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(generated from captions) While the Australian Government considers what steps it might take, the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has unveiled sweeping changes to immigration laws in response to last month's bombings in London. Mr Blair has also responded to threats of more attacks made by al-Qaeda's second in command in a video broadcast yesterday. That video also warned the US that it faces more horror in Iraq - a warning that's been dismissed by President George W. Bush. Norman Hermant reports. Yesterday, London saw one of its biggest security operations ever. Today, the British Government unveiled some of its biggest changes ever to immigration laws to combat terrorism, starting with new rules for deportation.

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but real. Tony Blair was speaking only a day after the al-Jazeera network aired what appears to be a new video from Ayman al-Zawahiri. al-Qaeda's second-in-command blamed Britian's role in Iraq for the July 7 bombings, telling the British people Mr Blair's policies: Today, the British Prime Minister responded.

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Osama bin Laden's top lieutenant wasn't finished. He also threatened the US over Iraq, promising: The comments by the number two man of al-Qaeda make it clear that Iraq is part of this war on terror, and we're at war. It's a war that has been costly this week for the US Marines. Today, the first pictures emerged of the armoured vehicle blown apart two days ago in western Iraq. An insurgent bomb, transforming a vehicle like this... ..into this. 14 Marines died. The President says that won't shake US resolve. We have had these kinds of clashes before and we have prevailed. We have prevailed because we're right. Goerge W. Bush is not backing down. Niether, it seems, is al-Qaeda. Norman Hermant, Lateline.