Daily Archives: February 19, 2014

WHAT DOES ISLAM SAY ABOUT TERRORISM?

WHAT DOES ISLAM SAY ABOUT TERRORISM? One of the distinctive characteristics of the times we live in is the overwhelming presence of violence in our societies. Whether it is a bomb going off in a market place, or the hijacking … Continue reading

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ISLAM DOES NOT PERMIT EXTREMISM

ISLAM DOES NOT PERMIT EXTREMISM By Altaf Ahmad  In Islam, no one is allowed to snatch a life, world-renowned Islamic scholar and peace activist Maulana Wahiduddin Khan tells Khabar South Asia in an exclusive interview. Maulana Wahiduddin Khan of India … Continue reading

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TERRORISTS ARE ENEMIES OF ISLAM: SCHOLARS

TERRORISTS ARE ENEMIES OF ISLAM: SCHOLARS By Altaf Ahmad As Islam stands for peace, harmony and brotherhood, those who oppose peace cannot be Muslims. At the historic World Peace Forum organised by Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind (JUH) in Deoband on December 13th … Continue reading

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PEACE AND JIHAD IN ISLAM

PEACE AND JIHAD IN ISLAM – Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi – Introduction On September 11, 2001, a few individuals hijacked four civilian airplanes and used them as weapons to create terror in United States, especially on the two World Trade Center … Continue reading

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‘IT’S HIM’

‘IT’S HIM’ TAJ HASHMI Professor of Security Studies in United States As someone familiar with Ayman al-Zawahiri’s voice, tone and his heavy Egyptian accent (he prefers to use Egyptian Arabic, rather than the classical language of the Arabian Peninsula), I … Continue reading

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ISLAM BELIEVES IN FREEDOM

ISLAM BELIEVES IN FREEDOM  WAHIDUDDIN KHAN   Blasphemy is in the news. According to general perception, Islam prescribes capital punishment to a person who indulges in blasphemy, that is using profane language against the Prophet of Islam. But this concept … Continue reading

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STABLE, PROSPEROUS BANGLADESH IN INDIA’S INTEREST: PRESIDENT

 STABLE, PROSPEROUS BANGLADESH IN INDIA’S INTEREST: PRESIDENT  Frequent exchanges between the two Parliaments would add another, very useful, dimension to the vibrant and dynamic relationship between both the countries,” the President said. Expressing full commitment to Bangladesh’s economic development, President … Continue reading

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COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM IN BANGLADESH

COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM IN BANGLADESH  The strategy to counter violent extremism has to be unique to the situation of Bangladesh    Photo- Wikimedia FAIZ SOBHAN The recent horrific killing of Lee Rigby, a British soldier, in London by two Islamic … Continue reading

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BANGLAKISTAN

YOUTH ARRESTED FOR PUBLICISING ‘AL-QAEDA CLIP’  RAB had recovered three mobile phones, two laptops and some jihadi books from his possession  Rasel Bin Sattar Khan was arrested early yesterday at a mess in Majhipara area under Mirzapur upazila of Tangail … Continue reading

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PAKISTANI WEBSITE FIRST UPLOADED IT

AL-QAEDA THREAT PAKISTANI WEBSITE FIRST UPLOADED IT The Rapid Action Battalion yesterday arrested a youth in Tangail for “spreading” online the audiovisual message purportedly from al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri calling upon Muslims in Bangladesh to wage intifada (popular uprising). The … Continue reading

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AL-QAEDA CONDUIT NABBED, CLAIMS RAB

AL-QAEDA CONDUIT NABBED, CLAIMS RAB Senior Correspondent, bdnews24.com RAB claims to have arrested a young man who received and circulated the audio message of al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri calling for a popular uprising in Bangladesh against enemies of Islam. The … Continue reading

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‘GOVT KNOWS AL-QAEDA THREAT SOURCE’

‘GOVT KNOWS AL-QAEDA THREAT SOURCE’ The government knows where al-Qaeda’s message was transmitted from, Tarique Ahmed Siddique, the Prime Minister’s Advisor for Security Affairs, says. “We know where it was transmitted from, but we are yet to know who is … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH OFF THE GREY LIST

BANGLADESH OFF THE GREY LIST A POSITIVE DEVELOPMENT WITH Bangladesh off the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) ‘grey list’, local companies will now pay less for financial transactions internationally. Previously, foreign banks charged up to 1 per cent from Bangladeshi … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH GAINS RECOGNITION IN COMBATING MONEY LAUNDERING

BANGLADESH GAINS RECOGNITION IN COMBATING MONEY LAUNDERING DHAKA: Finance Minister Abul Maal Abul Muhith announced at a press conference at his office in capital on Monday that Bangladesh has achieved global recognition in combating money laundering and terror financing. The … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH STEPS FOR PREVENTING MONEY LAUNDERING OR FINANCIAL TERRORISM

BANGLADESH STEPS FOR PREVENTING MONEY LAUNDERING OR FINANCIAL TERRORISM by Mohammad Rubaiyat Rahman Money Laundering is deemed as a finance-based crime that buckles down to conceal, misrepresent and disguise all the details with regard to illegal financial income. In money laundering, … Continue reading

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HURDLES IN BUSINESS WITH THE WORLD GOES

HURDLES IN BUSINESS WITH THE WORLD GOES Staff Correspondent STEPS AGAINST TERROR FUNDING, MONEY-LAUNDERING GET BANGLADESH OUT OF GREY LIST Bangladesh has come out of the grey list of Financial Action Task Force, a global watchdog on money laundering, meaning … Continue reading

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DHAKA ACTIVE TO SECURE FUNDS FOR COMBATING EXTREMISM

DHAKA ACTIVE TO SECURE FUNDS FOR COMBATING EXTREMISM  Sheikh Shahariar Zaman Fund to get support from 20 countries, famous brands Bangladesh is actively working with other countries to secure money from a global fund to combat violent extremism at the … Continue reading

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ZAWAHIRI’S CALL

ZAWAHIRI’S CALL DON’T BRUSH THE MATTER ASIDE In a taped message, purported to be that of the al-Qaeda leader, Zawahiri has called upon the people of Bangladesh to fight, according to him, the crusaders against Islam. We are quite sure … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH LOOKS INTO AL QAEDA THREAT

BANGLADESH LOOKS INTO AL QAEDA THREAT Bangladesh said Sunday it will look into the recent “Al Qaeda threat” to wage an intifada in the country that sparked a war of words among political parties. Officials say the government’s relevant authorities … Continue reading

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ROOTS OF REGIONAL AND BANGLADESHI MILITANCY

ROOTS OF REGIONAL AND BANGLADESHI MILITANCY  No country in the Muslim world is safe from their operations, as they always aim to terrorise their opponents and arouse the admiration of their supporters – Hafeejul Alam – Bangladesh is still recognised by … Continue reading

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