Jemaah Islamiah


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Jemaah Islamiah

An Islamic militant organization active in Indonesia and other places in Southeast Asia. It was formed in 1993 in opposition to the Suharto regime. In 2002, the United Nations designated it as a terrorist organization.
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Security officials say he belonged to Jemaah Islamiah.
For Jemaah Islamiah, killing Western tourists is part of their global war against America and against the Australian government for supporting the invasion of Iraq.
It is likely that he has extensive knowledge of former and current Jemaah Islamiah operations in the United States and elsewhere," a U.
A group called Jemaah Islamiah (JI) has been blamed but little is known about it.
He was due to order all financial institutions in the UK not to conduct business on behalf of the Indonesian-based organisation Jemaah Islamiah.
Officers from Britain, Australia and America are helping with the inquiry, which is centred on Moslem terror group Jemaah Islamiah.
14, the Indonesian government blamed the radical group Jemaah Islamiah with links to Osama Bin Laden's Al Qaida terrorist network for the Bali attack, with Indonesian Defence Minister Matori Abdul Djalil saying: "We are sure Al Qaida is here.
Defense expenditure is primarily driven by the threat of terrorist organizations such as Jemaah Islamiah, and the country's focus on the protection of important trade routes, such as the Strait of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, from the threat of piracy.
The Islamist militant group Jemaah Islamiah, an offshoot of Al Qaeda in Southeast Asia, which was blamed for the attack, has been severely weakened by the government crackdown, though it has still been able to carry out a string of smaller attacks over the years.
He has previously been linked to bin Laden through Jemaah Islamiah, the group responsible for the 2002 Bali bombings, of which he was the co-founder and spiritual leader.
Dulmatin, an electronics specialist, was a top bomb technician for the Southeast Asian Islamist militant group, Jemaah Islamiah.