North-east councils are poised to launch a controversial new staff training scheme to spot "signs of extremism" in schools and workplaces.
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The childhood friend of an Aberdeen-born Islamic State fighter, who was killed by a drone strike last year, has said the group brainwash their recruits by making them go through a normal application process.
Counter-terrorism police have teamed-up with universities and health boards to track down extremists in the north-east.
Passengers at airports in the north and north-east have been detained by terror cops seeking information from those returning from Syria and other “theatres of conflict”.
A north-east man exposed as an extremist militant planned charity football matches in Aberdeen to raise money for humanitarian aid just months before he turned his life to terror.
David Cameron has been quizzed on the threat posed by home-grown jihadists after it emerged that an Aberdeen man had joined Islamist fighters in Syria.
Home Secretary Theresa May has warned that some UK jihadists will present a "real danger" when they return.
The Scot identified as one of three British Islamic militants who appear in a chilling terrorist recruiting video was described last night as "just one of the guys".
The Isis jihadist from Aberdeen is believed to have gone to the same school as UK Education Secretary Michael Gove.
A UK Government minister said the revelation that an Aberdeen man has joined the ISIS militant group proved that "no community can be complacent" about the threat.
An expert in Islamic terrorism has said he does not believe Aberdeen is facing a threat from radical Moslems.
A north-east man who turned to terror left a final message quoted from the Koran to his friends and family on Facebook before he left to join an Islamic radical group.