Hindu priest slaughtered in Bangladesh, Islamic State claims responsibility

Hindu priest slaughtered in Bangladesh, Islamic State claims responsibility

Dhaka : A 70-year-old Hindu priest was on Tuesday hacked to death in Bangladesh by three suspected Islamic State jihadists who nearly severed his head, the second priest from the community to be killed this year in the Muslim-majority nation which has seen a string of brutal attacks by Islamists on minorities and secular activists. Ananda Gopal Ganguly was attacked

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Islamic State hacks village doctor to death in Bangladesh

Islamic State hacks doctor to death in Bangladesh

Dhaka : A homeopathic doctor was on Friday hacked to death and a professor was seriously wounded by machete-wielding Islamic State militants in Bangladesh amid a series of brutal attacks on secular activists and minorities by Islamists. Sanaur Rahman, 58, a homeopathic doctor, was riding home on his motorbike along with Saifuzzaman, assistant professor of Bangla literature at Islami University,

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Bangladesh arrests Islamic State militant for professor’s murder

Bangladesh arrests Islamic State militant for professor’s murder

Dhaka (Reuters) : Bangladesh police arrested an Islamist militant charged with the murder of a professor amid a surge in deadly attacks against liberal activists and other minorities in the South Asian nation, a senior officer said on Tuesday. Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, 58, English professor at Rajshahi University, was hacked to death on his way to work last month. Islamic

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Bangladesh: Islamic State’s New Base In South Asia?

Bangladesh: Islamic State’s New Base In South Asia?

By Balasubramaniyan Viswanathan Dhaka : Islamic State in recent times have intensified its campaign in Bangladesh, propagating its message of Khilafah through its media apparatus and as well as being operationally active inside Bangladesh with a string of attacks. The latest issue of Dabiq, which is the Islamic State’s official magazine, carried two articles that have relevance to the Islamic

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ISIS militants brutally kill Bangladeshi Professor Rezaul Karim Siddique, slit 80% of his neck

ISIS militants brutally kill Bangladeshi Professor Rezaul Karim Siddique

Dhaka : In yet another brutal attack on professors in Bangladesh, Islamic State militants claimed responsibility of killing a university professor here on Saturday, US-based SITE Intelligence Group said. According to police, Professor Rezaul Karim Siddique, 58, was hacked from behind with machetes as he walked to the bus station from his home in the country`s northwestern city of Rajshahi,

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Islamic State claims murder of Muslim preacher in Bangladesh

Homeopath doctor and a preacher of the Shia Muslim community Abdur Razzak who has been stabbed to death in Jhenidah on March 14, 2016.

Dhaka (Reuters) : Islamic State has claimed responsibility for murdering a Muslim preacher in Bangladesh, an online group that monitors extremist activity said on Tuesday, the latest killing declared by the militant group in the South Asian nation. Islamist violence has surged in recent months in the Muslim-majority country, but the government has rejected Islamic State’s claims, blaming the violence

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