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 order to ban four international terrorist groups with ties to al Qaeda--the Abu Sayyaf Group, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, Jeemah Islamiyah, and Asbat Al-Ansar--went into effect in November.