Britons at Camp X-Ray are named

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Two Britons from Tipton in the West Midlands are among the al-Qa'ida terrorism suspects being held at Camp X-Ray, it was revealed last night.

Asif Iqbal, 20, and Shafiq Rasul, 24, are at the American camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. It is unclear what charges they face.

Feroz Abbasi, 22, from Croydon, south London, had already been named as one of the Camp X-Ray inmates.

The Foreign Office said all three were being treated humanely and their families had been informed. They were seen by British officials on 12 and 13 January. The Government has been told that a further five Britons are thought to be under American control.

It also emerged last night that Afghanistan's former king, Zahir Shah, will end 28 years of exile and return home in mid-March with the country's interim leader, Hamid Karzai.

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