Britain arrests nine in operation against Islamist militants




 
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September 25th, 2014  
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Topic: Britain arrests nine in operation against Islamist militants


By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - British police arrested nine men as part of an operation into Islamist-related militancy on Thursday, with media reporting the country's most high-profile radical Muslim preacher was among those held. Britain last month raised its international threat level to the second-highest classification of "severe", meaning an attack is considered highly likely, and Prime Minister David Cameron has said the Islamic State group battling for territory in Syria and Iraq poses the country's greatest ever security risk. ...




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