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Home Affairs Correspondent — Channel 4 News
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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.

Begg: 'MI5 gave the green light to go to Syria'

channel4.com — EXCLUSIVE: Moazzam Begg tells Channel 4 News that MI5 gave him the green light to go to Syria. So why was he charged with terror offences and locked up for seven months? Darshna Soni reports.

Charges dropped against ex-Guantanamo inmate Moazzam Begg

channel4.com — Moazzam Begg's trial was due to start on Monday and its not clear why the charges against him have suddenly been dropped. The Crown Prosecution Service and the police will be left facing many questions about the decision. The charges were all connected to the conflict in Syria and included an allegation that he attended a terrorist training camp there.

Can returning jihadis be reintegrated into society?

channel4.com — Inside the Marselisborg Memorial Park in Aarhus, a long, curved wall bears the names of 4,000 conscripted soldiers who lost their lives in the First World War. But the young man who stands before it has come to commemorate 15 other Danes he believes are also heroes - jihadis who have been killed fighting in Syria.

British IS fighters express glee over journalist's murder

channel4.com — As the security services try to identify the man who murdered the American journalist James Foley, they will be monitoring the social media accounts of British jihadis known to be fighting in Syria. From Twitter to Tumblr, many of the young men who have joined the Islamic State have been documenting their paths to jihad and encouraging other Brits to follow them.
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Dec 17, 2014

RT @sunny_hundal: British police stopped a 15 year old London girl from leaving for Turkey/Syria just as the plane was taking off telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/te…

Dec 17, 2014

Student David Souann who hoped to fly I.S. flag over Downing Street, found guilty of planning to join Syrian fighters pic.twitter.com/4PufK6S8FS

Dec 17, 2014

How do we know if lone actors are unstable individuals or acting under direction from a group? @raffpantucci article: theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

Dec 17, 2014

Erm..Not sure how many careers advisors will recommend this: @TerrorismCourse World-leading part time online terrorism course. Enrol for Feb

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