Without the diplomatic immunity conferred on visiting heads of state, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi might be in a real pickle. His resume is littered with corpses—thousands of men and women whose summary executions in 1988 constitute “grave war crimes,” according to the Swedish court that last year sentenced a former guard to life in prison for assisting in the deaths Raisi had, along with two other Iranian officials, ordered.

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    11/17/2023 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • $10 Billion More for Iran
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    11/16/2023 - 10:48 am | View Link
  • US and Qatar block Iran from $6bn fund for prisoner swap
    The US and Qatar have agreed to block Iran from accessing $6 billion (£4.9 billion) in oil money weeks after the funds were released as part of a prisoner swap, according to reports. Deputy ...
    10/12/2023 - 9:45 am | View Link
  • Sen. Tim Scott says $6 billion released in Iran prisoner swap created "market for hostages"
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    10/11/2023 - 6:49 am | View Link
  • Americans expected to be released in Iran prisoner swap
    with a five-for-five prisoner swap and Iran gaining access to $6 billion in frozen funds. The Biden administration says it will monitor the money to ensure it is only spent on humanitarian efforts ...
    09/29/2023 - 6:27 pm | View Link
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