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 three parties have reached a final decision to form a joint list for the Iraqi elections," said Ribwar Karim, Spokesman for the Coalition for Democracy and Justice, adding that the Alliance for Democracy, Justice, Change Movement and Jemaah Islamiyah will take part in the elections in Kirkuk and disputed areas, the list will be in the so-called constitutional Article 140.
Abu Sayyaf Group, al-Qaida, al-Qaida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb, Jabhat al-Nusra, Jamiat ul-Ansar and Jemaah Islamiyah have all been re-listed as terrorist organisations following careful consideration of advice from Australias security agencies.
The Jemaah Islamiyah has been blamed for bombings in the resort island of Bali that left over 200 dead, many of them Western holidaymakers.
INDONESIA, the world's most populous Muslim nation, has suffered a spate of deadly attacks by the Jemaah Islamiyah network in the past.
A bomb expert once trained by the Jemaah Islamiyah has been arrested in Cotabato by combined forces of the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines, the military said on Friday.
A bomb plot against him in Manila by Jihadist terrorists Jemaah Islamiyah was reportedly thwarted by the Philippines military in January.
Some had trained as part of the Jemaah Islamiyah in camps of the MILF.
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.
A total of 202 people, including 28 Britons, were killed when the Al Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiyah group detonated bombs at two packed nightspots.
Umar Patek, a leading member of the al-Qaeda-linked network Jemaah Islamiyah, is the last key suspect to be tried in the blasts that killed 202 people, thrusting Indonesia onto the frontlines in the war on terror.
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.
Intelligence agencies and the United Nations claim Bashir is the spiritual head of Jemaah Islamiyah, the al Qaeda-linked group responsible for the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people, many of them foreign tourists.