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Iraq sentenced 616 foreigners for ISIS links in 2018

Dec 31, 2018 - 7:36 PM

The current number brings the count of people suspected of links to the Islamic State group up to around 20,000 since 2014

LINKS. Iraq sentences more than 600 people suspected of links to the militant group a year after the end of a 3-year war against the jihadists. Photo from Shutterstock

ISIS, Lawmakers vs SC justices, Big Bang Theory | Midday wRap

Aug 23, 2018 - 12:47 PM

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PH extradition hearings begin for doctor accused of New York plot

Nov 07, 2017 - 7:37 PM

Russell Salic, a 37-year-old orthopedic surgeon, appears on the first day of the hearing in Manila to extradite him to the United States

EXTRADITION. Filipino doctor Russell Salic (in orange) is escorted by National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents following a court hearing in Manila on November 7, 2017. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Polisi jadi target teroris JAD di Cirebon, bukan Jokowi

Sep 19, 2017 - 9:03 PM

Polisi menemukan surat berisi ajakan berjihad dan beberapa jenis senjata di ransel tersangka

Kadiv Humas Mabes Polri Irjen Pol Setyo Wasisto (kanan) didampingi Kabagpenum Divhumas Polri Kombes Pol Martinus Sitompu (kiri) menunjukkan barang bukti serpihan bom Kampung Melayu di Mabes Polri, Jakarta, Kamis (25/5). Foto oleh Reno Esnir/ANTARA

Philippine Muslims called to jihad vs extremists

Sep 09, 2017 - 2:25 PM

The prolonged war with local terrorist groups is a wake up call that prompted collective action from a region that has long suffered from violent extremism

ULAMA CONFERENCE. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and high-ranking generals discuss Marawi rehabilitation with the Ulama League of the Philippines. Rappler

Jerusalem's top Muslim cleric freed from Israeli custody

Jul 14, 2017 - 9:28 PM

UPDATED In a brief telephone conversation the grand mufti of Jerusalem Muhammad Ahmad Hussein confirms he had been released but provided no other details

ARRESTED. This file photo taken on November 6, 2015 shows Jerusalem's Mufti Mohammed Hussein posing in front of the Dome of the Rock mosque at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in Jerusalem's Old City. File photo by Ahmad Gharabli /AFP

Masyarakat sipil berperan mencegah terorisme

Mar 19, 2017 - 11:12 AM

Pesan ini terdapat di buku Reformulasi Ajaran Islam : Jihad Khilafah dan Terorisme

Suasana peluncuran buku 'Jihad, Khilafah dan Terorisme' pekan lalu. Foto oleh Rika Kurniawati/Rappler.

Palestinian parties agree to form unity government

Jan 18, 2017 - 8:00 AM

The agreement between the top Palestinian parties comes after 3 days of reconciliation talks in Moscow

UNITY NEAR. Fatah movement official Azzam al-Ahmad (L), in charge of his party's reconciliation team, Abed al-Hafeez Nofal (C), the Palestinian ambassador to Moscow, and exiled Hamas deputy leader Mussa Abu Marzuq (R) give a press conference along with other representatives of Palestinian political parties and movements in Moscow on January 17, 2017. Alexander Nemenov/AFP

Africa, France battling same threat, Hollande says in Mali

Jan 14, 2017 - 9:02 AM

The terrorists who attack our land who commit acts on our soil are allied with those who are in the Levant in Iraq and Syria but here as well in the Sahel says French President Francois Hollande

'SAME FIGHT.' French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech to the troops of France's Barkhane counter-terrorism operation in Africa's Sahel region in Gao, northern Mali on January 13, 2017. Photo by Stephane De Sakutin/AFP

Dianggap meresahkan publik, film 'Jakarta Unfair' dan 'Jihad Selfie' batal tayang di TIM

Nov 26, 2016 - 11:28 PM

Pembatalan penayangan diduga karena isi film dokumenter Jakarta Unfair menyinggung Pemprov DKI

BATAL TAYANG. Dua film yakni Jihad Selfie dan Jakarta Unfair batal tayang dalam kegiatan Documentary Days di XXI TIM, Jakarta Pusat pada Sabtu, 26 November. Foto diambil dari situs 21cineplex.com

Riwayat bom Molotov

Nov 21, 2016 - 11:33 AM

Serangan bom Molotov di Samarinda merenggut nyawa seorang anak yang tak berdosa Ini jihad teror bukan jihad sebagai jalan kehidupan

Aksi 1.000 lilin untuk Intan Olivia Marbun yang digelar di titik Nol Kota Medan, Sumatera Utara, pada 18 November 2016. Foto oleh Irsan Mulyadi/Antara

Juhanda mengendarai motor milik warga Demak yang tewas berjihad di Suriah

Nov 16, 2016 - 6:30 PM

AD berangkat ke Suriah dengan menggunakan visa umroh ke Turki tahun 2014 lalu

OLAH TKP. Tim Laboratorim Forensik Mabes Polri melakukan olah tempat kejadian perkara (TKP) di lokasi ledakan di Gereja Oikumene, Kelurahan Sengkotek, Kecamatan Loa Janan Ilir, Kota Samarinda, Kalimantan Timur, Senin, 14 November. Foto oleh Amirullah/ANTARA

Toddler dies after Molotov cocktail attack on a church

Nov 14, 2016 - 1:17 PM

Young children aged between 2 and 4 were playing in the car park when the attack happened

Sepeda motor milik terduga pelaku ledakan terparkir di Gereja Oikumene di Samarinda, Kalimantan Timur, pada 13 November 2016. Foto oleh Amirulloh/Antara

FAKTA: Pelaku tindak pidana terorisme berusia belia

Oct 08, 2016 - 11:21 AM

Para pelaku juga banyak yang datang dari kalangan terdidik dan sangat intensif menggunakan internet sebagai alat mencari informasi dan komunikasi

UKAN SUARA ISLAM. Seorang jurnalis Indonesia memegang bunga ketika dia duduk di depan sebuah spanduk dalam aksi protes pembunuhan jurnalis oleh kelompok Negara Islam Irak dan Suriah (ISIS) di Jakarta pada 5 September 2014. Foto oleh Mast Irham/EPA

Bagaimana cara ISIS merekrut jihadis muda?

Jul 25, 2016 - 10:27 PM

ISIS memiliki cara tersendiri untuk menyasar para kaum muda supaya bergabung dengan mereka Apakah trik mereka untuk merekrut tentara remaja dari seluruh penjuru dunia?

POLA REKRUT ISIS. Kelompok Negara Islam Irak dan Suriah (ISIS) sengaja menyasar para pemuda melalui propaganda media sosial untuk merekrut pengikut baru. Foto dari Twitter.

‘Jihad Selfie’: Potret perekrutan ISIS di media sosial

Jul 24, 2016 - 3:08 PM

Dokumenter Jihad Selfie memaparkan tren baru Mereka yang direkrut adalah remaja yang tidak punya hubungan sama sekali dengan kelompok jaringan teror yang sudah ada di Tanah Air

Screen grab dari YouTube/JihadSelfie

Israel raids Palestinian TV station accused over unrest

Mar 11, 2016 - 4:45 PM

3rd UPDATE A Palestinian leader accuses the extremist Israeli government of silencing every Palestinian voice while Israel blames Palestinian leaders and media for inciting violence

Palestinians are silhouetted as they walk in front of a large national flag during a rally in Gaza City on December 7, 2013. Mahmud Hams/AFP

Super Tuesday, Bin Laden, ISS crew returns to Earth | 6PM wRap

Mar 02, 2016 - 6:27 PM

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Komandan Front Jihad: Santri waria salah asuhan

Feb 25, 2016 - 2:34 PM

FJI mempermasalahkan tingkah laku waria yang feminin

Massa yang kontra terhadap LGBT di Yogyakarta. Foto istimewa

Pesantren waria di Yogyakarta ditutup sementara

Feb 25, 2016 - 12:45 PM

Santri pondok pesantren waria Al Fatah mengaku tak diakomodasi keinginan mereka

Suasana belajar mengaji di Pesantren Waria, Yogyakarta. Foto oleh Prima Sulistya/Rappler

ISIS releases video of 'Paris attackers'

Jan 25, 2016 - 12:13 PM

The video posted on jihadist websites is entitled Kill wherever you find them and shows 4 Belgians 3 French citizens and 2 Iraqis said to be responsible for the attacks

In this file photo, armed police officers go on foot patrol around Notre-Dame cathedral and the Saint-German neighborhood, in Paris, France, November 14, 2015. Ian Langsdon/EPA

Kelompok intoleran geruduk warga Syiah di Yogyakarta

Oct 23, 2015 - 10:21 PM

“Kami menghimbau acara syiah tidak ada lagi kita bersinergi dengan kepolisian menindaklanjuti surat MUI yang menyatakan bahwa syiah itu sesat

Iraqi forces in huge anti-ISIS push

Oct 16, 2015 - 9:06 PM

After retaking most of the refinery to the north of the city security forces were sweeping the sprawling complex for bombs and die hard jihadists

PUSH. An Iraqi Shiite fighter from the Popular Mobilisation units, fighting alongside Iraqi government forces, holds a Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) in the town of Baiji north of Tikrit. Photo by Mohammed Sawaf/AFP

Egypt jihadists condemned to death for killing police

Oct 01, 2015 - 11:22 PM

The case stems from an August 2013 rocket attack on two minibuses carrying police in the northern Sinai

Gaza car blasts target Hamas, Islamic Jihad armed wings

Jul 20, 2015 - 7:19 AM

The five near simultaneous blasts come amid growing tensions between the Palestinian territory s rulers and extremist opponents

BURNED. Palestinians gather around a burnt-out car in Gaza City on July 19, 2015, after explosions destroyed five cars in Gaza belonging to members of Hamas and Islamic Jihad, witnesses and a security source said, amid tensions between the Palestinian territory's rulers and Islamist extremists. Mohammed Abed/AFP

Front Jihad Indonesia tuntut Gereja Baptis di Bantul ditutup

Jul 16, 2015 - 11:37 AM

Belum adanya diklaim FJI menjadi dasar tuntutan mereka

SENASIB. Jemaat GKI Yasmin memperingati Jumat Agung di rumah salah seorang jemaat, 3 April 2015 karena gereja mereka disegel. Foto dokumentasi GKI Yasmin

Tunisia declares state of emergency after IS beach attack

Jul 04, 2015 - 9:54 PM

The June 26 beach attack was the second deadly attack on tourists in 3 months following a shooting rampage at its national museum in Tunis that killed 22 people

MASSACRE. A police officer inspects the area of an attack on a beach in the resort town of al-Sousse, a popular tourist destination 140 km south of Tunis,Tunisia, June 26 June 2015. According to local reports unknown assailants detonated at least one bomb then opened fire on tourists at two hotels, killing at least 28, including Germans, Brits and Belgians and wounding several others, some while they were sunbathing, at least one of the attackers was killed by Tunisian security services, while a second has been arrested. Photo from EPA/STR

London expects 'around 30' Britons killed in Tunisia

Jun 29, 2015 - 10:33 PM

Britain is also pressing Tunisian authorities to allow rapid access for its experts dispatched to help identify the remaining bodies

DEADLY ATTACK. A police officer inspects the area of an attack on a beach in the resort town of al-Sousse, a popular tourist destination 140 km south of Tunis, Tunisia, June 26, 2015. Photo from EPA/STR

'Wolf in sheep's clothing': Suspect in French attack

Jun 27, 2015 - 6:11 AM

Authorities know Salhi lived for a time with his wife and three young children in the eastern city of Besancon

[Part 1] Moro Mindanao rehabilitation: Lessons from the past

Jun 20, 2015 - 2:00 PM

It was not American soldiers who made the most transforming impact on the war zones of the southern Philippines; it was their civilian counterparts who had brought about these profound positive changes

'Urgent need' for unified anti-jihadist force – Arab League

Mar 09, 2015 - 9:28 PM

UPDATED Arab League chief Nabil al Arabi stresses the importance of cooperation in areas related to security protection and the exchange of information between Arab countries

REJECTED WORLDWIDE. Demonstrators at a rally supporting Kurdistan hold placards protesting against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or ISIS in front of the White House on August 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Mamasapano probe, Filipinos in Libya, Tarver on Pacquiao | The wRap

Mar 09, 2015 - 8:14 PM

The Board of Inquiry asks for President Aquino: what happened in Mamasapano? Four Filipinos are abducted in Libya Former boxing champ Tarver says Pacquiao will give Mayweather a hard time

DOJ charges rebels, DAP reversal, Pope Francis' apology | The wRap

Feb 03, 2015 - 7:55 PM

Charges to be filed against Muslim rebel commanders in the Mamasapano carnage The Supreme Court reverses a DAP provision it declared unconstitutional Pope Francis apologizes for his rushed Leyte visit

Father charged with inciting his children to jihad

Jan 24, 2015 - 11:38 PM

The children complain of being forced to watch images of extreme violence that justified terrorism according to a source familiar with the case

INCITING JIHAD.  Photo by Sebastien Nogier/EPA

Attacks challenge 'lone wolf' terrorist theory

Jan 18, 2015 - 10:39 PM

A New York based think tank says a better term would be known wolves given how many are already known to Western intelligence agencies before they strike

'KNOWN WOLF.' An image grab taken from a propaganda video released on March 17, 2014 by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)'s al-Furqan Media allegedly shows ISIS fighters raising their weapons as they stand on a vehicle mounted with the trademark Jihadists flag at an undisclosed location in the Anbar province. File Photo by Al-Furqan Media/AFP

6 Guantanamo detainees sent to Uruguay

Dec 07, 2014 - 8:09 PM

2ND UPDATE Some 136 detainees now remain at the US naval base in Cuba of whom 67 are approved for release by Obama s government and that of his predecessor George W Bush

DETAINED. A file photograph showing men dressed in orange coveralls, alleged al-Qaida and Taliban combatants captured in Afghanistan washing before midday prayers at controversial Camp X-Ray, where they are being held in cages at the US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 27 January 2002. File Photo by J. Scott Applewhite/Pool/EPA

Iraq, Syria anti-ISIS campaign takes center stage at UN

Sep 24, 2014 - 3:12 PM

World leaders at the United Nations turn their attention to the US led campaign to root out Islamists in Iraq and Syria and moves to outlaw foreign fighters

DIPLOMACY CENTRAL. A view of the UN headquarters complex, as seen from the Visitors’ Entrance, 23 September 2014, United Nations, New York. Yubi Hoffmann/UN Photo

Wife of British IS hostage pleads for his release

Sep 21, 2014 - 7:48 AM

I pray that the people holding Alan respond to my messages and contact me before it is too late says Barbara Henning in a statement released through Britain s Foreign Office

ENEMY LINE. A flag of the Islamic State (IS) is seen on the other side of a bridge at the frontline of fighting between Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Islamist militants in Rashad, on the road between Kirkuk and Tikrit, on September 11, 2014. JM Lopez/AFP

French lower house approves bill to crack down on jihadists

Sep 18, 2014 - 10:01 PM

A political party abstained on the vote because they believe there are not enough legal guarantees in the bill that freedoms will be respected

AGAINST JIHADISTS. A protester holds a poster stating 'Beware of the Jihadist plague', during a Kurds protest against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and the massacre of Iraqi Kurds, in Paris, France, 09 August 2014. Etienne Laurent/EPA

Kurds retake Christian villages from Iraq jihadists

Sep 16, 2014 - 11:36 PM

The peshmerga the main security forces of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq are receiving arms and ammunition from countries including US and France

Asim Umar, head of new Al-Qaeda branch

Sep 04, 2014 - 9:21 PM

Umar is named by Al Qaeda chief Ayman al Zawahiri in a video message as the leader of the network s new operation which will try to rouse fighters in India Bangladesh and Myanmar

This still image from video obtained on October 26, 2012 courtesy of the Site Intelligence Group shows Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri speaking in a video. AFP PHOTO / Site Intelligence Group

Al-Qaeda declares new branch in Indian subcontinent

Sep 04, 2014 - 9:10 AM

In a video posted online Ayman al Zawahiri says the new force would crush the artificial borders dividing Muslim populations in the region

Defiant Gaza militants vow to rearm amid shaky truce

Aug 30, 2014 - 10:33 AM

The spokesman for Al Quds Brigades delivers a speech praising backers Iran and allies Hezbollah and declaring the militants would redouble efforts to rearm

Jihadists kill dozens in north Iraq 'massacre': officials

Aug 16, 2014 - 5:02 PM

Most of them are members of the Yazidi religious minority officials said

Yazidis fleeing Iraq find sanctuary in Turkey

Aug 07, 2014 - 10:25 PM

The Yazidis are the latest victims of violence in the Middle East to find sanctuary in Turkey

Egypt says Gaza truce talks invite 'still in place'

Aug 02, 2014 - 9:57 AM

However it condemns Israel for keeping on targeting innocent Palestinian civilians in the Gaza strip

Qaeda releases video of US suicide bomber in Syria

Jul 26, 2014 - 4:50 PM

I want to rest in the afterlife not in this world My heart is not at peace here Hopefully it will be in heaven the young American jihadist says

AMERICAN JIHADIST. An image grab taken from a video released by jihadist group Al-Nusra Front and uploaded on LiveLeak on May 30, 2014 allegedly shows a portrait of American citizen Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, who is believed to have been involved in the suicide bombing against regime forces in Syria's northern province of Idlib on May 25, 2014, and smoke rising in the background which allegedly shows the scene moments after the attack. AFP PHOTO/ LIVELEAK

Jihadists claim Baghdad blasts as Iraq rallies behind Christians

Jul 21, 2014 - 1:10 AM

The near simultaneous blasts were among the deadliest attacks in Baghdad since IS launched an offensive on June 9

BOMBING. An Iraqi policeman inspects the remains of a truck used in a bomb attack in Kirkuk city, northern Iraq on 07 June 2014. Khalil Al-A'Nei/EPA

Boko Haram group kills 'many' in northeast Nigeria

Jul 18, 2014 - 11:41 PM

The militant Islamic group attacks anew

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Iraq forces advance into militant-held Tikrit: officials

Jul 15, 2014 - 4:04 PM

Security forces began the attack on Tuesday morning and have succeeded in retaking government facilities in the city s south