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Indonesia court sentences Islamic State-linked cleric to death

JAKARTA - An Indonesian court on Friday sentenced to death an Islamic State-linked cleric for masterminding from his jail cell a string of deadly militant attacks across the world's largest Muslim-majority country.
Aman Abdurrahman, 46, is considered the ideological leader of Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) - a loose grouping of Islamic State sympathizers in Indonesia."The court sentences the defendant to death," said the judge, Ahmad Zaini, adding that Abdurrahman had been proved guilty of "carrying out terrorism."
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