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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 ...
They are marked by intense overcrowding, turf wars between prison gangs, overstaying inmates and hundreds of terrorist offenders, largely from the Abu Sayyaf group and Jemaah Islamiyah. For the past 10 years, Australian National University researcher Clarke Jones has been studying the two prisons, ...
... spate of kidnap-for-ransom cases that have often been marred by the beheading of their Filipino and foreign hostages. Regional and Philippine security experts have also confirmed the link of the Abu Sayyaf to the global al Qaeda terror network through the Indonesia-based Jemaah Islamiyah extremists.
... spate of kidnap-for-ransom cases that have often been marred by the beheading of their Filipino and foreign hostages. Regional and Philippine security experts have also confirmed the link of the Abu Sayyaf to the global al Qaeda terror network through the Indonesia-based Jemaah Islamiyah extremists.

As IS' enclaves and boltholes shrink in Iraq and Syria, foreign fighters are fleeing back to their countries of origin or other states. Examining the practice of 'hijrah' (emigration) by Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) in the past could help authorities understand what lies ahead in the fight against the terrorists.
As IS' enclaves and boltholes shrink in Iraq and Syria, foreign fighters are fleeing back to their countries of origin or other states. Examining the practice of 'hijrah' (emigration) by Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) in the past could help authorities understand what lies ahead in the fight against the terrorists.
The threat of radicalisation is set to persist in the year ahead, and terrorism experts said Singapore must also keep on its radar the return of ISIS foreign fighters to their homelands in Southeast Asia, as well as the resurgence of a familiar enemy - the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI). "Ending ISIS' physical caliphate ...
Striking during the Christmas and New Year holiday period remains a top priority for militants in South-East Asia, where remnants of the old Jemaah Islamiah terrorist network and members of the Jamaah Ansharut Daulah continue to pose a threat. Security forces in Indonesia, Malaysia and The Philippines, ...
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 ...
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 ...
al Qaeda's Rohingya call to arms could revive Jemaah Islamiyah: Security officials. Rohingya Muslim refugees arrive in Bangladesh from ... "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. Rohingya Muslim refugees arrive in Bangladesh from ... "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 ...
In the years following the 2002 and 2005 Bali bombings, Indonesian security forces have been appreciated for their effective counter-terrorism initiative to counter the security threat from the militant Islamist group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI). The group, once capable of frequent and at times sophisticated, ...
The Jemaah Islamiyah group that was blamed for the 2002 Bali bombings and other terrorist attacks in Indonesia has re-emerged as a rebuilt organization that could splinter into more militant cells nationwide, a Jakarta-based think-tank says in a new study. Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) has rebounded in recent ...
The Jemaah Islamiyah group that was blamed for the 2002 Bali bombings and other terrorist attacks in Indonesia has re-emerged as a rebuilt organization that could splinter into more militant cells nationwide, a Jakarta-based think-tank says in a new study. Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) has rebounded in recent ...
Jakarta -- South-east Asian militant group Jemaah Islamiyah, blamed for major attacks including the 2002 Bali bombings, has regained strength in Indonesia and could spawn a new generation of extremists, a leading security think-tank warned Thursday (April 27). Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) does not pose ...
Jemaah Islamiyah, Indonesia's homegrown Islamist extremist group, is quietly re-establishing itself in the country after more than a decade of apparent dormancy, officials and former extremists told Reuters. Since last month, when supporters of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) launched an ...
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 ...
Aman Abdurrahman, 46, is considered Indonesia's most dangerous extremist and is accused of meeting and inspiring terrorists while in a high-security prison in Indonesia. He is a former Jemaah Islamiyah member who has pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS). He is facing the death penalty for his role ...
The crackdown reduced the Jemaah Islamiyah network behind the Bali bombings to remnants, but a new generation of would-be jihadists 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 ...
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 ...
This is not a particularly novel goal in itself since the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) has long aspired to establish an Islamic caliphate in Southeast Asia. What surprised analysts most about the conflict was the readiness of the militants to take the fight to the Philippine military by engaging in a drawn-out urban war ...
Interview: Former JI Operative Still 'A Strong Defender of Islam'. Nasir Abas, formerly with al-Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiyah (JI), says he opposes violence against civilians in Islam's name.
The Gagasan Sejahtera members include Parti Ikatan Bangsa Malaysia, Barisan Jemaah Islamiah SeMalaysia, Parti Cinta Malaysia and Parti Harapan Malaysia. None of them has any seat in the federal or state legislatures. PAS won the most number of parliament seats in 1999 when Malay-voter anger ...
"During Ambon Christian-Muslim clash in the 1990s, Jemaah Islamiyah had exploited the situation and took advantage of it. "There are signs of sympathisers attempting to join Arakan Rohingya Salvation army (Arsa). We have arrested two, a Malaysian and an Indonesian this year. "If this atrocity do not stop ...
Striking during the Christmas and New Year holiday period remains a top priority for militants in South-East Asia, where remnants of the old Jemaah Islamiah terrorist network and members of the Jamaah Ansharut Daulah continue to pose a threat. Security forces in Indonesia, Malaysia and The Philippines, ...
A copy of the non-capital charge sheet, obtained Saturday by the Miami Herald, accuses Indonesian Riduan bin Isomuddin, known as Hambali, of sending fighters from his Islamic extremist group Jemaah Islamiyah to Afghanistan after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to meet with Osama bin Laden and carry out ...
... kidnap-for-ransom cases since the early 2000 which have often been marred by the beheading of the foreign and Filipino hostages. Regional and Filipino security experts have also confirmed the link of the Abu Sayyaf to the global al Qaeda terror network through the Indonesia-based Jemaah Islamiyah ...
A copy of the non-capital charge sheet, obtained Saturday by the Miami Herald, accuses Indonesian Riduan bin Isomuddin, known as Hambali, of sending fighters from his Islamic extremist group Jemaah Islamiyah to Afghanistan after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to meet with Osama bin Laden and carry out ...
"It used to take Jemaah Islamiyah two years to indoctrinate a potential member. The indoctrination process is now much faster. Pledges used to only be conducted by their so-called clerics. Now, the pledging process can be conducted online. Their funding used to come from al-Qaeda from Osama bin ...
MANILA, Philippines -- In the wake of Islamic State (IS) movements by radical Islamists, authorities here and abroad are coordinating closely to prevent the resurgence of the Southeast Asia terror group Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and deter it from conducting violent extremist activities in the region, including the ...
"Regional groups such as the Abu Sayyaf (ASG), Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and the Mujahideen have already publicly pledged their allegiance to the Islamic State," Hishammuddin told the inaugural Islamic Military Counter terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) Ministerial Meeting in Riyadh on Sunday (26 November).
"Regional groups such as the Abu Sayyaf (ASG), Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and the Mujahideen have already publicly pledged their allegiance to ...
... early 1990s and has formed links with al Qaeda and other Islamic militant groups throughout Southeast Asia, including Jemaah Islamiyah.
Even before the threat posed by Islamic State (IS), there was already the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI), an extremist Islamic group based in the region, ...
... and a discotheque on the island of Bali leave 202 dead, mainly tourists. The attack is carried out by a Jemaah Islamiyah commando linked to ...


 

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