Islamic State

Trump confirms death of Islamic State chief Baghdadi in US raid

President Donald Trump says that elusive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed, dying "like a dog," in a daring, nighttime raid by US special forces deep in northwest Syria.

March 24, 2017
March 24, 2017

IS claims responsibility for blast near Dhaka airport

Islamic State claims the responsibility of bomb blast near a police box in front of Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, says SITE Intelligence.

March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017

IS claims responsibility for UK parliament attack

Islamic State (IS) is responsible for the attack outside Britain's parliament which left five people dead and around 40 injured, says Amaq, a news agency of the militant outfit.

March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017

'Suicide bombers kill 26 at Iraq wedding celebration'

At least 26 people are killed and 25 are injured as two suicide bombers attack a celebration being held the night before a wedding north of Baghdad, a police officer and a doctor say.

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Twitter suspends 360,000 accounts for 'promotion of terrorism'

Twitter Inc has shut down 360,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts since the middle of 2015, the company said in a blog post on Thursday.

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

Transnational terrorism and the IS brand

Islamic State unleashes terror in regions beyond the Middle Eastern sphere.

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 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.