Islamist Militants

Islamist militants prime suspects in Philippine cathedral bombing that killed 21

Islamist militants prime suspects in Philippine cathedral bombing that killed 21

Manila: Investigators probing the Catholic cathedral bombing that killed 21 people in the Philippines’ restive south said Monday a group ...Read More

2 Islamist militants sentenced to death for killing liberal Prof in Bangladesh

2 Islamist militants sentenced to death for killing liberal Prof in Bangladesh

Dhaka: Two Islamist militants were sentenced to death and three others jailed for life by a special court today for brutally hacking to d...Read More

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Pashtun rights group accuses Pak army of widespread abuse

Peshawar : A Pakistani human rights group that has accused the military of widespread abuses as it battles Islamist militants in Pakistan...Read More

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Philippine troops pound IS as death toll crosses 300

Marawi : Philippine troops pounded Islamist militants holding parts of southern Marawi city with air strikes and artillery on Saturday as...Read More

Philippine: 11 soldiers killed in friendly fire at air strike

Philippine: 11 soldiers killed in friendly fire at air strike

Manila: Eleven Philippine soldiers were killed and seven others injured in a “friendly fire” incident in the city of Marawi, defence offi...Read More

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Fresh blasts rock building taken by Bangla militants

Dhaka : Elite commandos on Sunday battled to neutralise Islamist militants holed up in a building rocked by fresh explosions, hours after...Read More

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2 dead and 28 hurt as commandos storm B’desh militants’ den

Dhaka : At least two civilians were killed and 28 injured on Saturday when Islamist militants hurled explosive device on people after arm...Read More

Hindu woman among four dead in Bangla terror attack on Eid

Hindu woman among four dead in Bangla terror attack on Eid

Dhaka: Islamist militants carrying bombs and machetes launched a deadly attack on Bangladesh’s biggest Eid gathering, killing four person...Read More

4 held over killing of top Bangla cop’s wife

4 held over killing of top Bangla cop’s wife

Dhaka: Bangladesh police on Monday detained four suspects in connection with the killing of a top anti-terror police officer’s wife who w...Read More

Militants are moving around freely in Pakistan, says Wall Street Journal

Militants are moving around freely in Pakistan, says Wall Street Journal

New York: The Government of Pakistan may have vowed to go after militants across the country with a vengeance, and announced several init...Read More

Two Egyptian policemen killed in Sinai explosion

Two Egyptian policemen killed in Sinai explosion

Cairo: At least two Egyptian police officers were killed and five security men injured in a bomb blast in the restive Sinai peninsula on ...Read More

Taking in Syria refugees heightens risk of terrorism: US

Taking in Syria refugees heightens risk of terrorism: US

Washington: US plans to take in some 10,000 Syrian refugees increases the danger of Islamist militants entering the country as well said ...Read More

2 more militants arrested in Bangladesh blogger murder case

2 more militants arrested in Bangladesh blogger murder case

Dhaka: Two more members of an Al-Qaeda linked Islamist militant group in Bangladesh have been arrested in connection with the killing of ...Read More

Suspected Islamists kill ‘at least 21’ in NE Nigeria

Suspected Islamists kill ‘at least 21’ in NE Nigeria

Maiduguri: At least 21 people were killed in a new attack by suspected Islamists in a village in northeastern Borno state, causing many t...Read More

B’desh Hindu outfit asks Modi to drop Mamata from his entourage

B’desh Hindu outfit asks Modi to drop Mamata from his entourage

Dhaka :  Hindu outfit in Bangladesh on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to include West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bane...Read More

IS advance no danger to New Zealand forces in Iraq: John Key

IS advance no danger to New Zealand forces in Iraq: John Key

Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Tuesday dismissed calls to pull New Zealand troops out of Iraq as Islamic State (IS) m...Read More

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Egyptian army kills 40 militants

Cairo :  At least 40 militants have been killed in Egyptian army’s major ground and aerial offensive in the volatile North Sinai region, ...Read More

19 Libya soldiers slain after speedboat attack on oil ports

19 Libya soldiers slain after speedboat attack on oil ports

Benghazi:  Islamists killed at least 19 soldiers today after a surprise attack in which they used speedboats in a failed bid to seize som...Read More

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