A man from Coventry has been questioned by counter-terrorism police over three Britons who secretly went to fight in Syria.Read the full story ›
A woman arrested on 29 July on suspicion of preparing to travel to Syria has been released on conditional bail while an investigation continues.
The 30-year-old woman from Leicester was detained at Birmingham Airport by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit at 9.40am.
The woman has been bailed with conditions to live and sleep at a specified address, abide by an overnight curfew, report to a police station twice a week and surrender her passport and any other travel documents.
Officers continue to work with partner agencies to safeguard the welfare of three children who were with the woman at the time of her arrest.
A would-be jihadi bride had Skype chats with a young man from Birmingham as she helped him on his way to fight in Syria, a court heard.Read the full story ›
Two men and three women from Walsall have appeared in court shared with Syria related terror offences.Read the full story ›
Three people from Walsall have been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.
Two men, aged 21 and 27, and one woman, aged 21, were detained at their home addresses at about 6am this morning.
West Midlands Police said the arrests were pre-planned and intelligence led. There was no immediate threat to public safety, police added.
Searches are being carried out at eight associated addresses in the Walsall area and one in Moseley, Birmingham.
An unemployed student from Coventry has been jalied for six years after being found guilty of trying to join Islamic State fighters in Syria.
20 year-old Zakariyah Ishaq had already received police mentoring to turn him away from radicalisation - but he slipped out of the country to try to become a jihadist. Jane Hesketh reports
Ashiq left the UK on November 6 last year by bus from Victoria Station in London and made his way across the Channel to Amsterdam.
He continued his journey via Frankfurt in Germany and Bulgaria to Jordan.
But when he failed to cross the border into Syria, he flew back to Heathrow, where he was arrested on November 20th.
An unemployed student from Coventry has been jailed for 6 years after being found guilty of trying to join Islamic State fighters in Syria.Read the full story ›
A man from Coventry has been jailed for six years for trying to join Islamic State.
Zakariya Ashiq, from Foleshill, was previously found guilty of preparing for terrorist acts and assisting others to prepare for terrorism in a week-long trial at the Old Bailey in London.
He left the UK in November but failed to gain entry to Syria and was arrested on his return to Heathrow.
The jury heard recordings on Zakariya Ashiq's phone, one of which said: 'The second I get a chance I am doing Martyrdom'.Read the full story ›