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Iranian judiciary hands death sentence to CIA spy

An individual accused of spying for the CIA in Iran has been sentenced to death, Iran's judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Ismaili said. He added that the Supreme Court has upheld the capital punishment for the U.S. …

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CIA espionage network disclosed in Iran

The CIA's spy network has been identified in Iran, Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said. "In a complicated process against the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 290 spies from its espionage network …

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Former CIA officer portrayed in 'Argo' passes away

Former CIA agent Tony Mendez, who inspired the Oscar-winning film Argo, has died at the age of 78. He had been suffering from Parkinson's Disease.  At the CIA, Mendez specialised in disguises, forgery and …

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Gina Haspel confirmed as CIA Director

US Senate confirmed Gina Haspel as CIA director, making her the first woman to lead the spy agency. The Senate vote of 54-45 in favor of Haspel came mostly along party lines. She needed support from several Democratic …

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CIA names biggest threats to US

Terrorism and North Korea are most immediate threats the US in a long term, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said. "North Korea is relatively low-probability, but massive liability risk. The terrorist threat today is …

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