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British police arrest four men in counter-terror probe

Police said they arrested four men in Birmingham on Tuesday as part of an ongoing counter-terrorism investigation that has uncovered an alleged suicide bombing plot. The men, three aged 19 and one 24, were detained under counter-terror laws in the Sparkhill area on suspicion of fundraising for terrorist purposes and…

U.K. police make eighth terror arrest

LONDON — Police said Thursday they had arrested an eighth suspect in the second city of Birmingham as part of a major pre-planned counter-terrorism operation targeting Islamic extremists. Detectives swooped overnight Sunday to arrest six men and a woman — all British passport holders — on suspicion of the commission,…

Report slams UK cameras used to snoop on Muslims

Report criticizes UK police for installing surveillance cameras in Muslim neighborhoods British police apologized Thursday for a counterterrorism project that installed surveillance cameras in predominantly Muslim neighborhoods, saying that although the cameras had never been switched on, the program had damaged trust and caused anger in the community. The surveillance…

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