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More than a thousand Indonesian supporters "ready to fight" for ISIS in Syria and Iraq
Supporters took part in an "initiation ceremony" to declare their support for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. For now, police cannot do anything but pledge "not to tolerate any religiously motivated violence."
11/03/2016 12:18:00 SYRIA - IRAQ
Islamic state "repentant" steals a file with the names of 22 thousand jihadists
Western governments believe the document is authentic and boosts "knowledge of the organization's structures". It will help investigators to trace the movements of militants and the judiciary to prosecute those returning to their country of origin. List includes names of fighters from many European countries.
04/08/2014 INDONESIA - ISLAM
Indonesia, jailed Islamic extremist leader "swears allegiance" ISIS
A picture taken in a maximum security prison of Nusakambangan witness the oath and confirms the growing linkage between Indonesian extremists and the Islamist movement. Abu Bakar Baasyir "favorable" to the project of the global Caliphate. But the majority of moderate Muslims are opposed.
08/08/2014 IRAQ - UN - UNITED STATES
UN's appeal to the international community: stop the humanitarian crisis in Iraq
Yesterday, the United Nations Security Council met in emergency session to discuss the crisis in the country. The need to stop the advance of Islamic militias and provide support and aid to the population. Ban Ki-moon "deeply dismayed". President Barack Obama authorizes air strikes and the delivery of aid.
05/08/2014 INDONESIA - ISLAM
Storm breaks out over minister's failure to block pro-ISIS video
Pro-Islamist Communications and Information Minister Tifatul Sembiring finds himself in hot water. President Yudhoyono and the country's security chief call for drastic measures to stop extremist propaganda. Indonesian fundamentalists continue to recruit candidates for jihad in the Middle East.
22/09/2005 United Nations IRAQ SYRIA
Iraq accuses Syria of not cooperating in the fight against terror
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