A book launching in Jakarta is the occasion for open discussion among moderates and militants concerning Islamic values and the nature of jihad.
Responding to the verdict handed down against Umar Patek, prominent clerics say young people should take heed and not fall into the trap of religious extremism.
Wearing jeans or shorts could lead to a public caning as Banda Aceh authorities launch stricter enforcement of Sharia-inspired regulations on clothing. Some say their personal liberty is under attack.
While some criticise the sentence as too light, others say Umar Patek has shown sincere remorse and can help persuade others from making the mistake that he did.
Leaving one's family is hard but necessary decision for many Indonesian women who struggle to make ends meet.
Students meet Muslims from other countries and notch up their love of science at the International Islamic School Robot Olympiad.
The National Commission for Child Protection is drafting a lawsuit that it hopes will spur tougher action to stem a growing problem.
New teaching approaches aim to help students in Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat learn the Thai language, opening up academic and career opportunities.
Hundreds of people stage a protest in Bangunsari, declaring that Islam is a religion of tolerance and harmony.
Thailand approves massive payout to Deep South victims
Little Monsters dance and dress away their disappointment over the Lady Gaga concert cancellation at a Jakarta fashion event.
Free will, the power of touch and gainful employment can all play a role in helping addicts regain their lives.
Religious leaders from across different faiths insist the country's tradition of religious harmony remains intact, despite the actions of some militant groups.
Violence against innocent civilians and unarmed clerics is wrong in any religious faith, critics of the insurgency say.
The home ministry says it will call Tasikmalaya leaders for a meeting about their plans to impose Islamic law, including a requirement for women to wear headscarves in public.
Young Narathiwat athletes left behind their insurgency-torn province for a couple of weeks to demonstrate their prowess in Pencak Silat – a sport with deep cultural roots in the region.
Malaysians debate the merits of their National Service Training Programme-- three months of friendship, bad food, patriotism and outdoor adventures.
The West Java town of Tasikmalaya plans to enforce head coverings and other sharia rules by setting up a special police force. Critics see a threat to civil liberties.
Al-Libi's death could hurt al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri's efforts to ensure affiliates follow his guidance.
In Madiun, East Java, schools are partnering with local NGOs to combat the widespread problem of child smoking.
After a bomb attack at a similar event in Narathiwat, security personnel were taking no chances.
Malaysia is being hit harder by cybercrimes in the last five years, requiring a new approach to combatting the problem.
The West Jakarta neighbourhood sees some of the heaviest drug use in Indonesia. Now officials are cracking down on outsiders who come there to buy and use.
Civil society must not accept violence, but must advocate tolerance as loudly as radicals attack it, top religious and government figures say
After a local village headman went to the mosque to offer his afternoon prayers, a gang of attackers raided his home.
The month of fasting brings families and communities together for many special activities expressing tolerance, forbearance, creativity, charity and faith.