Four British jihadists face UN sanctions
28 September 2015
From the section UK
So-called Islamic State has taken control of large areas of Iraq and Syria
Four Britons have been given international sanctions in a bid by the government to stem the flow of recruits to so-called Islamic State.
At least 700 Britons have travelled to support or fight for jihadist organisations in Syria and Iraq, British police say.
About half have since returned to Britain.
The announcement comes as the prime minister joins other world leaders at the UN General Assembly in New York.
Most of the Britons who went to the conflict zone are thought to have joined …read more
Source:: BBC UK