Tag: Iranian Plateau

CIA’s plan to retrench in Afghanistan worries U.S. military

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The CIA is planning to close its satellite bases in Afghanistan and pull all its personnel back to Kabul by early summer, an unexpectedly abrupt withdrawal that the U.S. military fears will deprive it of vital intelligence while thousands of

Iran Imposes Death Sentence on American Man Accused of Spying

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Iran’s judiciary on Monday sentenced to death an imprisoned American convicted of espionage for the Central Intelligence Agency. The punishment shocked his family and was imposed against a backdrop of increasingly bellicose relations with the United States over the disputed

Iranian Court Begins Trial of U.S. Man

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An Iranian court began hearings on Tuesday in the trial of a man who appeared on state television this month and confessed to being an American spy sent to infiltrate the intelligence services of Iran. The man, identified as Amir

US urges Iran to free alleged CIA spy after TV confession

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The US state department has called on Iran to release an American man who was arrested in Tehran and accused of being a CIA spy tasked with infiltrating the regime's intelligence service. Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, a 28-year-old Iranian American, confessed

Iran ‘Arrests’ Alleged CIA Spy

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Iran's Intelligence Ministry said it had arrested an Iranian man working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. The ministry did not identify the alleged CIA spy or disclose when he was seized. It said the man — believed to be a U.S.