Islamist

January 22, 2016
January 22, 2016

19 dead in Somalia restaurant attack

Somalia's Islamist Shebab militants killed at least 19 people when five gunmen detonated a bomb before storming a popular seaside restaurant in the capital Mogadishu.

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

5 JMB men jailed for 2005 blasts

A court in Rangamati has convicted five members of the banned Islamist outfit JMB and sentenced them to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment each for their involvement in a bomb attack in 2005.

November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015

The War on Abstract Notions

Wars on abstract concepts (e.g. terror, freethinking) are dangerous because they can be aimed at virtually anyone and can be invoked to launch every missile and curtail every freedom.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Belgium-Spain friendly cancelled due to security concerns

Football friendly between Belgium and Spain scheduled for Tuesday in Brussels has been cancelled on the recommendation of the national crisis centre following the Islamist attacks in Paris.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

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...

October 24, 2015
October 24, 2015

22 Shia marchers killed in Pakistan suicide blast

A suicide bomber has killed at least 22 people taking part in a procession by Shia Muslims in southern Pakistan.

September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015

Doubts mount over Australia's tour

Australia's tour of Bangladesh appears increasingly in danger of being cancelled, with Cricket Australia's security team on their way home to brief players and the board following a...

August 24, 2015
August 24, 2015

Funding extremism: 3 lawyers remanded again

A court in Chittagong placed three lawyers, who were arrested over funding an Islamist outfit, on a fresh remand in Chittagong on February 21.

June 26, 2015
June 26, 2015

One decapitated in France terror attack (video)

A suspected Islamist attacker pins a decapitated head covered with Arabic writing to the gates of a gas factory in eastern France on Friday before being arrested, police said.

April 7, 2015
April 7, 2015

A Massacre in Africa

WHY is it that schools and schoolchildren have become such high-profile targets for murderous Islamist militants?