Islamists had for a while been uploading video footage on the internet of prisoners being beheaded by their captors. It was most prevalent in Iraq and has spread to other parts of the world where ferocious jihad was being waged.
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Thursday 01 November 2012
Two British soldiers shot dead by a man wearing Afghan police uniform were named last night as Lieutenant Edward Drummond-Baxter and Lance Corporal Siddhanta Kunwar of 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles.
Tuesday 30 October 2012
Latest deaths bring the number of UK forces killed in ‘green on blue’ attacks to 11 this year
Monday 29 October 2012
Coalition tensions over the future of Trident flared up today as Nick Clegg warned Defence Secretary Philip Hammond over “jumping the gun” on the future generation of British nuclear-armed submarines.
Saturday 27 October 2012
Anti-terror officers are investigating the theft of a cargo of munitions from a freight train.
Thursday 25 October 2012
An army medic, who died alongside a Royal Marine in a firefight in Helmand involving the local police, has become the third woman soldier to be killed in Afghanistan.
Thursday 25 October 2012
A Royal Marine and a woman soldier have died from injuries received while on patrol in Afghanistan.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
The Ministry of Defence today confirmed that it is to double the number of RAF drones in Afghanistan and begin operating the aircraft from the UK for the first time.
Friday 19 October 2012
The families of soldiers killed fighting in Iraq can now claim for damages for negligence against the Government, senior judges said in a 'landmark' ruling today.
Thursday 18 October 2012
Defence chief commands rebels guilty of huge human rights abuses, says dossier
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Japanese aircraft have spotted seven Chinese warships in waters off a southern Japan island and about 125 miles from the uninhabited isles at the centre of a territorial dispute between the two countries.
Sunday 14 October 2012
The Ministry of Defence last night launched an investigation into allegations that a series of former military chiefs had offered to lobby ministers and Whitehall officials for undercover reporters posing as arms manufacturers.
Friday 12 October 2012
An inquiry into allegations that British troops abused Iraqi prisoners has become “little more than a whitewash”, a former investigator has claimed.
Thursday 11 October 2012
The German government proved the insurmountable obstacle to the mega-merger. EADS advisers said yesterday that every time a concession was made to the Germans, such as agreeing for them to hold parity with any stake France held in the combined business, there would suddenly be a new demand.
Sunday 30 September 2012
Senior Labour MPs worked to dampen criticism when second inquiry was denied in 1998
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