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Authorities said an armed woman shot dead at Indonesia's national police headquarters was an Islamic State sympathiser.

Police in Jakarta have shot dead a person who entered the police station, in what was described as a terror attack.

Newlywed suicide bombers identified in Indonesia church attack

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Newlywed suicide bombers identified in Indonesia church attack

The two suicide bombers who attacked an Indonesian cathedral on Palm Sunday had been married for six months, according to the authorities.

Indonesia church suicide bomber member of pro-IS network: police

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Indonesia church suicide bomber member of pro-IS network: police

Indonesian police said that one of the two suicide bombers who carried an attack on a cathedral was part of JAD, a pro-Islamic State extremist ...

Indonesia cathedral rocked by Palm Sunday suicide bombing

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Indonesia cathedral rocked by Palm Sunday suicide bombing

A suicide bombing did a lot of damage at the Indonesian cathedral in Makassar city as Christians celebrated the beginning of the Holy Week.

The New Arab Staff

Indonesian court sentences Napoleon Bonaparte to four years

The accused, an Indonesian police officer with the rank of general, is not to be confused with the French military and political leader of the same name.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Indonesia detains British woman on terror suspect list

A spokesman for Indonesia's immigration authorities said that Manchester-born Tazneem Miriam Sailar's planned deportation would be 'facilitated' ...

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US charges Indonesian extremist in 2002 Bali bombings

US military prosecutors filed charges against an Indonesian Islamic extremist and two others in the 2002 Bali bombings and 2003 Jakarta ...

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Indonesia to free cleric linked to Bali bombing

A radical cleric linked to Indonesia's worst terror attack was freed from prison.

Indonesia jails leaders of Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Indonesia jails leaders of Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group

The court said Wijayanto, 56, who took over JI's top job in 2009, recruited Indonesians to fight and train with groups, including an Al-Qaeda ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Indonesian politician's anti-virus veil policy draws fire

Indonesian politician Mohammad Suhaili Fadhil Thohir said the policy was purely for 'COVID-19 prevention' and not 'based on radical teachings or ...

Militants kill three civilians for ‘cooperating with Egyptian military’

The New Arab Staff

Militants kill three civilians for ‘cooperating with Egyptian military’

Tribal sources have reported that Islamic State affiliated militants have attacked a village in northeastern Sinai and killed three civilians ...

Immigrant doctors in America battle Covid-19 on the frontlines

Brooke Anderson

Immigrant doctors in America battle Covid-19 on the frontlines

From New York's most crowded hospitals to those in rural areas, immigrant doctors are on the frontline saving lives as America battles the ...

Riots break-out at Syria jail holding suspected IS members

The New Arab & agencies

Riots break-out at Syria jail holding suspected IS members

Prisoners at a Syrian jail run by Kurdish forces holding suspected Islamic State members rioted and some escaped.

Turkish patrol kills Syrian protester amid shaky truce

The New Arab & agencies

Turkish patrol kills Syrian protester amid shaky truce

Syrian Kurdish activists named the killed protester as 25-year-old Serxwebun Ali.

The New Arab & agencies

Mortar fire kills Burmese medic in northeast Syria

Mortar fire by pro-Ankara forces killed a Myanmar national working as a cameraman and medic for a non-governmental group in northeast Syria, the group said.

The New Arab

Kurdish forces had informant inside Baghdadi compound, general says

SDF commander Mazloum Abdi said on Monday that an informant close to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi revealed his location to the US.

The New Arab

IS spokesman killed in north Syria airstrike

The Islamic State group's spokesman was killed Sunday in northern Syria shortly after the militants' leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was announced ...

The New Arab

Syria Kurds to withdraw from entire Turkish-Syrian border

The Kurd-led Syrian Democratic Forces 'is redeploying to new positions away from the Turkish-Syrian border' in accordance with the deal signed ...

Syrian regime says Turkish-led forces attacked its troops

The New Arab

Syrian regime says Turkish-led forces attacked its troops

The fighting underscores the risks of violence as multiple and often opposing armed forces jostle for new positions in the tight quarters of the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Clashes continue in Syria despite ceasefire between Turkey, Kurds

Clashes have continued between Turkish forces and Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain despite a US-brokered ceasefire.

Indonesia intensifies security after IS-linked attack

The New Arab & agencies

Indonesia intensifies security after IS-linked attack

Indonesian authorities have stepped up security measures after a senior government minister was hospitalised after being stabbed in the stomach.

UN to hold emergency meeting on Turkey military offensive

The New Arab

UN to hold emergency meeting on Turkey military offensive

The closed door meeting, set for late Thursday morning, was requested by European members Belgium, France, Germany and Britain.

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish-held Syrian city as operation begins

The New Arab

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish-held Syrian city as operation begins

Turkish warplanes have struck the Kurdish-held Syrian city of Ras al-Ayn in northern Syria as President Erdogan announced the start of ...

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