Gulshan Café Attack: Sohel ‘admits’ he supplied bombs

Sohel Mahfuz, a key “Neo JMB” leader, yesterday confessed before a magistrate that he had supplied all the bombs used in the Holey Artisan Bakery attack in the capital's Gulshan on July 1 last year, court sources said.

July 30, 2016
July 30, 2016

Fighting an ideological battle

The Gulshan attack of July 1 was meant to strike terror in the hearts of foreigners and women who, according to the terrorists do not conform to their ideals.

July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016

Shedding our prejudices

If you are in a drawing room and any other gathering of your friends or acquaintances, naturally the talk of the day would lurk around what is going on around the world.

July 20, 2016
July 20, 2016

An appeal to those 'jihadists' who seek 'shahadat'

As the nation grieves for the slain hostages in the July 1 Gulshan attack, somehow I find myself also thinking about the young attackers as well.

July 4, 2016
July 4, 2016

Why the threat needs to be taken more seriously

Regardless of ABT or JMB's participation in the recent hostage crisis, the ISIS threat appears to be real and much greater than anticipated.

July 4, 2016
July 4, 2016

Should there still be ambiguity?

Although some Bangladeshi politicians till the recent past – the home minister repeated his position on July 3 2016 that the Holey Artisan Bakery massacre has no ISIS link...

July 3, 2016
July 3, 2016

Tribute paid for the Dhaka cafe attack victims

Relatives and friends of the victims of Holey Artisan attack, along with people from all walks of life, pay their tribute to the departed souls with flowers at the entrance of Road 79 in Gulshan diplomatic zone of Dhaka.