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Family of surgeon found dead in Damascus criticises British government
Relatives of Abbas Khan, a surgeon from South London who had gone to treat victims of the conflict in Syria, say British government did not do enough to secure his release.
December 18, 2013
No ‘credible evidence’ British special forces were involved in Diana’s death, inquiry finds
Allegations that the elite Special Air Service (SAS) unit was somehow involved in the Paris deaths of Princess Diana, her companion Dodi Al Fayed and their driver, Henri Paul, surfaced in August. Omar Karmi reports
December 17, 2013
Mandela’s last public appearance outside South Africa ‘crucial’ to forgiving debt
Nelson Mandela's appearance at Make Poverty History campaign launch in London's Trafalgar Square was crucial to a G8 summit decision to forgive the entire US$40 billion (Dh147bn) in debt owed by the world's 18 most impoverished countries. Omar Karmi reports
December 15, 2013
London seeks to solidify its role as Europe’s Islamic finance hub
The British capital hosts the World Islamic Forum, the first time the Islamic world's Davos is held outside the Muslim world. Omar Karmi reports
October 15, 2013
Israeli and Palestinian crossfire reaches UK
Activists picket Brighton’s Ecostream shop, part of Israeli-owned carbonated beverages manufacturer Sodastream, which runs a factory in occupied Palestinian territory. Omar Karmi reports
October 7, 2013
Russia feels push to release Greenpeace activists
Protests planned as the Netherlands launches legal action to free the activists, whose vessel, Arctic Sunrise, was sailing under a Dutch flag. Omar Karmi reports
October 4, 2013
‘Haloodies’ find UK’s Halal Food Festival worth its salt
Britain's first Halal Food Festival is a culinary extravaganza that has also coined a new word.
September 30, 2013
British poll highlighting Islamophobia is ‘deeply worrying’ to Muslim groups
That the poll was taken shortly after the murder of the British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich may have skewed its findings, but British Muslim associations said they were deeply concerned about how entrenched Islamophobia has become in the UK.
September 26, 2013
Archive documents reveal changing dynamic between UK and the Gulf
Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, joked during a recent trip to the UAE that he was the mayor of the “eighth Emirate”. But eighty-four years ago, that would have been impossible to imagine, as dispatches from British diplomats illustrate
September 23, 2013
UK debate rages over demands for a niqab ban
Opponents of a ban on the niqab say such a move runs against a long British tradition of individual liberty and religious freedoms.
September 18, 2013