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British Man Killed Fighting Against ISIS In Syria

AP | BRAM JANSSEN and DANICA KIRKA | Posted 03.04.2015 | World

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — A British citizen fighting alongside Kurdish forces against the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria, a Kurdish commander...

Tapes Emerge Of 'Jihadi John' Complaining About Alleged Spy Threats

AP | Posted 03.03.2015 | World

LONDON (AP) -- Audio tapes in which the man identified as "Jihadi John" complains about scrutiny from British intelligence services have been broadcas...

UK Spies Face Questions About Failure To Stop 'Jihadi John'

AP | GREGORY KATZ and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 02.27.2015 | World

LONDON (AP) — The unmasking of Islamic State militant "Jihadi John" as a Londoner who had repeatedly been questioned by security services sent shock...

British Jihadi Who Faked His Own Death Is Jailed For 12 Years

AP | Posted 02.06.2015 | World

LONDON (AP) — A British jihadi who faked his death in an attempt to secretly return to England from Syria was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison...

British Jihadi Who Faked His Own Death In Syria Faces Jail

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 01.20.2015 | World

LONDON (AP) — A British jihadi who faked his own death in an apparent bid to make it easier to return to England unnoticed faces prison after pleadi...

Hundreds Donate To Memorial Fund Set Up To Show Alan Henning's Death 'Not In Vain'

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 10.08.2014 | World

Hundreds of well-wishers have donated money to memorial funds for Alan Henning, the British hostage recently killed by Islamic State militants. Hen...

British Fighter Jets Launch First Airstrikes On ISIS In Iraq

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2014 | World

LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - British Tornado fighter jets have launched their first attacks against Islamic State targets in Iraq since parliament ap...

Britain Raises Terror Threat Level

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 10.29.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed b...

Britain To Re-open Embassy In Iran

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2014 | World

LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) - Britain plans to re-open its embassy in Iran, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Tuesday, sa...

First British Delegation In Years Visits Iran

AP | BY NASSER KARIMI | Posted 03.09.2014 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A British Parliament delegation arrived in Tehran on Tuesday on the first visit by U.K. lawmakers to Iran in years, as the two c...

UK Braces For More Flooding

AP | Posted 03.08.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — Britain's coastal residents were bracing Monday for more flooding with lashing winds, rain and high tides expected. Waves of up to 27...

Britain-Iran Revive Diplomatic Relations

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

LONDON, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Britain said on Monday it had revived diplomatic relations with Iran and appointed a non-resident charge d'affaires, two ...