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Indonesia Reinstates Militant’s Prison Sentence

Posted February 27th, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesia’s Supreme Court has reinstated the 15-year prison sentence for a radical Muslim preacher linked to the deadly 2002 Bali bombings and convicted of setting up a terrorist training camp in western Indonesia. A court spokesman said Monday the court overturned a lower court ruling that last year reduced Abu Bakar Bashir’s prison term to […]

Muslim Militant Urges Followers to Kill US Television Host

Posted August 18th, 2011 at 9:41 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S.-based intelligence monitoring group says a Muslim militant has urged his Islamic followers to kill U.S. talk show host David Letterman. The SITE Monitoring Service said the death threat was posted Tuesday on a Website used by Muslim extremists, after the militant became upset by a joke Letterman made on his show about the […]

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Suspected Militant Killed in Indian Kashmir

Posted July 26th, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The Indian army says it killed a top commander with the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant group early Tuesday during a gunfight in Indian Kashmir. Officials say Sajjad Ahmed was killed after soldiers shot back at militants who opened fire on them in a forested area of Kishtwar district. However, locals expressed doubts about the identity of the […]

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