Thursday, November 8

Interpol Puts Iranians on Wanted List

Now this was a bit bad of the Iranians. But the wheels are turning, if ever so slowly.

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) - Interpol put five Iranians and a Lebanese man on its most-wanted list Wednesday in connection with a 1994 bombing that killed 85 people at a Jewish community center in Argentina.

Iranian delegates said the annual Interpol general assembly in Morocco voted 78-14, with 26 abstentions, to issue wanted notices for the six suspects.

``We have achieved something that we have been hoping for for a long time,'' said Alberto Nisman, the chief Argentine prosecutor in the case.

Argentine prosecutors alleged that Iranian officials orchestrated the bombing in Buenos Aires - Argentina's worst terror attack - and entrusted the Lebanon-based militant group Hezbollah with carrying it out.

Before you moan, see who are being addressed:

The six wanted notices are for former Iranian intelligence chief Ali Fallahian; Mohsen Rabbani, former cultural attache at the Iranian Embassy in Buenos Aires; former diplomat Ahmad Reza Asghari; Mohsen Rezaei, former leader of the elite Revolutionary Guards; Ahmad Vahidi, a general in the Revolutionary Guards; and Hezbollah militant Imad Moughnieh, one of the world's most sought-after terror suspects. Moughnieh, whose whereabouts are unknown, is wanted for his alleged role in the kidnapping of Westerners in Lebanon in the 1980s, and suicide attacks on the U.S. Embassy and a Marine base in Lebanon that killed more than 260 Americans.

Who was it who was saying that the Revolutionary Guards are whiter than white and are only meant for nation building purposes? Right!

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