Independent: Argentina reopens probe into bombing of Jewish centre blamed on Iran

By Peter Lykke Lind, 15 December 2015

The probe into the 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre in Buenos Aires led by Alberto Nisman, a state prosecutor whose death almost a year ago has yet to be explained, may shortly be reopened following the withdrawal of key appeals in the case by the new government of President Mauricio Macri.

Mr Nisman’s investigation came to a dramatic halt in January when he was found dead in his apartment a day before he was due to present his case to Congress. He was expected to claim that former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner had covered up evidence linking Iran to the bombing, which left 85 people dead, allegedly in a bid to strengthen commercial ties with Tehran.

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