News Fatima Khan, mother of Abbas Khan, is comforted by her son

32-year-old orthopaedic surgeon from London was captured in November last year in the ancient city of Aleppo

Iraq bombs target worshippers, killing at least 16

The attacks included a suicide bombing at a funeral, and are the latest in a growing wave of violence

Abu Qatada’s friends in Jordan say he should be sent home, not to jail

'He is a good man': Abu Qatada’s friends in Jordan say he should be sent home, not to jail

"My son is innocent and I hope the court will set him free," said Abu Qatada's 86-year old father, standing outside the State Security Courthouse in the outskirts of Amman, where the firebrand preacher appeared on Sunday, charged with conspiring to carry out terrorist attack in Jordan in 1999 and 2000.

Sermons preached in mosques will do nothing to prevent child sex abuse in south Asian communities

There is no doubting the good intentions of Together Against Grooming, but their actions will only reinforce anti-Islamic assumptions and distract from the real issues

Stephen Yaxley-Lennon aka Tommy Robinson

EDL leaders Tommy Robinson and Kevin Carroll arrested in London

Pair detained for obstructing police

The effort comes after the convictions of Muslim men in a string of cases including those in Rochdale, Derby and Oxford, where five men were yesterday sentenced to life in prison for their involvement in a sex abuse gang.

Muslims unite to condemn 'extreme depravity' of child grooming in first UK-wide single sermon

500 Imams will deliver the unprecedented address following several abuse cases involving Muslim men

Anti-Ground Zero Mosque campaigners Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer, pictured in 2012, have been barred from entering Britain

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Theresa May said activists' presence in the UK would 'not be conducive to the public good'

Police call home-made bomb outside Walsall's Ashia Mosque a 'hate crime' and draft in counter-terror police

Remains of the bomb were handled by different people before committee rang police on suspicious item

The News Matrix: Monday 24 June 2013

Nine tourists killed in mountain attack

Bomb disposal team is called to mosque in Walsall after suspicious item discovered

Residents say an explosion was heard on Friday evening before the item was discovered on Saturday

Aside from the human cost of civil war, ancient architecture is being lost

Syria's lost treasure: How the civil war is ruining the country's ancient architecture

The great cultural monuments of Syria, including Damascus, are at risk of damage or destruction

Iraq election candidate killed in suicide bomb attack

A suicide attack has killed an election candidate and four of his relatives in a northern province.

29 killed after suicide bombers target Baghdad mosque

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up inside and near a Shiite mosque in Baghdad, killing 29 people and wounding 52, Iraqi officials said.

Washwood Heath Muslim Centre in Birmingham where three men and a police officer were stabbed

'Hero' police officer stabbed at mosque is discharged from hospital

The police officer heralded a hero after being stabbed in the chest and stomach while he disarmed a knife-wielding attacker at a mosque is to be discharged from hospital.

Man arrested over stabbings at Birmingham mosque

Police say no information suggests attack was a hate crime

Police seal off the area outside the Washwood Heath Muslim Centre

Man arrested over stabbings at Birmingham mosque

Police say no information suggests attack was a hate crime

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