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  • Former Jewish community leader says Trump is right to visit Pittsburgh

    10/30/2018 7:37:12 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/30/18 | Julia Manchester
    Former Jewish community leader Gregg Roman said Tuesday that President Trump should visit Pittsburgh in the wake of the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue, and that the community would embrace him. "Any president -- Democrat, Republican, Whig, Federalist, whatever you want to call it -- their responsibility is to provide solace and comfort to their nation for people on one side of the spectrum politically or the other," Roman, former director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Pittsburgh, told Hill.TV co-hosts Buck Sexton and Krystal Ball on "Rising." "And for him to be able to show up...
  • Jewish Community Center evacuated after bomb threat (Louisville)

    03/08/2017 9:28:28 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 17 replies
    WLKY ^ | March 8, 2016 | Jennifer Weigel
    Louisville Metro police are at the scene. WLKY has a crew headed to the JCC and will update this story as more information becomes available.
  • President Cristina Kirchner charged for alleged cover-up in AMIA attack

    02/13/2015 11:29:00 AM PST · by C19fan · 8 replies
    M24 Digital ^ | February 13, 2015 | Staff
    Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was formally accused on Friday due to alleged cover-up of Iranian officials over a 1994 bombing at AMIA, Buenos Aires Jewish center, prosecutors said. The prosecution move advances the case against Kirchner that was being pursued by late prosecutor Alberto Nisman before he died mysteriously on the eve of congressional hearings on his accusations. The prosecutor who inherited a high-profile case against Argentine President Cristina Fernandez is reaffirming the accusations.
  • Argentine former spy called to testify in case of dead prosecutor

    02/04/2015 9:01:20 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2-4-2015
    The government says Nisman's allegations and his death were linked to a power struggle at Argentina's intelligence agency and agents who had recently been fired. One of those fired in a December shake-up was Antonio Stiusso, a senior spy who had helped Nisman with his investigation of the 1994 bombing that killed 85. The government has said Stiusso misled Nisman. Citing sources close to the investigation into Nisman's death, Argentine news agency DyN said that Stiusso had been called to testify at 11 a.m. (1400 GMT) in Buenos Aires. The lead investigator into the case, Viviana Fein, called upon him...
  • Argentine prosecutor who accused Cristina Kirchner over 1994 bombings found dead

    01/19/2015 10:41:39 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 53 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 19 Jan 15 | Harriet Alexander
    Alberto Nisman, who on Monday was due in parliament to present his case against president Cristina Kirchner, found dead days after warning "I could end up dead because of this" An Argentine prosecutor who accused President Cristina Kirchner of covering up Iran’s involvement in the country’s worst ever terrorist attack has been found dead, hours before he was due to present his evidence in parliament. Alberto Nisman, 51, had spent the past decade investigating the 1994 bombings of a Buenos Aires Jewish centre, which killed 85 people. Two years ago he began working on a 300-page dossier – due to...
  • Death of a Prosecutor

    01/21/2015 5:39:05 AM PST · by SJackson · 6 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | January 21, 2015 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
    Death of a ProsecutorPosted By Kenneth R. Timmerman On January 21, 2015 @ 12:35 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 2 Comments Alberto Nisman, the Argentinean prosecutor who indicted top Iranian regime officials for the July 1994 AMIA Jewish Center bombing in Buenos Aires, was found dead by gunshot in his apartment on Sunday night, in what initially was called a suicide.Nisman was scheduled to address members of parliament the next day to reveal new information about alleged efforts by Argentinean President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her foreign minister, Hector Timerman, to cover up the responsibility of the Iranian regime...
  • Iran 'in Latin America Terror Plot' - Argentina Prosecutor

    05/30/2013 2:21:47 AM PDT · by Cindy · 11 replies
    BBC.co.uk - News ^ | 29 May 2013 Last updated at 18:31 ET | n/a
    SNIPPET: "An Argentine prosecutor has accused Iran of trying to infiltrate countries in Latin America to sponsor and carry out "terrorist activities". Alberto Nisman said Iran was attempting to set up intelligence-gathering stations in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and other countries in the region. Mr Nisman is investigating a bomb attack that killed 85 people in a Jewish centre in Buenos Aires in 1994." SNIPPET: ""I legally accuse Iran of infiltrating several South American countries to install intelligence stations - in other words espionage bases - destined to commit, encourage and sponsor terror attacks like the one that took place against...
  • Official: Iran Ordered Terrorist Bombing in the Americas (1994 Jewish Center in Buenos Aires)

    09/28/2007 12:01:21 AM PDT · by Stoat · 12 replies · 120+ views
    Fox News ^ | September 27, 2007
     AP July 18, 1994: Rescue workers search through the rubble after the bombing of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.   The Iranian government directly ordered an act of terrorism in the Americas after being frustrated in its secret nuclear ambitions, a former chief of Argentine intelligence tells FOX News in an exclusive interview.Miguel Angel Toma, the former head of the Argentina's intelligence service, tells FOX News' Dan Senor that the Iranian government directly ordered a terror bombing on a Buenos Aires Jewish community center in 1994. The interview will air on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET on...
  • Ahmadinejad and JFK

    06/05/2007 4:42:39 PM PDT · by neverdem · 9 replies · 699+ views
    New York Sun ^ | June 5, 2007 | Staff Editorial
    The thing that caught our eye in the plot to blow up John F. Kennedy International Airport and its oil lines concerns a detail in respect of the arrest of one of the key Guyanese suspects. It was the fact that the former member of the Guyanese legislature who was fingered in the plot, Abdul Kadir, was arrested in Trinidad on his way to Caracas, Venezuela. According to Mr. Kadir's wife, who was quoted in the Guyanese press, he was there to pick up an Iranian visa that would enable him to attend an Islamic conference in Tehran. No doubt...
  • Usual Suspects ( Religion of Peace )

    07/30/2006 5:54:54 PM PDT · by george76 · 23 replies · 925+ views
    Cox and Forkum ^ | July 30, 2006 | Forkum
    From CNN: Suspect ticketed before Jewish center shootings. Three of the shooting survivors were in serious condition...including a woman who is five months pregnant. Police said she was shot in the arm while covering her abdomen. ... Haq was upset over three world events: U.S. involvement in Iraq; the U.S. backing of Israel; and what Haq said was the mistreatment of the Pakistani people. Haq found the Jewish center by researching "something Jewish" on the Internet...
  • Argentina: 5 acquitted in Jewish center bombing

    09/02/2004 5:35:05 PM PDT · by yonif · 6 replies · 321+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Sep. 3, 2004 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    A federal court acquitted five men of charges of being accessories to the July 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center here, the deadliest terrorist attack on Argentine soil, which claimed 85 lives and injured some 300 people. In a nationally televised verdict, a three-judge panel cleared four former provincial police officers and a former used car salesman accused of supplying the van used in the attack. Judge Miguel Pons read the long-awaited verdict, which cleared the suspects of all major charges after a nearly three-year-long trial - the longest in Argentine history. A handful of representatives from the Jewish...
  • Arsonists Destroy Jewish Center in Paris

    08/22/2004 6:53:30 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 15 replies · 532+ views
    AP Wire | August 22 2004 | CECILE BRISSON/AP
    PARIS (AP) -- Arsonists destroyed a Jewish community center in eastern Paris in a pre-dawn attack Sunday and left behind anti-Semitic graffiti, police said. No one was hurt as flames tore through the center located on the first floor of a six-story building. The center, which served as a meeting place and cafeteria for the elderly and disadvantaged, was gutted, rescue officials said. Firefighters were called to the scene at about 3:30 a.m. and extinguished the flames by early morning. Authorities immediately suspected the fire was set deliberately. Inside the building, investigators found anti-Semitic graffiti and swastikas scrawled in red...