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GOP lawmakers blast Obama over Iran ransom saga

GOP lawmakers blast Obama over Iran ransom saga

Republicans blast the Obama administration after it acknowledges a payment to Iran was contingent on the release of American prisoners.Ben Ariel, Canada, 20/08/2016 00:22
New details emerge on U.S. 'ransom' to Iran

New details emerge on U.S. 'ransom' to Iran

New details about $400 million payment made to Iran find the exchange was specifically timed to the release of prisoners held in Iran.Ben Ariel, 19/08/2016 01:16
Obama and Kerry deny U.S. paid ransom to Iran

Obama and Kerry deny U.S. paid ransom to Iran

President and Secretary of State deny reports that $400 million payment to Iran was related to four Americans who were held in Tehran.Ben Ariel, 05/08/2016 03:14
US paid ransom money to Iran to free Americans

US paid ransom money to Iran to free Americans

Iranians celebrate US payment as 'ransom money,' but Obama claims simply that 'the time was right to resolve old disputes.'Tal Polon, 03/08/2016 14:38
Did the US pay Iran $1.7 billion in ransom?

Did the US pay Iran $1.7 billion in ransom?

Republicans demand an inquiry as Iran reveals US taxpayer fund transfer was 'in return' for prisoner release, and came on the same day.Ari Yashar, 22/01/2016 11:20
Hostage's Father Slams No Ransom Policy

Hostage's Father Slams No Ransom Policy

Father of Kayla Mueller accuses Obama administration of putting its policy of not paying ransoms "in front of American lives".Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2015 03:14
ISIS Issues New Threat to Kill Jordanian Pilot

ISIS Issues New Threat to Kill Jordanian Pilot

ISIS threatens to execute Jordanian pilot if female suicide bomber not released by sunset, new recording by Japanese hostage states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/01/2015 08:37
ISIS Gives Japan 72 Hours to Save Hostages

ISIS Gives Japan 72 Hours to Save Hostages

Japanese men become latest hostages in pre-beheading video, the first time ISIS has threatened Asia instead of the West.Tova Dvorin, 20/01/2015 09:58
Jacob Ostreicher Escapes Bolivia, Back in US

Jacob Ostreicher Escapes Bolivia, Back in US

Jewish-American contractor, held in Bolivia since 2011, finally lands on US soil; details of 'escape' remain unclear.Tova Dvorin, 17/12/2013 14:55
Jerusalem-Arab Charged in Bedouin Kidnapping Ring

Jerusalem-Arab Charged in Bedouin Kidnapping Ring

Nadal Tubasi, a 35-year-old Arab resident of Jerusalem, is charged with kidnapping with the intent to murder or blackmail and extort.Annie Lubin, 09/01/2013 22:11