Gulshan hostage crisis | The Daily Star
  • Shedding our prejudices

    If you are in a drawing room and any other gathering of your friends or acquaintances, naturally the talk of the day would lurk around what is going on around the world.

  • 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.

  • Kulkhwani of Faraaz tomorrow

    The kulkhwani of Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain, who was brutally killed along with 19 other hostages in a militant attack at a Dhaka café on July 1, is to be held on July 10 after Asr prayers.

  • 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.

  • Should there still be ambiguity?

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  • Tribute paid for the Dhaka cafe attack victims

    Relatives and friends of the victims of Holey Artisan attack, along with people from all walks of life, pay their tribute to the departed souls with flowers at the entrance of Road 79 in Gulshan diplomatic zone of Dhaka.

  • Moments before the terror struck

    It was a quieter than normal evening at house No. 5 on road No. 79 of Gulshan.

  • Bloody end to Dhaka hostage crisis

    Twelve-hour-long hostage crisis at a cafe in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone ends after army commandos stormed the restaurant and rescued 13 people including Indian and Japanese citizens. Our correspondents say they have seen several bodies lying at the popular eatery. Officials have yet to hold any briefing.

  • Anxious wait for families of Holey Artisan hostages

    Panic can be clearly seen in all of their faces as the family members wait for the rescue of their dear ones held hostage inside the hitherto quiet dining place in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone.

  • LIVE: Gulshan hostage crisis

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