Archive for July, 2016

Jul
04
2016

Drunk Iowa man, 21, spreads panic after praising Allah in bar

A 21-year-old man caused panic at an Iowa restaurant when he jumped up on the bar, yelled at everyone to be quiet and then yelled: ‘Allah is the only one true god’.  Patrons at the Horsewood’s Restaurant in Caldwell... Read more
Jul
03
2016

Deadliest attack in a year kills 115 in central Baghdad

A devastating truck bombing on a bustling commercial street in downtown Baghdad killed 115 people early Sunday, brutally underscoring the Islamic State group’s ability to strike the capital despite a string of battlefield losses elsewhere in the country. It... Read more
Jul
02
2016

Istanbul attack: ‘Those who could cite Quran were spared’

Those who could recite a verse from the Quran were spared, others were tortured, said a rescued hostage of the Gulshan restaurant attack where at least two lawmen were killed. “The others were tortured by the gunmen,” said Rezaul... Read more
Jul
02
2016

20 hostages dead after standoff in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant to end a hostage-taking by heavily armed militants early Saturday, killing six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners. The military said 20 hostages were killed during the 10-hour standoff,... Read more
Jul
02
2016

Bangladeshi Troops Move to End Hostage Standoff

Bangladeshi Army troops moved in on Saturday to end an 11-hour standoff at a restaurant in Dhaka, the capital, after gunmen stormed into the building, detonated explosives and took at least 20 people hostage on Friday night. Gunfire and... Read more
Jul
01
2016

ISIS claims responsiblity after attackers seize hostages in attack on Bangladesh restaurant

Up to nine attackers shouting "Allahu Akbar" stormed a popular restaurant in Dacca, Bangladesh Friday, taking hostages and setting off bombs in a siege claimed by ISIS. The Islamic State’s Amaq News Agency said the attack on the restaurant... Read more