Latest Jemaah Islamiyah Stories
By Telly Nathalia and Jerry Norton JAKARTA (Reuters) - One of Asia's most wanted bombing suspects escaped a police raid on a central Java hideout on Saturday in which two people were killed, a senior officer said.
By Nopporn Wong-Anan NARATHIWAT, Thailand (Reuters) - Last year, Waemahadee Waeda-oh, 43, was on trial, accused of being a member of Jemaah Islamiah, a Southeast Asian terrorist network believed linked to al Qaeda.
By Manny Mogato MACTAN ISLAND, Philippines (Reuters) - The Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia must act jointly against the regional militant network Jemaah Islamiah (JI) to dismantle its camps and limit its movements, a security expert said on Friday.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia warned its citizens on Thursday of a possibly imminent attack on Westerners in Indonesia, saying that terrorists were in the advanced stages of preparing strikes.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian militant sentenced to death over the 2002 Bali bombings told a court on Wednesday he never asked permission from cleric Abu Bakar Bashir to carry out the attacks, a Bashir lawyer said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has frozen the funds of jailed Jemaah Islamiah leader Abu Bakar Bashir and three other members of the al Qaeda-linked militant network, the Treasury department said on Thursday.
By Telly Nathalia JAKARTA (Reuters) - Jakarta's police chief said on Thursday, a day after violent attacks on the offices of Playboy magazine's Indonesia publishers, that they should put off their next issue.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine soldiers killed a leader of Muslim rebel group Abu Sayyaf wanted for a series of fatal bombings, including an attack which killed a U.S. soldier in 2002, the army said on Tuesday.
MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Four Indonesian policemen died on Wednesday when an explosive device accidentally blew up during a bomb-disposal training exercise, police said. Several other people were wounded by the blast in a police compound in the northwestern city of Medan on Sumatra island.
MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - An explosion rocked a police compound in the western Indonesian city of Medan on Wednesday, killing two policemen and injuring several others, police and media reports said. The cause of the blast was not immediately known and police have sealed off the area.
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