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Wednesday 09 September 2009
Home Secretary Alan Johnson today "gave no ground" in the face of calls not to extradite computer hacker Gary McKinnon, a cross-party trio of senior MPs said.
Friday 17 July 2009
With his dyed red hair, pierced eyebrows and avowed interest in hardcore dance music, Andrew "Andy" Ibrahim was the epitome of the modern teenager. On his MySpace page, he described his interests as singing in a band, "hanging out", watching chat shows and "lots of reality TV".
Thursday 28 May 2009
Three sons of jailed cleric Abu Hamza were jailed today for their involvement in a £1m luxury car scam.
Sunday 12 April 2009
Sunday 22 February 2009
Idon’t mind people being furious about Omar Mahmoud Mohammed Othman, better known as Abu Qatada, as long as it’s for the right reasons. There was outrage last week when the Jordanian cleric and terror suspect won compensation from a court in Strasbourg for unlawful detention, even though the amount was derisory – not much more than £2 for each day he was held in Belmarsh.
Friday 13 February 2009
As film premieres go it was hardly the Odeon Leicester Square. Lord Pearson of Rannoch had a red carpet for his screening of the anti-Islamic film Fitna yesterday but then again, crimson is the standard colour for all the flooring in the House of Lords.
Wednesday 23 July 2008
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri today lost a legal attempt to block his extradition from Britain to the United States, where he is accused of trying to set up an al-Qa'ida camp and faces other terrorism charges.
Saturday 21 June 2008
The radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza has lost his High Court battle against extradition to the United States, where he faces a jail sentence of up to 100 years.
Thursday 08 May 2008
The leader of al Qaida in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, has been arrested in the northern city of Mosul, an Iraqi Defence Ministry spokesman. Spokesman Mohammed al-Askari said the arrest of al-Masri, also known as Abu Hamza al-Muhajir, was confirmed to him by the Iraqi commander of the province.
Wednesday 16 April 2008
The Home Secretary Jacqui Smith was accused of breaching election rules today by making a major anti-terrorism announcement during the run-up to local polls.
Sunday 16 March 2008
The al-Qa'ida spokesman who, following the 2004 Madrid train bombings, told the West, "You love life and we love death" articulated a chilling truth. It's clear in Michael Burleigh's weighty book that death has always been the terrorist's trump card. It's not only the targeted assassinations, indiscriminate mass murders and tit-for-tat killings that spread fear; so too does the passion with which certain terrorists embrace their own annihilation. Their mindset seems so bewilderingly alien.
Wednesday 27 February 2008
An Islamist extremist who called himself "Osama bin London" has been found guilty of leading his own "al-Qa'ida-style" cell which trained terrorists, including those who attempted to carry out the "second wave" of London bombings on 21 July 2005.
Tuesday 26 February 2008
Mohammed Hamid, 50, dedicated his life to training the terrorists of the future, masterminding an east London gang and reaching out to countless other impressionable young Muslims.
Friday 08 February 2008
The extradition of the extremist Islamic cleric Abu Hamza to the United States on a series of terrorism charges has been authorised by Jacqui Smith, the Home Secretary.
Sunday 06 January 2008
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
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