Indonesian court disbands Islamic State-linked group for ‘terrorism’

A chief of Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), the country's largest Islamic State-linked group, arrives for his trial at South Jakarta court in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 31, 2018. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/via REUTERS

JAKARTA (Reuters) – An Indonesian court disbanded the country’s largest Islamic State-linked group, Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), on Tuesday for “conducting terrorism” and affiliating itself with the foreign militant organization. Senior JAD figure Zainal Anshori stood up and shouted “Allahu akbar” when the judge delivered the ruling in the heavily guarded courtroom in Jakarta, capital […]

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