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Tag Archives: Islamist

5 Islamists arrested

Bangladesh police said Monday they had arrested five Islamists for the attempted murder of a Christian pastor whose throat was slashed in the latest of a string of attacks blamed on religious extremists. The five members of the outlawed Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) group have been detained on suspicion of …

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Pastor escapes knife attack at his home – 4 quizzed on Japanese man murder

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Oct 6, (Agencies): Police said they were questioning four people Monday in connection with the second killing of a foreigner in Bangladesh last week – a Japanese agricultural worker described by his neighbors as a friendly farmer who occasionally joined gatherings at their village mosque. Kunio Hoshi was …

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Islamist To Appear In ICC For Timbuktu Destruction

THE HAGUE, Sept 29, (AFP): Alleged al-Qaeda-linked Islamist leader Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi will make an initial appearance before the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, facing charges of ordering the destruction of monuments in Mali’s fabled city of Timbuktu. Faqi was handed over by Niger early Saturday to the …

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