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No report of notorious ISIS fighter entering PH – AFP chief

Dec 18, 2016 - 4:36 PM

Despite calls to Southeast Asian ISIS fighters to set up base in the Philippines the Philippine military says notorious Indonesian fighter Bahrun Naim is not in the country

ISIS FIGHTER IN PH? Indonesian Police Inspector General Boy Rafli Amar, Head of the Indonesian Police Public Relations Division in Jakarta, is claiming an Indonesian-born ISIS fighter has left Syria for the Philippines. Photo from Antara

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Feb 16, 2016 - 12:37 PM

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Feb 03, 2016 - 12:43 PM

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Terror expert: More attacks likely in Indonesia as radicals compete for ISIS leadership

Feb 03, 2016 - 12:23 AM

The report from the Institute for Policy Analysis and Conflict also says the Jakarta attacks were not planned by Bahrun Naim who police originally alleged as the mastermind of the attacks

NOT AFRAID. Indonesians expressed defiance after the Jakarta attacks. Photo by Natashya Gutierrez

Jakarta terror attack funds not from Australia, says Ambassador

Feb 02, 2016 - 9:04 PM

Australian Ambassador to Indonesia Paul Grigson says there is no link between the recent terror attacks and Australia

ATTACKS. A general view shows a police cordon sealing off the scene of a bomb blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, 14 January 2016.  Photo by Roni Bintang/EPA

Andika, anak buah Bahrun Naim, divonis 5 tahun penjara

Feb 02, 2016 - 5:39 PM

Bahrun pernah memerintahkan Andika untuk menusuk warga negara asing dengan pisau di kawasan elit Menteng Jakarta Pusat

Garis polisi di Jalan MH Thamrin, pasca serangan di kawasan Sarinah, Jakarta Pusat, pada 14 Januari 2016. Foto oleh Roni Bintang/EPA

Jakarta Starbucks branch reopens after terror attacks

Feb 01, 2016 - 7:49 PM

There was little fear from coffee lovers downtown with many regulars returning to the popular coffee shop which is central to a number of large office buildings

REOPENED. Starbucks Skyline reopens after terror attacks. Photo by Uni Lubis/Rappler

Malaysia arrests 7 suspected ISIS militants – police

Jan 24, 2016 - 7:18 PM

One of the 7 arrested was in contact with an extremist blamed for the deadly Jakarta attack

Indonesia's programs to deradicalize terrorists need improvement

Jan 24, 2016 - 2:03 PM

Government efforts are often rushed formalized and lack the personal touch

ATTACKS. Police (L) hide behind vehicles during an exchange of gunfire with suspects hiding near a Starbucks cafe when another blast happens in Jakarta on January 14, 2016. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

3 more terror plots foiled by police after Jakarta attacks

Jan 22, 2016 - 8:10 PM

Jakarta police chief Inspector General Tito Karnavian says terrorists were planning more attacks in 3 different locations

ATTACKS. A general view shows a police cordon sealing off the scene of a bomb blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, 14 January 2016.  Photo by Roni Bintang/EPA

Indonesia needs more than hashtags to defy terror

Jan 21, 2016 - 3:44 PM

Hashtags are not enough If people really want to create a social movement to counter terrorism we should expand our reach offline

NOT AFRAID. Indonesians expressed defiance after the Jakarta attacks. Photo by Natashya Gutierrez

Funds for Jakarta attacks from Australia?

Jan 20, 2016 - 4:05 PM

Rappler sources in the police force confirm they are investigating suspicious cash flow from Australia

ATTACKS. A pedestrian runs for safety during an exchange of gunfire between suspected terrorists and the police in Jakarta on January 14, 2016. Photo by Roni Bintang/EPA

How an ex-jihadist thinks Indonesia can deradicalize terrorists

Jan 20, 2016 - 10:43 AM

Ayub Abdurrahman a former jihadist warns against underestimating the Jakarta attacks as it could only be the beginning

EX-JIHADIST. Abdul Rhamna Ayub says deradicalization is effective when ex-jihadists like him speak to current radicals because they can relate to him. Photo by Natashya Gutierrez

WATCH: Indonesian Counter terrorism chief says more terrorists can strike anytime

Jan 19, 2016 - 4:10 PM

The head of the counter terrorism agency speaks to Rappler about the terror threat in Indonesia what the government is doing to combat terrorism and appeals to the public to their part

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Jan 18, 2016 - 6:36 PM

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Jan 18, 2016 - 1:17 PM

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'Mastermind' denies link to Jakarta attacks?

Jan 17, 2016 - 4:00 PM

EXCLUSIVE: In an unverified recording terror suspect Bahrun Naim denies responsibility for the Jakarta attacks

OTAK BOM SARINAH. Paspor ini adalah milik Bahrun Naim yang diduga adalah otak dari peledakan dan penembakan di Sarinah. Foto istimewa

Jakarta attack toll rises to 8 – police

Jan 17, 2016 - 11:42 AM

UPDATED The toll rises after a wounded Indonesian bystander died overnight

'WE ARE NOT AFRAID.' An Indonesian woman holds a placard reading 'We are not afraid' as she lights a candle near the bomb site in front of a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 15, 2016. Bagus Indahono/EPA

Jakarta attacks: Did other terrorists escape?

Jan 16, 2016 - 8:09 PM

UPDATED Conflicting statements from government officials sow confusion on what exactly happened on the morning of January 14 when a series of bombs went off in the Indonesian capital including how many terrorists were involved

ATTACKS. A pedestrian runs for safety during an exchange of gunfire between suspected terrorists and the police in Jakarta on January 14, 2016. Photo by Roni Bintang/EPA

Man accused of financing Jakarta attacks with ISIS funds arrested

Jan 16, 2016 - 7:19 PM

UPDATED The Indonesian police chief says the man is among 12 suspects who had been detained in nationwide raids since Thursday s attacks

SUSPECT. A man (center)), who is believed to be a terrorist, holds a gun after a bomb blast in front of a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 14. Photo by Alfian/EPA

Indonesia identifies convicted militant in Jakarta attacks

Jan 16, 2016 - 12:38 PM

Authorities say a militant named Afif is one of the five attackers in Thursday s incident

JAKARTA BLAST. Seven people, including four suspected attackers, died in bomb blasts and gunfire in the centre of the Indonesian capital Jakarta on 14 January, police said. Photo by Roni Bintang/EPA

Why did terror hit Jakarta’s streets – and what happens next?

Jan 16, 2016 - 12:35 PM

What do we know about terrorism in Indonesia?

TERRORISM. A general view shows the scene of a bomb blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, 14 January 2016.  Photo by Roni Bintang/EPA

IN PHOTOS: Indonesia moves forward after Jakarta attacks

Jan 15, 2016 - 8:24 PM

Scenes a day after the terrorist attacks in Jakarta show courage solidarity among Indonesians

WATCH: What happened at the Jakarta attacks and the aftermath

Jan 15, 2016 - 7:23 PM

Rappler Indonesia Bureau Chief Natashya Gutierrez reports from ground zero

TERRORISM. Plainclothes police aim their handguns towards suspects outside a cafe after a series of blasts hit the Indonesia capital Jakarta on January 14, 2016. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

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Jan 15, 2016 - 6:00 PM

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Indonesia on alert as police probe attacks

Jan 15, 2016 - 3:48 PM

Authorities say national police are on highest alert especially in areas considered targets of terror like police stations government offices and embassies

ALERT. An Indonesian police patrol car drives past the scene of a bomb blast at a police post on a traffic island on J1 Thamrin, in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 15, 2016. File photo by Roni-Bintang/EPA

Aquino: No imminent terror threat in PH but remain vigilant

Jan 15, 2016 - 3:08 PM

In the wake of the Jakarta attacks claimed by ISIS President Aquino says in Filipino there s a credible threat but it s not specific

REMAIN  VIGILANT. President Benigno S. Aquino III urges Filipinos not to let their guard down following the terrorist attacks in Jakarta. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Proses identifikasi korban tewas serangan teror Sarinah di RS Polri masih berlangsung

Jan 15, 2016 - 3:03 PM

Hingga Jumat siang 15 Januari lima jenazah telah berhasil diidentifikasi

IDENTIFIKASI. Hingga Jumat siang, 15 Januari, proses identifikasi korban jiwa dalam serangan teror Sarinah masih berlangsung. Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler.com

FOTO: Paspor terduga otak serangan teror Sarinah

Jan 15, 2016 - 2:21 PM

Bahrun Naim diduga merupakan otak serangan teror Sarinah saat ini berada di Suriah

ORGANIZER. Bahrum Naim is the man alleged to be behind the terrorist attacks in Jakarta. Sourced by Rappler

What we know about the man believed to have organized the Jakarta attacks

Jan 15, 2016 - 1:26 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Rappler gets a copy of the passport of Indonesian extremist Bahrun Naim who is said to have organized the Jakarta attacks from Syria

ORGANIZER. Bahrum Naim is the man alleged to be behind the terrorist attacks in Jakarta. Sourced by Rappler

ISIS on Jakarta attacks, Binay tops SWS, Alan Rickman | 12PM wRap

Jan 15, 2016 - 12:33 PM

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ISIS attacks will lead to its own demise – Kerry

Jan 14, 2016 - 11:31 PM

John Kerry on the attacks in Jakarta: There is nothing in any act of terror that offers anything but death

KERRY ON FOREIGN POLICY. US Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks on the US foreign policy agenda for 2016, at National Defense University on Fort McNair base in Washington, DC, USA, 13 January 2016. Photo by Michael Reynolds/EPA

Johan Kieft, staf PBB asal Belanda yang menjadi salah satu korban bom Sarinah

Jan 14, 2016 - 8:16 PM

Johan Kieft berada di Starbucks Coffee saat terjadi ledakan

BOM SARINAH. Polisi tanpa rompi anti-peluru terlibat baku tembak. Foto oleh Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Artis YouTube Aron Ashab buat sensasi dengan foto ‘selfie’ di Starbucks

Jan 14, 2016 - 7:32 PM

Caption foto Instagram Aron Ashab memancing amarah netizen

SENSASI. Aron Ashab dihujat di media sosial karena unggahannya di Instagram terkait peristiwa ledakan di Sarinah, Jakarta, pada Kamis, 14 Januari. Foto dari YouTube/Aron Ashab.

ISIS claims attacks on Indonesian capital

Jan 14, 2016 - 7:09 PM

4th Update ISIS claimed responsibility saying that the attack was carried out by soldiers of the caliphate who targeted a gathering of citizens from the crusader coalition referring to the US led alliance combating the jihadists

ATTACK ON INDONESIAN CAPITAL. A general view shows people gathering at the scene of a bomb blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, 14 January 2016. Photo by Roni Bintang/EPA

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Jan 14, 2016 - 6:09 PM

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Philippines concerned over 'emerging' terror threat

Jan 14, 2016 - 5:52 PM

Our security forces are well aware of the emerging threat and have been conducting operations to prevent terror acts anywhere in the country says a joint Philippine military and police statement after the Jakarta attacks

BOMB EXPLOSION. A general view shows a police cordon sealing off the scene of a bomb blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. Photo by Roni Bintang/EPA

#KamiTidakTakut: Indonesians unfazed in the face of terror

Jan 14, 2016 - 5:41 PM

Indonesians fight back with a strong message of courage and hope We are not afraid

LINI MASA: Teror bom di Jakarta

Jan 14, 2016 - 5:24 PM

Setidaknya Jakarta sembilan kali diguncang ledakan bom sejak tahun 2000

BOM SARINAH. Polisi bersembunyi dibalik mobil saat terjadi baku tembak dengan pelaku terorisme di Sarinah, Jakarta. Foto oleh Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Starbucks closing Jakarta stores 'until further notice' – statement

Jan 14, 2016 - 3:33 PM

Starbucks Indonesia: This store and all other Starbucks stores in Jakarta will remain closed out of an abundance of caution until further notice

Plainclothes police aim their handguns towards suspects outside a cafe after a series of blasts hit the Indonesia capital Jakarta on January 14, 2016. Bay Ismoyo/AFP

ISIS issued cryptic warning ahead of Jakarta attacks

Jan 14, 2016 - 3:14 PM

National police spokesman Anton Charliyan says it is not clear yet which group carried out what the Indonesian president has termed acts of terror

Police (L) hide behind vehicles during an exchange of gunfire with suspects hiding near a Starbucks cafe when another blast happens in Jakarta on January 14, 2016. Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Philippines condemns Jakarta bombings; no Filipino hurt

Jan 14, 2016 - 2:37 PM

UPDATED Jakarta is the site of another explosion in 2000 that wounded then Philippine ambassador Leonides Caday

JAKARTA BLASTS. A general view shows the scene of a bomb blast at a police station in front of a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, on January 14, 2016. Photo by EPA

Jokowi on Jakarta blasts: We condemn this act of terror

Jan 14, 2016 - 1:56 PM

We don t have to be afraid We will not be defeated by acts of terror like this

EXPLOSIONS. Indonesian police take position behind a vehicle as they pursue suspects after a series of blasts hit the Indonesia capital Jakarta on January 14, 2016.Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

7 dead as blasts hit Jakarta

Jan 14, 2016 - 12:17 PM

UPDATED The attacks revive fears that home grown extremists bloodied on the battlefields of the Middle East with the Islamic State ISIS group could have brought their jihad home

OFF LIMITS. A general view shows a police cordon sealing off the scene of a bomb blast in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 14, 2016. Roni Bintang/EPA