A Royal Marine convicted of murdering an injured Afghan insurgent can be named as Sergeant Alexander Blackman following a High Court ruling.
A commando in the Royal Marines has been convicted of the killing of a seriously injured Afghan fighter, described as "an execution".
Still images and audio recordings of three Royal Marines allegedly murdering a captured Afghan man in 2011 have been released.
The shooting of an injured Afghan insurgent was filmed by a camera mounted on the helmet of Marine B.
Marines B and C were alleged to have been ''party to the killing'' and ''encouraged and assisted'' Marine A in committing the murder, but they were cleared.
The sentencing hearing in relation to Marine A, who has been named as Sergeant Alexander Blackman, is due to take place tomorrow.
A judge has ruled that the anonymity of the Royal Marine convicted of murdering a seriously injured Afghan insurgent can be lifted.
The commando, known as Marine A during the court martial, has been named as Sergeant Alexander Wayne Blackman.
Two other servicemen who were acquitted, known as Marines B and C, can also be named, the judges ruled.
The question of whether two Royal Marines, against whom charges were discontinued, should be named will be the subject of a further hearing, judges have said.
Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas, sitting with Mr Justice Tugendhat and Mr Justice Holroyde in London, said Marine A, who was convicted of murdering an Afghan insurgent, should be publicly named along with two servicemen who were acquitted by a court martial.
A Royal Marine convicted of murdering an injured Afghan insurgent should be publicly named, leading judges in London ruled today.
Two acquitted servicemen should also be named, they said.
The NATO-led force in Afghanistan says it will probe Thursday's airstrike, saying it "deeply regrets" any civilian deaths, according to Reuters.
US forces bombed a home in Helmand killing a small child and wounding two women, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai said.
– Spokesman for Hamid Karzai
It shows that US forces have no respect for the decisions of the Loya Jirga (council of elders) and life of civilians in Afghanistan.
The Afghan President Hamid Karzai has condemned a US air strike on a home which killed a child and injured two women, a spokesman said according to Reuters.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai said the US needs to bring peace to Afghanistan before he will sign a security deal enabling Washington to keep troops in the country beyond next year.
Karzai rejected calls by Afghanistan's council of tribal elders - the Loya Jirga - to sign the security deal.
He told the assembly: "If there is no peace, then this agreement will bring misfortune to Afghanistan.
"Peace is our precondition. America should bring us peace and then we will sign it."
Afghanistan's council of tribal elders - the Loya Jirga - has voted in favour of a US-Afghan security deal, the deputy speaker has said.
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has recommended delaying a security pact with the US until after the elections in 2014, a spokesman has said.
He made the comments in his closing speech to the council of tribal elders which has played a pivotal role in negotiations over the pact.