THE destruction of the Mosul mosque by Isis fighters is “a declaration of their defeat,” Iraq’s Prime Minister announced yesterday.
The country’s Ministry of Defence said the death cult demolished the 12th-century Grand Mosque of al-Nuri and its famous leaning...
Friday 23rd Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
nvestigation opened into 257 humanitarian breaches in Yemen
Friday 24th Feb 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Cheapskate treatment of troops exposed after Armistice Day
Tuesday 15th Nov 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
MILITARY families are “badly let down” by the MoD and a contractor’s substandard homes, senior MPs warned yesterday.
Carillion/Amey won a £1 billion contract to manage armed forces housing on behalf of the MoD but is leaving homes without heating, hot water or...
Wednesday 13th Jul 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
MILITARY firing ranges have become death traps after the withdrawal of range wardens whose job was to prevent anyone wandering into the danger area, a union warned yesterday.
Unite said that in one incident last week a group of Gurkha soldiers using ranges at Hythe in Kent walked down...
Wednesday 20th Apr 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
THE Ministry of Defence (MoD) faces official censure over the deaths of three soldiers on an SAS training exercise in July 2013, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announced yesterday.
Six soldiers collapsed in the Brecon Beacons suffering from heat exhaustion after they were...
Thursday 3rd Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE former chief legal adviser to the army hit out yesterday at government attempts to avoid paying compensation to victims of abuse and torture during the Iraq war.
Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered the national security council to bring a halt to “spurious” legal...
Saturday 23rd Jan 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
CIVILIAN jobs in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) are to be slashed by almost a third, a move that unions described as “devastating” yesterday.
The MoD’s civilian workforce will fall by almost 30 per cent to 41,000 in the next five years, with some services outsourced to...
Tuesday 24th Nov 2015
Cameron decides UN can’t stop his lust for destruction
Wednesday 18th Nov 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
THE Ministry of Defence (MoD) launched a public consultation yesterday on plans to double a Royal Navy submarine torpedo testing area following pressure from opposition parties in Parliament.
SNP MP Ian Blackford had raised concerns regarding the lack of consultation with Defence...
Saturday 26th Sep 2015