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Sam Kiley is senior international correspondent for CNN.

He has more than three decades of journalistic experience.

After beginning his journalism career at the Johannesburg Star, Kiley returned to academia to study at Oxford University, before joining The Times (of London). There he went on to be the Sunday Times’ Los Angeles correspondent, The Times’ award-winning Africa Bureau Chief and then Middle East Bureau Chief.

Kiley has also written for The Economist, The Spectator and other internationally renowned publications. He is the only journalist to have spent an entire tour with British troops fighting in Helmand. “Desperate Glory”, his account of the tour, was an Economist Book of the Year.

In 2003 he began a long and equally successful career in TV journalism, working with the UK’s Channel Four, as well as the BBC and America’s PBS Frontline programme. Since 2010 he has worked with Sky News, firstly as the network’s Defence & Security Editor, then as Middle East Correspondent in Jerusalem, and latterly as Foreign Affairs Editor.

CNN has appointed Sky News’ foreign affairs editor, Sam Kiley, as senior International correspondent. Sam – who joined Sky News from the Times newspaper in 2010 – will be based at CNN’s Middle East hub in Abu Dhabi. “CNN is the world’s most watched news…

At 20:26 tonight, Sky News played a clip of Sam Kiley reporting the latest news from near Sirte, Libya – as you will see and hear, it’s an unedited clip not ready for airing…

The funeral of Sky News cameraman Mick Deane took place this afternoon. The 61-year-old, who was shot and killed in Egypt two weeks ago, had worked for Sky News for 15 years. He was part of Sky’s team covering the violence in Cairo, which was…

This afternoon, Sky broke the news that their cameraman Mick Deane had been shot and killed in Egypt. The 61-year-old had worked for the news organisation for 15 years, and was based in Jerusalem. He was part of Sky’s team covering the violence in Cairo,…

Sky News cameraman Mick Deane has been shot and killed in Egypt this morning. The 61-year-old had worked for Sky for 15 years, based in Washington and then Jerusalem. He was part of Sky’s team covering the violence in Cairo, which was headed up by…