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.
Supporters of a powerful Shia Muslim cleric have set up camp outside parliament in Baghdad, after thousands stormed the Green Zone secure area.
Shia Muslims in Dhaka today protested the execution of a prominent Shia cleric carried out by the Sunni Muslim majority Saudi Arabia on January 2.
Saudi Arabia used an attack on its embassy in Tehran as a pretext to fuel tensions, Iran's foreign ministry says in response to Riyadh's severing of relations.
Saudi Arabia executes 47 for terrorism, mostly suspected al-Qaeda members but also a prominent Shia Muslim cleric, Nimr al-Nimr, Interior Ministry said in a statement broadcast on state television.
Law enforcers, in an overnight drive, detain four more people for their alleged involvement in Thursday’s gun attack at a Shia mosque in Bogra that left one dead.
Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the attack on a Bogra Shia mosque last night that killed one and injured three, US-based SITE Intelligence group says.
Noting that the recent bomb attack on a Tajia procession was aimed at tarnishing Bangladesh's image, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asserts that the Bangladesh's progress cannot be stopped with such bombings.
The United States has updated its security alert for its citizens residing in Bangladesh after the bomb attack on Shia Muslim community in Old Dhaka.