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Convicted Pakistani-American businessman was a CIA asset: Report

Imaad Zuberi, a Pakistan-American businessman, who was recently sentenced to 12 years in prison for tax evasion and foreign influence, had worked for the American intelligence Agency (CIA) for almost 12 years, as per a report in the Wall Street Journal. He was earlier reported to have worked for the Sri Lankan government as well.

Former CIA director says US decided not to inform Pak about Osama bin Laden's location due to lack of trust

Washington:  Former US Secretary of Defence and ex-CIA director Leon Panetta has revealed that the country did not inform Pakistan about Al-Qaeda chief and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden's location due to lack of trust and past experiences of terrorists being tipped off after information was shared with Islamabad,

Chinese link: Former CIA officer arrested and charged with espionage

Washignton: Alexander Yuk Ching Ma, 67, a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer, was arrested on Aug. 14, 2020, on a charge that he conspired with a relative of his who also was a former CIA officer to communicate classified information up to the Top Secret level to intelligence officials of the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

Ex-CIA officer charged with spying for China - Justice Dept

Washington/Sputnik: US prosecutors have charged a former Central intelligence Agency (CIA) officer with spying for the Chinese government, the Justice Department said in a press release.

Iran sentences CIA spy to death for leaking intel on Soleimani

Tehran/Sputnik/UNI: Iran has sentenced to death one of its own nationals who was found guilty of providing CIA and Mossad intelligence data on the movement of Qasem Soleimani, the Revolutionary Guards’ elite Quds Force commander, before he was killed by the United States earlier in the year, Gholam Hossein Esmaili, the spokesman for the country's judiciary, said on Tuesday.

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi killing: CIA says Saudi prince ordered his murder

Washington, Nov 17 (IBNS): American intelligence agency CIA has said that it believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,  media reports said.

European court finds Romania, Lithuania guilty of colluding with the US and torturing prisoners

Strasbourg, May 31 (IBNS): The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has found Romania and Lithuania guilty of conspiring with the US and allowing the latter to torture suspects in makeshift cells run by the Central Intelligence Agency in the aforementioned European countries.

Gina Haspel appointed as CIA director

Washington, May 18 (IBNS): The US Senate has approved the appointment of   CIA's first female director, media reports said.

CIA Director Mike Pompeo traveled to North Korea, met Kim?

Washington, Apr 18 (IBNS): In a major development, CIA Director Mike Pompeo traveled to North Korea over Easter weekend to meet the Asian nation's leader Kim Jong Un, US media reports said on Wednesday.

CIA warns Pakistan that US will act if safe havens of terrorists not destroyed: Dawn

Islamabad, Dec 4 (IBNS): At a time when US Defence Secretary James Mattis is visiting Pakistan, country's CIA Director Mike Pompeo has warned the south Asian nation to eliminate alleged safe havens present within its territory, according to a Pakistan media report.