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

The two Muslim-majority nations were 'next in line' to normalise ties with Israel, two senior officials said this week.

Indonesia leader gets nation's first coronavirus jab

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Indonesia leader gets nation's first coronavirus jab

Indonesia's Prime Minister received the first of two doses of the Chinese-developed Coronavac, which domestic regulators approved this week.

Indonesia recovers first black box from crashed plane

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Indonesia recovers first black box from crashed plane

Indonesian transport minister Budi Karya Sumadi said a box had been found after a plane plunged about 10,000 feet in less than a minute before ...

Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

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Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

Indonesian divers returned to a wreckage-littered seabed off Jakarta hunting for black boxes that will likely be key to unlocking the ...

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Indonesia locates black box recorders from crashed Sriwijaya plane

Two black boxes belonging to the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 that crashed shortly after take off have been found by authorities.

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Indonesia rescuers find human remains after deadly plane crash

The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 went into a steep dive about four minutes after it left Soekarno-Hatta international airport in ...

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Indonesia budget airline jet 'suspected' to have crashed: official

More than 60 people were onboard the flight, which lost contact with authorities minutes after leaving Jakarta's airport.

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Indonesia's Sriwijaya Air loses contact with plane after take-off

There were 56 passengers and six crew members onboard the plane.

Indonesia to free cleric linked to Bali bombing

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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.

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Dollar down as Democrats close in on Senate

The value of the dollar fell as Democrats claimed the first of two key election runoffs that edged them closer to taking control of both houses ...

Indonesia could get 'billions' for normalising ties with Israel

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Indonesia could get 'billions' for normalising ties with Israel

Indonesian Muslim groups and pro-Palestine NGOs have slammed the prospect of normalising ties with Israel.

Kuwaiti school fires teacher after including Israel in assignment

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Kuwaiti school fires teacher after including Israel in assignment

Kuwaitis forced an American international school to apologise after a teacher 'broke local morals' and gave her students a map that includes ...

Indonesia receives over a million Chinese Covid-19 vaccine doses

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Indonesia receives over a million Chinese Covid-19 vaccine doses

More than 1.2 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine made by China's Sinovac has been delivered to Indonesia, authorities confirmed.

IS-linked militants kill four Christians in Indonesia: police

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IS-linked militants kill four Christians in Indonesia: police

No arrests had yet been made and the motive for the attack was not immediately clear.

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Exiled firebrand Indonesian Islamist cleric returns to Jakarta

Rizieq Shihab had lived in exile in Saudi Arabia after facing charges of insulting the state's ideology and a pornographic messaging scandal.

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Pompeo urges Indonesians to oppose China's Uighur persecution

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Indonesian Muslim groups not to be swayed by China on the Uighur issue.

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Chinese death-row inmate digs tunnel to escape Indonesian jail

A Chinese drug trafficker on death row escaped from an Indonesian jail cell.

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Indonesian non-maskers ordered to dig graves for coronavirus dead

Rule flouters in East Java were ordered to dig graves in pairs as punishment for not wearing masks.

Indonesia jails leaders of Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group

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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 ...

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Indonesian rescuers hunt for missing after floods kill 36

Rescuers pulled bodies as they tried to find dozens missing after flash floods killed dozens in Indonesia.

IS-linked Indonesian couple jailed for assassination attempt on minister

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IS-linked Indonesian couple jailed for assassination attempt on minister

The couple's sentences were below prosecutors' demands for a 16-year and 12-year term.

Taking no chances: Indonesia cancels hajj trips this year

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Taking no chances: Indonesia cancels hajj trips this year

Indonesia, which has the world's largest muslim population, will not wait for Saudi Arabia's decision to cancel this year's Hajj, officials said.

Coronavirus fallout dampens spirits as Muslims mark major holiday

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Coronavirus fallout dampens spirits as Muslims mark major holiday

For Muslims around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has put a damper on Eid Al-Fitr festivities.

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