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Iran orders US to pay compensation for slain nuke scientists

Jun. 23, 2022 07:43 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A court in Iran on Thursday ordered the United States government to pay over $4 billion to the families of Iranian nuclear scientists who have been killed in targeted attacks in recent years, state-run media reported. The largely symbolic ruling underscores the...

US sends home Algerian held nearly 20 years at Guantanamo

Apr. 02, 2022 15:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Algerian man imprisoned at the Guantanamo Bay detention center for nearly 20 years has been released and sent back to his homeland. The Department of Defense announced Saturday that Sufyian Barhoumi was repatriated with assurances from the Algerian government...