Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The Indonesian Anti-terror squad Densus 88 and the Tinombala Task Force shot dead two suspected terrorists, W a.k.a. AAM and AA a.k.a.
Terrorism & Religious Extremism
November 17, 2020
November 9, 2020
Budi Sutrisno and Fadli, Jakarta and Batam – The National Police's counterterrorism squad, Densus 88, has arrested dozens of people across Indonesia in recent months amid concerns about
November 2, 2020
October 5, 2020
Jakarta – The National Police's Densus 88 counterterrorism squad arrested four suspected terrorists in separate areas in Bekasi, West Java, on Sunday.
September 8, 2020
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Religious Affairs Minister Fachrul Razi has found himself in hot water again as lawmakers question him over his controversial remarks on radicalism and the mini
August 22, 2020
August 19, 2020
Farouk Arnaz, Jakarta – A woman believed to be the wife of terror fugitive Ali Kalora has been arrested in Central Sulawesi as she planned to deliver logistics to the militant group, th
August 4, 2020
Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Security Sector Reform is urging the government and the House of Representatives (DPR) to be transparent in its deliber
July 27, 2020
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The government is set to grant protection and compensation to people were impacted by past acts of terrorism at home and abroad.
July 20, 2020
Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – The top leader of South-east Asian terror group, Jemaah Islamiah (JI), was sentenced to seven years jail on Monday (July 20) by an Indonesian court for
July 5, 2020
Beritasatu, Jakarta – Counter-terror squad Detachment 88 arrested three suspected militants in Central Java in connection to last month's attack on police officers, a spokesman said on
July 1, 2020
Unaesah Rahmah – Terrorist groups in Indonesia are continuing to stage or plan attacks and a key feature of recent ones is that they have involved firearms.
Jakarta – The National Police have announced a plan to extend the joint police-Indonesian Military (TNI) Operation Tinombala, as it has not captured 14 terrorists at large in Central S
June 25, 2020
A Jakarta court handed a 12
June 23, 2020
Zachary Abuza and Alif Satria – Indonesia has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 17, 2020
Jakarta – Prosecutors at the West Jakarta District Court are seeking between seven and 16 years' imprisonment for three individuals over their alleged involvement in the stabbing of th
June 15, 2020
Farouk Arnaz, Jakarta – The Indonesian police said members of shadowy terror network Jemaah Islamiyah are regrouping, following the arrest of a number of suspected militants in several
June 12, 2020
Ikhwan Hastanto – On Monday morning, in a pre-dawn raid, Indonesian counterterrorism authorities arrested a 31-year-old man, identified only by the initials A.M.
June 9, 2020
Tempo.Co, Jakarta – Two farmers in the Kawende mountains in Poso, Central Sulawesi, were allegedly mistaken to be members of the East Indonesia Mujahidin terrorist group by the Tinomba
Jakarta – The Indonesian National Police have apprehended two alleged masterminds, identified as TA and AS, behind a terror attack on a police station in South Daha district, South Kal
June 2, 2020
Farouk Arnaz, Jakarta – A small group of militants with suspected link to global terror network Islamic State attacked a police station and killed an officer with a sword in Indonesia'
June 1, 2020
Banjarmasin – A sword-wielding militant killed an Indonesian policeman and critically injured another on Monday in what authorities described as a suspected Islamic State-linked attack
May 26, 2020
Anton Aliabbas, Jakarta – The government recently submitted a draft of a presidential regulation (Perpres) on the involvement of military forces in the country's fight against terroris
May 23, 2020
Fadli, Batam – The National Police's Densus 88 counterterrorism squad arrested a 16-year-old boy in his house in Merapi Subur housing complex in Batam, Riau Islands on Wednesday evenin
May 13, 2020
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has proposed involving military forces to strengthen Indonesia's fight against terrorism through a presidential regulation (Perp