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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Jemaah Islamiah is alive and well, Al-Qaeda is still alive and well,eIN Rudd said.E[sz]
he[Ali Ghufron, GENDER=Male] was the operational chief of the organization[Jemaah Islamiah] We now know that the male Ali Ghufron is the operational chief of the Jemaah Islamiah, even though the relationship was never explicitly stated in our document.
Dulay said the use of mobile phones to detonate the explosion bore striking semblance to the practice of Jemaah Islamiah, which seeks to carve out an Islamic state comprised of predominantly Muslim areas of Southeast Asia.
The detainee reportedly said he took Mohammad Sidique Khan to meet and train with leaders from the extremist Islamist group Jemaah Islamiah which is linked to al Qaida in the Far East.
Special prominence will be given to the 28 British victims of the attacks by al-Qaeda-linked group Jemaah Islamiah.
The Bali attacks were undoubtedly carried out by the Islamic fundamentalist group Jemaah Islamiah, an off-shoot of Osama Bin Laden's al-Qaeda.
A group called Jemaah Islamiah (JI) has been blamed but little is known about it.
The leadership of almost every militant Islamic group in Southeast Asia, from the Kumpulan Mujaheddin Malaysia, Jemaah Islamiah (JI), the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), and Laskar Jihad, had fought with the Mujaheddin.
The adding of Jemaah Islamiah to a UK list of groups whose assets were frozen following the al Qaida attacks on New York and Washington follows yesterday's statement from the United Nations Security Council linking it with terrorist financing, a Treasury spokeswoman said.
Officers from Britain, Australia and America are helping with the inquiry, which is centred on Moslem terror group Jemaah Islamiah.
Omar Al Faruq, an Al Qaida-trained Kuwaiti arrested in Indonesia in June and being held by US forces in Afghanistan, tells US interrogators that Abu Bakr Bashir, the spiritual leader of the Jemaah Islamiah group suspected of responsibility for the Oct.