Indonesian airplane crashes into sea

Lion Air passenger jet with 188 people on board crashes into the sea shortly after takeoff from Jakarta.Ben Ariel, 10/29/2018, 5:43 AM

Indonesia: 2,045 killed, 5,000 missing

Indonesia ends search for disaster survivors, focuses efforts on helping those who have already been located.Guy Cohen, 10/11/2018, 12:00 PM

Indonesia: Death toll from earthquake, tsunami climbs to 1,234

Number of dead from earthquake and tsunami on Friday continues to rise, and more quakes continue to hit the region.Guy Cohen, 10/2/2018, 11:18 AM

408 killed in Indonesia tsunami

Thousands of buildings collapse following earthquake in Indonesia, followed by six-meter tsunami that washed away bodies and sea vessels.Mordechai Sones, 9/30/2018, 8:08 AM

Indonesia: Gay 'couple' flogged over 80 times

Gay men, 13 others, receive public floggings while crowd chants 'hit them harder.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2018, 11:31 PM

Search progresses for dozens missing in Indonesia ferry sinking

Number of missing persons much higher than authorities initially thought. Ferry had no passenger list.Mordechai Sones, 6/20/2018, 6:35 PM

Netanyahu meets leader of 60 million Muslims

At AJC Global Forum 2018 in Israel, Yahya Cholil Staquf, who, as General Secretary of the Nahdlatul Ulama Supreme Council andGary Willig, 6/14/2018, 9:38 PM

'Hamas is trying to murder us, you hypocrites'

MK Yoel Razvozov attacks Qatar and Indonesia parliament heads: 'Hamas trying to murder citizens of Israel - and you defend it.'Rafael Levi, 6/5/2018, 4:25 PM

Indonesia's once multiple ties with Israel

C. Holland Taylor, retired American businessman who has lived in Indonesia since 1999, talks about Indonesia's former president, Gus Dur, a friend of Israel.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 4/5/2018, 12:23 AM

Tens of thousands rally against Israel in Indonesia

80,000 protesters call to recognize eastern Jerusalem as capital of 'Palestine,' declare Trump decision 'legally null and void.'Mordechai Sones - AFP, 12/17/2017, 9:56 AM

Watch: Timelapse footage of Bali volcano erupting

Clouds of thick smoke well from Mount Agung, Indonesia's tallest volcano.Mordechai Sones, 11/28/2017, 1:15 AM

Indonesia issues 'red alert' volcano warning

Indonesian authorities evacuate area around Mount Agung, warn eruption may occur 'at any time.'Chana Roberts, 11/27/2017, 6:36 PM

'Selfies with Hitler' at Indonesian museum

At Indonesian museum, visitors take selfies with Hitler figure and Auschwitz backdrop.JTA, 11/11/2017, 5:51 PM

Watch: What happens when the President gets stuck in traffic?

Indonesian president marches 2 kilometers along the road in the heat of the sun to bypass traffic and get to army ceremony on time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2017, 2:59 PM

The last Jews of Indonesia speak out

Only 200 Jews remain in the Indonesian capital called Jakarta., 4/27/2017, 11:17 AM

In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

The modest synagogue on Sulawesi island is the only synagogue in the nation of 255 million people.AFP, 4/27/2017, 7:21 AM

Indonesian 'Nazi café' closes down, citing lack of interest

Controversial Nazi-themed café in the city of Bandung closes over lack of customers, but plans to open elsewhere.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2017, 3:38 AM

Trump's Indonesia partner considers runnning for president

Trump's Indonesian business partner considers running for president if 'no one else can fix the country's problems.'Chana Roberts, 1/2/2017, 10:09 AM

Fire on Indonesia tourist boat leaves 23 dead, dozens injured

Emergency teams rescue 200, bring 32 to hospitals after fire breaks out on Indonesia tourist boat.Chana Roberts, 1/1/2017, 2:05 PM

Death toll in Indonesian earthquake rises to 54

Earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hits Indonesian island of Sumatra.Ben Ariel, 12/7/2016, 6:03 AM

Indonesia rejects Netanyahu's call for bilateral relations

Indonesian officials say the country stands firm in its support for a Palestinian state and will not have bilateral relations with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/1/2016, 11:35 PM

Indonesia arrests 14 would-be jihadists, including children

Authorities stop more than a dozen people, including children, intending to join jihadist groups in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2016, 7:52 AM

Report: Israel blocks Indonesian foreign minister's visit to PA

Indonesian FM prevented from visiting Ramallah, after president calls on Muslim states to unite to fight Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2016, 2:37 PM

Muslim body calls for economic war on Israel

OIC summit vows 'settlement' boycott and full support for PA; in attendance was Abbas and Sudanese war criminal Omar al-Bashir.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2016, 4:35 PM

Indonesia: Muslim world must unite in support of Palestinians

President Joko Widodo tells Organization of Islamic Cooperation that organization is useless unless it fights Israel.Matt Wanderman, 3/7/2016, 1:16 PM

Indonesian capital rocked by combined terror attacks

At least 14 terrorists carry out six bombing attacks, engage in firefights with police across the city. Source claims ISIS responsible.Raphael Poch, 1/14/2016, 8:48 AM

Why BDS can't win

Europe cannot do without Israel. China has much respect for the Jewish state. And there is more. Barry Shaw, 1/13/2016, 11:02 PM

Australia warns: ISIS is eyeing Indonesia for 'caliphate'

Australian Attorney-General warns ISIS is working to boost its presence in Indonesia, which would make it easier to attack Western targets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2015, 5:42 AM

Jakarta hopes jaded jihadists can jinx ISIS

Meatball seller and others become disillusioned with ISIS's promises of riches - can they discourage Indonesia's growing terror problem?Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2015, 7:18 AM

Flight Disappears Over Papua; 54 People on Board

Small domestic aircraft vanishes during short-haul flight after losing contact with air traffic control.Tova Dvorin, 8/16/2015, 1:51 PM

Indonesia Grants Israeli Badminton Player Visa

World Jewish Congress welcomes news that Misha Zilberman, who represented Israel in the 2012 Olympics, will be allowed to play.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2015, 8:59 PM

Indonesia Holds Up Visa for Israeli Badminton Player

Israeli badminton player Misha Zilberman may miss championships in Indonesia after authorities fail to grant him a visa.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/8/2015, 1:10 AM

Massive Volcano Strands Tourists in Indonesia

Five airports close in Indonesia during peak tourist season, leaving thousands of vacationers unable to leave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2015, 2:35 PM

Over 100 Feared Dead in Indonesia Army Plane Crash

Hercules military plane crashes in provincial capital, with officials saying all 113 on board died likely in addition to others on ground.Ari Yashar, 6/30/2015, 4:30 PM

ISIS Chemical Weapon Attack - in Indonesia?

Indonesian police say gas attack in Jakarta last month was the work of jihadists returning home from Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2015, 11:37 AM

Indonesians Flock to Islamic State for 'Better Sharia Life'

16 Indonesians, mostly women and children, arrested in Turkey on way to ISIS, after 16 others did the same - what is driving them?Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2015, 9:47 AM

How Can the Largest Muslim State Stop Giving ISIS Terrorists?

Indonesia is becoming a key source of ISIS fighters; a local think-tank says the state has been weak in fighting the phenomenon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2015, 3:49 PM

Crashed AirAsia Flight's Black Boxes Found

Pings from the crucial data recorder, cockpit voice recorder detected in the Java Sea in latest development of mysterious crash.Tova Dvorin, 1/9/2015, 10:09 AM

Indonesia Asks Washington to Help Locate Missing Plane

Indonesia requests help from the United States to search for missing AirAsia jetliner which disappeared on Sunday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2014, 4:45 AM

Indonesia Says Missing Plane Likely at Bottom of the Sea

Indonesian authorities believe missing AirAsia jet is likely at the bottom of the sea, based on radar data from its last contact.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2014, 6:14 AM

Indonesia Denies Hamas Request for Representative Office

Despite legislative support, Indonesia's government denied Hamas' request to open official office in Jakarta.Cynthia Blank, 12/1/2014, 6:07 PM

Jerusalem is the '2016 Islamic Tourism Capital'

PA official says Organization of Islamic Cooperation selected Jerusalem in international forum to 'break Israel's siege.'Ari Yashar, 6/6/2014, 10:08 AM

International Community Pledges $220 Million to PA

Jakarta conference for 'Palestinian refugees' sees huge donations to PA - but it is not enough for the UNRWA.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2014, 6:45 PM

Nazi-Themed Cafe Relents Amid International Pressure

Owner of Nazi-themed cafe in central Indonesia has agreed to close down shop after coming under a whirlwind of international pressure.Rina Tzvi, 7/23/2013, 4:55 PM

Indonesian Police Arrest 11 Over Planned US Embassy Attack

Indonesian police arrested 11 Islamic extremists who were allegedly planning an attack on the U.S. embassy in Jakarta. Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/28/2012, 8:52 AM

Huge Aftershocks Trigger Second Tsunami Alert in Indonesia

Three strong aftershocks have triggered a second tsunami warning for Indonesia after a massive earthquake struck the area.Chana Ya'ar, 4/11/2012, 3:30 PM

Giant Indonesia Quake Sparks Tsunami Warnings

The US Geological Survey has posted tsunami warnings following a giant 8.9 Richter scale earthquake off the coast of Indonesia.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/11/2012, 12:25 PM

Indonesian Student to Ignite Another Jasmine Revolution?

Could an Indonesian student ignite a second "Jasmine Revolution" after immolating himself in front of the presidential palace in Jakarta?Chana Ya'ar, 12/11/2011, 11:13 AM

Rambam Hospital Hosts Doctors from Indonesia

A special seminar at Haifa's Rambam Hospital has attracted doctors from all over the world, including from Muslim Indonesia.Elad Benari, 11/16/2011, 7:51 AM

Indonesian Lynch Victim Gets Harsher Sentence than Assailants

A member of a minority Islamic sect who defended his comrades against an attempted lynch has drawn a heavier sentence than his assailantsAryeh ben Hayim, 8/16/2011, 7:33 PM

Terrorist who Helped Plan Bali Attacks Extradited to Indonesia

Umar Patek, accused in Indonesia of playing a key role in the 2002 Bali bombings, extradited from Pakistan.Elad Benari, 8/11/2011, 3:33 PM

Indonesia Unintimidated, Jails Islamic Firebrand

Indonesia sentenced Islamic firebrand Abu Bakar Bashir to 15 years in jail and showed that it will not be intimidated by Islamists.Amiel Ungar, 6/17/2011, 1:34 AM

Indonesian Man Plans to Celebrate Israeli Independence

An Indonesia man plans to celebrate Israel's Independence Day in Jakarta. Ten people to attend.Maayana Miskin, 5/16/2011, 1:15 AM

Jewish Revival in Indonesia's Christian Stronghold

A 19 meter tall Chanukah menorah stands bright on a mountain overlooking Manado, a Christian stronghold in the Muslim country of Indonesia.Chana Ya'ar, 11/25/2010, 9:18 PM

After Elections: Obama Reaches Out to Muslims Again

Muslim leaders skeptical as Obama makes speech in Indonesia and calls to improve U.S.-Muslim relations.Elad Benari, 11/11/2010, 5:15 AM

'Japanese Scapegoated Indonesia's Jews in WW2'

Haifa University study on Japanese occupation of Indonesia finds tiny Jewish community was blamed for economic crisis, persecuted.Gil Ronen, 4/27/2010, 7:23 PM

Pe'er to Play in Bali, but Israeli Flag Not Welcome

Israeli tennis star Shachar Pe'er has been granted a visa to an international tournament in Indonesia, but Israel's flag will not be welcome.Maayana Miskin, 11/1/2009, 5:27 PM