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British Jihadists

600 British Jihadists Stopped From Entering Syria

(AFP) – Some 600 Britons have been stopped from going to Syria to try to join Islamic State and other jihadist groups, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said in comments reported Saturday. Meanwhile some 800 have made it through since 2012,

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Senior Officer Says London Police Could Handle Paris-Style Attack

LONDON (Reuters) – London police could deal with an attack by heavily armed marauding terrorists, one of the capital’s most senior officers said on Wednesday, rejecting suggestions the mostly unarmed force would struggle to cope with a Paris-style assault. Following

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UK Drone Strike Killed British IS Fighters in Syria

Britain has killed two of its own nationals who had been fighting for Islamic State (IS) and plotting attacks on British soil, in its first air strike in Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday. Despite not having a

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UPDATE: Calais Chaos Perfect Cover For Jihadists To Enter UK

Jihadist fanatics returning from foreign battlefields might use the chaos at Calais as a means of sneaking back to the UK undetected. Terror suspects and extremists have already used illegal immigrants as cover to enter Europe and hiding in lorries could