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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.

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

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.

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Indonesia: Gay 'couple' flogged over 80 times

Gay men, 13 others, receive public floggings while crowd chants 'hit them harder.'

Indonesia: Gay 'couple' flogged over 80 times

Search progresses for dozens missing in Indonesia ferry sinking

Number of missing persons much higher than authorities initially thought. Ferry had no passenger list.

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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 and

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'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.'

'Hamas is trying to murder us, you hypocrites'

Indonesia's once multiple ties with Israel

Indonesia's once multiple ties with Israel

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.'

Tens of thousands rally against Israel in Indonesia

Watch: Timelapse footage of Bali volcano erupting

Clouds of thick smoke well from Mount Agung, Indonesia's tallest volcano.

Watch: Timelapse footage of Bali volcano erupting

Indonesia issues 'red alert' volcano warning

Indonesian authorities evacuate area around Mount Agung, warn eruption may occur 'at any time.'

Indonesia issues 'red alert' volcano warning

'Selfies with Hitler' at Indonesian museum

At Indonesian museum, visitors take selfies with Hitler figure and Auschwitz backdrop.

'Selfies with Hitler' at Indonesian museum

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.

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The last Jews of Indonesia speak out

Only 200 Jews remain in the Indonesian capital called Jakarta.

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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.

In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

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.

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

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.'

Trump's Indonesia partner considers runnning for president

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.

Fire on Indonesia tourist boat leaves 23 dead, dozens injured

Death toll in Indonesian earthquake rises to 54

Earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hits Indonesian island of Sumatra.

Death toll in Indonesian earthquake rises to 54

Indonesia rejects Netanyahu's call for relations

Indonesian officials say the country stands firm in its support for a Palestinian state and will not have bilateral relations with Israel.

Indonesia rejects Netanyahu's call for bilateral relations

Indonesia arrests 14 would-be jihadists

Authorities stop more than a dozen people, including children, intending to join jihadist groups in Syria.

Indonesia arrests 14 would-be jihadists, including children

Report: Israel blocks Indonesian FM's visit to PA

Indonesian FM prevented from visiting Ramallah, after president calls on Muslim states to unite to fight Israel.

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

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.

Muslim body calls for economic war on Israel

Indonesia: Muslims must unite to back Palestinians

President Joko Widodo tells Organization of Islamic Cooperation that organization is useless unless it fights Israel.

Indonesia: Muslim world must unite in support of Palestinians

Indonesian capital rocked by combined attacks

At least 14 terrorists carry out six bombing attacks, engage in firefights with police across the city. Source claims ISIS responsible.

Indonesian capital rocked by combined terror attacks

Why BDS can't win

Why BDS can't win

Australia warns: ISIS is eyeing Indonesia

Australian Attorney-General warns ISIS is working to boost its presence in Indonesia, which would make it easier to attack Western targets.

Australia warns: ISIS is eyeing Indonesia for 'caliphate'

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?

Jakarta hopes jaded jihadists can jinx ISIS

Flight Disappears Over Papua; 54 People on Board

Small domestic aircraft vanishes during short-haul flight after losing contact with air traffic control.

Flight Disappears Over Papua; 54 People on Board

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.

Indonesia Grants Israeli Badminton Player Visa

Indonesia Holds Up Visa for Israeli Player

Israeli badminton player Misha Zilberman may miss championships in Indonesia after authorities fail to grant him a visa.

Indonesia Holds Up Visa for Israeli Badminton Player

Massive Volcano Strands Tourists in Indonesia

Five airports close in Indonesia during peak tourist season, leaving thousands of vacationers unable to leave.

Massive Volcano Strands Tourists in Indonesia

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.

Over 100 Feared Dead in Indonesia Army Plane Crash

ISIS Chemical Weapon Attack - in Indonesia?

Indonesian police say gas attack in Jakarta last month was the work of jihadists returning home from Syria.

ISIS Chemical Weapon Attack - in Indonesia?

Indonesians Flock to ISIS 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?

Indonesians Flock to Islamic State for 'Better Sharia Life'

How Can Indonesia 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.

How Can the Largest Muslim State Stop Giving ISIS Terrorists?

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.

Crashed AirAsia Flight's Black Boxes Found

Indonesia Asks U.S. to Help Locate Missing Plane

Indonesia requests help from the United States to search for missing AirAsia jetliner which disappeared on Sunday.

Indonesia Asks Washington to Help Locate Missing Plane

Indonesia: 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.

Indonesia Says Missing Plane Likely at Bottom of the Sea

Indonesia Denies Hamas Request

Despite legislative support, Indonesia's government denied Hamas' request to open official office in Jakarta.

Indonesia Denies Hamas Request for Representative Office

Jerusalem is the '2016 Islamic Tourism Capital'

PA official says Organization of Islamic Cooperation selected Jerusalem in international forum to 'break Israel's siege.'

Jerusalem is the '2016 Islamic Tourism Capital'