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.
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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
29 June 2014 12:00 AM
Gerry Conlon dead: Guildford Four member and victim of one of Britain's worst miscarriages of justice dies aged 60
22 June 2014 12:04 AM
In one of Britain’s worst miscarriages of justice, he was wrongly convicted of a 1974 IRA attack
15 June 2014 12:00 AM
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
- 1 Keira Knightley topless: Usually conservative actress does own take on #Freethenipple campaign for Interview Magazine
- 2 Oil tanker with $100 million cargo goes missing off Texas coast
- 3 George Galloway left with severe bruising after attack in Notting Hill by man 'shouting about the Holocaust'
- 4 Lady al-Qa’ida: On the trail of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, the world’s most wanted prisoner
- 5 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
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