12:04 am December 18, 2014 | No Comment
Analysts have identified failures within the Indonesian government’s deradicalization program, deeming it responsible for the continued flow of Indonesians traveling to Syria to join the Islamic State, and sympathy that continues to grow for the extremist group in the archipelago.
12:02 am December 17, 2014 | 2 Comments
Indonesian police say they are stepping up security ahead of Christmas celebrations, in the wake of Monday’s hostage situation in Sydney and the arrest of 12 Syria-bound Indonesian nationals by Malaysian authorities. The group allegedly had plans to join the Islamic State terror organization.
8:32 pm December 15, 2014 | 23 Comments
Twelve Indonesians will be repatriated from Malaysia because authorities fear they may have intended to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State (IS), police said on Monday.
4:17 pm December 15, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesia's elite anti-terror unit Densus 88 have arrested two people allegedly linked to the East Indonesia Mujahideen (MIT), led by fugitive militant Santoso.
5:37 pm November 19, 2014 | 7 Comments
An estimated 300 Indonesians have joined the Islamic State militant group fighting in Syria and Iraq, an intelligence official revealed on Wednesday.
10:33 pm November 5, 2014 | 5 Comments
Arguing that government troops used "an excessive amount" of deadly force to end a train hijacking by armed Dutch-Moluccan activists in the Netherlands in 1977, relatives and a survivor are holding the Dutch state liable for damages, their lawyers announced on Wednesday.
12:26 pm November 5, 2014 | 11 Comments
Islamic boarding schools in Indonesia should teach students to embrace diversity, and steer clear of radicalism and violence, Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin said on Wednesday.
8:06 am October 20, 2014 | 1 Comment
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Indonesia for Joko Widodo’s presidential inauguration on Monday, seeking more help from Southeast Asian leaders in the US-led effort against Islamic State in the Middle East.
12:50 am October 13, 2014 | No Comment
The 12th anniversary of the first Bali bombing, which killed 202 people and injured more than 200 in two nightclubs in 2002, was marked with caution over the potentially spreading influence of the Islamic State, an extremist group, in Indonesia.
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