Oliver Poole is an award-winning Foreign Correspondent for the Evening Standard and Independent titles. In his career he has reported from war zones including Libya, Afghanistan, Somalia and Iraq, where he was based during the worst years of the civil war. He has written two books, "Red Zone: Five Bloody Years in Baghdad' and 'Black Knights: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad'. He was previously a Foreign Reporter for The Daily Telegraph, and has written for the BBC, Guardian, Times and South China Morning Post.
06 December 2014 12:00 PM
Hilton has created a satisfying page-turner
Rupert Murdoch turns on golden boy Tony Abbott over Australian PM's failure to show 'courage and leadership'
23 November 2014 12:00 AM
16 November 2014 12:00 AM
It was party time on Tuesday as a celebration was hosted at the Grange St Paul's Hotel, London, to honour the 101 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who this year featured on The Independent on Sunday's Rainbow List of 2014.
31 August 2014 12:00 AM
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30 July 2014 07:17 PM
With only six per cent of the US population of these amazing big cats held in zoos, the Zanesville incident in 2011 was inevitable
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
20 July 2014 12:00 AM
Win exclusive home screening of Helena Bonham Carter-narrated film 'Price of Kings: President Peres'
12 July 2014 07:16 PM
President Peres speaks candidly about his relationship with Yasser Arafat and also with Benjamin Netanyahu
29 June 2014 12:00 AM
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
- 1 PlayStation and Xbox hacked by Lizard Squad
- 2 Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
- 3 The Grace Dent Christmas Questionnaire
- 4 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 5 Vagina canoe artist defends herself over ‘obscenity’ charges