7:42 pm July 21, 2015 | 20 Comments
Security across the country has been raised as provocative messages spread online in the aftermath of the burning down of a small mosque in Karubaga, in Papua’s Tolikara district last week.
9:25 am July 14, 2015 | 7 Comments
An Indonesian court sentenced three men from China's Uighur Muslim minority on Monday to six years in prison for conspiring with militant Islamists in Indonesia, a police spokesman said.
3:21 pm July 11, 2015 | 6 Comments
Indonesian police have blamed Islamist radicals for a low-powered explosive that detonated in the toilet of a mall on the outskirts of Jakarta on Thursday that mirrored a blast at another mall in February.
4:30 pm July 9, 2015 | 8 Comments
The government is investigating a report that suggests two Indonesian pilots have expressed serious support on social media for the Islamic State movement, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Tedjo Edhy Purdijatno told reporters on Thursday.
6:04 pm July 4, 2015 | 14 Comments
A police bomb squad was called in on Friday to investigate a suspicious-looking device that — after more than four hours — turned out to be an empty bottle of perfume, placed in front of the house of a retired officer in West Java's Bogor district.
12:55 pm June 30, 2015 | 9 Comments
An Indonesian police officer has reportedly died in Syriah while fighting for the Islamic State.
5:26 pm June 25, 2015 | 32 Comments
Indonesia’s Foreign Ministry says it cannot verify a report that an Indonesian jihadist fighting for the Islamic State has been executed by the group for infecting some of its members with AIDS.
2:39 pm June 16, 2015 | 8 Comments
Lowy Institute’s 2015 poll found that Australians' feelings towards Indonesia have fallen to their lowest level in eight years.
11:39 am June 2, 2015 | 1 Comment
Turkish authorities on Monday detained ten Indonesians who were planning on flying from Istanbul Atatürk Airport to Hatay, which is located in southeastern Turkey and borders Syria, over suspicion of intending to join the Islamic State, or IS. The Indonesians were later released after intervention from the Indonesian consulate general in Istanbul.
4:49 pm May 29, 2015 | 3 Comments
Promotional flyers for a competition encouraging contestants to dress up like "a terrorist's wife" as part of book launch are circulating in Depok, a city just south of Jakarta.
3:26 pm May 29, 2015 | 3 Comments
A court in Brunei has rejected the bail plea lodged by an Indonesian man whom airport authorities in Bandar Seri Begawan had detained in early May for possession of ammunition, an official at Indonesia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday.
1:51 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. The National Police have revealed the identity of convicted terrorist and explosives expert they say is a key target in a terrorist network led by Indonesia’s most wanted radical Santoso. “Besides Santoso, another [main] target is Basri. He’s the one we are also chasing after,” National Police chief Comr. Gen. Badrodin Haiti said in Jakarta on […]
3:38 pm May 25, 2015 | 2 Comments
[Updated at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, May 25, 2015, to add details about the shootout] Jakarta. Police engaged in a shootout on Sunday with a suspected militant group in the restive region of Poso, Central Sulawesi, suggesting the die-hard nature of terrorism cells operating in the area. The incident occurred in the village of Gayatri […]
11:05 am May 20, 2015 | 2 Comments
Indonesian authorities have released six people arrested last week at an airport in Surabaya, East Java, initially suspected to be on their way to Syria to join the Islamic State.