October 27th, 2012
09:27 AM ET

Report: Indonesia terror raids net 11 suspects

Eleven suspects were arrested Saturday as Indonesian anti-terror police carried out a series of raids which also uncovered bombs and explosives, state media reported.

Police said operations were carried out in Madiun, East Java, Solo in Central Java, Bogor in West Java and Palmerah, as well as Kebong Kacang in Jakarta, according to the official Antara news agency.

"Explosives have been found in the form of bombs or materials ready for use," National Police headquarters spokesman Insp. Gen. Suhardi Alius is quoted as saying.

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  1. Canady-in

    Isn't that where Obama is from? I hope none of his friends were involved in this.

    October 27, 2012 at 9:40 am | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    @ canady-in, Obama is from Hawaii.

    October 27, 2012 at 9:45 am | Report abuse |
  3. Hide Behind

    What in article says those that were arrested were the bad guys?
    The indonesisan government is not known for democratic principles or humane treatment towards any of its minority or dissdent groupsOf course any group U S supports cannot and do not oppress their people and are lovers of democracy, are they notWas a time when nationalism and search for liberty no matter the nation was fought. for found favor within US but now we know not what in truth any nations people fightfor and only care about our military backed economic interest.
    At least their gov using US intelligence and trained and supplied security forces arrested the individuals and did not use a drone to take them out.
    Their methods of interrogation needed no such support, they learned it long ago at School of Americas.

    October 27, 2012 at 11:36 am | Report abuse |
  4. bobcat (in a hat)©

    There was this little guy sitting in a bar, drinking his beer, minding his own business when all of a sudden this great big dude comes in and - WHACK!! - knocks him off the bar stool and onto the floor. The big dude says, "That was a karate chop from Korea." The little guy thinks "GEEZ," but he gets back up on the stool and starts drinking again when all of a sudden - WHACK!! - the big dude knocks him down AGAIN and says, "That was a judo chop from Ja pan." So the little guy has had enough of this... He gets up, brushes himself off and quietly leaves. The little guy is gone for an hour or so when he returned. Without saying a word, he walks up behind the big dude and - WHAM!!!" - knocks the big dude off his stool, knocking him out cold!!! The little guy looks at the bartender and says, "When he gets up, tell him that's a crowbar from Sears.

    October 27, 2012 at 11:38 am | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Funny, Rawr.
      And, the crowbar is guaranteed for life.

      October 27, 2012 at 12:27 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat)©

      Good morning babasy

      How are you on this fine Saturday ? The weather has finally turned off cool for us down here. Will it last ? Naaaaah.

      October 27, 2012 at 12:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Good afternoon bobcat.
      I am well, thank you, and yourself?
      It's a bit chilly here...and yeah, it'll probably stay this way, lol.

      October 27, 2012 at 1:31 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Mary

    @ bobcat (in a hat)©, Lol. Ya just can't beat Sears Roebuck ! 😉
    Good Morning

    October 27, 2012 at 11:54 am | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat)©

      Good Morning Mary

      How are you doing today ?

      October 27, 2012 at 11:59 am | Report abuse |
  6. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    Q: Why did Obama change his name from Barry to Barack?
    A: He thought Barry sounded too American.

    October 27, 2012 at 12:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mary

      WA wa wa.... 😉 lol
      Morning JF

      October 27, 2012 at 12:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Q: Why did Willard Romney change his name to Mitt?

      A: He thought Willard sound too rat-like.

      Hi, Jeff Frank.

      October 27, 2012 at 12:21 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Mary

    @ bobcat (in a hat)©, Not bad, and yourself?

    October 27, 2012 at 12:03 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    Q: What is the difference between Obama and Jesus?
    A: Jesus can put a cabinet together

    October 27, 2012 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    Morning Mary

    October 27, 2012 at 12:09 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    Q: What's the difference between Obama and God?
    A: God doesn't think he is Obama

    October 27, 2012 at 12:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Q: What's the difference between God and Romney?

      A: Ronmey doesn't believe ther IS any difference.

      October 27, 2012 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Hide Behind

    Jokes been around awhile bit in 196's I saw it played out by a friend in Lawton Ok. just outside Ft SillA truly big man bald and wearing leather studded cuffs knocked my buddy off his stool Pal weighed 150 dude over 225, and each time pal tried to sit even at next stool same thind. 3 Times.
    Buddy left and we with him but soon returned to fullhouse tavern.
    Not with acraftsmen crow bar but a 58 Rambler tire iron. Whack accross back and then pals pointy cowboy boots ended tge fight.
    Not thriwn out but weall got plastered by free beer ofcuustomers untillaw came.
    3 days for pal in town jail aslap onback by platoon sargent and no more seen was cufflinks stud.
    Not funny to many as your joke but humor begins in the real world and often behind the laughslie many truths of human nature.

    October 27, 2012 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    Q: How did Barack Obama propose to Michelle Robinson?
    A: He got down on one knee and said "I don't wanna be Obama self.

    October 27, 2012 at 12:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat)©

      @ Jeff

      I guess that one flew right over my head. What does that mean ?
      BTW Hello and how the heck you doing ?

      October 27, 2012 at 12:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat)©

      @ Jeff

      Okay, it just sank in. That was funny.

      October 27, 2012 at 12:51 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      "All By Myself" (Eric Carmen sings) "Don't want to be all by myself, anymore..."

      Thanks.
      That's stuck in my head now.

      October 27, 2012 at 1:38 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Hide Behind

    There has never been as strong an Executive cabinet as what now exist within the Obama Administration.
    Never!
    Never has there been such a coalition of both partys upper echelons been reduced to come-a-long or perish status by a coup made up of old neocon and neo liberal. power brokers.
    That the realcontest has damn..... little to do with domestic policy first other than what needs to be done insupport of Truly Imperial non elected grouping but by competing financial interest each trying to vurry a carving out of this nation.
    Romney cannot winbut it matters not just as long as the appeara es of ademocraticly elected government is viewed by populace.
    Doesn't make a diff what gov does for only they know andthe media are no more than its propagandist.

    October 27, 2012 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse |
  14. chrissy

    Lmao @ banasy, youre on fire today aint ya? Lol she gotcha @ JF! Woohoo! and good afternoon to you both and to you also @ bobcat.

    October 27, 2012 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat)©

      Good Afternoon chrissy

      Are you getting hunkered down for that cold blast ? It's actually supposed to be in the low 40's here tonight.

      October 27, 2012 at 2:18 pm | Report abuse |
  15. dazzle ©

    Hey to you @bobcat. Another good joke, they deleted your joke and my response to you. How are you my friend?

    October 27, 2012 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat)©

      @ dazzle

      I am doing pretty well, thank you. And how about yourself ? It was a surprise to hear you had moved ba k east. Did the Arizona way of life burn you out ?
      In answer to the questios you asked the other day, Yes my vacation was quite invigorating. I actually lived in a cave for two days. That was really an experience.
      And yes we took our kitty with us. Pookie sat in my lap for the whole trip. She even tried to drive the car a couple of times.
      So, have you moved moved to your new location or is this a temporary relocation ?

      October 27, 2012 at 2:54 pm | Report abuse |
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