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Islamic State calls for attacks in West during Ramadan

An audio message purporting to come from the spokesman of Islamic State calls on followers to launch attacks in the United States, Europe, Russia, Australia, Iraq, Syria, Iran, and the Philippines during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which began in late May.

August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016

Dhaka Attack: Marzan a CU Shibir ‘associate’

The youth, who police claimed was ‘in-charge of Gulshan café attack’ and known among his fellow militants as Marzan, has been an associate (Shathi) of Chittagong University unit of Islami Chhatra Shibir, student front of Jamaat-e-Islami.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Man held in Bagerhat over threat ‘using IS’s name’

Police in a drive arrest a man on Friday night for allegedly giving a threat to a teacher and a Brac employee using the name of militant outfit Islamic State (IS) from Doshani area in Bagerhat town.

August 9, 2016
August 9, 2016

IS claims Pakistan hospital attack

Islamic State claims responsibility for a suicide bombing in Pakistan that killed at least 70 people and wounded more than a hundred on Monday in an attack on mourners gathered at a hospital in Quetta, the group's Amaq news agency reported.

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016

IS weakening but still a threat: Obama

US President Barack Obama says there have been gains against so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria but warned the group still poses a threat.

July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016

Sheltering café attackers: 3 sent to jail after remand

A Dhaka court sends three people, who were arrested for renting out a flat to suspected Gulshan café attackers, to jail after completion of their eight-day remand each.

July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016

Cops release stunning pictures of Dhaka terrorists’ den

Police release stunning and chilling pictures of what was found inside the terrorists’ den at Kalyanpur in Dhaka that give a glimpse of the militants’ life.

July 23, 2016
July 23, 2016

Brazil holds terror suspects

Brazil hold 10 presumed Islamist militants in isolation cells at a maximum security jail as police comb their computers and mobile phones for information about possible threats to next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

July 20, 2016
July 20, 2016

Arrest of Gulshan, Sholakia attackers a matter of time: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tells parliament that arrest of all perpetrators involved in the recent militant attacks at Dhaka’s Gulshan and Sholakia in Kishorganj is “just a matter of time”.

July 19, 2016
July 19, 2016

Dhaka attack: 4 new ‘suspects’ detected

Four new individuals have been detected by the law enforcers, suspected to have been involved in the gruesome Gulshan restaurant attack of July 1.

July 18, 2016
July 18, 2016

‘I was misquoted’: Home Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says he was misquoted about his earlier comment on the recent militant attacks.