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U.S. Court: Iran Must Pay $9.4m To American Victims Of Terror

TEL AVIV – A landmark U.S. appeals court verdict found that Iran must pay almost $9.4 million to victims of a 1997 triple suicide bombing in Jerusalem, the Jerusalem Post reported. The Ninth Circuit Appellate Court found for the victims on Friday. Led by

Iranian banks have started to be reconnected to the international payments system SWIFT, allowing the resumption of foreign transfers

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.

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UN Report: Iran’s Human Rights Record Worse Under Rouhani than Ahmadinejad

A report released this month on “The Situation of Human Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran” reveals that Iranians are worse off under “moderate” President Hassan Rouhani than his more conservative predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and that, based on their current trajectory, they are expected to exceed well over 1,000 executions by year’s end.

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Surprise! Iran to Build Two New Nuclear Facilities

An Iranian nuclear official announced on Thursday that the country plans to build two new nuclear power plants in the country’s southeast, just two weeks after a nuclear deal was signed between world powers (United States, UK, France, China, Russia) and the Ayatollah’s regime in Tehran.

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Iran Wins Seat At UN Women’s Agency

Iran’s deplorable record on women’s rights did not stop the Islamic Republic from winning a seat on UN Women, a United Nations body that was formed in 2010 to promote women’s empowerment and gender equality.

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