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Experts, ministers: Marawi proves ISIS a threat to Southeast Asia

Jun 03, 2017 - 4:31 PM

Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says this terror threat targeting the Asia Pacific is the top security threat in the region today – even more than North Korea

ISIS? A police car carry suspected Maute group members following their arrest on June 2, 2017 while swimming the Agus River in Marawi City. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/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

More ISIS attacks likely as group suffers setbacks – US general

Jan 15, 2016 - 8:01 AM

It is important to understand that these terrorist acts don t necessarily mean [ISIS] is getting stronger says General Lloyd Austin head of the military s Central Command

ON ISIS ATTACKS. US Army General Lloyd Austin says the increase of ISIS attacks doesn't necessarily mean the group is getting stronger. File photo by Lucas Jackson/EPA

Australia, Indonesia boost anti-terror cooperation after ISIS-inspired plot foiled

Dec 21, 2015 - 12:56 PM

The agreement comes after an operation that was reportedly sparked by a tip off from the Australian Federal Police and the FBI

Why your fear of Muslims doesn't make sense

Dec 11, 2015 - 2:29 PM

The belief that most if not all terrorists in the West are Muslim is widespread and viewed as a fact by many But that assumption is far from reality

A Muslim woman displays a placard as she joins other human rights activists during a demonstration in New York on December 10, 2015 in solidarity for Syrian and Iraqi refugees. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP

After US, Australia warns of terrorist threat in Indonesia

Jan 06, 2015 - 2:48 PM

The advice says: We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Indonesia including Bali at this time due to the high threat of terrorist attack

REMEMBERING VICTIMS. Relatives of the 2002 Bali bombing victims gather in front of the 2002 Bali Bombing memorial Monument during the 12th anniversary in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 12 October 2014. Photo by Made Nagi/EPA

Remembering Bali, Southeast Asia's 9/11

Oct 12, 2012 - 2:52 PM

When the explosions happened a decade ago the Indonesian police had the names of every single one of the Bali plotters Government denial and political gamesmanship – courting moderate Muslims by ignoring extremists – prevented action

PNP gun used by Indonesian terrorists?

Sep 13, 2012 - 6:20 PM

A PNP issued pistol was reported to have been found after an anti terrorism raid in Java Indonesia

PNP ARMS SUPPLIED TO INDONESIAN TERRORISTS? Indonesian armed police officers cordoning off the scene of a terrorist raid in Solo. Photo by AFP

Indonesia court to deliver verdict on Bali bombmaker

Jun 21, 2012 - 3:43 PM

An Indonesian court is to hand down its verdict June 21 against Umar Patek for his role in the 2002 Bali bombings

Indonesia's 'Demolition Man' to testify on Bali bombings

May 07, 2012 - 7:51 AM

Known terrorist Umar Patek is to testify on Monday on his role in the 2002 Bali bombings

Indonesia's evolving terror networks

Apr 02, 2012 - 4:48 PM

Recent raids in Indonesia point to a pattern that can be linked to one social network of terror