New evidence shows deep Islamic State role in Bangladesh massacre

New evidence shows deep Islamic State role in Bangladesh massacre

Dhaka : Before Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury orchestrated Bangladesh’s worst militant attack, he sought and won approval for it from Islamic State. A Canadian of Bangladeshi origin, he was told by his contact in the militant group, Abu Terek Mohammad Tajuddin Kausar, to target foreigners, according to a senior police official who has seen communications between the two men. Chowdhury, located

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Tripura: Two ISIS suspects held from Badharghat railway station, gets jail custody

Tripura: Two ISIS suspects held from railway station, gets jail custody

Agartala : Two persons suspected of having link with ISIS were arrested due to their suspicious movement in the Badharghat railway station on Wednesday. They were identified as Zamil Khan (60) and Ismail Khan (22). They were first spotted by General Railway Police. After a thorough search, they recovered nine mobile SIM cards and six mobile phones from them. Later,

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In new video, ISIS warns of more Bangladesh attacks

The video is believed to have been issued from Raqqah. (source: SITE/twitter)

The 5-minute-55-second video features three Bangla-speaking youths believed to be Bangladeshi Islamic State fighters in Raqqah, Syria. Raqqa : The Islamic State’s Wilayat ar-Raqqah (ar-Raqqah province) on Tuesday released a new video titled ‘To the braves of the Caliphate in Bangladesh’, praising terrorists who attacked Dhaka’s Holey Artisan Bakery, and threatening more attacks in the future. The 5-minute-55-second video features

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Bangladeshi dentist, singer and MBA student shown in latest Islamic State video

Bangladeshi dentist, singer and MBA student shown in latest Islamic State video

Dhaka : The three Bangladeshi youths who appeared in the latest ISIS video threatening of more terror attacks around the world have been identified as a dentist, an aspiring singer and an MBA student, officials said here on Thursday. Model Naila Nayem’s former husband Tushar is one of the three youths who appeared in a so-called Islamic State video released

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Dhaka killers followed Mumbai-based Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

Dhaka killers followed Mumbai-based Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

New Delhi : Among the seven Bangladeshi terrorists who brutally hacked innocents in a Dhaka café were two young men who followed controversial Mumbai-based preacher Zakir Naik and Bengaluru-based Islamic State propagandist Mehdi Masroor Biswas. Terrorist Rohan Imtiaz, son of an Awami League leader, propagated on Facebook last year quoting Peace TV’s controversial preacher Naik “urging all Muslims to be

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Dhaka attack: Bangladesh extremism is result of Islamic State, local cells

Dhaka attack: Bangladesh extremism is result of Islamic State, local cells

Dhaka : On late Thursday night, terrorists barged into Holey Artisan Bakery restaurant, an upscale eatery in the Gulshan diplomatic zone in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The terrorists took about 20 people hostage as negotiations lasted for over ten hours. Bangladesh security forces stormed into the cafe and freed at least 13 people. The attack was later claimed by the Islamic State.

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Bangladesh police shot dead Islamist militant behind killing of bloggers, gay rights activists

Bangladesh police shot dead militant behind killing of bloggers, gay rights activists

The militant, identified as Sharif, one of the leaders of the banned group Ansar Ullah Bangla Team, took part in the killing of blogger Avijit Roy, U.S. citizen of Bangladeshi origin. Dhaka : Police in Bangladesh on Sunday shot dead an Islamist militant wanted for the killings of several liberal bloggers and gay rights activists, a senior official said. The

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