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Hardline Iranian students have stormed Britain’s two diplomatic compounds in Tehran, lobbing petrol bombs, smashing windows and burning the Union Flag which they replaced with Iranian ones.
MORE than 100 Iraqi civilians have won a landmark Court of Appeal battle in their bid for a fresh public inquiry into allegations of torture and inhuman and degrading treatment made against British soldiers and interrogators.
Suicide bombers and roadside blasts targeted police across Baghdad yesterday, killing at least 28 people and wounding dozens on the second day of serial bombings in the Iraqi capital in less than a week.
THE politician at the centre of Edinburgh’s tram fiasco has admitted that he and his colleagues were out of their depth and failed to oversee the project properly. 108 Comments
A PAIR of bombs struck two oil pipelines in southern Iraq, causing a temporary cut in production at the country’s largest oil field.
Afghan president Hamid Karzai has said the Taleban are entirely reliant on Pakistan, claiming the militants cannot lift a finger without the Pakistanis.
IRAN’S hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who campaigned on a pledge to combat corruption, is facing a fresh internal political crisis over the biggest financial scandal in Iran’s history.
American troops remaining in Iraq must be granted immunity from local prosecution, US defence secretary Leon Panetta said yesterday.
IRAQI insurgents allied to al-Qaeda have released a video showing showing them manufacturing rockets, silencers, improvised explosive devices, vehicle-borne IEDs, remote-control full-size cars and automated machine-guns.
Iraqi security forces yesterday killed several insurgents after they attacked a local government compound and a police station in Anbar.
Gunmen broke into a house and fatally shot a family as they slept, Iraqi officials confirmed last night.
Average life expectancies are increasing steadily in most of the world, but men in Iraq and women in South Africa are bucking the trend.
ALASTAIR Campbell's claim that the controversial Iraq dossier was not about putting the "case for war" has been strongly denied by a former top military intelligence officer.
AT LEAST seven people were injured when a bomb outside the entrance of a Baghdad church exploded yesterday, an Iraqi police official said.
Moqtada al-Sadr's threat to unleash his Mehdi Army could revive radical elements in Iraq and pit the once-feared militia against Iraqi and US troops.
An appeals court yesterday resurrected the case against four Blackwater Worldwide guards involved in shooting in a Baghdad public square that killed 17 Iraqis in 2007.
Army police and a team of investigators are examining footage that appears to show British soldiers beating an Iraqi civilian.
Iraq security forces yesterday raided the settlement of an Iranian exile group that the Shiite-led government has long tried to disband.