terrorism

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.

September 4, 2016
September 4, 2016

England's tour to Bangladesh is set to go ahead

England's tour to Bangladesh looks increasingly likely to go ahead despite serious reservations held by ‘several’ young players and one-day captain Eoin Morgan after Moeen Ali became the first...

August 29, 2016
August 29, 2016

Loye says terror fears saw him quit BD role

Former England batsman Mal Loye expects the current team's tour of Bangladesh to go ahead despite security concerns even though he quit a coaching position in the country because of terrorism...

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

Cops to write to home ministry to ban Ansar-Al-Islam

Law enforcers are to write to the home ministry to take necessary steps to ban militant outfit Ansar-Al-Islam, an alleged Bangladesh chapter of al-Qaeda in the Indian Sub-Continent.

August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016

4 female JMB members on 4-day fresh remand

A Dhaka court places four female members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on a four-day fresh remand in a case filed under the Anti-Terrorism Act.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

‘No national unity with BNP’

The ruling Awami League-led 14-party alliance leaders turn down any possibility of forging a national unity with BNP-led alliance for stamping out militancy from the country.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Transnational terrorism and the IS brand

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

August 6, 2016
August 6, 2016

Terrorists in Bangladesh

The poor, marginalised, and uninformed madrasa students in Bangladesh are too weak and disorganised to spearhead any violent or revolutionary movement. This explains why urban, rich, and secular...

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

5 ‘militants’ held in Dhaka

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) detains five alleged members of newly formed militant outfit Al Ansar (Huji), including its chief coordinator, from Dhaka’s Hazaribagh area.

August 2, 2016
August 2, 2016

Dhaka raid militant Abdullah’s aide held in Dinajpur

Detectives arrest an allegedly close aide of Abdullah, one of the militants killed in Dhaka raid, from Nawabganj upazila of Dinajpur.