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Jubayer Chowdhury and British trainee doctor Shajul Islam, who were arrested at Heathrow Airport by counterterrorism police, will be tried for their roles in the kidnapping and imprisonment of two Western journalists in Syria by Islamic extremists. Ruksana Begum, the sister of two men jailed this summer for a plot to blow up the London Stock Exchange, was sentenced to one year in jail for possession of terrorist literature.




The government has initiated an appeal against an Immigration Court ruling last month that blocked the deportation of radical cleric Abu Qatada to Jordan to face terror charges there. Prime Minister Cameron said he is "completely fed up" with Qatada's release on bail.




German Weapons Exports on the Rise as Merkel Doctrine Takes Hold




Inside Jabhat al Nusra - the most extreme wing of Syria's struggle




UN vote gives Palestinians new diplomatic powers




US Is Weighing Stronger Action in Syrian Conflict




UN set to implicitly recognize Palestinian state, despite threats




Shariah4Pakistan postpone Lal Masjid conference




David Cameron set to decide on Afghanistan withdrawal timetable




Jama'a al-Islamiya leader: Islamists, regime may try to assassinate liberals




'British Army chief risked soldiers' lives,' says US colonel




The government recognized the opposition Syrian National Coalition as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people, and promised to provide communications equipment, a team to coordinate with the coalition, and possibly more humanitarian assistance. The UK has not yet advocated for an end to the embargo on selling arms to Syria.




Poland arrests bomb plotter linked to Norway's Breivik




France eyes Middle East influence, image with Syria gamble




Treasury adds Hezbollah leader who was in US custody last year to terrorism list

Musa Ali Daqduq has been added to the list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists. He was in US custody a mere 11 months ago before being transferred to Iraq and subsequently freed, and his terrorist activities were well known.


Skyfall's Daniel Craig drops in on British troops in Afghanistan




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