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Bangladesh arrests alleged senior extremist: Officials

The RAB alleges Ahmed, 37, is a key decision-maker in Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), a homegrown extremist outfit accused of last year`s deadly attack on a Dhaka cafe frequented by foreigners.

Jun 11, 2017, 19:11 PM IST

Israel says foils plot to avenge Hamas commander's murder

Israeli authorities said Thursday they had foiled a plot by Arab citizens to attack an Israeli soldier in revenge for the March killing of a Hamas commander.

Jun 08, 2017, 22:17 PM IST

Amid regional strains, Qatar says hackers post fake comments by Emir

The Qatar News Agency (QNA) website has been hacked by an unknown entity. 

May 24, 2017, 09:46 AM IST

Islamic State supporters celebrate Manchester attack online, no official claim

Islamic State supporters celebrated on social media after a blast at Ariana Grande's concert. 

May 23, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

Explosion heard in central Mogadishu, huge cloud of smoke seen: Reuters witness

A huge explosion was heard in the centre of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said. 

Apr 05, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

Militant hideout raided in Bangladesh

Explosions and gunshots rocked a city in northeastern Bangladesh today after police laid a siege to a five-storey building where suspected militants belonging to an Islamist group behind the country's worst terror attack were holed up.

Mar 24, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
Woman, teen boy blow themselves up during police raid in Dhaka

Woman, teen boy blow themselves up during police raid in Dhaka

Police raided the building in Ashkona area of the capital.

Dec 24, 2016, 17:26 PM IST
German police in raids across 10 states against Islamist group

German police in raids across 10 states against Islamist group

German police on Tuesday raided 200 sites across 10 states in a probe against an Islamist group suspected of inciting hate.

Nov 15, 2016, 13:08 PM IST
Militants launch car bomb, gun attack on Somali police base, 10 dead

Militants launch car bomb, gun attack on Somali police base, 10 dead

Militants set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia's capital before gunmen stormed inside on Sunday, leaving at least 10 people dead, police said.

Jul 31, 2016, 18:05 PM IST

Islamist group Ansar Dine threatens France, UN in new video

The head of Islamist group Ansar Dine, Iyad Ag Ghaly, has released his first video in 22 months, reiterating threats against France and the United Nations` peacekeeping mission in Mali.

Jun 27, 2016, 03:21 AM IST
Taliban fighters kidnap at least 25 men from buses in Afghanistan's south

Taliban fighters kidnap at least 25 men from buses in Afghanistan's south

Taliban fighters in the southern Afghan province of Helmand stopped vehicles and detained at least 25 people, officials said on Tuesday, as the insurgents continued a series of abductions on Afghanistan`s highways over the past few weeks.

Jun 21, 2016, 14:18 PM IST

Bangladesh Islamist group draws criticism for remarks on Hindu CJ

An Islamist group in Bangladesh has stoked controversy after it demanded removal of the country's Hindu Supreme Court Chief Justice and sought cutting down funding for Bengali New Year celebrations terming it as 'haram'.

Apr 13, 2016, 12:41 PM IST
Islamist group kills 30 in twin blasts in Somali town

Islamist group kills 30 in twin blasts in Somali town

Somalia`s al Shabaab Islamist group bombed a busy junction and a nearby restaurant in the town of Baidoa on Sunday, killing at least 30 people, police and the group said.

Feb 29, 2016, 09:24 AM IST

3 Islamists sent to police custody over Hindu priest's murder in Bangladesh

With the arrest of the three members of the outlawed Jamaat'ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), police claimed to have completely solved the murder case.

Feb 27, 2016, 22:12 PM IST

Taliban suicide bomber kills 20 police outside Kabul base

The area was sealed off by police as ambulances rushed to the scene of what witnesses described as a powerful blast on Monday, reports Al Jazeera.

Feb 01, 2016, 16:50 PM IST

Over 2.1 million​ displaced in Nigeria by Boko Haram insurgency: IOM

Over 2.1 million people are internally displaced in northeast Nigeria after a spike in a six-year insurgency by the Boko Haram group, the International Organization for Migration said today, revising a previous figure of 1.5 million.

Sep 04, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

Bangladesh charges 5 militants over blogger murder

Five militants of an al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group in Bangladesh were today charged with murder for hacking to death an atheist blogger who is among the four secular writers killed in brutal attacks this year.

Sep 01, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

Bangladesh arrest two suspected Islamists over blogger murder

The Bangladesh police on Thursday arrested two suspected members of a banned Islamist group over the brutal killing of an atheist blogger, an official said.

Aug 28, 2015, 01:55 AM IST

16 Niger villagers killed in Boko Haram attack: Official

Boko Haram jihadists killed 16 civilians in an attack this week on a southeast Niger village, near the Nigerian border, a local official said on Saturday.

Jul 18, 2015, 23:43 PM IST

Two blasts rock central Nigerian city of Jos: Police

Two blasts rocked the central Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday, the police said, in the latest unrest to hit the region.

Jul 06, 2015, 04:42 AM IST