From the Waltham Forest Guardian.
The men were charged as part of an investigation by MI5 and the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command.
Umar Haque, 24, from Newham is accused of preparing to commit acts of terrorism and charged with four counts of possessing documents useful for committing or preparing an act of terrorism.
Muhammad Abid, 27, also from Newham is charged under terror laws with failing to disclose information about Haque.
Abuthaher Mamun, 18, from Barking is accused of preparing to assist another to commit acts of terrorism.
Nadeem Ilyas Patel, 25, also from Newham, is accused of conspiring with Haque to possess a firearm - or imitation firearm - with intent to cause fear or violence.
They will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Friday.