A serving British soldier is believed to have travelled to the Middle East to fight against Islamic State. The man, understood
23 May, 2013, Idlib, Syria. A young British-Asian Muslim from Willesden dies while working in a field hospital. Dr Isa Abdur Rahman was volunteering as a doctor in a country where medics treating civilians have been tortured and killed. Hospitals are routinely attacked and there is a dire shortage, therefore, of medical staff willing to work under such circumstances. Isa was my nephew. He was 26. His name means 'Jesus', who is also named as a prophet in the Quran. In the Quran, Jesus' death is different but he still dies a young man striving for good. Isa felt this was his 'jihad', his 'struggle for good'.
Like smoke drifting across no man's land as the sound of the guns and the mortar finally fell quiet, the Christmas truce of 1914 has been shrouded by the mists of time. A historical event which occurred early in the First World War and one many of us are familiar with; yet it has the feel and texture of legend as much as fact.
A man who posted a Facebook message that said "all soldiers should die and go to hell" after six British soldiers were killed
A soldier from 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards has been killed in Afghanistan while on sentry duty, the Ministry of Defence
Three British soldiers were shot at point blank range by a man wearing a Afghan police uniform at a checkpoint in Helmand
Two British soldiers were killed by enemy mortar fire in Afghanistan today, the Ministry of Defence said. The soldiers, from
A teenager will appear in court today charged with making comments on Facebook about the deaths of six British soldiers in
Nearly three-quarters of the public believe that the war in Afghanistan is unwinnable. The figure has grown from 60% in June
A teenager will appear in court after making comments on Facebook about the deaths of six soldiers in Afghanistan last week