Islamic State recruiting jobless Muslim youths for ‘jihad’ in eastern region

Islamic State, JMB recruiting jobless Muslim youths for 'jihad' in eastern region

Kolkata : Handlers of terror groups like Islamic State, and JMB are recruiting unemployed youths from Muslim community in a bid to expand their networks in border districts of West Bengal. Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has been targeting unemployed youths and the Islamic State too could be following its tactics. The recent arrest of 25-year-old Mohammed Musiruddin has exposed the presence

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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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Islamic State may target Assam, says Union Minister of State for Home

Six suspected JMB operatives arrested in Assam.

Guwahati : Recent reports of a spurt in ‘Jihadi’ activities in the Indian state of Assam have raised concerns about the region’s security. Questions are not only being asked about the overall security situation but also regarding coordination among intelligence agencies. Union Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary has expressed concerns that Middle-East-based militant groups like the Islamic

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Islamic State claims Bangladesh mosque attack

Extra security has been put in place at a Shia mosque in the capital Dhaka after this week's attack. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA

Dhaka : The Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack at a packed mosque of minority Ahmadi community during Friday prayers in northwestern Bangladesh, in which 10 people were wounded. US-based monitoring group SITE reported that IS, which has claimed responsibility for many recent attacks in Bangladesh, said it targeted worshippers at the mosque in Bagmara

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