Islamic State spokesman Abu Mohammad al-Adnani recently called on Muslims to “get prepared, be ready … to make it a month of calamity everywhere for nonbelievers.”
“Four Indonesians jailed over IS-linked terror plot,” AFP, June 15, 2016 (thanks to Marc):
JAKARTA: An Indonesian bomb maker inspired by an Islamic State extremist was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for plotting to blow up a Buddhist temple on Java island.
The court heard that Ibad, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, received funding and guidance for the attack from Bahrum Naim, a radical Islamist linked to the January suicide attacks in Jakarta that left eight people dead.
Three others—Sugiyanto, Saifudin and Yus Karman—were also found guilty of terrorist offences in a Jakarta court and sentenced to four years and eight months over their role in the failed bomb plot.
Ibad’s lawyer said his client had been lured by Naim through social media to carry out an attack. The two had known each other for many years before Naim traveled to Syria and rose to notoriety among Indonesian extremists fighting for the so-called Islamic State group.
“Ibad is Bahrun Naim’s childhood friend,” the lawyer Kamsi told Agence France-Presse outside the East Jakarta courtroom.
“Naim lured Ibad to join him by saying it was easy to get a job in Syria, and told him to detonate a bomb in Solo.”…