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William Maclean

William Maclean

    Ayatollah Khamenei says US will overthrow Iran, given the chance
    Ayatollah Khamenei says US will overthrow Iran, given the chance
    In a speech to mark the 35th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the most powerful figure in Iran, said that...
    Libya now needs to forge a future
    Libya now needs to forge a future
    Jockeying for power among Libya's well-armed and fractious new leadership may intensify after the death of deposed autocrat Muammar Gaddafi, an...
    Humanitarian disaster looms in Gaddafi's hometown
    Humanitarian disaster looms in Gaddafi's hometown
    Desperate civilians are fleeing the besieged Libyan coastal city of Sirte where the battle to dislodge fighters loyal to ousted leader Muammar...
    Libya's fractious new rulers enjoy honeymoon
    Libya's fractious new rulers enjoy honeymoon
    Obstinate resistance by Muammar Gaddafi's last strongholds is an embarrassment for Libya's new rulers, and bickering that delayed the formation of...
    Tripoli's new normal: Bickering politicians
    Tripoli's new normal: Bickering politicians
    Less than a month after Muammar Gaddafi's fall, Tripoli is bustling. Shoppers throng markets. Banks are open. Electricity and water are back, most...
    Gadaffi's men dig in, using 'citizens as shields'
    Gadaffi's men dig in, using 'citizens as shields'
    Libya's new rulers said they were holding back an assault on one of the last bastions loyal to Muammar Gaddafi but were edging towards the ousted...
    'CEO of al-Qaeda' killed in drone strike
    'CEO of al-Qaeda' killed in drone strike
    The killing of al-Qaeda's number two leader deprives the group of a multi-talented manager who helped it spawn offshoots around the world and...
    UK cops: Terror was bigger priority than phone hacking
    UK cops: Terror was bigger priority than phone hacking
    At a stormy hearing on Britain's phone hacking scandal, top serving and retired policemen told sceptical lawmakers on Tuesday they had been too...
    Libya's foreign minister defects, arrives in UK
    Libya's foreign minister defects, arrives in UK
    Libya Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa, one of Muammar Gaddafi's closest advisers and a former spy chief, defected and flew to Britain on Wednesday...
    Stuxnet: A new weapon for cyber insurgents?
    Stuxnet: A new weapon for cyber insurgents?
    Al-Qaeda scares airlines with parcel bombs worth $4 000. War with the Taliban costs the West billions of dollars a week. North Korea shells...
    Parcel bombs spotlight bold Yemen group
    Parcel bombs spotlight bold Yemen group
    An attempted parcel bomb plot originating in Yemen will further heighten security concerns about the unstable Arab state, seen by the West as the...
    Somali attack tests peacemakers' resolve
    Somali attack tests peacemakers' resolve
    The presence of foreign troops in Somalia allows al-Qaeda-linked militants to pose as nationalist champions with a mandate for the kind of...