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Argentine Judge Orders International Arrest Warrant for Iran's Rafsanjani


A judge in Argentina has ordered an international arrest warrant for Iran's former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and eight other people in connection with the 1994 bombing of a Jewish cultural center in Buenos Aires.

Federal judge Rodolfo Canicoba issued the warrants after Argentine prosecutors accused the Iranian government of masterminding the attack.

The attack killed 85 people and wounded about 300 and is considered the worst terrorist attack ever in Argentina.

Iran has repeatedly denied any involvement in the bombing.

No one has ever been convicted of the attack.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP and Reuters.