Tag: AMIA Bombing


Nikki Haley: Trump ‘Has Grounds’ to Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says President Donald Trump is both justified and has the authority to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal should the commander in chief decide not to re-certify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) late next month.

Activists take part in a ceremony marking the second anniversary of the controversial death of Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman on January 18, 2017 in Buenos Aires. Nisman died in mysterious circumstances in January 18, 2015, after accusing Argentina's then president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, of obstructing his investigation of a …

Thousands Honor Alberto Nisman, Prosecutor Who Took on Iran, Two Years Later

Thousands gathered in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday to commemorate the second anniversary of the killing of Alberto Nisman, a high-level prosecutor who was found lying in a pool of his own blood the night before he was to accuse former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of aiding Iranian terrorists.


Former Argentine Spy Chief: Alberto Nisman Was Murdered for Investigating Iran

“Nisman was killed by a group related to the former government,” the former head of Argentina’s intelligence agency reportedly testified this week, squarely blaming former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and her allies for killing a high-profile prosecutor investigating the Iranian government’s role in the nation’s worst terrorist attack ever.

Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing the Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association community center, talks to journalists in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentina: Prosecutor Concludes Alberto Nisman Was Murdered

The prosecutor in charge of the investigation into the death of Alberto Nisman has deemed his death a “homicide” and seeks to bring the case to a federal court. Nisman, an Argentine prosecutor investigating Iranian involvement in a 1994 terrorist attack, was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head in his apartment in January 2015.

Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing the Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association community center, talks to journalists in Buenos Aires, Argentina

On Anniversary of Alberto Nisman’s Death, No Answers and Bigger Iran Threat

On January 18, 2015, Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead, lying in a pool of blood with a gunshot wound to his head. He was to testify the next day that the nation’s president and foreign minister had brokered a deal with the government of Iran to protect the masterminds of the worst terrorist attack in the Western Hemisphere before September 11, 2001. One year later, the newly elected Argentine government – which may attribute its victory largely to the Argentine people’s revulsion at the leftist incumbents’ mismanagement of the Nisman case – have few answers, but vow justice in a case some in the previous administration appeared to hope was a suicide.

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Argentina Dumps Iran Agreement, Opens Special Bureau to Investigate AMIA Bombing

Newly-inaugurated Argentine President Mauricio Macri has established a special Bureau for the Investigation of the AMIA Bombing to investigate Iranian suspects linked to the 1994 terrorist attack on a Jewish center that left 85 people dead, and the shooting of a prosecutor investigating it more than 20 years later.


Iran Loses Key Ally as Conservatives Take over Argentina

In a seismic defeat for Latin America’s left, conservative Buenos Aires mayor Mauricio Macri has been elected president of Argentina. While the transition out of leftist Cristina Fernández de Kircher’s tenure will hurt many of the nation’s questionable alliances, none appears more fragile now than the ties Kircher fostered with the Islamic Republic of Iran.


Study: Argentine Prosecutor Alberto Nisman Was Murdered

Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman–who was found dead in his apartment the day before he was to testify before the Argentine legislature that President Cristina Kirchner had worked with Iran to protect the perpetrators of the nation’s deadliest terror attack–could not have killed himself because if he did, he would have had metal traces on his hands, a new study shows.


Expert Witness Uses Animation to Prove Argentine Prosecutor Nisman Was Murdered

The family of Alberto Nisman, a top Argentine prosecutor who was found dead of a bullet wound in his home the day before he was to testify against the President of Argentina before the nation’s legislature, claims there is evidence in the home that the shooter washed his hands in Nisman’s bathroom before leaving.


Assange: Argentine Prosecutor Investigating Iran ‘Should Have Been Disciplined’

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has decided to jump into the fray of the Alberto Nisman murder mystery, telling an Argentine news outlet that the high-ranking prosecutor– found dead hours before he was scheduled to accuse the Argentine president of aiding Hezbollah– should have been “disciplined” for cooperating in his investigations with the United States.

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Report: Venezuela Helped Argentina Protect Iranian Terrorists with Fake Passports

The Brazilian magazine Veja published a report this Saturday alleging that former high-ranking officials in the government of Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chávez have proof that Venezuela helped Argentina protect Iranian terrorists believed to be responsible for the deadliest terror attack in Argentina’s history.


Argentina: 400,000-Strong March for Slain Prosecutor was ‘Opposition Protest’

The government of Argentina is attempting to dismiss the strength of Wednesday’s rally in honor of Alberto Nisman, a prosecutor found dead the day before he was to testify before Congress against the President of Argentina. Senior government officials described the somber “March of Silence” as “an opposition march” having little to do with Nisman.


400,000 Argentines Rally for Justice for Slain Prosecutor Investigating Hezbollah

With signs bearing his name, flowers, and necessary umbrellas, nearly half a million Argentines took to the streets Wednesday to honor Alberto Nisman, a prosecutor who had accused President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of aiding and abetting Hezbollah terrorists before being found dead of a gunshot wound on January 18.

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President of Argentina Formally Charged with Aiding Iran in Terrorist Cover-Up

A federal prosecutor has formally charged Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman, and a number of other high-ranking officials of working to remove Iranian terrorists from Interpol’s wanted list in exchange for preferential economic treatment from the Islamic Republic.


Uruguay Orders ‘Special Precautions’ for Israelis, Jews over Iranian Bomb Mystery

Uruguay’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Luis Almagro has ordered extra security protection for the Israeli embassy in Montevideo, as well as for individual Jewish diplomats and at specific Jewish community events, in response to the discovery of an explosive device last week by the embassy and subsequent mystery regarding an Iranian diplomat believed to be involved.

Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing the Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association community center, talks to journalists in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentine Prosecutor Drafted Arrest Warrant for President Before Death

Alberto Nisman, a top Argentine prosecutor found shot in the head the day before he was to testify that his government had a hand in protecting the orchestrators of the worst terrorist attack in Argentina’s history, drafted an arrest warrant for President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner shortly before his death.