Indonesia cleric backs Islamic State as government cracks down

Jailed Indonesian militant cleric Abu Bakar Bashir has pledged allegiance to jihadists who have overrun swathes of Iraq and claimed leadership of the world`s Muslims, a radical group said today.

Indonesia Islamist group on US terror list

The US has officially branded Abu Bakar Bashir`s Jemaah Anshorut Tauhid group as a foreign terrorist organisation.

Indonesia says it reduced cleric`s term due to age

Abu Bakar Bashir was found guilty in March of helping plan a terror attack and fund a jihadi training camp in Aceh province.

Indonesian police surround Islamic school

Police say the school is linked to Abu Bakar Bashir, who was jailed for 15 years last month.

Become `dog of hell`: Indonesian cleric to Obama

Indonesian prosecutors drop the most serious terror charges against Bashir.

Trial on for Indonesia`s firebrand Islamic cleric

Abu Bakar Bashir allegedly helped fund foot-soldiers for a terror cell.

Indonesia cleric says arms training is God`s will

Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir denies leading an al Qaeda-style group.

Radical Indonesian cleric Bashir could face death penalty

Police charged Abu Bakar Bashir with inciting others to commit terrorist acts.

Islamic militants push for Bashir`s freedom on Web

Abu Bakar Bashir is believed to be the spiritual leader of Jemaah Islamiyah.

Radical Indonesian cleric arrested in terror plot

A radical Islamic cleric was back in jail after police said they had evidence he not only inspired al Qaeda linked militants but helped set up a new terror cell that was plotting attacks on hotels and embassies in Indonesia.

Radical Indonesian cleric arrested for terrorism

Bashir is best known as the founder and spiritual leader of Jemaah Islamiyah.