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.
Jemaah Islamiah is alive and well, Al-Qaeda is still alive and well,eIN Rudd said.
A Jemaah Islamiah member who had sworn off violence was cooperating with his investigation and had arranged for him to meet the al Qaeda "quartermaster" in Indonesia.
DNA samples taken from the family of a suspect called Nurhasbi, who has school links to members of Jemaah Islamiah and whom local media had named as one of the suspected suicide bombers, did not match samples found at the bomb site, police said.
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.
The Bali attacks were undoubtedly carried out by the Islamic fundamentalist group Jemaah Islamiah, an off-shoot of Osama Bin Laden's al-Qaeda.
Special prominence will be given to the 28 British victims of the attacks by al-Qaeda-linked group Jemaah Islamiah.
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.