AN IRAQI civilian said British soldiers took bets on who could knock him down and celebrated beating him "like it was Christmas", a court martial heard yesterday.
A DECORATED army colonel allowed his men to abuse nine Iraqi detainees in direct breach of the Geneva Convention, a court was told yesterday.
AMNESTY International has accused UK and US troops of failing to stop the abuse of prisoners in Iraq.
THE ruling council of Maysan province, in Southern Iraq, is to freeze ties with the British authorities over the recently released videotape of UK soldiers beating Iraqi youths during a 2004 riot there.
AN ENTIRE British military unit was last night "assisting with inquiries" over the video footage of UK soldiers beating Iraqi civilians.
AT least three of the soldiers caught on video beating Iraqi teenagers are understood to have been identified by Royal Military Police investigators.
A US Army interrogator facing up to life behind bars for killing an Iraqi general by stuffing him head-first into a sleeping bag and sitting on his chest will instead escape with a reprimand, a military jury ruled early today.
GRUESOME images of battered and bruised Iraqi prisoners allegedly tortured by Shiah militants inside a Baghdad jail were released today.
BRITISH troops are facing fresh allegations of abusing Iraqi prisoners.
A SENIOR British Army officer in Iraq spoke out today at the readiness of the authorities to press charges against soldiers serving in the field.
LIKE thousands of other British soldiers in early 2003, I endured countless briefings, lectures and power point presentations on the dangers we would face on arrival in Iraq.
DOZENS more British soldiers are facing the threat of prosecution for war crimes over events which occurred in Iraq during and after the invasion of the country in 2003.
THREE British soldiers are to stand trial for the war crime of inhumane treatment of detainees in Iraq, the Attorney General said last night.
TWO of the British soldiers convicted of abusing Iraqi prisoners in Basra have had their sentences reduced, the Ministry of Defence said yesterday.
A BRITISH Army commander decorated for his actions in Iraq is under investigation for "war crimes".
THE United States military launched an immediate investigation yesterday after photographs taken in prison of Saddam Hussein dressed in his underpants appeared in a British newspaper.
NEARLY 50 British servicemen could be prosecuted for murder, assault and other "war" crimes committed in Iraq, it was claimed last night.