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IS galvanized in Asia by Philippine city siege, report says

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 04:40:30 GMT2017-07-21T04:40:30Z

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- The attack by Islamic State group-affiliated militants on a Philippine city has galvanized its Southeast Asian supporters and spells trouble for the region, a top terrorism researcher said Friday as the occupation of Marawi nears two months despite a sustained military offensive....

Indonesia bans Hizbut group that seeks global caliphate

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 06:01:31 GMT2017-07-19T06:01:31Z

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- The Indonesian government on Wednesday banned Hizbut Tahrir, an Islamic organization that wants to establish a global caliphate, under a new presidential decree criticized as draconian by rights groups....

Indonesia's parliament speaker denies corruption allegations

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:56:15 GMT2017-07-18T07:56:15Z

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- The speaker of Indonesia's parliament, once hailed by President Donald Trump as one of Indonesia's most powerful men, has denied any wrongdoing after being named a suspect in a corruption scandal in which officials allegedly pocketed more than $170 million of government money....

Telegram blocks terror content after Indonesia threatens ban

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 13:04:05 GMT2017-07-16T13:04:05Z

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- The encrypted messaging app Telegram is forming a team of moderators who are familiar with Indonesian culture and language so it can remove "terrorist-related content" faster, its co-founder said Sunday, after Indonesia limited access to the app and threatened a total ban....

AP PHOTOS: As Indonesia cuts forests, fake nature thrives

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 07:32:39 GMT2017-07-13T07:32:39Z

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia's capital is lush with fake greenery even as the country is cutting down its precious tropical forests at a record rate....

Indonesia's president signs decree to ban radical groups

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 05:38:04 GMT2017-07-12T05:38:04Z

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia's president has signed a decree giving the government the power to ban radical organizations, in a move aimed at outlawing groups behind an apparent rise in the political clout of hard-line Islam....