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Jailed Cleric Named as Terrorist Suspect

Indonesia’s inquiry into Abu Bakar Bashir’s alleged role in a group may delay his release. Militant cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, scheduled to be released from prison in two weeks, was declared a terrorist suspect by police Friday, making it likely that he would remain in custody. Police said they would investigate long-standing allegations that the 65-year-old preacher headed Jemaah Islamiah. Authorities say the terrorist network was responsible for the bombings of Bali nightclubs in October 2002, which killed 202 people, and the JW Marriott Hotel here last year, which killed 12. Full Story

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