Topic: UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Britain 'invited' Israel's ambassador to discuss the apparent use of forged British passports by a hit squad that murdered Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a Hamas official, in Dubai. The assassination scandal recalls tensions from the 1980s, when Margaret Thatcher was furious that Israel's Mossad had used forged British passports.
02/18/2010 08:56 am
British hostage Peter Moore was released after 2-1/2 years in captivity in Iraq. He was among the last of 306 foreigners to be abducted since 2003. British officials praised their Iraqi counterparts' efforts in securing Moore's release.
12/30/2009 12:09 pm
Yemen is allegedly becoming a hub for Al Qaeda militants and is garnering increased US military support. A Nigerian national who attempted to bomb a Northwest passenger flight on Christmas claimed ties to Al Qaeda in Yemen.
12/28/2009 07:58 am
In Pictures Views of Mt. Everest
Iran has released the five British sailors it detained last week after their racing yacht strayed into Iranian waters.
12/02/2009 12:00 am
President Obama's speech on Afghanistan at West Point Tuesday is expected to appeal to Europe to match his troop surge. Will Europeans provide 10,000 soldiers?
12/01/2009 12:00 am
Iran braces for showdown on Nov. 4 anniversary, during which antigovernment protesters plan to take to the streets for the first time in six weeks.
11/04/2009 12:00 am
Reports that pirates may want to swap a British couple they captured last week for fellow pirates detained by foreign navies have fueled speculation that the pirates are linking up with Islamist militants.
11/02/2009 12:00 am
Former British ambassador to Iran suggests ways to negotiate over nuclear policy.
08/31/2009 01:00 am
It put a French academic on trial Saturday and confirmed that it had transferred to Tehran three Americans detained on the Iran-Iraq border.
08/08/2009 01:00 am