The head of a hospital which cares for military personnel injured in Iraq and Afghanistan accused the media of peddling "urban myths" about Muslims abusing wounded soldiers.
A senior Army surgeon warned that British troops injured in fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan faced delays of up to seven hours before reaching a field hospital, it was reported yesterday.
A roadside blast hit a US-led coalition vehicle in southern Afghanistan, leaving three coalition members and their Afghan interpreter dead, just hours after a bomb killed 35 people on board a police academy bus in Kabul.
A british soldier killed in Afghanistan on Saturday was named last night.
Five American soldiers were killed when their Chinook helicopter was apparently shot down in southern Afghanistan yesterday.
A soldier died in Helmand province in Afghanistan yesterday, the Ministry of Defence said.
A soldier killed in an explosion in Afghanistan has been hailed as a hero who saved the lives of his comrades in losing his own.
A Tyneside soldier was injured when his Land Rover was blown up in Afghanistan.
The body of a Newcastle soldier shot dead in Afghanistan during a gunfight with Taliban fighters was brought home yesterday.
A soldier killed by the Taliban in Afghanistan was from the North-East, it was revealed last night.
A british soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan yesterday, the Ministry of Defence said.
Hundreds of angry protesters chanting "Death to Bush" and "Death to Karzai" demonstrated in eastern Afghanistan after US-led coalition and Afghan forces raided a suspected car bomb cell yesterday, leaving four militants and five civilians dead.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in an eastern Afghan city yesterday, killing six civilians and wounding 40 others.
A British soldier has been killed during a routine patrol in Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said yesterday.
Attacks on two Nato convoys in eastern Afghanistan left two soldiers dead and another wounded yesterday.
Six Nato soldiers were killed in a blast in southern Afghanistan yesterday.
"It is scandalous" that troubled British veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are waiting up to 18 months for NHS mental health treatment, a charity said yesterday.
Two British soldiers died in Afghanistan's Helmand province yesterday.
I reckon there are three topics that feature in most, if not every, newspaper these days - the fighting in Iraq/Afghanistan, the second is terrorism and the third is global warming.
It has been reported that General Dan McNeill, the new commander of Nato forces in Afghanistan, has authorised the aerial spraying of poppy fields.
A British Army soldier killed when his vehicle was involved in an explosion in Afghanistan was named last night.
Last week I wrote about Royal Marines, facing bullets in the notorious Helmand province of Afghanistan, who are not to be given the £3,000 they were promised for service in an overseas war zone due to an error by Royal Navy administrators.
Royal Marines serving in Afghanistan are not to be given £3,000 they were promised for service in an overseas war zone due to an error by Royal Navy administrators.
A Royal Marine died in Afghanistan after a suicide attack against a military convoy yesterday, the Ministry of Defence said.
Tony Blair said yesterday he "agreed with every word" Army chief General Sir Richard Dannatt had said in a radio interview about the situation in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Troops serving in Afghanistan and Iraq will get annual bonuses of up to £2,240 because of the dangers they face, Tony Blair said yesterday.
British commander General David Richards, Nato's top commander in Afghanistan, said yesterday the country was at a crucial point - and warned Afghans would probably switch their allegiance to resurgent Taliban militants if there were no visible improvements in people's lives in the next six months.
One Nato soldier was killed yesterday in an explosion in southern Afghanistan.
One British soldier has been killed and five others "very seriously injured" in a landmine explosion in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said.
Three British soldiers were killed in Afghanistan and Iraq yesterday, as the Army's most senior officer warned that troops are fighting at the limit of their capacity.
Four Canadian soldiers were killed and seven injured in ground battles in southern Afghanistan over the weekend.
A British soldier was killed yesterday in a clash with insurgents in northern Helmand province in Afghanistan.
Royal Military Police are investigating six shooting incidents involving British soldiers in Afghanistan, it was disclosed yesterday.
A British soldier was killed during an incident in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said yesterday.
The distraught family of a soldier who died in Afghanistan last night paid tribute to him as "the most likeable person you could ever meet".
Tributes were paid last night to a "hugely popular" North-East soldier who died while repairing a damaged tank in Afghanistan - less than six weeks after another of the region's servicemen was killed in the same troubled valley.
The British soldier killed in Afghanistan on Sunday was taking part in the biggest attack operation yet mounted by UK forces against the Taliban, the Ministry of Defence said yesterday.
Embattled British forces in Afghanistan yesterday suffered their 10th fatality in two months as it was claimed they were "on the brink of exhaustion".
Canadian troops from a Nato-led security force narrowly escaped a suicide bombing in southern Afghanistan near where four fellow soldiers died the previous day.
The three UK troops killed in Afghanistan included two from the Household Cavalry Regiment and one from 7 Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery, the Ministry of Defence said last night.