Islamic Militants

December 26, 2017
December 26, 2017

Egypt executes 15 militants over 2013 Sinai attack

Egypt's Prisons Authority says 15 Islamic militants convicted of staging a deadly attack on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula four years ago have been executed.

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

Emajuddin made personal comment on Jamaat: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir terms Prof Emajuddin Ahmed’s comment on severing ties with Jamaat as his personal one.

July 29, 2016
July 29, 2016

‘Inform prosecution lapse in militant trials’

Law Minister Anisul Huq asks the deputy commissioners to inform the monitoring cell under the ministry if the prosecutions do not properly assist courts during trial of militants.

June 11, 2016
June 11, 2016

Libyan port ‘re-taken from IS’

Libyan forces say they have re-taken control of the port in the city of Sirte, after fierce fighting against militants from so-called Islamic State.

May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016

IS threatens 'attacks in India'

In a rare appeal to India's Muslim minority, Islamic State says "it is planning to avenge the deaths of Muslims killed in riots in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat and elsewhere".

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Abu Sayyaf releases Canadian hostage beheading video

Abu Sayyaf of the Philippines has releases a video of Canadian hostage John Ridsdell being beheaded by their militants. The harrowing 52-second video shows four militants and Ridsdell in jungle surroundings.

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Tailor killed in Tangail, ‘IS claims responsibility’

Bike-riding assailants stab dead a middle-aged Hindu tailor in Tangail. Hours later, US-based SITE Intelligence Group tweet that international militant outfit Islamic State have claimed credit for the murder saying that he blasphemed Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

9 killed in Somalia hotel attack

Militants storm a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, leaving at least nine people dead, in an attack claimed by al-Shabab.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Al-Shabab killed '180 Kenyan troops'

At least 180 Kenyan troops are killed when al-Shabab attacked their base last month, Somalia's president says.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Blogger Rajib murder verdict Thursday

A tribunal in Dhaka sets Thursday to deliver verdict in the blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider murder case. The chief of militant group Ansarullah Bangla Team and seven former students of a private university are the accused in the case.