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2,000 women and children held in Syrian detention camps for links...

More than 2,000 foreign women and children are being held in detention camps in Syria after moving with their husbands to join ISIS. After their husbands are captured or killed, many of their families also find themselves captured and stuck in limbo as their home countries ignore pleas to repatriate them.

Director General of MI5 warns of “unprecedented” danger of Islamist terrorism

MI5 Director General, Andrew Parker, has told a symposium of his European counterparts in Berlin that Islamist terrorism represents an “unprecedented” danger to the EU, along with the threat of Russian aggression.

Quilliam Foundation publishes theological rebuttal to ISIS’s manual

The counter-extremism organisation, the Quilliam Foundation, has published a translation, analysis, and theological rebuttal of the “jihadist manual” used by ISIS, al-Qaeda, and Boko Haram.

Jailing of Parsons Green bomber raises questions about effectiveness of Prevent

Ahmed Hassan has been sentenced to thirty-four years in jail for his attempted bombing of a London train. It has emerged Hassan was referred to the Prevent programme twice, but the extent of the threat he posed was not realised.