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Topic - Jemaah Islamiyah
, al-Jamāʿh al-Islāmiyah, meaning "Islamic Congregation", frequently abbreviated JI), is a Southeast Asian militant Islamic organization dedicated to the establishment of a Daulah Islamiyah (Islamic State) in Southeast Asia incorporating Indonesia, Malaysia, the southern Philippines, Singapore and Brunei. JI was added to the United Nations 1267 Committee's list of terrorist organizations linked to al-Qaeda or the Taliban on 25 October 2002 under UN Security Council Resolution 1267. - Source: Wikipedia
An Indonesian militant was convicted of helping to build the massive car bomb used in the deadly 2002 Bali nightclub attacks and was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday, concluding the trial for the case's last main defendant.
The Muslim militant suspected of building the bombs used in the 2002 Bali attack went on trial Monday on terrorism charges, a year after he was captured in the same Pakistani town where Osama bin Laden was hiding.
The Philippine military said it killed Southeast Asia's most-wanted terrorist and two other senior militants Thursday in a U.S.-backed airstrike marking one of the region's biggest anti-terrorism successes in recent years.
Indonesia's best-known radical cleric was charged Wednesday with helping plan terrorist attacks in this, world's most populous Muslim nation — a crime that carries a maximum penalty of death, police said.
Indonesian police on Monday arrested the spiritual leader of an al Qaeda-linked group that is accused of carrying out the 2002 Bali bombings and of plotting to assassinate the country's president.
Indonesia's anti-terrorism unit arrested a radical Islamist cleric Monday for alleged ties to an al-Qaeda-affiliated cell accused of plotting high-profile assassinations and Mumbai-style attacks targeting foreigners in the capital.
JAKARTA, Indonesia — The head of Southeast Asia's most feared terrorist group was arrested along with his military chief, police said yesterday, claiming a breakthrough in the fight against extremists in the world's most populous Muslim nation.