militants

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Opinion: Militants throw a new challenge

The militants seem to have set their eyes higher this time by targeting the dear of a police officer who is said to have played a key role in combating militancy.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Islamic State kills dozens of its own in hunt for spies

In March, a senior commander with the Islamic State group was driving through northern Syria on orders to lead militants in the fighting there when a drone blasted his vehicle to oblivion.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Militant link suspected in murder of SP’s wife: CMP

Hours into the killing of a police official’s wife in Chittagong city, police say they suspect militant link to the murder. Motorbike riding assailants reportedly stabbed and shot dead Mahmuda Khanam Mitu near to her residence.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Wife of police super shot dead in Ctg

Motorbike riding assailants reportedly stab and shoot dead wife of a police officer in Chittagong city, police say. Law enforcers are probing link of militants with the murder.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

20,000 children trapped in Iraq's Fallujah: UN

At least 20,000 children are trapped in jihadist bastion Fallujah under siege by Iraqi forces and face shortages and forced recruitment as fighters, the UN Children's Fund says.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

IS hits back as army moves into Falluja

Militants from the so-called Islamic State have launch a dawn counter-attack as Iraqi government troops push into the city of Falluja.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Blames on opposition encouraging militants: Khaleda

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia says that militants are being encouraged as the government is trying to blame the opposition for the recent gruesome killings.

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.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Motion Timeline: 29 killings in 4 years

Since 2013, at least 29 secular activists, publishers, minorities and advocates of free thinking have been killed in grisly attacks, which are believed to be works of militants. Trial for only one such brutal attack has been completed so far.

March 13, 2016
March 13, 2016

5 ‘JMB’ men held with large cache of explosives

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claim to arrest five militants including a district-level chief of a banned militant outfit and seize a large cache of explosives in Matuail of Dhaka.