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  1. Bombers were 'inspired by al-Qaeda'

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Terrorism experts believe the attack was carried out by a British cell with no direct links to bin Laden's group A homegrown British terrorist group inspired by al-Qaeda, but with no direct links, was behind the London bombings, leading terrorism experts claimed yesterday. Rejecting suggestions by officials that the organisation headed by Osama bin Laden ...

  2. Attacks in region's least safe city almost inevitable

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and poverty and, more recently, increased regional instability with the rise of Islamic fundamentalism. 'Terrorist attacks can happen anywhere at any time, but it's probably more likely ... to crime and support for fundamentalism or militant Islam. 'Before Indonesia can really address the security issues, it will have to address the social, economic and political issues,' Mr ...

  3. Shadowy figure dubbed the Osama bin Laden of Asia

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Zealot who wanted a pan-Islamic state was a suspect in every regional bombing The shadowy figure of Riduan Isamuddin is allegedly behind every terrorist attack in Southeast Asia ... and built his stature among the increasing number of fundamentalist Muslims. Hambali, who is 39, was one of 13 children born to an Indonesian peasant family in West Java. His Islamic fervour evolved ...

  4. Harsh punishment 'won't stop militants'

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer, Foreign Editor Experts warn Southeast Asia is at forefront of extremism As Indonesia sentenced another Islamic militant to death yesterday, terrorism experts warned ... to the al-Qaeda terrorist network and is said to have helped train militants in the Philippines and Thailand. British terrorism researcher Dominic Armstrong said that although there had not been an attack ...

  5. Al-Jazeera reaches out to the west

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Laden and other al-Qaeda and Taleban officials.The latest videotape was broadcast last Friday, a day after the second anniversary of September 11, 2001, terror attacks in the US. It showed a man ...

  6. Analysts rule out Kurdish faction

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... American officials have frequently mentioned the Kurdish group Ansar al-Islam when talking about terrorism in Iraq - yet experts doubt it is behind the bombing of the United Nations ... but also cited the al-Qaeda-linked Ansar al-Islam or remnants of ousted dictator Saddam Hussein's regime. He said about 100 terrorists, among them Syrians and Yemenis, were known ...

  7. Kurdish group a small fish among terror suspects

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Analysts dismiss idea Ansar al-Islam was behind bombing of UN headquarters American officials have frequently mentioned the Kurdish group Ansar al-Islam when talking about terrorism ... on Wednesday it was possible 'some foreign terrorist group' was responsible, but also cited the al-Qaeda-linked Ansar al-Islam or remnants of ousted dictator Saddam Hussein's regime. He ...

  8. The al-Qaeda story

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Last week's bombings in London are being blamed on a British cell of the Islamic terror network. Peter Kammerer retraces its roots and how it has spawned branches around the world ... on their popular image- the wily terrorist mastermind, surrounded by loyal lieutenants and thousands of fierce Islamic fighters, pitted in a well-co-ordinated and highly planned do-or-die battle against ...

  9. Three-nation crack unit needed to fight terrorism, says Ramos

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... by experts and even a former leader, who have put forward their own suggestions. Scores of alleged Muslim extremists, including the suspected leaders of the regional terrorism group Jemaah Islamiah, have been arrested since the attacks last October 12. But researchers agree growing Islamic fundamentalism since the American-led war in Iraq has increased the risks. Former Philippine ...

  10. Mahathir 'right to detain rival's son'

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Extending his internment has nipped terrorism problem in the bud, says expert While critics of Malaysia's government claim the detention of the son of the main opposition party's spiritual leader is politically motivated, terrorism experts believe the action is justified. The Parti Islam se-Malaysia's respected Nik Aziz Mat yesterday accused outgoing Prime Minister ...




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