At a time of tremendous religious significance for the Shia, the insensitive actions of a British security man appear to have sparked a major crisis
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Saturday 14 September 2013
Police have arrested a man in connection with the incident and are appealing for witnesses
Sunday 30 June 2013
The initial police investigation has suggested the attack was carried out against the girls by their step-brother, who is now believed to be on the run
Friday 22 March 2013
These “Heroic true-life stories from the nurses of World War Two” are moving oral histories, spoken by nurses in short interview form.
Friday 21 December 2012
A former Army doctor's career lay in ruins today after he was struck off the medical register over the death of Iraqi detainee Baha Mousa.
Sunday 16 December 2012
A former British Army doctor has been found guilty of attempting to cover up the death of an Iraqi civilian who was fatally beaten by British troops in 2003, and of failing to protect other detainees.
Saturday 14 January 2012
A bomb killed at least 30 Shi'ite pilgrims near the southern port city of Basra today, Iraqi officials said. It was the latest in a series of attacks during Shi'ite religious commemorations that threaten to further increase sectarian tensions just weeks after the US withdrawal.
Saturday 07 January 2012
The recent crises around the world mean demand for armed guards is soaring with the UK leading the way
Monday 29 August 2011
A report into the death of an Iraqi civilian while being held in British Army custody in Basra in 2003 is likely to clear the military of systematic abuse and torture, it was reported yesterday.
Monday 13 June 2011
Four people were killed when a suicide bomber rammed a vehicle into a police building in southern Iraq.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Sunday 06 March 2011
A roadside bomb killed six people and wounded 12 Sunday morning in the oil-rich city of Basra in southern Iraq, local officials said.
Wednesday 29 December 2010
Former and serving British soldiers are awaiting a landmark report into the brutal death of an Iraqi civilian which could lead to them facing criminal charges.
Sunday 08 August 2010
The death toll from an explosion in Iraq's second-largest city has risen from 20 to 43, health officials revealed today.
Tuesday 20 July 2010
A former Army commanding officer was accused yesterday of lying to a public inquiry into the death of an Iraqi civilian in his soldiers' custody.
Monday 19 July 2010
A former Army commanding officer was accused today of lying to a public inquiry into the death of an Iraqi civilian in his soldiers' custody.
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