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Four men have been charged with preparing terrorist acts in the West Midlands.
Naweed Ali, 28, and Khobaib Hussain, 24, both of Sparkhill, West Midlands, are accused of making preparations "with the intention of committing acts of terrorism".
Mohibur Rahman, aged 31, and Tahir Aziz, aged 37, both of Stoke on Trent, face the same charges.
The men are said to have conspired to carry out the acts between 26 May and 27 August this year.
The four were arrested on Friday 26 August and are set to appear in Westminster Magistrates Court in London on Friday.
A fifth man, aged 18, also arrested on 26 August has been released without charge.
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