Fury over Sandhurst's insult to Mons heroes: Hall renamed after 3million gift from Bahrain king The Mons Hall will now be called the King Hamad Hall after the 3million gift Was originally named to honour thousands of soldiers that died in the battleCritics say the king is 'buying our silence' over alleged human rights abuses By Sam Greenhill PUBLISHED: 01:48 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:03 GMT, 18 February 2013 Sandhurst is renaming a hall which commemorates the fallen of a major First World War battle following a 3million donation from the king of Bahrain. The Mons Hall was named to honour thousands of British soldiers who died during the battle in Belgium in 1914. But despite the 100th anniversary of the battle next year, military chiefs are changing its name to King Hamad Hall after the Bahraini ruler, who has given millions to Sandhurst.
Syria rebels 'beheaded a Christian and fed him to the dogs' as fears grow over Islamist atrocitiesChristian Andrei Arbashe, 38, was kidnapped and beheaded by rebel fighters in northern town of Ras Al-Ayn on the Turkish borderNews came as pro-government forces celebrated their victory against rebels near Aleppo Airport | UPDATED: 00:41 GMT, 31 December 2012 Syrian rebels beheaded a Christian man and fed his body to dogs, according to a nun who says the West is ignoring atrocities committed by Islamic extremists. The nun said taxi driver Andrei Arbashe, 38, was kidnapped after his brother was heard complaining that fighters against the ruling regime behaved like bandits. She said his headless corpse was found by the side of the road, surrounded by hungry dogs.