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Cardiff doctor’s medical help to Basra via the web bid – BBC News


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Cardiff doctor's medical help to Basra via the web bid
BBC News
A Cardiff doctor is hoping to give medical advice to people in Iraq from his surgery in Wales via the internet. Dr Laith Al Rubaiy, who is originally from Iraq, recently helped treat displaced families on the outskirts of Basra. The doctor who is based ...
BBC Wales gets keys to new Cardiff Central Square HQBBC News

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Stoke-on-Trent man among suspects involved in one of UK’s ‘most significant’ people smuggling networks – Stoke Sentinel


Stoke Sentinel

Stoke-on-Trent man among suspects involved in one of UK’s ‘most significant’ people smuggling networks
Stoke Sentinel
A Stoke-on-Trent man is among the suspects arrested for their alleged roles in one of the ‘most significant’ people smuggling networks operating between the UK and Iraq. Officers from the National Crime Agency (NCA) took the 38-year-old into custody
Three held over Iraq to UK ‘people-smuggling ring’BBC News
Three held in swoop on ‘people-smuggling network’BT.com

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Ex Stoke-on-Trent soldier facing terrorism charges gets hero’s welcome at court – Stoke Sentinel


Stoke Sentinel

Ex Stoke-on-Trent soldier facing terrorism charges gets hero’s welcome at court
Stoke Sentinel
A former Stoke-on-Trent soldier has denied travelling to terror training camps in Iraq and Syria to fight against Islamic State. James Matthews appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court today. He is accused of ‘attending a place or places in Iraq and

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Kuwait commits funding to help Iraq reconstruction efforts – Bournemouth Echo


Bournemouth Echo

Kuwait commits funding to help Iraq reconstruction efforts
Bournemouth Echo
Kuwait’s ruling emir has said his oil-rich nation will give one billion US dollars in loans and one billion dollars in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq, a stunning donation as only a generation ago Saddam Hussein invaded the small, oil-rich

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Coventry Red Arrows pilot ‘dreamed of flying fast jets’ – Coventry Telegraph


Coventry Telegraph

Coventry Red Arrows pilot ‘dreamed of flying fast jets’
Coventry Telegraph
In an illustrious career which saw Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham complete several tours of Iraq, his time in the skies as a member of the elite Red Arrows aerobatics display team was the pinnacle. Though born in Johannesburg, the Coventry educated
Ejector seat company admits failings that left to Red Arrows pilot’s deathMetro

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Homeless veteran’s tent ‘slashed’ as he slept in Cardiff – BBC News


Homeless veteran’s tent ‘slashed’ as he slept in Cardiff
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A former soldier woke to find his tent had been slashed in the night as he slept opposite City Hall in Cardiff, documentary footage has shown. Alan, who served in the French Foreign Legion, took to the streets after returning from Iraq with post

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Former Manchester University student found ‘strangled’ in Beirut was due to fly home for Christmas – Manchester Evening News


Manchester Evening News

Former Manchester University student found ‘strangled’ in Beirut was due to fly home for Christmas
Manchester Evening News
As a child she attended Malvern St James Girls’ School in Worcestershire before going on to study Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester between 2005 and 2008. She worked in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as a Policy Officer in Iraq

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Coventry school children offer their friendship to child refugees in Iraq – Coventry Observer


Coventry school children offer their friendship to child refugees in Iraq
Coventry Observer
OVER 150 Coventry school children have offered their friendship to child refugees in Iraq as part of a pioneering educational project. The Coventry-run ‘Let’s be Friends Project’ aims at promoting peace and reconciliation through contact with children

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