Jemaah Islamiyah

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Noun1.Jemaah Islamiyah - a clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda; supports militant Muslims in Indonesia and the Philippines and has cells in Singapore and Malaysia and Indonesia
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Malaya, Malaysia - a constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957
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An informed source said in a press statement that representatives of the political parties started a special meeting at the headquarters of Jemaah Islamiah in Sulaymaniyah in order to reach positive results regarding the expiration of the mandate of the region's president, Massoud Barzani.
Jemaah Islamiah, the Indonesian group behind the Bali bombings, is reportedly supporting ISIS.
Mas Selamat, alleged leader of a Jemaah Islamiah terror cell, previously escaped from prison in Singapore.
7 ( ANI ): A group of about 30 jihadists might still be active in Australia, a man, who trained them while establishing a local branch of the terror group Jemaah Islamiah (JI) in the country, has said.
The group was linked to the banned Jemaah Islamiah group, blamed for nightclub bombings on Bali in 2002 that killed more than 200 people, mostly Australian tourists, said officials.
Security officials say he belonged to the banned Jemaah Islamiah group linked to al Qaeda.
Top, who set up a violent splinter group of regional militant network Jemaah Islamiah, was blamed for attacks in Bali and Jakarta that killed scores of Westerners and Indonesians.
Top, who formed a violent wing of the Jemaah Islamiah (JI) militant network, is blamed for a series of attacks, including on the JW Marriott in Jakarta in 2003, on the Australian Embassy in Jakarta in 2004 and in Bali in 2005.
Independently of one another, moreover, two arrested members of the local Qaeda subsidiary, Jemaah Islamiah, identified Seyam as their "boss.
Police suspect the involvement of militant Muslim group Jemaah Islamiah.
According to court records, Yunos and his group received instructions and money from leaders of Jemaah Islamiah, Southeast Asia's regional armed Muslim network, to bomb selected targets in Manila, including a light rail network and a commuter bus.
He said: "Firstly, the ring leader behind the Bali bombings, Hambali, dubbed by the CIA as the "Osama Bin Laden" and the operations chief for the militant group Jemaah Islamiah, was arrested by Thai authorities in 2003 and handed over to the US.