The Jakarta Post
In God we trust: Abu Jibril followers hold Friday prayer at the Al-Munawwarah mosque at the Witana Harja housing complex in Pamulang, Banten, 15 kilometers south of Jakarta, on Friday. The US State Department in 2003 said Abu Jibril was “Jamaah Islamiyah’s primary recruiter and second-in-command after cleric Abubakar Ba’asyir”. JP/R. Berto WedhatamaFirebrand cleric Muhammad Iqbal Abdurrahman, widely known as Abu
Jibril, is once again under the spotlight following a police raid that
killed Jamaah Islamiyah notorious leader Dulmatin in an Internet café
located near Abu’s residence. Being associated since the late 1970s
with the radical movement and terrorism, Abu talked to The Jakarta Post
and several other media outlets late Thursday to convey his thoughts on
jihad and terrorism. Here are the excerpts:Question: Can you tell us about your congregation?
Answer: I c...