Stevani Wijaya, Jakarta – The National Police's counterterrorism squad Detachment 88 has arrested five suspected militants during recent raids in the Central Sulawesi towns of Palu and
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March 17, 2023
February 13, 2023
Rakyan Adibrata and Jasminder Singh – The announcement by the Indonesian authorities that Askary Sibghotul Haq, the son of former Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) leader Para Wijayanto, has been i
January 23, 2023
Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – The National Police's Anti-terror Special Detachment or Densus 88 confiscated two homemade bombs from AW, a suspected terrorist and ISIS sympathizer, who wa
December 31, 2022
Muhammad Aulia & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The National Police claimed on Saturday they had wiped out the notorious East Indonesia Mujahedin which has terrorized civilians in the C
December 30, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – Anti-terrorism expert and filmmaker Noor Huda Ismail said that he involved terror convicts in his filmmaking process to better portray how they got manipulated into jo
December 24, 2022
The 20th anniversary of the Bali terrorist bombings in October was a painful reminder of Indonesia's fight against extremism, a struggle that continues still.
December 22, 2022
BTV, Bandung – The National Police's counterterrorism squad Detachment 88 has arrested seven people for alleged role in a suicide bombing at a police station in Bandung two weeks ago, a
Adi Marsiela, Bandung – Police have named seven suspects in connection with the fatal suicide bomb attack earlier this month in Bandung, West Java.
December 16, 2022
Prakoso Permono and A'an Suryana, Jakarta – The latest terrorist attack in Bandung on Dec. 7 should give cause for concern for at least two reasons.
December 14, 2022
Trisnadi and Niniek Karmini, Tenggulun – Umar Patek – the Indonesian militant who was paroled last week after serving about half of his original 20-year prison sentence for making the e
December 8, 2022
Staff and agencies in Jakarta – One of the bomb makers in the 2002 Bali attacks that killed more than 200 people has been released on parole, despite the opposition of Australia's prime
December 7, 2022
BTV, Bandung – The police are investigating a written message purportedly carried by the suicide bomber who blew himself up at Astana Anyar police station in the West Java capital of Ba
Agencies, Bandung, West Java – Two people were killed and eight wounded in Bandung on Wednesday when a suspected militant who may have been angered by the country's new criminal code bl
BTV, Bandung – The suicide bomber who carried out an attack at a police station in Bandung on Wednesday morning has been identified as Agus Sujatno, who has previously served a jail ter
Fana Suparman & Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – High-profile terror convict Umar Patek was released on parole on Wednesday, 20 years after the twin bombings at Bali nightclubs that kille
October 28, 2022
Jakarta – The husband and the teacher of Siti Erlina, who was caught brandishing a gun at the gate of the State Palace, have been named terrorism suspects, police said on Friday.
October 17, 2022
Mike Head – Last week marked the 20th anniversary of the October 12, 2002 bomb blasts that tore apart two popular nightclubs on the Indonesian island of Bali, indiscriminately killing 2
October 12, 2022
Kuta, Indonesia/Sydney – Survivors of the Bali bombing, alongside families and friends of the victims, prayed and laid wreaths on Wednesday to mark the 20-year anniversary of the attack
October 11, 2022
Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – Sitting on a narrow country road, the 180 sqm plot of land in the outskirts of Jakarta looked deserted.
Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – For weeks, police investigators combed through the piles of rubble and debris littering Bali's Legian Road, looking for clues about the culprits who were respons
Chris Barrett and Amilia Rosa, Denpasar – Peering into the site of the old Sari Club through a hole in its corrugated iron fence, Andrew Csabi knows a part of him will always be there.
September 28, 2022
Amilia Rosa and Chris Barrett, Denpasar/Singapore – Bali bomb maker Umar Patek has met in prison with the widow of one of the victims of the 2002 terror attack on the island, crying and
September 22, 2022
Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore/Jakarta – The chief of Indonesia police's anti-terror squad has warned that violent extremism still poses a danger in South-East Asia's large
August 29, 2022
Samantha Lock – Bali bomb maker Umar Patek has claimed it was a "mistake" to become involved in the 2002 attacks that killed more than 200 people.
August 26, 2022
Chris Barrett, Singapore – The Australian government has reversed a decision not to have an official government ceremony in Bali to mark 20 years since the terror bombings but will stag
August 22, 2022
Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – The former Jemaah Islamiyah member who claims to have reformed Umar Patek says he can guarantee the Bali bomb maker won't return to extremi
August 18, 2022
Chris Barrett, Singapore – A bomb maker who assembled the explosives used to carry out the Bali terrorist attacks is set to be freed from prison within days after being granted an early
July 23, 2022
Jakarta – The National Police have arrested 13 suspected militants believed to be members of Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) during separate operations by counter
July 8, 2022
Mikael Niman, Fana Suparman, Jakarta – The Counter-Terrorism National Agency (BNPT) on Friday called for stricter regulations on charity organizations amid concern that they are being u
June 24, 2022
Putu Indah S, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – The National Counter-Terrorism Agency (BNPT) has said that the Army is one of the main forces assisting it in implementing the national counter-terr
June 23, 2022
Denpasar – Bureaucrats have a reputation for being boring. But not in Indonesia, whose civil service is full of dangerous radicals, according to the government itself.
June 17, 2022
Jakarta – Police will have to do a better job in explaining why they have arrested 23 people these last two weeks in connection with the Khilafatul Muslimin, a hitherto a little-known g
June 16, 2022
Stefani Wijaya, Jakarta – The police and the anti-money laundering agency have frozen at least 21 bank accounts belonging to suspected leaders of Muslim group Khilafatul Muslimin, which
June 15, 2022
A'an Suryana – Khilafatul Muslimin, an Islamist organisation in Indonesia, has tried but failed to influence public opinion. But the government should keep it on a tight leash.
June 14, 2022
Jakarta (Antara) – The National Police have pressed charges against 23 members of Muslim organization Khilafatul Muslimin, which allegedly seeks to establish a caliphate.
Katharina Reny Lestari – A so-called education minister of an Islamic extremist group in Indonesia has been arrested and named a suspect in the promotion of Islamic caliphate ideology i
June 7, 2022
Katharina Reny Lestari – The leader of an Islamic extremist group in Indonesia has been arrested and faces treason charges in connection with the recent staging of a "subversive" motorc
Jakarta – An elderly man believed to be the leader of Muslim group Khilafatul Muslimin was arrested in the province of Lampung early on Tuesday after group members staged a rally in Jak
May 26, 2022
By UCA News reporter, Jakarta – An Indonesian student arrested by anti-terrorism forces has admitted being radicalized by the Islamic State group and wanting to carry out a suici
May 18, 2022
Jakarta – Members of a cohort of suspected extremists arrested in Indonesia at the weekend had made pledges of loyalty to Islamic State via an instant messaging application, the nationa
May 13, 2022
Noor Huda Ismail, Singapore – Early this year, Indonesia's National Counter-Terrorism Agency (BNPT) revealed that 68 Islamic boarding schools, locally known as "pesantren", are affiliat
May 10, 2022
Washington, United States – The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on what it said was a network of five Islamic State financial facilitators working across Indonesia, Syria and
March 28, 2022
Jakarta – Counterterrorism squad Detachment 88 has arrested 16 suspected members of homegrown militant network Indonesia Islamic State, or NII, during recent operations in West Sumatra,
March 25, 2022
Rizky Alif Alvian – Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia was banned in 2017, but the propagation of HTI's ideology has continued to thrive in Indonesia via various media channels.
March 17, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Police's special counterterrorism squad, Densus 88, arrested 12 suspected terrorists.
March 15, 2022
M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The National Police's Special Anti-Terror Detachment 88 (Densus 88) arrested a terrorist suspect who is identified as TO in Tangerang, Banten.
March 14, 2022
mikael Niman, Jakarta – Jakarta prosecutors on Monday recommended a sentence of eight years in prison for Munarman, the former secretary-general of now-defunct Islamic Defenders Front,
March 11, 2022
Antara, Beritasatu, Jakarta – A doctor sought by police for alleged terrorism was killed after a pursuit by counterterrorism unit Detachment 88 in the Central Java town of Sukoha
February 17, 2022