|Abdur Rahman||Abdur Rahman||Jagrata Muslim Janata||Afghanistan/South Asia||20050922||Link|
|Abdur Rahman||Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh||Afghanistan/South Asia||Bangladeshi||Deceased||20050903|
|Abdur Rahman||Jamaatul Mujahedin||Afghanistan/South Asia||20050822|
|Abdur Rahman||Jamatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh||Bangladesh||20060315||Link|
|Abdur Rahman||al-Qaeda||Afghanistan/South Asia||20040212|
|Abdur Rahman||Jamatul Mujahedeen||Afghanistan/South Asia||20050914||Link|
|Abdur Rahman||Jamaatul Mujahideen||Afghanistan/South Asia||20050827|
|Abdur Rahman||Jamaatul Mujaheddin Bangladesh||Bangladesh||20060616||Link|
|Abdur Rahman||Jagrata Muslim Janata Bangladesh||Afghanistan/South Asia||20050908|
|Abdur Rahman Ayub||Abdur Rahman Ayub||Jemaah Islamiyah||Down Under||20030730|
|Abdur Rahman ibne Abdullah||Abdur Rahman ibne Abdullah||Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh||Bangladesh||20060317||Link|
|Hafez Abdur Rahman||Hafez Abdur Rahman||Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh||Bangladesh||20051226||Link|
|Maulana Abdur Rahman||Maulana Abdur Rahman||Jagrata Muslim Janata||Bangladesh||20051019||Link|
|Maulana Abdur Rahman Faruki||Maulana Abdur Rahman Faruki||Harkatul Jihad||Bangladesh||20051019||Link|
|Mohammad Abdur Rahman||Mohammad Abdur Rahman||Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh||Afghanistan/South Asia||20050912||Link|
|Shaekh Abdur Rahman||Shaekh Abdur Rahman||Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh||Bangladesh||20060130||Link|
|Shaiekh Abdur Rahman||Shaiekh Abdur Rahman||Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh||Bangladesh||20060228||Link|
|Shaikh Abdur Rahman||Shaikh Abdur Rahman||Jamaat ul Mojahideen Bangladesh||Afghanistan/South Asia||20050927||Link|
|Shaikh Abdur Rahman||Jamaatul Mujahedin Bangladesh||Afghanistan/South Asia||20050825|
|Shaikh Abdur Rahman||Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh||Afghanistan/South Asia||Bangladeshi||Deceased||20050922||Link|
|Shaikh Abdur Rahman||Jamaatul Mujahideen, Bangladesh||Bangladesh||20051019||Link|
|Shaikh Abdur Rahman||Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh||Bangladesh||20051101||Link|
|Shaikh Abdur Rahman||Jamaatul Mujahidin Bangladesh||Bangladesh||20051221||Link|
|Shayek Abdur Rahman||Shayek Abdur Rahman||Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen||Afghanistan/South Asia||20050831|
|Tabligh clash victim succumbs to burn injuries|
|[Dhaka Tribune] A man who was set on fire by a faction of succumbed to his injuries on Monday afternoon.|
Abdur Rahim, a 30-year-old man, was set on fire by several assailants on the night of May 19 after Tarabi prayers in Kishoreganj’s Katiadi.
According to Rahim’s older brother Abdur Rahman, Rahim was a member of Maulana Muhammad Saad Al Kandhalvi’s Tablighi Jamaat faction, which has been involved in an internecine strife with Maulana Muhammad Jubair Hassan’s faction.
Rahman alleged that the attackers were followers of Saad Kandhalvi.
He said: “Everyone used to adhere to Maulana Saad’s instructions. But ever since the feud began with Maulana Jubair, there have been a lot of difficult situations, the worst being this.”
Rahim’s uncle Mamunur Rashid filed a case with the Katiadi police. Two suspects have been arrested so far.
|Yaba kingpin Saiful killed in Teknaf ‘gunfight’|
|[Dhaka Tribune] Top yaba smuggler Saiful Karim‐mostly known by initials "SK" among his associates‐has been killed in a reported with police in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar.|
"Aaaiiieee! I am undone!"
The incident occurred near the banks of the Naf river, along the boundary wall of Teknaf’s land port, around 3:30am on Friday.
"Chief! It's 3:30am!"
"Check your weapons, men!"
The three police personnel injured in the incident are: Sub-Inspector (SI) Russel Ahmed, 35, Constable Imam Hossain, 30, and Constable Md Solaiman, 36.
police recovered: nine firearms, 43 bullets, 33 shell casings, and 100,000 yaba pills‐worth approximately Tk1.3crore‐from the spot.
Not a single shutter gun?"
Saiful was listed, alongside former Awami League MP Abdur Rahman Badi, on the list of 1,151 drug smugglers and dealers that was prepared by the Home Ministry last year.
"Ay! He had the death sentence on twelve systems, he did!"
Confirming the matter to Dhaka Tribune, Teknaf Officer-in-Charge (OC) Pradip Kumar Das said: "The yaba kingpin was by police on charges of arms and drugs.
Which one? I'm confused...
"After thorough interrogation, he finally confessed that a large consignment of yaba pills were dispatched from Myanmar near the Teknaf Sadar land port area a few days ago."
"Tell Mister Big dat Acey got da stuff!"
He said police conducted a drive in the area, taking Saiful along with them, based on his information. when the law enforcement agency members reached the spot, Saiful’s associate drug traders‐lurking there‐opened fired at them, leaving three members of the police injured.
"It's Jackie Chan! Run fer yer lives!"
"No! It's da cops!"
[BANG! BANG! BANGETTY BANG!]"
Police fired back at them in self-defence, triggering the . At one point, Saiful was injured by a bullet, but the rest of the yaba smugglers managed to escape, the OC added.
Funny, how that works out.
"Sergeant Shafiq! Bring the other half of his head!"
Saiful was taken to Teknaf Upazila Health Complex but the on-duty doctors referred him to Cox’s Bazaar Sadar Hospital for better treatment.
"Doctor Quincy, to the white courtesy phone!"
the on-duty doctor at the hospital declared him dead on arrival.
"He's dead, Jim!"
|205th Corps adventures in Zabul: 53 Talib hostages rescued, Talib big turban toes up, 3 Talibs self-boom|
Afghan forces rescue 53 hostages from a Taliban prison in Zabul province
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan security forces have rescued 53 hostages from a Taliban prison in southern Zabul province, the Ministry of Interior officials said.
Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior said the operation was conducted by Special Forces in Daichupan area of the province.
According to Rahimi, at least 8 militants were also killed during the same operation.
Rahimi further added that 4 Commandos of the Afghan army and 4 police soldiers were also among those rescued during the operation.
Taliban Commander killed in an operation of the Afghan-coalition forces in Zabul
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan military in the south has confirmed that a Taliban commander identified Abdur Rahman was killed during an operation of the Afghan and coalition forces in southern Zabul province.
The 205th Corps spokesman has confirmed that a Taliban Commander operating out of Shah Joy District of Zabul Province has been killed yesterday. Abdur Rahman was known to have operated in the areas of Shah Joy and Qalat as a weapons and IED facilitator. He was assumed to be responsible for attacks as recent as this month.
The operation to eliminate the Taliban commander was a joint effort by the 205th Corps and the coalition forces and was ultimately killed by a precision airstrike with no civilians in the area.
The 205th Corps have increased their security operations in Zabul as a way to eliminate future violence and attacks by the Taliban.
“We call on the Taliban to reduce the violence and work towards peace,” was the message sent to the Taliban by the 205th Corps as an effort to appeal to them to stop offensive operations.
3 Taliban blow themselves up in Zabul Province
[KhaamaPress] The 205th Corps confirmed Taliban operating in the Safa District of Zabul Province were attempting to move roadside bombs which accidentally detonated and blew up three Taliban and wounded an additional three.
The 205th Corps also stated that their engineering team in Zabul found and destroyed 12 mines in the Safa district which were intended to be used against security forces as they traveled through the area.
The use of roadside bombs is a common practice used by the Taliban against Afghan forces but unfortunately residents in the area are usually those who fall victim to these tactics.
|AL: BNP, Jamaat, Oikya Front working against army under ISI prescription|
|[Dhaka Tribune] BNP, Abdur Rahman has claimed., and Jatiya Oikya Front are spreading propaganda against the army based on the "prescription" provided by Pak intelligence agency ISI, Awami League Joint General Secretary |
He made the accusations at a held at the party president's Dhanmondi political office in Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon.
"The lies and deception spread by BNP, Jamaat, and Oikya Front have become profound," he said. "But acting on ISI's prescription, they have now targeted their twisted propaganda towards our symbol of pride and esteem‐our army."
Commenting on Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder and Oikya Front leader Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury's remarks against incumbent army Chief of Staff Abdul Aziz on a TV talk show on October 9, Abdur Rahman said: "Everyone saw how Zafrullah made ill-motivated and false statements against the Bangladesh Army, and its chief, to tarnish the army's image.
"Now these parties are opening fake Facebook IDs and websites in the army's name and trying to confuse the public," he said.
Abdur Rahman also said conspiracies against the army are nothing new for BNP-Jamaat. "After ascending to power with a false coup, BNP Founder Ziaur Rahman killed thousands of innocent army officials and freedom fighters through the so-called tribunal."
BNP and Jamaat have always worked to implicate the army in controversies, he said at the .
He added: "Yesterday [Monday], Jatiya Oikya Front chief Dr Kamal Hossain mentioned Yahya Khan's‐the man responsible for 1971's genocide‐name at a . If Kamal Hossain stands in front of a mirror, he will only see Yahya's reflection."
The joint general secretary accused Dr Kamal Hossain of harbouring anti-liberation war sentiments. "He has started adopting a Pak mentality."
Accusing BNP, Jamaat, and Oikya Front leaders of causing violence and disruption in different parts of the country before the December 30 polls, Abdur said: "BNP, Jamaat, and Oikya Front are using their own people to vandalize the election offices of Awami League and their allied parties, to sabotage their campaign activities."
|Bangladesh police say top Islamic extremist shot dead|
|[DAWN] Bangladesh police on Tuesday said they had killed the chief of Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), an group accused of murdering secular activists and inspiring a cafe siege that killed 22 people.|
Khorshed Alam, described as the "emir" of Bangladesh's deadliest Islamist outfit, was early on Tuesday morning in the northern town of Shibganj, police Sonaton Chokraborty said.
"He died before we could bring him to hospital," Chokraborty told AFP of the 38-year-old .
Police say Alam emerged after JMB's old guard was weakened by the execution of its former commander Sheikh Abdur Rahman, and five other top chiefs, in March 2007.
He is accused of ing a number of attacks across -majority Bangladesh, including most recently the murder of atheist writer and publisher Shahzahan Bachchu in the central district of Munshiganj in June.
He also spearheaded a daring ambush on a prison van in 2014 that allowed two senior JMB foot soldiers to escape, police said.
In recent years, a splinter faction inspired by JMB's earlier leadership
Bangladesh police launched a massive crackdown on since the cafe siege, killing more than 80 suspected Islamists and arresting hundreds more.
|Writer, publisher Shahjahan Bachchu’s killers still in Bangladesh|
|[Dhaka Tribune] Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB)s, who killed publisher and freethinking writer, Shahjahan Bachchu, in Munshiganj, are yet to flee abroad, police say.|
The primary individual accused in Bachchu murder case, Abdur Rahman, was killed in an alleged on June 28‐but police are yet to arrest the other three suspects.
Police have not released the names of the three suspects who 60-year-old Bachchu on June 11, in Sirajdikhan upazila.
"The involved in the killing do not seem to have left the country. We are tracing them and it will be possible to arrest them soon," Munshiganj police Superintendent Md Zayedul Alam told the Dhaka Tribune.
Police said Rahman was in Gazipur with two pistols, 21 bullets, and four grenades. He had admitted to being involved in Bachchu’s killing during an initial interrogation. He told police that he was the military commander of JMB’s Dhaka division.
About three months before the killing, the rented the house of expatriate Yakub Ali, in Sirajdikhan’s Khasmohol Baluchar.
The house is currently empty. Locals said Yakub has been abroad for several years. His wife rented out the house and lives with her parents.
After police paid a visit, locals came to know that were living there. The house is surrounded by a wall made of tin. There are no houses opposite from Yakub’s residence.
Baluchar’s ward 6 Union had member Md Moslem Uddin said: "We did not know who rented the house. We learned that lived there only after the police came."
the Bachchu murder case has been transferred to Munshiganj Detective Branch. DB police’s Officer-in-Charge Md Yunus Ali declined to comment about the case, saying the matter "is very sensitive."
"We cannot disclose the names of the suspects, for the sake of the investigation, but we will arrest them soon," he said.
|2 suspected JMB members arrested near New Delhi|
|[Dhaka Tribune] Two suspected members of outfit (JMB) were from Uttar Pradesh’s Greater Noida area.|
The duo- Bangladeshi nationals Musharraf aka Musa, and Rubel Ahmed- were arrested from the Surajpur area, on the outskirts of the New Delhi, during a joint operation by the state’s Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) and the West Bengal police, reports India Today quoting senior Indian law enforcement official Ajay Pal Sharma.
The report does not mention when the two suspected were arrested.
Musa and Rubel are being interrogated by officials of the UP ATS and intelligence department, Sharma said.
According to sources in Indian law enforcement, the two JMB members were planning to carry out a major attack in the National Capital Region (comprised of National Capital Territory of Delhi and several surrounding districts from the states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan).
A source in the Indian intelligence department had received a tip-off that some JMB members were collecting funds for their outfit.
When contacted, police's Anti Terrorism Unit (ATU) chief Additional Inspector General Mohammad Shafiqul Islam told the Dhaka Tribune that they are yet to hear from Indian authorities regarding the matter.
The JMB, founded in 1998 by Sheikh Abdur Rahman, was banned in 2005 after setting off about 500 bombs simultaneously across Bangladesh.
|Suspected US drone strike kills seven 'militants' in North Waziristan|
|[DAWN] A suspected US killed several Talibs in North close to the Afghanistan border, one commander and intelligence sources said on Thursday, in a rare strike on Pak soil.|
If confirmed, the air strike, which happened on Wednesday, would only be the second drone attack inside the nation since US President took office in January.
Abdullah Wazirstani, for the North Waziristan , a group linked to the Tehrik-e-Taliban (TTP) Pakistain, said the strike killed three civilian 'labourers' and seven from the TTP.
Malik Waheedullah, a local tribal leader, told he saw two missiles strike a mountain home which caught fire. "I drove away as fast as I could," he said.
quoted one Pak intelligence official and government source who said they believed the strike to be .
US officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
North Waziristan was a Taliban stronghold until 2014, when the Army launched a major offensive against the group and pushed many of its fighters across the border into Afghanistan.
Sources from the TTP identified one of the dead as Abdur Rahman, a senior commander of the group.
|New JMB ‘spiritual leader’ remanded|
|[Dhaka Tribune] A Dhaka court has granted a seven-day remand against New JMB’s alleged "spiritual leader" Maulana Abul Kashem in a case filed under the Anti-Terrorism Act.|
Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Satyabrata Shikder passed the order on Friday afternoon when investigation officer CTTC Inspector Jahangir Alam produced him before the court with a 10-day remand plea.
Earlier he was shown in a case at Dhaka’s Mirpur model .
"Maulana Kashem also headed a faction of the original Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh group," Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Deputy Commissioner (media) Masudur Rahman told the Dhaka Tribune.
The New JMB group is affiliated with the international terrorist group that eyes establishing Shariah Law in the country, and spreading its jihad to Myanmar’s Rakhine State and parts of India.
Maulana Kashem had been working at the Okharabari Madrasa of Dinajpur. CTTC unit officials in October last year said that Maulana Kashem had been under their surveillance.
Most of its leaders including its military and operations chief Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury have been killed in s with the police or arrested after they killed over two dozen people at a Dhaka restaurant on July 1 last year.
The detectives are now looking for eight to ten second-tier leaders of the New JMB, who were involved in at least three dozen attacks since September 2015.
The once-mighty JMB, which was formed in 1998 and banned in 2005, has now split into several small groups due to the detention of its second ameer Maulana Saidur Rahman in 2010 and the execution of five top leaders, including its founder Shayakh Abdur Rahman, in 2007.
Maulana Kashem declared him chief of the unit after the arrest of Maulana Saidur.
Former Majlish-e-Sura member of the JMB and a death-row convict, Salahuddin alias Salehin now heads the old JMB faction. He has remained absconding since February 2014 when JMB members snatched him from a prison van.
Bangladesh-origin Canadian citizen Tamim Chowdhury came to Bangladesh on October 5, 2013 from Syria and tried to form an umbrella group of outfits.
Tamim later met Maulana Kashem in July 2015 when he helped Tamim to reunite old JMB members.
After the death of Tamim, the operations wing came under the lead of Faridul Islam Akash and later Nurul Islam Marjan, both killed in raids by the police’s CTTC unit.
Another leader of the outfit Musa alias Mainuddin alias Mosiuddin is now leading its operations.
A dozen other top and second-tier leaders of the New JMB group are still absconding. They include Basharuzzaman alias Abul Bashar alias Chocolate, Sohel Mahfuz alias Hatkata Mahfuz, Ripon, Khalid, Junayed Hasan Khan, Iqbal, Manik, Mamun, Azadul Kabiraz and Badal.
|Jahangir first ‘New JMB leader’ arrested alive|
|[Dhaka Tribune] Jahangir Alam, more commonly known as Rajib Gandhi among militants, is the first New JMB leader that police have arrested alive who has direct connection with Gulshan terror attack.|
Officials of the Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crimes (CTTC) unit of police believe that this arrest is pivotal for terror investigations as Jahangir can provide information that could tie up many loose ends.
“Gandhi is the first New JMB leader arrested alive who was involved in the planning of Gulshan attack. This development will help us make significant progress in the case,” said Additional Commissioner Monirul Islam, chief of CTTC.
Furthermore, Jahangir’s arrest was essential for the law enforcers to stop further stray attacks, he told reporters yesterday morning.
Starting off as a cook for Abdul Awal, son-in-law of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) chief Shayakh Abdur Rahman, Jahangir went on to join New JMB and become a trusted deputy of Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury, the group’s coordinator who also orchestrated Gulshan attack.
“So we expect him to provide crucial and brand new information on both factions as well,” said a CTTC source.
A CTTC team arrested Jahangir at Elenga bus stand in Tangail on late Friday night. Investigators believe he was one of the key planners of the terror attack on Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan, Dhaka on July 1 last year.
Twenty-three people, including 17 foreigners and two police officers, were killed in the attack. International terrorist group Islamic State later claimed responsibility for the attack.
|Anti-terror boss contradicts RAB’s claim about ‘New JMB chief’|
|[Dhaka Tribune] DMP’s Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit and police’s elite force are making contradictory statements over leader Sarwar Jahan’s position in New JMB.|
RAB on October 21 claimed that Sarwar alias Abdur Rahman, who died on October 8, was the ameer and key financier of New JMB, a deadly outfit responsible for a series of '>assassinations including the Holey Artisan Bakery gun attack on July 1.
But CTTC unit chief Monirul Islam yesterday rubbished the claim and suggested that he was a third-tier leader of the outfit.
|RAB detains two ‘New JMB money men’|
|[Dhaka Tribune] RAB has Abdur Rahman, the New JMB man who died at a RAB drive in Ashulia earlier this month two men who it says are close accomplices of |
At a press briefing in Dhaka on Friday, RAB chief Benazir Ahmed said the men were caught in the early hours of Friday from Motijheel and Mohakhali and a sum of Tk 27.7 lakh, a pistol and some knives were recovered from them.
Their names are Hasibul Hasan, 48, and Nasir Ahmed Noyon, 28, he said.
Hasib is an engineer with the Rajshahi Public Works Department, Benazir said. His hometown is Gopalganj and Nasir’s is Boalia in Rajshahi.
Both men were Hundi traders, and the money was intended for financing of New JMB, according to RAB.
Initially, RAB did not know how big a fish Abdur Rahman was. The recent investigations and arrests of his associates led to the discovery of his importance within the New JMB structure.
Abdur Rahman died after he was taken into custody by RAB. He was found in a critically injured state after he jumped from the fourth floor to escape being caught by RAB.
The drive that led to his capture also recovered Tk 30 lakh and a small cache of weapons. His wife Shahnaz Akter Ruma was also caught and detained for questioning.