Islamists

Three peacekeepers killed in northern Mali attack: UN

Three peacekeepers killed in northern Mali attack: UN

The attack is just the latest to target the 12,000-strong force in the west African nation. Guinean and Chadian soldiers make the majority of those at the Kidal camp.
 

Jun 09, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

'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

May 18, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

UN to deploy rapid intervention force in central Mali

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

May 18, 2017, 08:48 AM IST

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.

Mar 24, 2017, 22:55 PM IST

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.

Oct 08, 2016, 23:03 PM IST

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.

Oct 01, 2016, 16:00 PM IST

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.

Aug 24, 2016, 00:45 AM IST
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.

Aug 09, 2016, 12:32 PM IST
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.

Aug 02, 2016, 18:39 PM IST

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.

Aug 01, 2016, 00:48 AM IST

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.

Jul 21, 2016, 11:41 AM IST
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.

Jul 15, 2016, 22:40 PM IST

Top IS commander Shishani killed: jihadist-linked agency

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

Jul 14, 2016, 03:18 AM IST

Government non-committal on action against Islamist preacher

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

Jul 05, 2016, 20:15 PM IST

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.

Jul 04, 2016, 20:12 PM IST
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.

Jun 16, 2016, 12:54 PM IST
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. 

Jun 12, 2016, 20:58 PM IST

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.

May 20, 2016, 13:41 PM IST

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.

Apr 25, 2016, 19:47 PM IST
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.

Apr 24, 2016, 18:48 PM IST