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Southeast Asian jihadist leader and bomb expert is alive, in Philippines

Zulkifli bin Hir, a most-wanted terrorist linked to Jemaah Islamiyah, Abu Sayyaf, and the KMM who was reported killed in 2012, is operating in the southern Philippines.

Jordan rearrests ex-Gitmo detainee once deemed a 'high' risk

A former Guantanamo detainee named Osama Abu Kabir has been arrested in Jordan. The charges have not been made public, but his arrest seems to be connected to Jordanian concerns about the jihad in Syria.

US adds 2 Indonesian jihadists to terrorism list

The two Indonesian jihadists are senior leaders linked to Jemaah Islamiyah, Jemaah Anshorut Tauhid, and Al Qaeda in Aceh.

Jihadists seek to open new front in Burma

Burmese-Mujahideen.jpg"A brigade of Mujahedeen from Burma, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan" purportedly have launched operations in Burma. Photographs of scores of armed jihadists in military uniforms have appeared on a jihadist website.

US adds Indonesian group, 3 leaders to terrorism list

Jemaah Anshorut Tauhid and three of its leaders, including the acting emir, who is linked to Jemaah Islamiyah's notorious al Ghuraba cell in Pakistan, have been listed as global terrorists.

Philippine military kills wanted Jemaah Islamiyah, Abu Sayyaf operatives in airstrike

Zulkifli bin Hir, Abu Sayyaf commander Umbra Jumdail, and Muhamad Ali are among 15 terrorists killed in an airstrike in Sulu province, according to the military's Chief of Staff.

10 years after 9/11: Lessons from the Philippines

While some officials have declared 'victory' against al Qaeda, lessons from the Philippines show that the next defeat can come from the jaws of victory.

Al Qaeda cell targeted by Treasury Department tied to multiple terror groups

Two senior members of al Qaeda's al Ghuraba cell were designated by the Treasury Department earlier this month. The cell was first broken up in 2003, based on intelligence gleaned from detainees in the CIA's controversial enhanced interrogation program. Lashkar-e-Taiba reportedly provided training for the cell.

Suicide bomber detonates inside Indonesia mosque

The blast at a police mosque in Cirebon wounded 28 people, including a police chief.

Senior Jemaah Islamiyah leader in Pakistani custody

Umar-Patek.jpgIndonesia is sending a team to Pakistan to investigate reports that Umar Patek was captured. Patek is a senior Jemaah Islamiyah operative and has been connected to the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people.

Jemaah Islamiyah founder arrested for leading Indonesian al Qaeda cell

bashir-arrested-thumb.jpgAbu Bakar Bashir is the overall leader of al Qaeda in Aceh and was in regular communication with the terror group, which has plotted to conduct multiple attacks in the country.

Senior Jemaah Islamiyah commander captured in Indonesia

Abdullah Sunata created the al Qaeda in Aceh cell and served as "a bridge" between Jemaah Islamiyah and the Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf Group.

Indonesian bombing mastermind Dulmatin confirmed killed

dulmatin-thumb.jpgThe president of Indonesia confirmed that the Bali bombing plotter was killed in yesterday's raid in a Jakarta suburb.

Wanted Indonesian terrorist Dulmatin thought killed in raid

Indonesia police believe he was killed outside the capital of Jakarta, but the reports are unconfirmed. Dulmatin is a mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings and a possible successor to Mohammed Noordin Top.

Abu Sayyaf military commander killed in the Philippine South

Philippine Marines killed Albader Parad during clashes in the southern province of Sulu. Parad was wanted by the US.

Southeast Asia's most wanted terrorist killed in Java raid

noordinmtop-thumb.jpgPolice have confirmed that the elusive Noordin Mohammed Top has been killed along with three other terrorists during an assault on a safe house in Indonesia.

Philippine police detain terror group leader

Khalil Pareja, the leader of the Rajah Solaiman Movement, a group of Catholics who converted to Islam, was detained after police surrounded his hideout. The group has been behind some of the most deadly terror attacks in the Philippines.

Indonesian police confirm Noordin Mohammed Top is alive

DNA tests proved the leader of a Jemaah Islamiyah and al Qaeda-linked terror group was not killed during last week's raid in Java. Another terrorist who aided in the attacks was the man killed by police.

Indonesian police 'very confident' Noordin M. Top dead

Top's network was under heavy surveillance. Police expect the results of a DNA test sometime this week.

Mystery over Noordin Mohammed Top thickens

Top was initially reported as killed during a raid, but police have detained an individual who witnesses say resembles Top.