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Dhaka cafe attack ends with 20 hostages among dead - The Guardian

Authorities say local militants – not Islamic State – carried out the 12-hour siege which ended as 100 commandos stormed bakery. Saad Hammadi in Dhaka, Rosie Scammell in Rome, and Alan Yuhas in New York. Sun 3 Jul 2016 05.17 EDT First published ...and more »

Bangladesh attack: Isis militants 'tortured hostages who could not recite Quran' in 12-hour siege at Dhaka cafe - The Independent

The Isis fighters who massacred at least 22 people at a café in Bangladesh ordered hostages to recite verses from the Quran and “tortured” anyone who could not, it has emerged. The father of one of the survivors said his son was held hostage for 12 ...and more »

Dhaka officials say they knew attackers, as details of victims emerge - The Guardian

Authorities confirm arrest attempts had been made before attacks took place, on five of the seven militants involved. Saad Hammadi in Dhaka. Sun 3 Jul 2016 15.27 EDT Last modified on Sun 3 Jul 2016 17.25 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Bangladesh pizza chef mistakenly killed by police during restaurant attack - The Guardian

New revelations that security agencies in Bangladesh misread online warnings of an impending attack before siege at restaurant that left 20 hostages dead. Reuters in Dhaka. Tue 5 Jul 2016 16.32 EDT Last modified on Wed 6 Jul 2016 13.33 EDT. Share on ...and more »

Bangladesh cafe attack: Japan, Italy and US mourn dead hostages - The Guardian

Japanese consultants, Italian businesspeople and three students from American universities killed in siege at the Holey Artisan Bakery. Three students at US universities reported dead in Dhaka attack. Associated Press in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Sun 3 Jul ...and more »

Bangladesh Attack Is New Evidence That ISIS Has Shifted Its Focus Beyond the Mideast - New York Times

DHAKA, Bangladesh — The cook was crouching in a washroom, taking refuge from the gunmen who had invaded the Holey Artisan Bakery, when he understood that there was a logic behind the killing: The people in the restaurant were being sorted.and more »

Dhaka Isil terrorists were drawn from well-educated Bangladeshi elite -

Terrorists who murdered 22 people in Dhaka this weekend were wealthy, well-educated young Bangladeshis whom police had previously tried to arrest, it emerged on Sunday. Identities of the five gunmen shot dead by police circulated quickly online after ...and more »

Foreign firms cancel travel to Bangladesh after Dhaka cafe attack - The Guardian

Foreign nationals in building and garment industries told to stay home and hospitality sector sees rise in cancellations. Reuters in Dhaka. Mon 4 Jul 2016 12.34 EDT Last modified on Sat 2 Dec 2017 12.56 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share ...and more »

Bangladesh In Mourning After Gunmen Kill 20 Hostages In A Cafe - NPR

Bangladeshi forces raided an upscale cafe early Saturday in the capital, Dhaka, ending an hours-long standoff with a group of gunmen. The Bangladeshi military said 20 civilians were killed, along with two police officers and six attackers. Police ...and more »

The Bangladesh attack is the predictable result of unchecked violence - The Guardian

Bangladesh has seen a rising tide of violence against both foreigners and locals deemed enemies of extremist Islam over the past year, and done little to quell it. Jason Burke. Sat 2 Jul 2016 08.50 EDT First published on Fri 1 Jul 2016 15.56 EDT. Share ...and more »