Monday, February 29, 2016

Iran to compensate victims of 1997 Jerusalem terror attack

A court in San Diego, California, has ruled that victims who were wounded in a 1997 terrorist attack on Ben Yehuda Street in Jerusalem will be compensated by Iran.

The ruling, which was handed down on Friday after 15 years of litigation, says the victims will be given $9.4 million using Iranian money that was confiscated by the United States.

The terrorist attack in question took place on September 4, 1997, when three Hamas suicide bombers simultaneously blew themselves up on the pedestrian mall, killing five Israelis. (READ MORE)