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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Gagasan Sejahtera comprises PAS, Parti Ikatan Bangsa Malaysia (Ikatan) and Jemaah Islamiah Se-Malaysia (Berjasa).
The Movement of the New Generation received 8 seats, Jemaah Islamiah 7, a List of Reforms to 5 seats, and the Alliance of the Age (Sardam) and the Azadi list for one seat to each./ End
Authorities said RSIM is being trained, financed and governed by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and the Jemaah Islamiah.
He said Baco had been in the Philippines for a long time and had links with regional extremist group Jemaah Islamiah. He was married to a daughter of a local militant sub-leader.
It is noteworthy that investigations have revealed the involvement of elements from the Egyptian Jemaah Islamiah including Mustafa Hamza the head of the group's Shura (consultative) Council in the assassination attempt.
Three soldiers were killed and 11 wounded when the forces seized the bastion of an affiliate of Jemaah Islamiah, a Southeast Asian network of Islamist militants, in the province of Lanao del Sur.
[USPRwire, Fri Oct 16 2015] The Singaporean defense market will be driven by threats posed by terrorist organizations such as the Al-Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiah (JI), and other regional terrorist groups, the acquisition of automated military equipment, and the overseas training of its armed forces.
The institute's president, retired general Rodolfo Mendoza, said these orphaned insurgents trained under a man named Quayyim, a Malaysian who belongs to the Jemaah Islamiah terror network.
Mas Selamat, alleged leader of a Jemaah Islamiah terror cell, previously escaped from prison in Singapore.
In March 2005, after the Valentine's Day bombings that killed 12 in General Santos and Davao cities, police intelligence officials told the Senate that the Jemaah Islamiah, an al-Qaeda-linked group suspected of plotting to establish a pan-Islamic state across Southeast Asia, continued to provide funding for terror attacks in the country.
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.