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Home Affairs Correspondent — Channel 4 News
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Police hunt six more possible Paris terror suspects - video

channel4.com — The hunt continues for those involved in the Paris attacks. It is believed Amedy Coulibaly's partner, Hayat Boumeddiene, is in Syria. French police say they think there could be up to six accomplices.

Friend of Paris jihadis: 'There are no quick answers'

channel4.com — Mehdi Bouzid was born and bred in France "And yet," he told me, "when French people look at me, they do not see me as French, they see me as a Muslim first." Mr Bouzid is an imam at a mosque in Aubervilliers, in the suburb of Paris where the gunmen Cherif and Said Kouachi grew up.

Neighbour: gunman Coulibaly 'linked to jogger shooting'

channel4.com — Behind the train station in the suburb of Fontenay aux Rose is a beautiful park that is popular with families, surrounded by detached houses. But along one of the footpaths, police tape is tied around a tree. This is the scene of an investigation that has linked another shooting to Amedy Coulibaly.

Muslims fear backlash after Charlie Hebdo deaths - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. Fears of a backlash against Muslim communities in France emerge in the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks. Islamic leaders urge people to stay calm - and avoid any provocation.

Nawal Msaad: I was told to cover up by some Muslims

channel4.com — During the trial, the jury was told that Amal El Wahabi had asked Ms Msaad to carry the money to Turkey to give to her husband. The prosecution claimed the money was to fund El Wahabi's husband, who was fighting with extremists in Syria. We have a cash culture.

Suspected suicide bomber: 'I'll see you in heaven mum'

channel4.com — Kabir Ahmed, who is reported to have died while carrying out a suicide bombing in Iraq, did what he thought was right by going abroad, the family member told Home Affairs Correspondent Darshna Soni. "Islam means peace, it's not right. Whatever he did, he must have done what he felt was right to do.

Young Towie fan mum leaves for Syria with toddler

channel4.com — It is understood that Tareena Shakil told her family she was going on holiday to Spain with her son Zaheem. But she then contacted her family to tell them she had in fact flown to Turkey and crossed the border into Syria.

Bolton teacher Jamshed Javeed admits terrorism charges

channel4.com — 30-year-old Jamshed Javeed is described by his former pupils at Sharples High School in Bolton as an "excellent" and "inspiring" teacher. Yet according to Greater Manchester police, he became rapidly radicalised, from living an ordinary western lifestyle with a stable family background to someone who was determined to travel to Syria and fight for Isis, now known as the Islamic State group.

Should Rochdale cab firm let customers shun Asian drivers?

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. The manager of a Rochdale taxi firm says he is trying to "provide the customers with what they're asking for" when they ask for a white driver, and they would go elsewhere if he refused.

Moazzam Begg: 'I'm not a fighter' - extended interview

channel4.com — When Moazzam Begg's trial was suddenly abandoned just days before it was due to begin, it took many people by surprise. But not Mr Begg himself: "I knew that I would never have been convicted. Although I was glad to be freed, I also wish I had had my day in court.
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Jan 26, 2015

Kurdish forces reportedly defeat Islamic State to take full control of symbolic Syrian town of Kobani: channel4.com/news/syria-kob… #c4news

Jan 24, 2015

Japanese government trying to verify video apparently showing Islamic State militants beheading one of two Japenese hostages Haruna Yukawa.

Jan 23, 2015

"On what basis am I terrorist?" #c4news speaks to two Brits who fought in Syria but are now back in the UK bit.ly/1CmsAiu

Jan 23, 2015

The UK has one of the highest arrest rates across Europe for Syria-related terrorism arrests. Numbers significantly up last year. #c4news

Jan 23, 2015

@Hil67: @darshnasoni And the 101 who were NOT charged...what about them?” >>> Either released with no charge or still being investigated.

Jan 23, 2015

Total number of terrorism arrests in 2014 was 327, a 32% increase on 2013. Of these, 165 related to Syria, compared to 25 in 2013. #c4news

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