Islamic Militant

August 11, 2016
August 11, 2016

2 ‘Huji men’ held in Dhaka

Police Bureau of Investigation claims to have arrested two leaders of banned militant outfit Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (Huji) including its Narayanganj regional commander in Dhaka’s Jatrabari area.

July 30, 2016
July 30, 2016

‘Arms making factory’ busted in Comilla, 3 held

Rapid Action Battalion says they have busted an “arms making factory” in Comilla Sadar upazila and detained three people with some firearms making equipment.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016
USA

Orlando nightclub shooting: Who were the victims?

The victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, are being identified by the US authorities and their names released once their families have been told. So far, 36 of the 49 killed have been named: 32 men and four women aged between 19 and 50.

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Claim of IS baseless: minister

Reiterating that there is no presence of Islamic State in the country, Bangladesh home minister terms IS claim of today’s murder of a Hindu tailor in Tangail as baseless.

April 7, 2016
April 7, 2016

Amnesty urges action to stop attacks on secular activists

Amnesty International today urges the Bangladesh authorities to ensure protection of activists and writers who are under threat.

October 15, 2015
October 15, 2015

Government's anti- militancy campaign

Despite a commendable initiative by the government to combat militancy by targeting schools, madrasas and mosques, lethargic implementation has reduced it to a forgotten official circular.

August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015

2 Ansarullah Bangla Team men on 5-day remand

A Dhaka court places two members of banned Islamist outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team on a five-day remand each in connection with the blogger Niladri Chattopadhyay Niloy murder case.

August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015

Suicide attack at Kabul airport kills 5

A Taliban suicide bomber has attacked a checkpoint near the entrance to the international airport in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing five people.

May 22, 2015
May 22, 2015

Suicide bomber kills 21 at Saudi mosque

A suicide bomber kills 21 worshipers during Friday prayers in a packed Shia mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia in an attack claimed by the Islamic State militant group.

May 5, 2015
May 5, 2015

Fresh Syria talks to begin in Geneva

Fresh efforts to revive peace talks on Syria is due to begin in Geneva.