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Afghans Test Lead Role in Tough Spot




Denmark - Foreign minister pledges support to Syrian opposition




Radical cleric Abu Qatada, who was instrumental in promulgating suicide attacks as a terrorist strategy, was released from prison to his home in London. The government plans to continue legal proceedings seeking his extradition to Jordan, which have already cost taxpayers £1 million and gone on for 10 years.




US Fears Hezbollah Operative Held in Iraq May Go Free




Radical Islamic cleric Abu Qatada won an appeal against his deportation to Jordan; the UK's Special Immigration Appeals Commission said deportation carried a risk that Jordan would use information obtained through torture of other persons against Abu Qatada. He will be released from prison tomorrow; the government plans to appeal.




Britain could intervene militarily in Syria in months, UK's top general suggests




Syria: leader of rebels warns they might 'turn into terrorists'




Call to lift Syria arms embargo to aid rebels




UK - Five Marines charged with murdering Taliban prisoner will not be named during their trial




David Cameron: let Syrian president escape to stop slaughter




NATO members need to step up, says UK defense minister




Storm: I wasn't alone: Former PET double agent says that two other Danes joined him at al-Qaeda linked university in Yemen




Pakistani Islamist politician claims Malala was not injured




Malala attack: 'Uninformed' comments land Lord Ahmed in hot water




The Foreign Office warned of a "high" risk of terror attacks by al Qaeda against Westerners in Egypt, particularly in the north Sinai. MI5 has noted the emergence of a new generation of terrorists after the Arab Spring, especially in Egypt and Libya. The High Court temporarily banned the transfer of Afghan insurgents from British military custody to Afghan jails.




Women and children killed in Helmand explosions




The Supreme Court rejected a bid by suspected al Qaeda operative Yunus Rahmatullah to force the UK to secure his release from Bagram prison, where he has been held since 2004. His lawyers contend his detention violated the Geneva Conventions.




Al Qaeda leader Rashid Rauf killed in drone strike, family says

Rauf's family is planning on suing the British government for providing information to the US that aided in targeting him.


Saddam Hussein gave £840,000 fortune to family of British father murdered in Alps massacre




Psy-ops: Tuning the Afghans into radio