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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britons who travelled Syria plead guilty to preparing terrorist acts

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:17am by AP

    ... Associated Press in London Britons in Syria trip admit terror charge Two British men who joined anti-government militants in Syria pleaded guilty yesterday to preparing acts of terrorism. ... case, a British woman went on trial accused of trying to smuggle €20,000 (HK$211,000) in her underwear to militants fighting in Syria. Prosecutors said Nawal Msaad, 26, from north London, had ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    British ‘no’ to air strikes hits Obama’s plans for coalition against Syria

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 08:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Chuck Hagel says US still seeking 'international coalition' to take action against Syria British lawmakers have rejected their government’s call ... Syria’s regime. “We are continuing to consult with the British as with all of our allies. That consultation includes ways forward together on a response to this chemical  weapons attack in Syria ...

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    Ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg arrested in Britain over Syria terror offences

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... detainee Moazzam Begg was among four people arrested in Britain yesterday on suspicion of terror offences relating to Syria, police said. Begg, 45, who is now a human rights activist, was detained ... people arrested at their homes in Britain's second city of Birmingham, central England, "on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences". This is an arrest, not a charge, ...

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    Probe uncovers 'hardline' plot to Islamise Birmingham schools

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... multiculturalism in Britain and renewed concerns about the risk to young people of Islamic extremism- a major issue as hundreds of Britons head to fight in Syria. Some community leaders in Birmingham, ...

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    Man charged in UK for hostage-taking in Syria

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 10:07am

    ... British police say they have charged a man arrested last week at Heathrow Airport for allegedly kidnapping two journalists in Syria. Scotland Yard said on Tuesday that 26-year-old Shajul ... without charge earlier on Tuesday. Police had said that they were looking into whether the two were part of a group that held two veteran war journalists hostage in Syria in July. The abduction ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Police investigate 2 Britons in Syria journalist kidnapping

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 05:56pm by Associated Press in London

    ... Associated Press in London British police are investigating whether a British man and woman arrested on suspicion of supporting terrorism offences in Syria were part of a group that held two veteran war journalists hostage in Syria in July. The abduction of photographers John Cantlie and Jeroen Oerlemans highlighted concerns that British Muslims might be slipping into Syria ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    British military chief warns against inaction in world's trouble spots

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:56pm by Reuters

    ... against military action in Syria, General Nicholas Houghton's comments reflect anxiety in the armed forces about what they view as a growing political and public reluctance to use them ... those interventions achieved and Prime Minister David Cameron's failure to win parliament's approval for a limited military strike on Syria prompted hand wringing about the former ...



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