Apr 14, 2017

U.S. sanctions Iranian military chief's brother over prison abuses

The United States on Thursday added the brother of Iran’s most high-profile military chief, Qassem Soleimani, to its sanctions list, accusing him of overseeing torture and other abuses at Tehran’s Evin Prison. The measure from the U.S. Treasury Department targets both Sohrab Soleimani and ...

'Carlos the Jackal' sentenced to life for 1974 attack

/ Mar 29, 2017

'Carlos the Jackal' sentenced to life for 1974 attack

A French court on Tuesday convicted the man known as “Carlos the Jackal,” once the world’s most-wanted fugitive, of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced him to life in prison for the third time. The Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez ...