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'Islamists' stone couple died in north Mali

The Islamists dug two holes where they put the man and the woman who lived maritally without being married

UN to deploy rapid intervention force in central Mali

Rapid intervention force of Senegalese troops will soon be deployed in central Mali

Suicide bomber blows himself up near Bangladesh airport

A suicide bomber blew himself up at a security checkpoint near Bangladesh`s international airport on Friday, police said, the second such incident in a week.

Islamists beat liberals in Morocco elections

Morocco's ruling Islamists have beaten their liberal rivals in parliamentary elections five years after sweeping to power following Arab Spring-inspired protests, results showed on Saturday.

Chad, Niger forces kill 123 Boko Haram in crackdown: Official

A joint military operation between Chad and Niger has killed 123 Boko Haram militants since July and recovered a significant quantity of weapons, Niger's Defence Ministry said on Friday.

Turkey strikes IS as Syria border tensions flare

Turkish forces also pounded jihadists in Syria with new artillery strikes after a deadly suicide bombing in the city of Gaziantep at the weekend and repeated rocket fire across the border.

Two million at risk of siege in Syria's Aleppo: UN

Two million at risk of siege in Syria's Aleppo: UN

More than two million people in Syria`s Aleppo are in danger of coming under total siege, the United Nations has warned, calling for immediate access to the heavily bombed city.

Bangladesh announces cash rewards for 2 terror attack masterminds

Bangladesh announces cash rewards for 2 terror attack masterminds

Bangladesh Police on Tuesday announced a reward of over USD 25,000 for clues leading to the arrest of two Islamists identified as "masterminds" of the terror attacks at a cafe here and an Eid congregation.

Islamists blow up 16-century mosque in Yemen

Sunni Islamist radicals in Yemen have blown up a 16th century mosque housing the shrine of a revered Sufi scholar in the city of Taez, a local official said on Sunday.

Donald Trump aide says US has nothing to fear from majority of Muslims

The US has nothing to fear from the vast majority of Muslims as radical Islamists constitute a small minority of the global Muslim community, a close aide of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said today.

France terror attack: Trucker mows down 84 people in Nice, Hollande says entire country under Islamist terrorists threat

France terror attack: Trucker mows down 84 people in Nice, Hollande says entire country under Islamist terrorists threat

No group has claimed responsibility but channels known to support the Islamic State were jubilant.

Top IS commander Shishani killed: jihadist-linked agency

Citing a "military source," Amaq said yesterday Shishani was killed "in the town of Sharqat.

Government non-committal on action against Islamist preacher

Government on Tuesday remained non- committal on taking action against a controversial Indian Islamic preacher.

Dhaka attackers followed controversial Indian Islamic preacher

Two of the five Bangladeshi militants who hacked to death 20 people at a restaurant in Dhaka's diplomatic zone used to follow three controversial Islamists, including Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Nayek.

After slew of deadly attacks, another Hindu priest receives death threat in Bangladesh

After slew of deadly attacks, another Hindu priest receives death threat in Bangladesh

Police said the priest received the threat letter last evening on a computer-composed IS letterhead with perpetrator identifying him as one AB Siddiqui.

Brutal killings by Islamists: 'Facebook, Microsoft, Google agree to work with Bangladesh govt'

Brutal killings by Islamists: 'Facebook, Microsoft, Google agree to work with Bangladesh govt'

Bangladesh has been witnessing a string of brutal attacks by Islamists. 

Bangladesh village doctor hacked to death in suspected Islamist attack

Machete-wielding assailants hacked to death a village doctor and wounded a university teacher in western Bangladesh on Friday, in what police suspected was the latest in a series attacks by Islamists in the majority-Muslim nation.

LGBT activist among two hacked to death in Bangladesh

Two people were hacked to death Monday at an apartment in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, police said, with a local television channel identifying one of them as a leading gay rights activist.

Bangladesh prof killing: Taslima Nasreen says Islamists killing secular people as atheist bloggers already left country

Bangladesh prof killing: Taslima Nasreen says Islamists killing secular people as atheist bloggers already left country

Addressing a rationalist conference in the Estonian capital of Tallin, the author called for pressurising the Bangladesh government to protect the rights and lives of atheist bloggers.

Quran is unscientific, ideas that can't survive criticism, ridicule must be weak: Taslima Nasreen

Quran is unscientific, ideas that can't survive criticism, ridicule must be weak: Taslima Nasreen

The Bangladeshi author claimed that religion is incompatible with human rights and particularly women's rights. “People say Islam is a religion of peace, but my life experience is the opposite,”she said.