Father of Brit killed in Syria 'would not have told police'

The father of an 18-year-old Briton killed in Syria has said he would not have informed the police of his son's intention to travel to the country, had he known.

His comments come as a national campaign is launched calling on Muslim women to urge their relatives not to fight in the conflict.

Speaking of his son, Abdullah, Abubaker Deghayes told ITV News: "My son was not going to commit a crime, he was going to help others."

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British women 'joining husbands to fight in Syria'

Ten British women may have travelled to Syria to join the fight against the Assad regime's forces, according to experts.