Ansar-Al-Islam | The Daily Star
  • Charge sheet against six

    Avijit Murde: Charges against six accepted

    A Dhaka court yesterday accepted charges against six members of banned militant outfit Ansar-Al-Islam in a case filed over writer-blogger Avijit Roy murder on February 26, 2015.

  • 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.

  • ISIS in Bangladesh: Contradictory messages deepen anxiety

    Siegfried O. Wolf, a professor of political science at the South Asia Institute of the University of Heidelberg, said that foreign intelligence agencies did withhold sensitive information from Bangladesh, fearing that it could be misused. The country is in the grip of extreme political polarization, he said, and there is factionalism and rivalry among security agencies.

  • Ansar-Al-Islam claims blogger killing

    Ansar-Al-Islam, Bangladesh chapter of al-Qaeda in the Indian Sub-Continent, claims responsibility for the killing of blogger Niladri Chattopadhyay terming him an enemy of Allah.