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Time is not on our side in Libya

Simmering tensions could see the country partitioned between east and west

Iran announces arrests, death sentences as CIA spy network busted

Officials say locals were recruited while applying for visas to US

Saudis don’t know where Khashoggi’s body is: official

The dissident journalist was dismembered after his murder October 2 in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul but his remains have yet to be found

Afghan Taliban announce death of Haqqani network founder

Jalaluddin Haqqani became a CIA asset and received a personal visit from US congressman Charlie Wilson, who helped secure arms for the mujahideen

Trump’s pick for new CIA head dogged by detention torture allegations

Gina Haspel has been named by President Trump as new director of the CIA, becoming the first woman to hold the post if confirmed by the Senate

Dear Cyril, Here are my conditions

'Now that the deal is done, we can reveal some of the negotiating positions taken by the former president during the Zexit process'

Uranium, Israel, Pinocchio and Top Gun, and what they have to do with Ghostbusters

There is always room for more donkeys on Pleasure Island, especially after the new Ghostbusters proton-blast the No Girls Allowed sign.

Still fighting spy wars

The current Spy vs Spy farce summons a sense of déjà vu, with a CIA spook lurking in every nook.

Spy cables: 7 things you need to know about SA’s spies

Here are 7 things you need to know about SA’s intelligence services, in the wake of details from spy cables released by Al-Jazeera and The Guardian.

Amnesty: Europe must admit to co-operation in CIA torture

Amnesty International is calling on European countries to come clean on their assistance with CIA operations so that justice can be served.

World leaders outraged by CIA torture report

Many world leaders are criticising the torture methods of the CIA, revealed this week in a US Senate report, and they are calling for legal action.

How Obama threw a veil over torture

US President Barack Obama could have taken action but did not want to weaken the intelligence services.

US Senate report confirms torture does not work

The Senate report on CIA detention and interrogation found that detainees subjected to torture produced no intelligence or "fabricated information".

CIA lied about brutal and ineffective torture – report

A US Senate report found that the CIA misled the American public about its torture methods after 9/11 and were brutal and pervasive in their actions.

Madonsela unaware of Maphatsoe apology

Public protector Thuli Madonsela's office says it knows nothing of an apology to her by MK military veterans chairperson Kebby Maphatsoe.

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