Extremist cells busted in a series of raids were involved in a spree of bank robberies, apparently designed to secure funding for a terror training camp and other operations.
With news coming in about abuses and mistreatment of Burmese Muslims, militants in Indonesia see an opportunity to urge violent jihad. Religious leaders – and the Muslims of Burma – have rejected such calls as unhelpful.
Wednesday's cold-blooded murder at a village grocery shop has left residents traumatised and is raising questions about the peace talks now under way with the Barisan Revolusi Nasional.
Concerned citizens urge their country not to let down its guard on terrorism, either at home or in the region.
In Indonesia, a country which has had ongoing concerns about youth recruitment by militants, news of the Boston Marathon bombing struck a familiar chord.
Outwardly, Fajar Sidiq appeared to be a responsible, devout and successful young man. But police say he was the bomb maker for a shadowy terrorist cell.
Increasingly fragmented, short of resources, and unsure what they are fighting for, terrorist cells turn to armed robbery to raise funds.
An innocent request ends in tragedy as militants kill a young boy in Pattani, who had gone with his mother to buy ice cream.
Community leaders belonging to different religions want to see perpetrators brought to justice, but police efforts have been frustrated by a lack of witnesses.
Three Muslim men gathered at the home for prayer were injured in the attack, which followed allegations of deviant teachings.
Dialogue and calm are being urged in the wake of attacks on churches in the provincial capital of South Sulawesi.
Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia grapple with a spectrum of extremist ideologies and militant groups.
New legislation will enable authorities to seize assets and freeze bank accounts.
Police announce renewed efforts to combat domestic terrorism in Central Sulawesi, where six officers have been killed in the last three months.
If radical groups are using the Internet to recruit and incite, so can the messengers of peace.
Local children are forced to put learning on hold as schools grapple with the latest outbreak of insurgent violence directed against them.
Restaurant business provides a new life, an income and a sense of purpose, to former terrorist.
Clerics from around Yala joined in a prayer ceremony at the site of a Saturday bombing, praying to Allah for an end to the violence that claimed the life of an innocent civilian.
Extremist groups see great advantage in seeking out members' relatives for recruitment. For the families involved, the result can be social stigma and trouble with the law.
Suspected insurgents gunned down a Yala cleric on Wednesday as he was on his way to a local hospital to visit his ailing four-year-old son.
A local speciality not only brings jobs to the Deep South, but also helps boost morale in some of the region's most dangerous areas.
Officials say the hills and forests of Central Sulawesi – once the scene of horrific sectarian conflict – have become a haven for terrorists
For terror groups, the Internet has become a useful tool to recruit would-be jihadists. The Indonesian authorities are doing their best to keep pace.
Muslims from around the region returned home to pay respect to their parents and observe the Eid al-Adha festival.
As insurgents escalate violence in Pattani in southern Thailand, residents and family members of the victims plead for an end to the bloodshed.
As the anniversary of Indonesia's worst-ever terror attack approaches, survivors and relatives of victims say the planned commemoration will give them a chance to meet others who share their pain.
Security sweeps yield more than a dozen suspects and several bomb caches after a series of stumbles by group members
A daughter grieves for the father taken from her by a terrorist bomb while she was only a baby.
Repeated attacks against teachers, school directors and students trigger an outcry from the local community for urgent action against the insurgents.
Insurgents in the Deep South staged a car bomb attack in order to undermine efforts at bringing peace to the region, authorities say.
Arrested men with possible links to international terror networks were not from Ambon, residents say, calling for vigilance against militant groups that seek to sow conflict.
The parents of Juling Pongkanmun, whose death at the hands of Deep South insurgents shocked Thailand, ask for peace in the restive border provinces.
A violent attack on the US consulate in Benghazi left 4 officials dead, including the US ambassador.
A recent police raid uncovers possible evidence of links between insurgent unrest and the locally made drug cocktail "4x100".
As a young man apparently recruited by insurgents meets a grisly end, police warn local parents about the dangers of recruitment and brainwashing by militant groups.
A bomb rattles residents of Surakarta, prompting a sharp rebuke from religious leaders across different faiths.
Suspected insurgents greeted the start of Islam's holy month with violence, conducting a series of bloody attacks and disrupting the lives of citizens.
Robbery, hacking and drug sales are being used to finance terrorist activities, officials say.
Violence against innocent civilians and unarmed clerics is wrong in any religious faith, critics of the insurgency say.
After a local village headman went to the mosque to offer his afternoon prayers, a gang of attackers raided his home.
Newly-released letters suggest that Al-Qaeda's woes have been long in the making.
Responding to last week's ransacking of an Ahmadiyah mosque, Indonesian authorities warn that violence will not be tolerated.
Militant violence reflects a breakdown in ethics, a key Pattani cleric says, calling for a return to religious values.
A local woman whose restaurant was damaged in Saturday's co-ordinated bombings tells her story.
Yala's commercial district and the tourist hub of Hat Yai are the targets in a series of co-ordinated bombings over the weekend. Authorities say CCTV footage shows who was responsible.
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack that traumatized Najmudeen Uma's family, though police have detained a suspected local member of the Runda Kumpulan Kecil (RKK) separatist movement. Investigations are proceeding.
Jiang Hua's killing in Peshawar may be linked to the deaths of Muslims in China.
Country urges vigilance but says business will go ahead as normal following an early morning blast that blew out windows and set cars ablaze.
Government, civil groups and leaders of Islamic organisations oppose the use of violence by Indonesia's FPI.
Hendi Suhartono's slide into violent extremism garnered him a 12-year jail term, prompting sobs from a woman reported to be his mother.
Ethnic Malay Muslims in insurgent-hit areas of southern Thailand welcome an offer from the Malaysian prime minister to help bring about a peaceful solution.
The late al-Qaeda leader's wishes for his children were in stark contrast to his ideology of violent extremism.
Jakarta's residents hit the streets to protest violent tactics used by Islamic Defenders Front.
With a succession of key figures killed in recent days, the terror network is losing cohesion.
As 10 extremists are sentenced in the country's first mosque bombing, a think tank warns of the links between vigilantism and violent jihadism.
Jihadists see the deadly potential in social media platforms – and the many young females who use them.
The Indonesia Grand Sangha Conference (KASI) has called for an end to intercommunal violence and is organising deliveries of aid to Burmese refugees displaced by the clashes.
Across Java, many young Indonesians are contributing to the local economy, using their skills and creativity, and materials readily available in their communities. For some, those activities have opened doors to national and even global markets.