Five people from London have been charged with terrorism offences.
Three men have been charged with preparing for acts of terrorism while a man and a woman have been charged with possessing terrorist documents.
Those charged are Richard Dart, 29, from Ealing; Imran Mahmood, 21, from Northolt; Jahangir Alom, 26, from Stratford; and Ruksana Begum, 22, from Hoxton.
Also charged was Khalid Baqa, 47, from Barking.
All five will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.
Four of those charged were arrested earlier in the month during a Metropolitan Police operation, while Mr Baqa was detained on Wednesday.
Mr Dart, Mr Mahmood and Mr Alom are charged that “between 25 July 2010 and 6 July 2012, with the intention of committing acts of terrorism or assisting another to commit such acts, engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to his intention”.