World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Bangladesh opposition supporters blocked roads and ripped up railway tracks Tuesday in protests against the announcement of an election date, leaving four people dead and plunging the nation into fresh turmoil.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday October 30, 2013
Egyptian security forces raided an apartment in eastern Cairo early Wednesday, arresting a key Muslim Brotherhood figure who had been on the run since the July coup that ousted the country's Islamist president, the Interior Ministry said.
World | Reuters | Sunday September 29, 2013
Tunisia's Islamist-led government on Saturday agreed to resign after negotiations that could start next week with secular opponents to form a caretaker administration and prepare for new elections.
World | Reuters | Tuesday September 24, 2013
An Egyptian court on Monday banned deposed President Mohamed Mursi's Muslim Brotherhood and ordered its funds seized, a crippling strike in the campaign to crush the Islamist movement.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 15, 2013
An Egyptian court today extended the detention of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi for 30 days. Morsi is being held at an undisclosed location on allegations of murder and spying, besides collaborating with Palestinian group Hamas.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 13, 2013
Bangladesh police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at supporters of the country's largest Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami today as they protested against a ban preventing it from contesting next year's general elections.
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday August 4, 2013
Tunisia said its forces killed a "terror" suspect in a dawn raid Sunday and separately foiled a political assassination, like the one that has plunged the country into crisis.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 3, 2013
Islamist backers of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi staged defiant rallies yesterday and clashed with police in Cairo, after the government ordered their protest camps to be broken up.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 17, 2013
A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal sentenced a top Islamist politician to death on Wednesday for crimes during a 1971 war of independence, as his supporters clashed with security forces in different parts of the country.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 15, 2013
Bangladesh police fired rubber bullets at protesters today, as violence erupted across the country ahead of the verdict on a top Islamist for allegedly masterminding atrocities during the 1971 liberation war.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 12, 2013
British Prime Minister David Cameron joined thousands of mourners today at the funeral of a soldier hacked to death on a London street in a suspected Islamist attack.
World | Reuters | Sunday July 7, 2013
Egypt's political transition after President Mohamed Mursi was ousted by the military stumbled at the first hurdle, after the choice of liberal politician Mohamed ElBaradei as interim prime minister was thrown into doubt by Islamist objections.
World | Agence France Presse | Tuesday May 7, 2013
Bangladeshi opposition parties have called a two-day nationwide shutdown from Wednesday to protest what they describe as the "mass killing" of Islamists in a crackdown by security forces.
World | Reuters | Tuesday April 16, 2013
One night in February, Rajib Haider was set upon near his Dhaka home by five knife-wielding youths. His face was so lacerated that a relative who found the body wasn't sure it was him until he called Haider's cellphone and heard it ring inside a pock...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 11, 2013
At least four people were killed and scores injured on Thursday as clashes erupted in parts of Bangladesh on the fourth day of a nationwide strike called by an Islamist opposition party, police said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 16, 2013
More than 1,000 people demonstrated on Saturday on the 40th day of mourning after the murder of opposition leader Chokri Belaid, a critic of the ruling Islamists whose death plunged Tunisia into turmoil.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Monday March 4, 2013
A crude cocktail bomb exploded this afternoon in front of the hotel in Dhaka where President Pranab Mukherjee is staying on his official visit to Bangladesh. Nobody was injured.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 4, 2013
President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed confidence that Bangladesh's democratic traditions would grow stronger with time and the people would preserve democracy with their "constant vigil" - as a strike called by an Islamist party entered the ...
India | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Sunday March 3, 2013
President Pranab Mukherjee today began his three-day state visit of Bangladesh amid continuing clashes sparked by the death sentence given to a top Islamist opposition leader for his role in atrocities, including rape and killings, during the country...
World | Associated Press | Friday March 1, 2013
At least 42 have died in rioting sparked by a death sentence given to an Islamic political party leader convicted of crimes linked to Bangladesh's 1971 independence war, police said on Friday.