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#CIA

# cia - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Disgraced CIA chief to testify before Congress: reports US

Disgraced CIA chief to testify before Congress: reports

David Petraeus will testify before Congress after all about the attack on the US consulate in Libya which killed US Ambassador Christopher Stephens and three other Americans.

# cia - Monday 12 November, 2012

Details of second woman in Petraeus case emerge

The second woman is alleged to have received emails from Paula Broadwell who is said to have conducted an affair with the now former head of the CIA.

# cia - Friday 9 November, 2012

CIA director quits over extramarital affair CIA

CIA director quits over extramarital affair

Petraeus said in a statement that he had shown “extremely poor judgement” in having an affair.

# cia - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# cia - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Former CIA agent gets 30 months' jail for naming colleague CIA

Former CIA agent gets 30 months' jail for naming colleague

John Kiriakou told a journalist the name of a colleague who was involved in torturing suspected al-Qaeda members.

# cia - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Italy upholds conviction of CIA agents

Some 23 Americans were convicted in 2009 of involvement in the kidnapping of an Egyptian terror suspect.

# cia - Thursday 6 September, 2012

New report alleges Gaddafi's enemies were waterboarded by CIA Waterboarding This post contains videos

New report alleges Gaddafi's enemies were waterboarded by CIA

Human Rights Watch are alleging that at least one opponent of Muammar Gaddafi was waterboarded during George Bush’s presidency.

# cia - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Navy Seal releases book on bin Laden hit operation

The book has triggered concerns that classified information may be released to the public.

# cia - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Syria: Rebels bombard airbase near Aleppo amid reports of torture and execution

There have been further reports of human rights abuses from both government forces and rebels in Syria as the battle for its second city continues.

# cia - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Iran 'says it is not involved in Bulgarian bombing'

Iran’s state TV is rejecting accusations of Tehran’s involvement in the bombing, which killed seven yesterday.

# cia - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden 'jailed over militancy'

Court documents obtained today debunk the view that Shakil Afridi was convicted for working with the CIA.

# cia - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden sentenced to 33 years

The Pakistani man has been convicted of conspiring against Pakistan.

# cia - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine stories you need to know this morning, including: 1,000 more internships on JobBridge, the underwear bomber turns out to be a double agent, and all the details on the new social welfare ID card…

'Underwear bomber' was a double agent

The spy had been working with the Saudi intelligence agency in Yemen and handed the bomb to authorities instead of sneaking it onto a plane.

# cia - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

The nine stories you need to know about as you start your day, including: Éamon Ó Cuív’s future in Fianna Fáil, underwear bomb plot foiled by the CIA, and Pat Rabbitte goes to RTE to talk about Mission to Prey.

'Undetectable' underwear bomb plot thwarted says CIA

The device was an upgrade of the Christmas 2009 underwear bomb plot but the would-be bomber had not yet picked a target or bought an airline ticket.

# cia - Friday 27 April, 2012

US court rules against release of dead bin Laden photos

Meanwhile, earlier today Osama bin Laden’s family was deported from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia.

# cia - Sunday 22 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Attacks

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# cia - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips

It sounds like a wild conspiracy theory, or film script, but recently declassified documents exposes more about the bizarre project.

# cia - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Secret agents and magnetic bombs: the how and why of modern assassinations

Do assassinations achieve their political aims and how do agents really carry them out?

# cia - Friday 10 February, 2012

Anonymous says it has taken down the website of the C.I.A.

The hactivists have been quick to claim credit for crashing CIA.gov.

# cia - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Will the US release photos of Osama bin Laden's death?

The CIA has 52 photos and videos of the al-Qaeda leader’s assassination – and could be forced to make them public.

# cia - Monday 9 January, 2012

Iran sentences US citizen Amir Mirzai Hekmati to death over 'CIA spying'

Conviction comes as US-Iranian relations increasingly sour.

# cia - Monday 5 December, 2011

US vacating air base in Pakistan used by drones

Islamabad demanded the vacation of an airbase used by US drones in response to NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.

# cia - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

CIA spy rings uncovered in Iran and Lebanon CIA

CIA spy rings uncovered in Iran and Lebanon

The United States has suffered a huge security setback after several CIA operatives in two distinct networks were captured by Iran and Hezbollah. The informants are feared dead.

# cia - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Doctor who 'helped CIA find bin Laden' accused of treason

The CIA’s fake vaccination programme in the Pakistani town where bin Laden was found and killed in May has caused many problems in its aftermath.

# cia - Monday 26 September, 2011

One American killed, and another injured, in Kabul embassy attack

An annex of the US Embassy in Kabul, used by the CIA, is attacked by an Afghan employee with no apparent motive.

# cia - Monday 5 September, 2011

British intelligence inquiry to study Gaddafi links

Documents found after rebels took Tripoli have shown cooperation between British and US intelligence operatives and Gaddafi’s regime.

# cia - Saturday 3 September, 2011

Documents reveal Gaddafi regime's ties to CIA

The US’s Central Intelligence Agency worked closely with the Gaddafi regime in the rendition of terror suspects, documents show.

# cia - Thursday 1 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you should know this morning…

US 'rendition flight' aircraft flew to Shannon airport

The Clare airport was one of a number of international locations used by the secret flights, court documents show.

# cia - Friday 19 August, 2011

Pakistan mosque hit by suicide bombing that kills 40 Pakistan This post contains videos

Pakistan mosque hit by suicide bombing that kills 40

Some 300 people had gathered for Friday prayers and many were on their way out when the explosion occurred.

# cia - Monday 18 July, 2011

Petraeus hands over command in Afghanistan to take up CIA role

What’s next for the nearly 10-year-old conflict?

# cia - Friday 15 July, 2011

CIA criticised for using fake vaccinations to trap Bin Laden

Medecins Sans Frontieres has said setting up a fake vaccination programme threatened life-saving immunisation work around the world.

# cia - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

How the CIA tried to find Osama bin Laden

A fake vaccination programme was organised in the town where the Al Qaeda leader was hiding but did it work?

# cia - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Hacker group LulzSec calls it a day but why?

It could be a sign of nerves in the face of law enforcement investigations.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

In your 9 at 9: Minister in sack threat; the universal social charge is here to stay; the end of LulzSec; the senator and the passport row; and the world’s ugliest dog.

# cia - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

Pakistan arrests CIA informants

Pakistan’s top military spy agency has arrested five people who fed information to the CIA before the killing of Osama bin Laden – including the owner of a safe house rented to the CIA to observe bin Laden’s compound.

# cia - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Shocking video emerges of boy being shot dead by Pakistani security forces Pakistan This post contains videos

Shocking video emerges of boy being shot dead by Pakistani security forces

Pakistani security forces are under pressure to explain the video of an unarmed 18-year-old being shot at point-blank range. He later bled to death.