Sons of Ministry of Defence personnel arrive to take part in a mass circumcision ceremony at the Khalid al-Wahid mosque in Kuala Lumpur on Friday (December 5th). About 112 children participated in the ministry-organised event. [Manan Vatsyayana/AFP]
A West Java campus specialising in technology joins forces with the National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) to help it defeat Indonesian radicals.
An uncensored video depicting the beheading of captives by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters gets people's attention at the United Malays National Organisation annual congress.
The Ministry of Religious Affairs is enlisting "rohis" in the battle to win young hearts and minds.
Cynical rebels mock authorities with "sorry, wrong person" leaflets.
Taufik Abdul Halim returned to his family in November, but the government is keeping a close eye on the recently-repatriated jihadist.
The large number of people in the militant group's custody shows the depth of popular resistance against its violent cause, the Iraqi interior minister says.
"We are now like a big family," Dwi Welasih, a victim of the 2003 Marriott Hotel bombing, says of herself and other survivors of terrorism.
The government also is setting up a firewall to stop jihadists from disseminating propaganda online and via social media, and Malaysians fighting in Syria and Iraq will face charges at home.
Indonesia's tradition of moderate, tolerant Islam is under threat by hard-line groups who are imposing their conservative views on others and intimidating religious minorities.