UK charities cease funding Cage, group linked to 'Jihadi John'.
US-returned techie held in India for planning to join ISIS
Ethiopia jails 3 Brits for ‘terrorist’ plot: Report
As Terrorism Suspects Are Detained in Europe, Scope of Challenge Is Highlighted
Prime Minister Cameron announced a joint UK-US initiative to confront Islamist extremism both at home and abroad. Cameron said the UK will deploy additional unarmed drones in the battle against the Islamic State. Police are considering enhanced security measures to protect Jewish communities and police officers after “seeing continuing anti-Semitic rhetoric from extremists” as well […]
French attacks inquiry centers on prison ‘sorcerer’ Beghal
Top UK publisher bans mentions of pork or pigs in schoolbooks ‘so as not to offend Muslims or Jews’
Charlie Hebdo cartoon prompts restraint call in UK
The lawyer for Shaker Aamer, a Saudi detainee at Guantanamo Bay who is married to a Briton, claimed that Prime Minister Cameron said he will ask President Obama to release Aamer. Home Secretary May urged Parliament to pass legislation that would allow security services controlled access to Internet data so as to deny terrorists a […]
Mentor of Charlie Hebdo gunmen has been UK-based
Prime Minister Cameron seeks to introduce legislation giving authorities the ability to monitor the content of online communications between suspected terrorists. UK security officials were told to start planning preventive measures to address attacks such as those in Paris last week. A Jewish neighborhood policing group in north London stepped up patrols.
After attacks, arm-in-arm world leaders join mass Paris march
UK to announce findings of Muslim Brotherhood investigation soon: sources
English-Speaking IS Militants Laud Charlie Hebdo Attackers
Lyes Outiren, 44, a French-Algerian man of Newquay, Cornwall who was arrested in November 2013, admitted to possessing terrorist materials, including bomb-making instructions, and to disseminating an al Qaeda publication. Security was stepped up at UK-France border ports following this week’s terrorist attacks in France. The head of MI5 warned that al Qaeda and the […]
Charlie Hebdo suspect ‘mentored’ by Abu Hamza disciple
MI5 chief warns that al Qaeda is plotting attack on Britain
Counterterrorism police in east Sussex arrested a 40-year-old man in Crawley on suspicion of involvement in terrorism overseas. Police said the man did not present an immediate threat to the UK and that the arrest was part of an ongoing investigation.
A 32-year-old man was arrested by counterterrorism police in Stratford, east London, after being detained yesterday for possession of an offensive weapon. Scotland Yard warned owners of unarmed drones to avoid flying them in restricted areas, such as around landmarks. The websites of a school and a church in North Yorkshire were hacked by Islamic […]
Prosecutors disclosed that classified documents seized during the May 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, will be used in the forthcoming US trial of Pakistan-born Abid Naseer, 28, who is accused of involvement in an al Qaeda plot to bomb targets in Manchester, New York, and Norway. A Bristol-area bus and […]
West Midlands counterterrorism police arrested a north London woman at Luton airport as she arrived from Istanbul. She was detained on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offenses, as part of an ongoing investigation. An Afghan man who had worked as an interpreter for British forces in Afghanistan claimed that two of his colleagues were beheaded by […]
Counterterrorism police arrested two men in Bedford and confiscated items from two homes there after a search. The two suspects were released on bail. The UK joined the US in rejecting a draft Palestinian UN resolution on statehood.
End of an era as British palace sentries fall back in face of mounting fears of ‘lone wolf’ terrorist attacks
Assyrian Christians flee Islamic State militants in northern Iraq
Muhammad Aftab Suleman, of Manchester, was charged with five terrorism offenses following his arrest on Dec. 20 as he tried to fly to Pakistan. On Dec. 19, counterterrorism police raided his home, confiscating computers and phones. Suleman had allegedly traveled to Syria, Pakistan, and Qatar over the past year, returning to the UK in November. […]
Police play cat and mouse with online jihadists
ISIS has executed 100 foreigners trying to quit: report
Ali Mohammed Said, of north London, was arrested as he tried to travel to Belgium with a fake passport; he is accused of seeking to help C.F., a terrorist with international connections, travel to Syria to join the Islamic State. Scotland’s top prosecutor, who is continuing to investigate the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, said his team […]
Botched cyberattack on Syria group blamed on IS
Lebanese increasingly chasing second nationality as backup