Iran billionaire executed over $2.6B bank fraud
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A billionaire businessman at the heart of a $2.6 billion state bank scam in Iran, the largest fraud case since the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, was executed Saturday, state television reported. Authorities put Mahafarid Amir ...
Billionaire businessman is executed in Iran for his part in $2.6bn state bank scam
Iran Billionaire Hanged for Fraud
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Former US Marine Imprisoned in Iran Seeks Retrial
A former U.S. Marine convicted of criminal charges in Iran after being accused of working for the CIA will appeal for a new trial after already seeing his sentence reduced once, his lawyer said Sunday. Amir Hekmati, a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen born in ...
Imprisoned former US marine Amir Hekmati seeks new trial in Iran
Iran Hangs Billionaire Over $2.6bn Bank Fraud
Revelations about the scandal swept Iran in 2011 when prosecutors said they uncovered a private umbrella group, led by Amir Khosravi, also known as Amir Mansour Aria, and his brothers, illegally amassing billions of dollars. The case is said by ...
Iran's Hatami apologises for Cannes kiss
Iranian actress Leila Hatami has apologised for kissing the Cannes film festival's president on the cheek, an act which angered authorities in Iran, state news agency the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported. "I am so sorry for hurting the ...
Iranian students: Cannes kiss star should be lashed
Flogged for a Kiss on the Cheek
Iranian actress Leila Hatami facing public flogging for kissing Cannes boss on ...
The Daily Star
Iran's war on women
The outrage over Iranian actress Leila Hatami pecking on the cheek Gilles Jacob, 83, president of the Cannes film festival, last week sent Iran's clerical establishment and a radical student group into a frenzy. The Iranian student group Hezbollah ...
Iran actress Hatami apologizes for Cannes kiss
“Martyrs Breeding Nation of Iran” Demands Flogging for Actress Kissing Strange ...
IAEA assessment plan presents new hurdle in Iran nuclear talks
Los Angeles Times
The United Nations is unlikely to complete its assessment of whether Iran has conducted research on nuclear weapons before the deadline set by six world powers for a deal to curb the country's nuclear activities, a new complication in the international ...
'IAEA report confirms Iran's nuclear activities are under supervision'
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Iran Is Providing Information on Its Detonators, Atomic Agency Says
New York Times
WASHINGTON — For six years, international nuclear inspectors have been demanding that Iran turn over evidence of experiments that they suspect could have been part of a secret effort to solve the complex science of detonating a nuclear weapon.
Iran executes billionaire over $2.6 billion bank fraud
TEHRAN, IRAN—A billionaire businessman at the heart of a $2.6 billion state bank scam, the largest fraud case since the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, was executed Saturday, state television reported. Authorities put Mahafarid Amir Khosravi, also ...
How Gold Helped Iran Withstand US Financial Fury
In March 2012, the United States and European Union beefed up their economic sanctions on Iran, shutting Iran out of the global payments network called SWIFT. Also in March 2012, Turkey's gold exports to Iran doubled from the month before and exploded ...
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Iran's Supreme Leader: Jihad Will Continue Until America is No More
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, all but said on Sunday that negotiations over the country's illicit nuclear program are over and that the Islamic Republic's ideals include destroying America. “Those (Iranians) who want to promote ...