Ministry of Defence

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Amazon to host classified material for MI5, MI6 and GCHQ
US firm Amazon Web Services to host classified material in cloud system, raising sovereignty concerns

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

26, Oct, 2021 @9:30 AM

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UK defence minister faces call for inquiry into 2012 killing of Kenyan woman
Inquest in Kenya in 2019 concluded that Agnes Wanjiru, 21, ‘was murdered by British soldiers’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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RAF plane to fly up to 40 Afghans to UK as evacuations resume
Flight carrying translators and others who have escaped Taliban to land at RAF Brize Norton on Friday

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

14, Oct, 2021 @3:17 PM

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Revealed: UK forces linked to deaths of nearly 300 Afghan civilians
MoD compensation logs show just £2,380 paid on average, with more than 80 children among victims

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

23, Sep, 2021 @5:04 PM

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Afghanistan: second Ministry of Defence email data breach emerges
Email sent by officials potentially compromises safety of Afghans who may be eligible to relocate to the UK

Nadeem Badshah

22, Sep, 2021 @10:09 PM

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MoD data breach ‘put lives at risk’ for more than 250 Afghan interpreters
Email to people who worked for British forces and seek relocation to UK mistakenly made addresses visible to all recipients

Robyn Vinter

20, Sep, 2021 @10:35 PM

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‘They left us to die’: UK’s Afghan aid staff in hiding from Taliban
Evacuation of employees, not contractors, ‘splitting hairs’, says HRW, warning of days left to save lives

Katie McQue in Dubai

17, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Ex-marine Pen Farthing and animals cleared for Afghanistan evacuation
MoD says founder of Kabul shelter has passed security at airport but does not mention charity staff and families

Jane Clinton

28, Aug, 2021 @1:43 PM

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UK defence secretary hits out at supporters of animal rescuer in Kabul
Ben Wallace says those backing Paul ‘Pen’ Farthing’s evacuation effort are interfering with work to save Afghans

Caroline Davies and Aubrey Allegretti

26, Aug, 2021 @4:34 PM

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Fresh hope for ex-marine’s efforts to rescue 200 cats and dogs from Kabul
UK defence secretary says Paul Farthing, his team and animals can leave on chartered plane

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

25, Aug, 2021 @8:25 AM

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Too little, too late: why it was panic stations in Whitehall as Kabul fell
How the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan precipitated a political one at the heart of UK government

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

20, Aug, 2021 @3:14 PM

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Afghan who guarded UK embassy fears for his life after visa refusal
Man rejected for official relocation scheme because he was not directly employed by British government

Amelia Gentleman

17, Aug, 2021 @3:16 PM

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