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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The targets have worked with a range of terrorist organizations - the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Al-Nusrah Front, Al-Qaeda and its affiliates, and Jemaah Islamiya - to send financial and material support, and foreign terrorist fighters to Syria and elsewhere, the announcement said.
The next day, Atyani and his crew were seen boarding a mini-bus to the island's interior, seeking an interview with Yasser Igasan, an Islamist militant leader with connections to al Qaeda and Southeast Asian militant network Jemaah Islamiya.
OCTOBER 12 2002: Two bombs explode in a busy nightclub area on AUGUST 5 2003: Jemaah Islamiya - an al-Qaeda- linked group thought to be behind the Bali attack - are blamed for the car bombing of the US-run JW Marriott luxury hotel in Jakarta, killing 12.
Sayyaf militants with links to Jemaah Islamiya could be behind it.
Police have not said where the money has come from, but are investigating whether it came from Jemaah Islamiya money men in the Middle East or South Asia.
In 2002, a terrorist group with ties to M Qaeda called Jemaah Islamiya bombed a nightclub on the predominantly Hindu island of Bali, killing 202 people, most of them tourists from Australia, Britain, and the U.
In Southeast Asia, there have been no new major Jemaah Islamiya attacks in the region in over a year.
Most citizens practice a tolerant version of Islam, but a violent fundamentalist group, Jemaah Islamiya (JI), has waged a series of high-profile attacks starting with the Bali bombing in 2002 that claimed 202 lives.
Indeed, Lashkar and other militant organisations in Asia, such as Indonesia's Jemaah Islamiya (JI, or Islamic Party), and the Arab world have extended their operations beyond their traditional areas of activity since 2001 in line with Osama bin Laden's strategy of all-out war, and are now seen to be joining together in new tactical alliances.
Initially, the Crown case against him was that he had links to Jemaah Islamiya, an al-Qaeda-aligned terror group in south east Asia.
Husin is thought to be a leader of the al Qaida-linked Southeast Asian terror network Jemaah Islamiya, whose members were convicted of the 2002 Bali attacks.
No-one has yet claimed responsibility for the attacks but officials said Jemaah Islamiya was implicated.