11:27 am April 17, 2015 | No Comment
A Batik Air plane en route from Ambon to Jakarta on Friday was forced to make an emergency landing at Makassar's Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport after two company staffers received bomb threats on their mobile phones.
1:40 pm April 14, 2015 | 15 Comments
The Indonesian Military (TNI) is not at all impressed by threats made by a man claiming to be an Islamic State fighter, to come and free convicted terrorists from the maximum security prison on Nusakambangan island, off Central Java.
12:03 pm April 14, 2015 | No Comment
A total of 2,500 members of the National Police's Mobile Brigade (Brimob) are ready to help secure Jakarta and Bandung during the upcoming Asian-African Conference, including against possible chemical, biological or radioactive threats.
10:48 pm April 9, 2015 | No Comment
The National Police confirmed that Wednesday’s blast at Tanah Abang market in Central Jakarta was an act of terrorism, saying the explosive was filled with nails to inflict maximum harm to bystanders.
6:23 pm April 9, 2015 | 3 Comments
Indonesian counterterrorism authorities are on alert after a YouTube video was posted threatening to break terrorist convict Abu Bakar Bashir out of prison.
5:28 pm April 8, 2015 | No Comment
Central Sulawesi Police have confirmed that the man killed in a shootout on Friday was terror suspect, Daeng Koro, Indonesian media reported on Wednesday.
6:34 am April 8, 2015 | 12 Comments
The military has asked Nusakambangan prison authorities to limit the number of people who can visit terror convict Abu Bakar Ba’asyir, the founder of militant group Jemaah Anshorut Tauhid, to curb the spread of radical thought.
10:22 pm April 7, 2015 | 4 Comments
It wasn’t until a few years ago that the word “Shiite” suddenly began to inspire a negative, if not hateful, tone among some members of the Indonesian Sunni community.
8:50 pm April 7, 2015 | 2 Comments
Rights activists representing several nongovernmental organizations slammed the government’s recent move to block dozens of Islamic websites allegedly containing radical content, saying it threatened freedom of expression.
12:09 pm April 6, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. The Indonesian government has asked its citizens in Kenya to be careful and avoid “conflict-prone” areas, days after Islamic militant group Al Shabaab killed nearly 150 people at a Kenyan university campus. No Indonesians were caught up in the attack, but the Indonesian embassy in Nairobi is monitoring the situation, according to the Foreign Affairs Ministry. […]
3:58 pm April 5, 2015 | 4 Comments
A terrorist suspect was killed in a shootout between the joint forces of the Central Sulawesi police and the National Police’s counterterror squad Densus 88 and a terrorist group in Parigi Moutong district in Central Sulawesi on Friday.
1:55 pm April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
Coordinating Minister of Defense, Politics and Legal Affairs, Tedjo Edhy Purdijatno emphasized on Wednesday that the government's move to ban 19 Islamic news sites was a curb on radicalism rather than an attack on free speech.
3:27 pm March 31, 2015 | 2 Comments
Indonesia has launched military exercises in the eastern island of Sulawesi, a haven for radical Islamists, as part of broader efforts to crack down on militants with suspected links to the Islamic State, or IS, group, officials said on Tuesday.
2:51 pm March 31, 2015 | 5 Comments
Police are investigating what appears to be a failed bomb attack on the Kompas TV office in Makassar, South Sulawesi, by alleged sympathizers of the Islamic State group.
11:55 am March 31, 2015 | 5 Comments
To prevent them from traveling abroad, a group of 16 suspected sympathizers of the Islamic State group will not be able to get an Indonesian passport, the Bekasi Immigration Office has said.
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