'They made that offer to us and we should have taken it but there was an arrogance: we invented the tank, we have to have a British tank'
Huge Saddam Hussein-era dam near Isis territory is unstable, experts warn, with even a partial breach capable of causing flooding as far away as Baghdad
In Iraq 11 years ago, Justin Huggler broke the story in The Independent of a 19-year-old Iraqi civilian driven to his death in the Tigris River by five American soldiers. The semi-autobiographical book he wrote about a hero reporter in Iraq is an absolute cracker
The country's border forces are known for their hard-line attitude to asylum seekers
Total figures released for 2016 show extent of losses caused by fight for Mosul, and terror attacks targeting civilians around the country
Expectations revised as progress in battle for extremist-held city of Mosul slows to gruelling street-by-street fight
Officials have informed the soldier's family and say incident is 'currently under investigation'
'We have no idea who will kill at any moment and who's supposed to protect us'
Isis has waged almost daily attacks in Iraq's capital in recent months.
After being stalled on the edges of Mosul for weeks, replenished Iraqi forces will now attempt to overcome Isis resistance
'Saudis in the Islamic State (Isis) are fewer than what most of us would imagine,' says general
Slow progress in the city of Mosul has forced Haider al-Abadi to revise his prediction
The fight for the city has reached a bitter stalemate
The 48-year-old was highly critical of the US invasion
Chief of French military's general staff says 'peace no longer happens by itself'
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking to extend his authoritarian rule but his country beset by problems both home and abroad