Assed Baig

Assed Baig has left Channel 4 News

  • 23 Feb 2017

    Ministers have said former Guantanamo Bay detainees could lose the financial settlements paid to them if they have breached legal agreements with the Government. It’s a move designed to curb criticism over the payment made to the British suicide bomber Jamal al Harith. Tonight his wife Shukee Begum tells us what he may have done…

  • 21 Feb 2017

    Isis have claimed responsibility for a recent suicide attack in Iraq and named the bomber. But a family member has confirmed to Channel 4 News that the person shown in the image released by Isis is a British man called Jamal Udeen al-Harith, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who was released in 2004 and was awarded compensation by the…

  • 21 Feb 2017

    A photograph released by the Islamic State group of a British suicide bomber in Mosul shows British ex-Guantanamo detainee Jamal Al-Harith.

  • 11 Feb 2017

    Children aren’t getting enough mental health support at school – according to a survey of head teachers.

  • 4 Feb 2017

    We may be about to find out the limits of cozyness between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Fighting has flared up again this week in Eastern Ukraine. The UN has called it “A protracted humanitarian crisis”. And Trump’s ambassador at the UN Nikki Hayley blamed Russia for the new fighting – in a conflict which…

  • 3 Feb 2017

    First there was the courgette crisis. Now iceberg lettuce and broccoli are being rationed by supermarkets,amid yet another vegetable shortage.

  • 26 Dec 2016

    Assed Baig has been outside George Michael’s home in North London, where fans have gathered to pay tribute to the star today.

  • 20 Dec 2016

    Judges called it an “abuse of power” by the Home Office. Now, a foreign student, who had his right to stay in the UK cancelled after his English proficiency test was deemed invalid, has had the decision quashed. It’s a landmark ruling which could potentially also affect thousands of other foreign students who had their…

  • 18 Dec 2016

    Would an oath of allegiance help improve community integration in Britain? It’s the idea of the Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid, following a report on social cohesion. He wants not just migrants but all elected officials, civil servants and council workers to take the oath, which would pledge support for British values such as tolerance, democracy,…

  • 17 Dec 2016

    In Turkey, at least 13 off-duty soldiers have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack on a coach. Another 48 troops and eight other people were injured in the attack, in the central province of Kayseri.

  • 4 Dec 2016

    He was a glamourous and heroic revolutionary to some – but a brutal and misguided dictator to others. The funeral has taken place of Fidel Castro, who ruled Cuba for nearly half a century.

  • 22 Nov 2016

    There are some new revelations in the case of a Muslim teaching assistant who says she was sacked after she objected to distressing footage of people falling from buildings the September 11 terror attack being shown to 11-year-olds in class.

  • 20 Nov 2016

    More than 100 people have been killed and hundreds more injured after a passenger train derailed in Northern India. Rescuers are struggling to find and free survivors in the wreckage of the crowded passenger train. Assed Baig reports.

  • 19 Nov 2016

    Donald Trump has been tweeting about the $25m dollar settlement he’s just paid, for the three lawsuits relating to his defunct Trump University.