Former Iranian Basij Forces Leader Denied Entry into U.S.

The former leader of the student branch of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Basij forces, who arrived in the United States to work as a medical scholar at a prominent Boston hospital, was deported back to Iran on Thursday after being detained at Logan International Airport.

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Iran Claims US Paid $1.7 Billion Ransom For American Hostages

The United States’ sent Iran $400 million in debt plus $1.3 billion in interest, and the money was disbursed as a ransom payment for four American hostages of the Islamic regime, a top Iranian commander said Wednesday afternoon. Therefore, the U.S. paid the Iranian regime $425 million dollars per American hostage, according to the commander.