Daily Archives: February 17, 2014

‘JAN 5 POLLS BROUGHT BACK STABILITY’

‘JAN 5 POLLS BROUGHT BACK STABILITY’ Senior Correspondent Prime Minister’s International Affairs adviser Gowher Rizvi has reminded foreign diplomats of a contradiction — the call to hold fresh elections soonest possible creates the “very instability” that the Jan 5 elections … Continue reading

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‘JIHADOLOGY’ HOSTED IN US

‘JIHADOLOGY’ HOSTED IN US   A screen shot of the website named ‘Jihadology’        Photo- Dhaka Tribune JULFIKAR ALI MANIK The audio clip (having footages of still photos) was taken from ‘alfidaa.info,’ which is hosted in Kuala Lumpur The … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH ISLAMIST MILITANTS MAINTAIN LINKS WITH AL-QAEDA

BANGLADESH ISLAMIST MILITANTS MAINTAIN LINKS WITH AL-QAEDA  Photo- Dhaka Tribune JULFIKAR ALI MANIK Many went to Afghanistan, visited Taliban camps and met Laden Some Bangladeshi Islamist militant leaders and their outfits have had longstanding relation with terrorist organisation al-Qaeda and … Continue reading

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ZAWAHIRI ECHOED BNP-JAMAAT’S WORDS

ZAWAHIRI ECHOED BNP-JAMAAT’S WORDS Ittefaq Report Awami League (AL) Publicity Affairs Secretary Hasan Mahmud said Al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahiri echoed the statements made by BNP-Jamaat after Hefazat-e-Islam’s mayhem on May 5 last year. “The audio message proves that BNP-Jamaat is … Continue reading

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SELIM WARNS DIPLOMATS

SELIM WARNS DIPLOMATS Staff Correspondent Awami League presidium member Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim in parliament yesterday asked diplomats stationed in Dhaka not to interfere in Bangladesh’s internal affairs. He even went on to say that the government would take steps … Continue reading

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‘QAEDA MESSAGE MATCHES KHALEDA’S’

‘QAEDA MESSAGE MATCHES KHALEDA’S’ Al-Qaeda’s remarks in its audio-message about Hifazat-e Islam and Bangladesh are “identical” to those by BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon has said. The BNP chief is “involved” with international … Continue reading

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BNP, JAMAAT ARE ALLIES OF AL-QAEDA: SELIM

BNP, JAMAAT ARE ALLIES OF AL-QAEDA: SELIM “The BNP and Jamaat are allies of al-Qaeda. A BNP leader has said that Bangladesh is a huge prison. (al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri) also said the same,” he said in Parliament on Sunday. … Continue reading

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‘GOVT INVESTIGATING AL-QAEDA CLIP ORIGIN’

‘GOVT INVESTIGATING AL-QAEDA CLIP ORIGIN’ Rabiul Islam The government is investigating into the origin of the audio message released by the al-Qaeda to take necessary steps regarding it. State Minister of Home Affairs Asaduzzaman Khan said this during a meeting … Continue reading

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MPS LINK BNP-JAMAAT WITH ‘ZAWAHIRI’ STATEMENT

MPS LINK BNP-JAMAAT WITH ‘ZAWAHIRI’ STATEMENT Tribune Report Government observed that the statement was similar to recent statements of BNP chief Khaleda Zia, Jamaat and Islamic group Hefazat-e-Islam Senior MPs yesterday linked the BNP and Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami with al-Qaeda and … Continue reading

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US IS AWARE OF AL-QAEDA’S BANGLADESH MESSAGE

US IS AWARE OF AL-QAEDA’S BANGLADESH MESSAGE The US has said it is aware of Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri’s audio message which has called for jihad against anti-Islam forces in Bangladesh. A State Department spokesperson told bdnews24.com on Sunday that … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH IN AL-QAEDA’S CROSS-HAIRS?

BANGLADESH IN AL-QAEDA’S CROSS-HAIRS?  Tribune Online Report Claims that Bangladesh is the victim of the conspiracy of India and Pakistan army Al-Qaeda has called Bangladeshi Muslims to join jihad against the western countries, claims an unconfirmed audio message published by the Jihadology.net. … Continue reading

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GOVT CHECKING ON AL-QAEDA CLIP

GOVT CHECKING ON AL-QAEDA CLIP The government will know if the audio message reportedly from al-Qaeda calling on Muslims in Bangladesh to wage jihad against the enemies of Islam is genuine or not within two days, the state minister for … Continue reading

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AL-QAEDA CHIEF’S ‘INTIFADA’ CALL IN BANGLADESH

AL-QAEDA CHIEF’S ‘INTIFADA’ CALL IN BANGLADESH An audio tape purportedly from the Al-Qaeda has called on the Muslims in Bangladesh to wage a battle to protect Islam before claiming that the idea of the Bengali nation has not worked out. … Continue reading

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ISI AND JAMAAT-E-ISLAMI BEHIND 10 TRUCKLOADS OF SMUGGLED ARMS

ISI AND JAMAAT-E-ISLAMI BEHIND 10 TRUCKLOADS OF SMUGGLED ARMS Munazir Hussain Syed Verdicts have been reached in a 2004 case involving the discovery of 10 trucks full of Chinese-made guns and ammunition intended to help fighters of the United Liberation … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT FOR BANGLADESH WAR CRIMES TRIBUNAL

INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT FOR BANGLADESH WAR CRIMES TRIBUNAL Set up in 2010 by the Awami League (AL) government, Bangladesh’s International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) is mandated to investigate and prosecute Bangladeshi nationals who collaborated with the Pakistan military regime during the liberation … Continue reading

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WHERE LIBERTY IS A STATUE

WHERE LIBERTY IS A STATUE MASKWAITH AHSAN The frisking of Indian ambassador to the US, Meera Shankar, at the Mississippi Airport, is the latest American diplomatic faux pas towards civil liberty. Encircled in the revelations by Wikileaks, the US is … Continue reading

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BGMEA STARTS COLLECTING FUNDS FOR GARMENT VILLAGE

BGMEA STARTS COLLECTING FUNDS FOR GARMENT VILLAGE    Jebun Nesa Alo The garment industrial park to be located 37km from Dhaka will have 577 plots for apparel units, which will be distributed on a first-come-first-serve basis Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters … Continue reading

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MAMATA SPOILT TIES WITH NEIGHBOURING STATES, BANGLADESH: LEFT

MAMATA SPOILT TIES WITH NEIGHBOURING STATES, BANGLADESH: LEFT Kolkata : Accusing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of creating bad blood with neighbouring states and countries, CPI-M leader Surjya Kanta Mishra Friday ridiculed her calls for a federal front, saying … Continue reading

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