Militant attack at Gulshan restaurant

From music lover to ‘militant’

Here is more about a music lover turned militant Tahmid Rahman Safi, who was the first person to appear in a video in Bengali allegedly released by the militant group Islamic State.

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016

Dhaka attack: Philippine expresses solidarity with Bangladesh

The Philippine government expresses solidarity with the people of Bangladesh after a bloody hostage-taking incident at Gulshan in Dhaka.

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016

Hand over power to a neutral administration: Khaleda to govt

Accusing the government of having failed to check repeated 'terror attacks’ in the country, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia asks the government to quit and hand over power to a neutral...

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016

'Machete wielders' in Sholakia attack

The machete link, which has been seen in the covert killings of secular activists, foreign nationals and members of religious minority, has been found again in the attack on Sholakia Eidgah where...

July 3, 2016
July 3, 2016

Khaleda calls for unity to rid militancy

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia calls the Gulshan cafe attack a “cowardly act” and urged for a national unity to rid Bangladesh from militancy.

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

Gulshan attack: 6 gunmen killed, 1 held, PM says

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina condemns the Gulshan restaurant attack that resulted in the confirmed death of two police officials and six gunmen. The premier questions the religious morale of the...

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

IS claims Gulshan attack: Report

Islamic State claims responsibility of the attack in the Spanish restaurant at Dhaka’s Gulshan diplomatic zone where at least two police officers have died and over 20 others being held hostage.

July 1, 2016
July 1, 2016

LIVE: Gulshan hostage crisis

Stay tuned with The Daily Star for live updates of the hostage crisis at a restaurant in Gulshan, Dhaka.