MPs ban five Syria-linked jihadist groups in UK

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A masked ISIS militant aiming a gun at captured Iraqi men The proscribed organisations include ISIS which are known to have been involved in conflicts in Iraq and Syria

Five Syria-linked jihadist groups – including the The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) – have been banned in the UK by MPs.

Security minister James Brokenshire set out the motion, which was passed unopposed in the House of Commons on Thursday.

Security Minister Mr James Brokenshire

It will now be an offence to be a member of any of the groups in the UK.

Mr Brokenshire said terrorists from or connected to the conflicts in Syria and Iraq posed a threat to the UK security.

The list of proscribed organisations includes ISIS, whose fighters are known to have been involved in conflicts in both countries.

The four other groups to be banned are: Turkiye Halk Kurtulus Partisi-Cephesi (THKP-C); Kateeba al-Kawthar (KaK); Abdallah Azzam Brigades, including the Ziyad al-Jarrah Battalions…

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