Source: Washington Post The Mexican law student was surprised by how easy it was to get into Iran two years ago. By merely asking questions about Islam at a party, he managed to pique the interest of Iran’s top diplomat in Mexico. Months later, he had a plane ticket and […]
The Iranian Threat
Source: Miami Herald By Andres Oppenheimer The U.S. State Department said this week it will reevaluate a recent report...
Source: The Daily Beast By: Josh Rogin Following a report by a leading Argentinian prosecutor, the State Department...
From Joseph’s Humire testimony to the Committee on Homeland Security: “One of the ways in which Iran has used...
Source: NYT Congress on Thursday approved an accord with Iran to create a fact-finding commission of foreign legal experts to investigate the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center in 1994. The agreement was approved over the protests of Jewish leaders and some of the victims’ relatives. Nearly 19 years ago, a […]Read more ›
Source: Reuters (Reuters) – Argentina’s Senate approved on Thursday an agreement with Iran to set up an international “truth commission” to investigate the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people. The two governments reached the agreement last month on how to deal with the attack in […]Read more ›
Source: The Heritage On January 21, German authorities at Dusseldorf Airport discovered a check for 300 million bolivars (about $70 million) in the luggage of Tahmasb Mazaheri, Iran’s former central bank chief from 2007 to 2008, as he arrived from Turkey. The check was drawn from the Bank of Venezuela. When […]Read more ›
Source: Bloomberg The U.S. imposed sanctions on a state-owned Venezuelan weapons company after it traded with Iran, North Korea or Syria, the State Department said in a statement posted on its website. The U.S. sanctioned the Venezuelan Military Industry Company under the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act, known as INKSNA. […]Read more ›
CARACAS, Venezuela – Iran’s ambassador to Venezuela said Tuesday that a check worth about $70 million, found by German authorities in the luggage of Iran’s former central bank chief, was going to be used by an Iranian company for its expenses while building public housing in Venezuela. Iranian Ambassador Hojattolah Soltani […]Read more ›
The German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reports that a man caught last month trying to enter Germany with a check worth about $70 million was Iran’s former central bank chief. The weekly reports that customs officials at Duesseldorf airport found the check in Tahmasb Mazaheri’s luggage Jan. 21 upon his arrival from […]Read more ›