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  • n. a Muslim school in Indonesia operated by religious leaders; produces young militants skilled in jihad

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  • "There is no sex education in the public schools or the Muslim boarding schools known as pesantren," explains Guntur Romli, who writes on sexuality and Islam and studied at Al Azhar in Cairo.

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  • "There is no sex education in the public schools or the Muslim boarding schools known as pesantren," explains Guntur Romli, who writes on sexuality and Islam and studied at Al

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  • They say going after Islamic boarding schools, or pesantren, merely on suspicion could antagonize the Muslim mainstream.

    Indonesian Police, Wary of Public Backlash, Choose Caution in School Standoff

  • Conscripting several accomplices at a local pesantren, or Islamic school, he directed one of them, Lilik Purnomo, to seek out "the head of a Christian", prosecutors alleged.

    Beheaded girls 'Ramadan trophies', court hears

  • The fatwa was issued during 12th Female Bahtsul Masail Forum held at the Lirboyo pesantren in Kediri (East Java).

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  • "Some 900 schools have applied eco-friendly practices by managing water, waste and energy and instilling curriculum with environmental subjects," member of the eco-pesantren team Mardhani Djuhri said.

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  • He attended a mix of state and Islamic schools, but not a radical pesantren (boarding school).

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  • Indonesia has its own centres of Islamic scholarship and moderate networks of pesantren, or

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  • Santri Indigo memberikan keterampilan blog & Internet kepada para siswa di pesantren.

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  • Jaharuddin mengemukakan, Sabtu (2/1) kiprah dan peran Ratusan Botol Miras NU Kota Binjai mendukung dan mendorong pendirian pondok pesantren yang berorientasi produk ulama di Kota Binjai, dengan demikian umat Islam memiliki tempat bertanya, meminta fatwa, tuntutan dan bimbingan agama.

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