Asia Pacific

N Korea: 'Hideous CIA plot' to assassinate Kim Jong-un

Pyongyang accuses US and South Korea spy agencies of attempt to assassinate country's leader with biochemical weapons.

North Korea accuses CIA of plot to murder Kim Jong-un


The ex-CIA officer who blew the whistle on torture

Former CIA officer John Kiriakou speaks to Al Jazeera about the US's use of torture and his time in prison.

John Kiriakou: The ex-CIA officer turned whistle-blower

United States

CIA head: WikiLeaks is a 'hostile intelligence service'

Mike Pompeo lashes out at leakers of classified information in his first speech as spy agency chief.

Pompeo: WikiLeaks is a 'hostile intelligence service'


Wikileaks' CIA document dump will cause a ripple effect

Revelations about CIA's extensive hacking arsenal may push governments around the world to pursue similar exploits.

Sana Saleem

by Sana Saleem

Sana Saleem


WikiLeaks 'to share CIA hacking tools' with tech firms

Julian Assange says anti-secrecy group to work with companies to help defend them against the CIA's hacking tools.

WikiLeaks 'to share CIA hacking tools' with tech firms

US & Canada

CIA: WikiLeaks dump 'equips' US adversaries

Central Intelligence Agency accuses WikiLeaks of jeopardising its mission to protect the American people.

CIA: WikiLeaks dump 'equips' US adversaries


Apple, Samsung vow to fix flaws after CIA hack report

Agency allegedly produced more than 1,000 malware systems to infiltrate and take control of targeted electronics.

Apple, Samsung vow to fix flaws after CIA hack report

Middle East

CIA director gives medal to top Saudi royal

Mike Pompeo gives Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Nayef the George Tenet award for his 'counter-terrorism' work.

Bin Nayef receives CIA award for 'counter-terrorism'

Donald Trump

Trump to CIA: I am with you 1,000 percent

US President Donald Trump denies feuding with CIA over claims Russia hacked the election as he vows full support.

Donald Trump denies CIA feud over election 'hacking'


2016: The year the ghost of Mosaddegh returned

A vast segment of Americans are legitimately concerned that Trump may upend their democratic institutions.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Occupy Wall Street

US judge orders FBI, CIA, NSA to disclose Occupy spying

US agencies have 60 days to turn over data related to surveillance of income inequality protesters in Philadelphia.

US judge orders FBI, CIA, NSA to disclose Occupy spying

Human Rights

The dark prisoners: Inside the CIA's torture programme

Despite US admissions that it tortured people after 9/11, little has been heard from the victims themselves.

Fault Lines

The Dark Prison: Legacy of the CIA Torture Programme

Victims of the CIA's brutal interrogation programme speak out about torture and its effect on their lives.

Syria's Civil War

CIA chief unsure if 'Syria can be put together again'

John Brennan fears it may be impossible to save Syria from partition, amid conflict in which nearly 400,000 have died.

CIA chief not optimistic Syria will remain one country

Syria's Civil War

Weapons for Syrian rebels sold on Jordan's black market

CIA plan to arm Syrian rebels undermined by theft of weapons by Jordanian intelligence agents, officials say.