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 MILF has no links with the terrorist groups like the Jemaah Islamiyah," Iqbal categorically said, reiterating previous statements.
Santoso heads a military section of a terrorist cell in Poso linked to Jemaah Islamiyah, which is believed to be the Southeast Asia wing of al-Qaida.
Indonesia has been cracking down on terrorist groups since the deadly 2002 bombings in Bali that are believed to have been carried out by Jemaah Islamiyah and killed 202 people, most of them foreigners on vacation.
Islamabad, Mar 31(ANI): The arrest of fugitive Umar Patek, a member of Al Qaida-linked militant group Jemaah Islamiyah and 2002 Bali bombings suspect, was made possible only due to the efforts of the Inter-Services Intelligence, an ISI officer has claimed.
He said that job fell to Jemaah Islamiyah bomb-making masterminds, Azahari bin Husin and Dulmatin, both of whom have since been killed in police raids.
Bashir denies connections with Jemaah Islamiyah or terrorism stating he does not believe Jemaah Islamiyah exists.
Senior counter-terrorism officials and police have said the attacks look very much like the work of Noordin, the Malaysian-born leader of a Jemaah Islamiyah splinter group.
and 47 other governments in the designation of the Jemaah Islamiyah to the U.
Jemaah Islamiyah is reported to have stockpiled 24 tons of fertiliser explosives for Western targets in Asia.
During the trial, Ghufron admitted being the operations chief of Jemaah Islamiyah - the al-Qaida-linked extremist group accused in the Bali bombings.
The alleged terror leader, Abu Bakar Bashir, is currently in jail awaiting trial on charges that he heads Jemaah Islamiyah, which police have accused of carrying out Thursday's attack in which nine people died.
The suspects are accused of being members of Jemaah Islamiyah, a regional Islamic militant group with links to Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida network.