London jihadi Choukri Ellekhlifi may have been one of the so-called “Beatles”, the nickname given to the British gang that guarded hostages in Syria for Islamic State, Channel 4 News has been told.
In a recording from 2009, Mohammed Emwazi – aka Jihadi John – describes how he was questioned by MI5 after being refused entry to Tanzania and tells how he felt his interrogator was threatening him.
A controversial preacher who had been due to speak at the University of Westminster on the day Mohammed Emwazi was unmasked, tells Channel 4 News that banning legitimate speakers is “naive”.
It is understood that the security services have long known the identity of the man dubbed Jihadi John. On Thursday they have faced accusations that MI5 tried to recruit him before he left for Syria.
Brian De Mulder, a “sporty and outgoing” 21-year-old, is among 46 Islamist extremists sentenced in Belgium today. Like many of his co-defendants he was not there – presumed to be in Syria, or dead.
In the wake of a disastrous 2014, Tesco has announced a list of 43 stores it plans to close, with the loss of 2,000 jobs.
The hunt continues for those involved in the Paris attacks. It is believed Amedy Coulibaly’s partner, Hayat Boumeddiene, is in Syria. French police say they think there could be up to six accomplices.
A man who knew the Kouachi brothers, responsible for the Charlie Hebdo killings, tells Channel 4 News how he tried to stop Cherif Kouachi from going to Iraq, and what made him prone to radicalisation.
Paris gunman Amedy Coulibaly has been linked to another shooting, Channel 4 News understands. It comes as a “martyrdom” video emerged apparently showing him pledging allegiance to the Islamic State.
Fears of a backlash against Muslim communities in France emerge in the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks. Islamic leaders urge people to stay calm – and avoid any provocation.
Exclusive: As a woman is jailed for funding terrorism in Syria, her old school friend, who was cleared of the same offence, says she was told to “cover up” by Muslims and been abused online.
The suspected Derby suicide bomber Kabir Ahmed told his mother in a phone call from Syria that he would see her in heaven, a family member tells Channel 4 News.
A young mother from Burton-Upon-Trent is the latest woman to leave the UK to join Islamic State militants in Syria – taking her 14-month-old toddler with her.
A chemistry teacher accused of supporting the Islamic State group is facing jail after he admitted terrorism charges.
Another British Muslim from Portsmouth is killed fighting with Islamic State militants, in the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani.