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Asked if the IS and other terrorist groups were able to gain foothold in the region, Saeed replied that they were trying to gain foothold. He did not elaborate. What is clear, he said, was that Southeast Asia was in the radar of IS and other groups like Al-Qaeda and Jemaah Islamiyah, which is trying to regroup.
Nations also needed to guard against the threat that IS and other militant groups “do not reconstitute, they don't strengthen, and they don't continue to inspire others to commit acts of violence,” he said, adding Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and Abu Sayyaf should not be allowed to take their place. “We can't let them ...

It was in Nusakambangan that Kurnia said he understood Aman convinced Abu Bakar Bashir, the ageing cleric and spiritual leader of the Jemaah Islamiah militant group behind the deadly Bali bombings, to pledge allegiance to ISIS. “That's what I learned from my colleagues. It was widely discussed on ...
“We are confident it will help us,” he added, noting that the party would contest 45 of the 59 state seats with the other 14 seats allocated for its partners — Parti Ikatan Bangsa Malaysia (Ikatan), Barisan Jemaah Islamiah SeMalaysia (Berjasa) and Parti Cinta Malaysia (PCM). The candidates, added Razman, ...
“We are confident it will help us,” he added, noting that the party would contest 45 of the 59 state seats with the other 14 seats allocated for its partners — Parti Ikatan Bangsa Malaysia (Ikatan), Barisan Jemaah Islamiah SeMalaysia (Berjasa) and Parti Cinta Malaysia (PCM). The candidates, added Razman, ...
Therefore, this misalignment in the religious interpretation between the transnational terrorist groups and the Malay Muslims there serves as an obstacle to jihadist influence. The insurgent leaders are also not prepared to work with these transnational jihadists. Jemaah Islamiyah had previously tried to work ...

Mendoza was also instrumental in the discovery and study of the Rajah Sulaiman Movement, which was linked to Southeast Asia terror organization Jemaah Islamiah. Before retiring as a police chief superintendent, he was assigned to the PNP Intelligence Group and headed the provincial police of ...
BNPT falls under Indonesia's Co-ordinating Ministry for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, and according to its website most of its leaders come straight from the military ranks. It was created in the wake of the 2002 Bali bombings conducted by radical group Jemaah Islamiyah, which killed 202 people. A similar meeting ...
The plans were drawn up. Singaporean members of the Jemaah Islamiyah terrorist network in 2001 would rig six trucks with three tons of ammonium nitrate each in a warehouse. The plan called for six bombs to be detonated simultaneously at embassies and U.S. naval bases around the country. Just one ...
Self-radicalised people, who tend to be influenced by material online, are different from the wave of Jemaah Islamiah (JI) detainees caught here after the Sept 11 attacks in 2001, said Mr Shanmugam, who is also Law Minister. Among the JI detainees, generally recruited directly by the South-east Asian ...
Singapore has had less success rehabilitating self-radicalised individuals than Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) detainees, said Mr Shanmugam at a retreat of the Religious Rehabilitation Group (RRG). To date, only 25 per cent of self-radicalised individuals detained since 2007 have been released, with the ...
Instead, it has decided to join forces under the Gagasan Sejahtera pact with Parti Ikatan Bangsa Malaysia (Ikatan), Barisan Jemaah Islamiah Se-Malaysia (Berjasa) and Parti Cinta Malaysia (PCM). Last week, Maria announced that she was quitting electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 and said she would offer ...
While declining to disclose further details, he said the other parties within the coalition - Parti Ikatan Bangsa Malaysia (Ikatan), Barisan Jemaah Islamiah Se-Malaysia (Berjasa) - were very cooperative during seat negotiations. "There weren't many problems during our negotiations. In fact, we are confident ...
Since Bashir has already been convicted and is serving his 15 years' jail sentence, the 79-year-old Jemaah Islamiah (JI) spiritual leader is not qualified to even file for the request and be considered, Mr Adek Kusmanto, a spokesman at the law and human rights ministry, told The Straits Times on Monday ...
JAKARTA - Indonesia has decided against transferring the ailing spiritual leader of Jemaah Islamiah (JI), Abu Bakar Bashir, out of jail and under house arrest, chief security minister Wiranto said according to reports. Wiranto said the government would instead transfer the radical cleric from a jail in Bogor to ...
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — The arrest on Sunday of the wife of slain international terrorist Zulkifli Bin Hir, or Marwan, has weakened the Southeast Asian terror group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI), according to the Northern Mindanao police. Police, however, were still on high alert for retaliatory attacks by JI and ...
MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – The widow of notorious Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) leader Marwan has been arrested on Sunday, February 25, the Philippine National Police announced. Juromee Dongon was arrested by police operatives in an operation in Tubod, Lanao del Norte early Sunday morning.

Police allege Aman gave the directive for the Jakarta attack, and had ordered his followers to mount the strike from prison, where he was serving a nine-year jail term for funding a Jemaah Islamiah paramilitary training camp in Aceh. During an impromptu check, the authorities had found several mobile ...
The four men are: Muhammad Zamri Abdullah, 36, Zakaria Rosdan, 27, Muhammad Khairul Sofri Osman, 33, and Jemaah Islamiyah member Mohd Azmi Ali, aged 49. MHA said Zamri was detained under ISA in December 2007. He was radicalised through radical propaganda in publications, videos and ...
A file photo showing a massive manhunt for Mas Selamat Kastari, the leader of the Singapore Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) network, who escaped from the Whitley Road Detention Centre on Feb 27, 2008. The arrest of Abu Thalha Samad, a 25-year-old Singaporean member of the JI, puts JI under scrutiny ...
Jemaah-Islamiyah-(JI) KUALA LUMPUR: Terror group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) is regrouping and on the brink of emerging as a threat again. It is slowly consolidating support and strengthening its militant wing, according to analysts. It is preparing itself and waiting to strike when the time was right, Jasminder ...
Al Qaeda's Rohingya call to arms could revive Jemaah Islamiyah: Security officials. This photograph taken on September 11, 2017 shows ... “Violence against Rohingyas, coupled with Al Qaeda's statement, has revived Jemaah Islamiyah. Cells (linked to Al Qaeda) which were dead have now come back to ...
Al Qaeda's Rohingya call to arms could revive Jemaah Islamiyah: Security officials. This photograph taken on September 11, 2017 shows ... “Violence against Rohingyas, coupled with Al Qaeda's statement, has revived Jemaah Islamiyah. Cells (linked to Al Qaeda) which were dead have now come back to ...
Part of the struggle against Muslim extremism in the realm of education involves the critical study of extremist ideologies that have emerged among the Muslims, particularly those associated with the advocates of violence in Al-Qaeda, Jemaah Islamiah and other so-called Salafi and Jihadi groups.
Carlito Galvez Jr., commanding officer of the military's Western Mindanao Command, said the regional neighbors managed to make gains against the Jemaah Islamiyah terror network through a 'soft hand' approach. "It is not only in the Philippines that this is being done. Maybe this is the first time [here].
“Countries that used foreign languages in their education used a longer time, there was a loss of time, and cannot produce sufficient academics,” he said after launching the manifesto for PAS and its allies Parti Ikatan Bangsa Malaysia (Ikatan) and Barisan Jemaah Islamiah Se-Malaysia (Berjasa). “It doesn't ...
Abdul Hadi was explaining on the proposal by the coalition — comprising PAS, Parti Ikatan Bangsa Malaysia (Ikatan), Barisan Jemaah Islamiah Se-Malaysia (Berjasa) — to remove GST in its recently-released manifesto, should it gain federal power. The Marang MP claimed that taxes were not necessary ...
A string of bombings by al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiah in 2002 in the tourist island of Bali killed more than 200 people. More recently, the rise of Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria and the Maute group in neighboring Philippines have led to hundreds of Indonesians leaving the country to join the terror ...
The Indonesian government is mulling over a plan to allow the country's most influential militant cleric, Abu Bakar Bashir, to leave jail for good and be placed in home detention due to his deteriorating health, local media reported. The Jemaah Islamiah (JI) spiritual leader was rushed to hospital on Thursday ...
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The arrest on Sunday (Feb 25) of the wife of slain Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli Hir, or Marwan, has weakened the South-east Asian terror group Jemaah Islamiah (JI), according to the Northern Mindanao police. Police ...
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The arrest on Sunday (Feb 25) of the wife of slain Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli Hir, or Marwan, has weakened the South-east Asian terror group Jemaah Islamiah (JI), according to the Northern Mindanao police. Police ...
Police said Dongon, aside from being the widow of two militant leaders, "assists, associates, networks and supports terrorist groups." Police said the widow was linked with the Abu Sayyaf group and Southeast Asian terror group Jemaah Islamiyah. Firearms and explosives were seized from Dongon and the ...
Arrested on Sunday was Juromee Dongon alias Tata/Saynab/Zainab Janjalan, widow of the slain Marwan, leader of Malaysian JI (Jemaah Islamiyah) in Southeast Asia. Marwan was killed in a police operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao in January 2015 where 44 members of the Philippine National ...
The 2004 Australian Embassy bombing sits in the middle of a string of attacks in Indonesia that were orchestrated by the Southeast Asian terror cell Jemaah Islamiyah. The group has been publicly linked to al-Qaida and Islamic State, plus terror groups based in the southern Philippines. JI also claimed ...
MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – The widow of notorious Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) leader Marwan has been arrested on Sunday, February 25, the Philippine National Police announced. Juromee Dongon was arrested by police operatives in an operation in Tubod, Lanao del Norte early Sunday morning.
Abdurrahman was a former member of Jemaah Islamiah — the terror group responsible for the 2002 and 2005 Bali bombings. He has since pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State group. Indonesian prosecutors allege Abdurrahman plotted the attack from the high-security Nusa Kambangan jail in ...
While it is debatable whether the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will be a long-term threat in the region, the greater concern has to do with the emulation of the military tactics adopted by pro-ISIS groups in Marawi by more established and better-resourced terror networks - such as the Jemaah Islamiah ...
However, Andrie said that remnants of the Southeast Asian militant network Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) — outlawed in Indonesia since 2008 — still remain, with a clear organizational structure and key figures implementing their strategies. Nasir Abbas, a former militant who is now known as a de-radicalization ...
Southeast Asia regional director for International Association for Counterterrorism and Security Professionals, Mr Andrin Raj, said that Malaysia has become a centre for fake documentation in Southeast Asia. “Terrorist groups, such as al-Qaeda and Jemaah Islamiah, in the past had established Malaysia as ...
Police allege Aman gave the directive for the Jakarta attack, and had ordered his followers to mount the strike from prison, where he was serving a nine-year jail term for funding a Jemaah Islamiah paramilitary training camp in Aceh. During an impromptu check, the authorities had found several mobile ...
The crackdown reduced the Jemaah Islamiyah network behind the Bali bombings to remnants but a new generation of would-be jihadis has coalesced behind the IS banner. Though their capacity to launch large-scale attacks is limited, experts say it could be enhanced if Indonesians who fought with IS in ...
Several children were injured after a man threw Molotov cocktails at a church during a Sunday service in 2016. On Christmas Eve 2000 the al Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiyah group carried out coordinated bombings of churches in Jakarta and eight other cities which killed 18 people and injured scores of ...
It also emerged that Jemaah Islamiah (JI), the regional terror group, was attempting to create a Daulah Islamiah, a regional Islamic state, in maritime South-east Asia by means of violence. While its vision failed to materialise, South-east Asian militants have persisted in their pursuit of cross-regional ...
Two such ideologues in prison are Abu Bakar Bashir, the spiritual leader of the Southeast Asian radical network Jemaah Islamiyah, and Aman Abdurrahman, the main Indonesian translator for IS propaganda and the leader of Jemaah Anshorut Daulah, a network of almost two dozen Indonesian extremist ...
A self-radicalised Malaysian man with access to Changi Airfreight Centre has been detained and repatriated to Malaysia, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said yesterday. Muhammad Nur Hanief Abdul Jalil, 33, who worked as a driver with a local airfreight company, had planned to travel to the Middle ...
The four men are: Muhammad Zamri Abdullah, 36, Zakaria Rosdan, 27, Muhammad Khairul Sofri Osman, 33, and Jemaah Islamiyah member Mohd Azmi Ali, aged 49. MHA said Zamri was detained under ISA in December 2007. He was radicalised through radical propaganda in publications, videos and ...
The governments of the United States and the Philippines regard the Abu Sayyaf, which was formed in the 1990s, as a terrorist organization with links to al-Qaida and the latter's Southeast Asian cell Jemaah Islamiyah. MILF is a splinter group of the Moro National Liberation Front. Indonesia, the world's ...
This is largely true of al-Qaeda and the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS), and others in the region, such as Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and Abu Sayyaf. In a way, leadership regeneration has become an important part of the organisational model of these groups, which largely explains the difficulties in totally ...
This is largely true of Al Qaeda and the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) as well as jihadi groups in Southeast Asia such as Jemaah Islamiyah and Abu Sayyaf. In a way, leadership regeneration has become an important part of the organisational model of jihadi groups, which largely explains the difficulties ...
Passas notes that terrorist organizations such as Kashmiri, Hamas, Jemaah Islamiyah, and al Qaeda have been known to use hawala transfers. According to Matthew Levitt, director of the Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, the hawala is a ...


 

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