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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.

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Argentina’s Iran-Friendly Former President May Be Indicted for Money Laundering

Former President of Argentina Cristina Fernández de Kirchner may be indicted in a sprawling money laundering case should the judge presiding accept federal prosecutor Guillermo Marijuan’s request to bring her into the investigation. Kirchner will be testifying regarding a separate case on Wednesday.

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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.

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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.

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Argentina: Thousands Demand Justice for Slain Prosecutor Investigating Iran

A year after police found Alberto Nisman’s body in his bathroom, the result of a gunshot wound, thousands of Argentines marched on Buenos Aires demanding justice for the prosecutor who died a day prior to going before the nation’s Congress to accuse the president of protecting Iranian terrorists.

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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.

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Revealed: Argentina’s President Met with Edward Snowden in Russia in 2014

In April 2014, Argentina’s far-left President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner became the first head of state to engage in a one-on-one meeting with Edward Snowden, a former employee of the American National Security Agency, whose theft of prodigious amounts of classified information substantially hindered the Western War on Terror.

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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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Argentine Official: Slain Prosecutor on Iran Case Was ‘Scoundrel’ with Prostitute Problem

The chief of staff to Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner accused slain prosecutor Alberto Nisman of using public funds to issue friends no-show jobs, buy “expensive champagne,” and hire prostitutes. Nisman died the day before formally accusing the President and other high-ranking officials of conspiring to protect Iranian terrorists for lower oil prices from the Islamic Republic.

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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.

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Argentina Drops Charges Against President in Hezbollah Terror Case

An Argentine judge has dismissed charges against President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman accusing the head of state of conspiring to protect Hezbollah terrorists in exchange for lower oil prices from the government of Iran.

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Argentina Issues New Currency Featuring UK’s Falkland Islands

A new 50-peso bill will begin circulating in Argentina in March featuring the map of the Falkland Islands– an English-speaking region of the United Kingdom the government of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner continues to insist belongs to Argentina.

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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.

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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.

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Ex-Spy Chief at Center of Argentine Prosecutor’s Murder Investigation is Missing

The former director of operations at Argentina’s Secretariat of Intelligence, Antonio Stiuso, has become the most coveted witness in the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who died one day before testifying against that nation’s president before Congress. And just as the government’s interest in bringing Stiuso in for questioning reaches a fever pitch, the ex-spy has disappeared.

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.

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Argentina: Fernández Gov’t in Turmoil After Suspicious Death of Prosecutor

The saga of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s death has been taking some bizarre twists and turns over the past week, culminating in President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner dissolving her intelligence service, because she thinks they used Nisman in a bid to discredit her government and might have had something to do with his demise.

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Iran’s Invisible Shadow in a Prosecutor’s Death

President Obama was clear in his message to Congress during this week’s State of the Union: “I will veto any new sanctions bill that threatens to undo this progress [with Iran].” While the room applauded, the President’s praise echoed throughout Tehran, as the Ayatollahs realize they are inching closer to achieving international legitimacy. One major hurdle, however, stands in their way.