Khadiza Sultana, Shamima Begum and Amira Abase passing through security at Gatwick Airport before flying to Turkey. Photograph: Metropolitan Police via The New York Times

The night before Khadiza Sultana left for Syria the teenager was dancing in her bedroom. It was a Monday during the February school vacation. Her n(...)

Sahima Begum (sister of Shamima Begum) and Abase Hussen (father of Amira Abase ) leave the Houses of Parliament in London, after giving evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee after three schoolgirls are feared to have joined Islamic State in war-torn Syria. Photograph: PA Wire

Hussen Abase, father of 15-year-old Amira, one of three girls who travelled secretly from London last month to join Islamic State in Syria, is a quiet(...)

Still taken from CCTV  of (from left to right) an unnamed 15-year-old, Kadiza Sultana (16) and Shamima Begum (15) at Gatwick airport. The three girls are suspected of attempting to travel to Syria to join Islamic State. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

Three schoolgirls have fled the UK in a suspected bid to travel to Syria and join Islamic State (Isis).Shamima Begum (15), Kadiza Sultana (16), and an(...)