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Is Iran’s ‘Sheikh of Terror’ Still At It?

It’s been over two weeks since Argentine state prosecutor Alberto Nisman, best known for his role in the probe of the deadly 1994 AMIA bombings, was found dead in a pool of blood in his apartment after accusing Argentine President

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News

AMIA Bombing Claims 86th Victim, Iran Stands To Benefit

More than two decades after the AMIA bombing in 1994, killing 85 people and wounding hundreds more, twin bombs – metaphorical this time – rocked Argentina this week, creating surprising twists in this already impossibly convoluted investigation. First came the

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Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Other News

Iran Still in Latin America

This blog has made a consistent effort to keep readers abreast of reportage concerning Iran-Argentina relations. While the AMIA issue is critical, of course, Tehran’s designs throughout Latin America should remain front and center. Rouhani’s election has not changed that.

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage

Argentina, Again

More than a month’s passed since our last post on media coverage of Iran in Argentina. Time for an update. Guess the most recent development to address was this week’s Congressional hearing on “Iran’s Extending Influence in the Western Hemisphere.”

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Posted in Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics

The Day Mousavian’s Been Waiting For

Seyed Houssein Mousavian is ecstatic these days. His mentor, Iran’s president-elect Hassan Rouhani, is back in the spotlight – and after months of sheer boredom (we can barely remember the last time we wrote about him), Mousavian’s loved again. He’s

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian elections, Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Argentina & Subversion in Latin America

If there wasn’t so much else going on (especially Syria), the latest news concerning the AMIA investigation should have caused a media earthquake. Pretty big news, actually. This week a 500-page document was submitted by Alberto Nisman, Argentina’s tireless prosecutor

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Posted in Iranian elections, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Other News

Argentina, AMIA & El Majlis

Wow – closing in on four months since the Argentine-Iran accord on AMIA, almost three months since Argentine Senate approval, and six weeks since our own reminder that Buenos Aires is waiting for the Majlis OK. It’s still waiting. But

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Posted in Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Media Coverage, Other News
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