Jemaah Islamiyah

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a clandestine group of southeast Asian terrorists organized in 1993 and trained by al-Qaeda

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The MILF has no links with the terrorist groups like the Jemaah Islamiyah," Iqbal categorically said, reiterating previous statements.
But all have been far less deadly, thanks in part, security experts say, to a relentless crackdown on Jemaah Islamiyah that has largely decimated their ranks.
Senior counter-terrorism officials and police have said the attacks look very much like the work of Noordin, the Malaysian-born leader of a Jemaah Islamiyah splinter group.
Jemaah Islamiyah, which draws inspiration from Al-Qaeda, has carried out dozens of bombings in Indonesia in the past decade including 2002 attacks in Bali that left more than 200 dead, mostly foreign tourists.
The Australian think tank, the Strategic Policy Institute, predicted on Thursday that the South-east Asian terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah, linked to al Qaida, might launch new attacks.
An Australian think tank, the Strategic Policy Institute, predicted the Southeast Asian terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah might launch new attacks just a day before Friday's deadly strike.
The court also officially declared the south-east Asian militant group Jemaah Islamiyah a terrorist organisation.
The cleric, an alleged key leader of the al Qaeda-linked south east Asian militant group Jemaah Islamiyah, had served 26 months for giving his blessing to the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings, which killed 202 people, most of them foreign tourists.
The two Malaysians, one a feared bombmaker and the other an expert recruiter, are key figures in Jemaah Islamiyah, the terror group blamed for the bloodbath on Saturday.
Applying the principles set out in the first volume, five case studies look at organizational learning in Aum Shinrikyo, Hizballah, Jemaah Islamiyah, the Provisional Irish Republican Army, and the radical environmentalist movement as though it were an organization.
The alleged terror leader, Abu Bakar Bashir, is currently in jail awaiting trial on charges that he heads Jemaah Islamiyah, which police have accused of carrying out Thursday's attack in which nine people died.
Singapore reportedly fears that it is a prime target for the al-Qaida linked Jemaah Islamiyah Southeast Asian terror network - which has been blamed for the Bali bombings - as it has close ties with the US and arrested more than 30 suspected Jemaah Islamiyah operatives in 2001 and 2002.
Members of one indigenous Al Qaeda affiliate, Jemaah Islamiyah, is known to have assisted two of Al Qaeda's September 11, 2001 hijackers and have confessed to plotting and carrying out attacks against Western targets, including the October 12, 2002 bombing in Bali, Indonesia that killed approximately 200 people, mostly Western tourists.
He said that the bombers were linked to a group of people arrested last month in the central Java town of Semarang and alleged to be members of the al Qaida linked south-east Asian terror group, Jemaah Islamiyah.
They are accused of being members of Jemaah Islamiyah, an Islamic militant group with links to Al- Qaeda.