The father of a star medical student who appeared in a chilling ISIS recruitment video and is in Syria with his younger brother says he disowns his two sons. Ahmed Muthana, 57 from Cardiff says that if Nasser Muthana and 17-year-old Aseel ever return to the UK, he would love to see them go to jail. His comments came as it was revealed his 20-year-old son, was a key figure in a chilling recruitment video aimed at luring jihadists to Iraq. Muthana has been offered places to study medicine by four universities and was due to begin his course last September. Instead he secretly made his way to Syria from his family home in Cardiff with his 17-year-old brother. Full story >>
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