New strategy should be part of a comprehensive approach to counterterrorism, religious leaders say.
Narathiwat hosted Thailand's first-ever event intended to help those who lost their parents in the infamous tragedy nine years ago.
Upset locals are having a difficult time trying to understand what insurgents hope to accomplish by destroying important public facilities, such as hospitals.
Leaders of rival groups pledge to restore peace after riot leaves one dead in East Java town.
The threat of extremist violence is resulting in greater unity among nations in the region when it comes to ensuring security, as a recent joint exercise demonstrates.
A shared commitment by Indonesia and Malaysia to combat smuggling and trafficking continues with the two nations' 19th joint patrol.
The National Police ask the public to help purge illegal guns from society, after a series of drive-by shootings.
Leaders preach love, unity and kindness to the faithful on the biggest Muslim festival.
The bombs that exploded at Ekayana Buddhist Centre in Jakarta were a "cheap provocation" and a poor way to demonstrate empathy for the Rohingya Muslims of Burma, officials and clerics say.
Muslim organisations are lauding the move by the country's National Police, although some have expressed concerns about separation of religion and state.
Calls for the government to dissolve the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) grow louder after an FPI vehicle speeding from a vice raid strikes and kills an elementary school teacher.
Authorities warn of a dangerous trend that has migrated from Afghanistan to Solo to Poso.
Disrespectful behaviour by a spokesman for the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) shows the vigilante group's true colours, Muslim leaders say.
Many are hopeful that the 40-day truce during Ramadan agreed upon by the Thai government and the BRN will be a harbinger of long-term peace.
For the second year in a row, Jakarta sent observers to southern Philippines as part of an international contingent monitoring ceasefire between the rebels and government troops.
Assembled Muslim leaders "plead with one and all" to ensure a peaceful Holy Month
Residents say they are concerned that radical fundamentalists may be trying to regroup in the area.
Fed up with near-daily violence, local civilians and peace activists came out to demand that militants lay down their arms.
Students in a Narathiwat district were outraged by an insurgent attack in their area, which had been relatively free of violence until now.
Indonesian courts still need technical details on how to carry out blocking of funds, a top legal official says.
Residents of West Java expressed relief at the military declaration, and a willingness to work closely with law enforcement to make the province more secure.
Civil society, media and religious leaders must help defeat terrorism in Indonesia, a top police official says. Many say they are already actively involved.
Local families in the insurgency-torn southern provinces hope improved security will help schools focus on educating their children, instead of reeling from militant attacks.
Mobs even burned a copy of the Qur'an as they raged against the minority sect in Indonesia.
Revered members of the community say parents and guardians have a critical role to play in influencing the younger generation to embrace the cherished ways of life in the Deep South, which are being torn apart by addictions and the raging insurgency.
The peace process is further along than it has ever been, even if the latest round of talks in Malaysia fell short of expectations.
Stopping the flow of terrorist money across borders is vital to containing violent extremism. APEC members are looking at ways to co-ordinate their efforts.
The launch of negotiations is significant but the fractured nature of the Deep South insurgency poses a challenge, says top political analyst Thitinan Pongsudhirak in an exclusive interview with Khabar Southeast Asia.
Authorities say the suspects were followers of Abu Umar, a notorious smuggler and Jemaah Islamiyah operative who is currently behind bars.
Malaysia has played a key role as peace broker between the Philippines government and the rebel MILF. Will the siege on Sabah undermine that?
Local residents band together to keep insurgents and drug dealers out of their village.
Indonesia is putting significant effort into securing APEC 2013, to be hosted in Bali in October.
People from the insurgency-torn Deep South province are urging those responsible for the violence to lay down their arms.
Diplomats are welcoming universal ratification of ASEAN's counterterrorism convention. But one analyst says the pact is long overdue.
Ancient history and the claims of a would-be sultan have led to a conflict that many Sabah residents find bewildering. A Malaysian news site, meanwhile, reports that arguments on the internet may have played a role in inflaming tempers.
Kuala Lumpur is taking a firm line against gunmen who arrived from the Philippines in an apparent bid to press a would-be sultan's historical claims.
Analysts, religious leaders and politicians discuss the significance of this week's accord on launching a dialogue between the Thai authorities and one of the main insurgent groups in the Deep South. Malaysia has offered to mediate the talks.
Under pressure from Detachment 88 and lacking local support, militant groups in Central Sulawesi have been moving their operations to another province, police say.
Security forces are seeking help from local residents in tracking down top terror suspects in Central Sulawesi.
A scare involving an escaped terrorist – who was later recaptured – has spurred locals to request increased vigilance.
The terror network has deep Islamist roots – and a training camp in East Java, authorities and experts say.
Religious and community leaders in Madiun declare their opposition to terrorism and violence following the arrests of two terror suspects in the city.
Extremist groups see Malaysia as a desirable location for gaining new recruits, counterterrorism experts warn. The government, however, says it is bolstering efforts to track militant activity.
Despite the threat of militant violence, teachers say the start of the new school term is an occasion for joy.
As new terror plots come to light, religious leaders lament how radicalism is undermining Indonesian pluralism and harmony.
An historic agreement brings hope for a lasting peace in the insurgency-scarred southern Philippines.
In the second part of an exclusive interview, Indonesia's counterterrorism chief describes ways about how Indonesian law and prison facilities make his job tougher.
The latest terrorism-related arrests net some long-time militants with a grim new group name and deadlier bombs
Markets in the troubled region are planning to stay open on Friday, defying threats by insurgents.
A string of recent terrorist incidents elsewhere in Indonesia has not impacted the tourist industry in Bali, where the risk is considered low. But Balinese are taking no chances when it comes to security.
The Southeast Asian nation mulls a new blueprint for countering violent extremism.
The men exposed by an accidental bomb blast in Depok, West Java were planning acts of terrorism, police say.
The young men who carried out the Idul Fitri attacks in Solo belonged to a new terror network with links to established groups, police say.
More needs to be done to steer young people towards a correct understanding of Islam and away from extremist violence, residents of Solo told Khabar in the wake of recent deadly attacks.
Police in Jombang receive a spiritual boost in their personal and professional lives from a short Islamic studies course at a local pesantren.
Muslim leaders in Madiun are calling on local residents to practice silaturahmi (friendship) as a way of defusing tensions and ensuring security during Idul Fitri.
Vacant hotel rooms are starting to be filled and sales are picking up again as the resort town overcomes the fear caused by a March terror attack.
A spate of attacks has raised anxieties as Muslims in the Deep South observe Ramadan.
Police consign illegal drugs to the fire, and a bike race helps promote a healthy lifestyle. It's all part of ramped-up efforts to keep Indonesia's youth on the right track.
A book launching in Jakarta is the occasion for open discussion among moderates and militants concerning Islamic values and the nature of jihad.
Al-Libi's death could hurt al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri's efforts to ensure affiliates follow his guidance.
After a bomb attack at a similar event in Narathiwat, security personnel were taking no chances.
"We can't wait for outside help. We have to help ourselves first," said one panellist at a landmark public discussion in Yala.
Delegation sees hope in the troubled south, while stressing the need for an end to the bloodshed.
Spate of killings raises fears, prompts calls for heavier security.
Security personnel are on the lookout for drunk driving as well as insurgent activity.
Wednesday's jolt provides test of emergency preparedness, but repeat of 2004 catastrophe is avoided as tsunami threat recedes.
Recovery efforts are under way as local residents impacted by the terror attacks try to get their lives back on track.
"Juruh", or the ability to resist corruption, is key to the agency's long-term mission, a Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency commander told Khabar.
Mines planted by suspected insurgents threaten the loss of a corn crop.
An Islamic studies expert details the situations that cause violent extremists to question their assumptions.
Ahead of the 2002 Bali bombing's 10th anniversary, Indonesian police killed five suspected militants who allegedly planned robberies around the island to fund terrorist acts.
Emergency measures are now in effect for another three months as a result of recent violence in Thailand's volatile south, officials announced.
A reduction in insurgent violence could mean a relaxation of emergency measures, according to the country's deputy prime minister.
Malaysia's volunteer programmes are giving regular citizens a chance to help police and improve the country.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razik rejects insurgents' demands for a separate state and says his country is ready to assist in finding a peaceful solution.
Botched bombings in Thailand appear to point back to Iran, though Tehran denies any role.
Amid rising levels of violence, a panel of government officials and experts discuss the state of security in the region.
Heavily armed police pack a festival presided by the Dalai Lama to deter Maoist insurgents in the area.
The first meeting of a group advocating international understanding hopes to shift the global paradigm towards cooperation.
Recent court testimony provides more examples of the ways terror outfits recruit new members and strengthen their networks.