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Iranian Arabs who are members of the paramilitary Basij force march in a military parade marking the 35th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in front of the shrine of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. President Rouhani lauded his country's military …

Argentina Asks World at U.N.: Don’t Harbor Iranian Terrorists

The president of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, requested before the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday that his peers not harbor Iranian terrorists implicated in the 1994 bombing of the Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA), the deadliest terrorist attack in the Western Hemisphere before September 11, 2001.

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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Video: Venezuela Barges into Mercosur Trade Bloc Meeting After Being Ejected

Venezuelan foreign minister Delcy Rodríguez broke through a barrage of police and economic officials in Buenos Aires, Argentina, earlier this week in an attempt to storm into a meeting of the South American trade bloc Mercosur, which has suspended Venezuela’s membership due to its repeated violations of human rights.

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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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Argentina’s Coast Guard Sinks Trespassing Chinese Ship After Attack

The Coast Guard of Argentina sunk a Chinese fishing ship trespassing into Argentine waters on Tuesday, after the trawler responded to calls to return to international waters by trying to ram into a Coast Guard vessel, according to the South American government.

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.

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Obama Confirms March Visit to Cuba, Will Meet with Dictator Castro

President Barack Obama confirmed on Twitter Thursday morning that he will visit the rogue communist dictatorship of Cuba in March, more than a year after implementing a series of concessions to the Raúl Castro regime that has enabled it to further oppress political dissent and create a refugee crisis in the Western Hemisphere.

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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.

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.

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UK, Argentina Aim To ‘Strengthen Relations’ After Election

Britain’s David Cameron and Argentina’s president-elect Mauricio Macri (pictured above) agreed to “strengthen relations” between their countries after a phone call Thursday, Downing Street said. Britain and Argentina have long had tense ties due to their territorial dispute over the

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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.

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Argentina Elects Pro-Business Macri After 12 Years Of Kirchner Rule

Argentina, in a stinging repudiation of outgoing leftist President Cristina Kirchner, elected a pro-market government president to take the helm of Latin America’s third-biggest economy. Conservative president-elect Mauricio Macri, fresh from Sunday’s run-off election win, promised a “marvelous” new era

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Argentina: Buenos Aires Mayor Forces First Ever Run-Off Presidential Vote

Mauricio Macri, the mayor of Buenos Aires, has forced presidential frontrunner Daniel Scioli into the first run-off vote in Argentina’s history. Marci — a pro-business, center-right candidate — nearly took the lead from Scioli, who benefits from the support of incumbent President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.