The whirling hum of a dialysis machine could have been the soundtrack to the rest of Zahra Hajikarimi’s life but for an unusual program in Iran that allows people to buy a kidney from a living donor.
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Iran nuclear deal not as ‘explosive’ as expected in Colorado Senate race, despite Michael Bennet’s support
Once seen as radioactive to his re-election chances, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet’s decision last year to support a nuclear deal with Iran appears less potent now.
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet took significant political heat for his support of the Iran nuclear deal in 2015, and it remains an issue as he campaigns for re-election. Bennet spoke to The Denver Post earlier this week about the issue.
The Iran nuclear accord is fragile at its one-year anniversary. Upcoming elections in the U.S. and Iran could yield new leaders determined to derail the deal.
Iran has filed a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice to recover $2 billion worth of frozen assets the U.S. Supreme Court awarded to victims of a 1983 bombing in Lebanon and other attacks linked to Iran.
An Iranian man has been arrested in Denver on a 2010 federal District of Columbia indictment accusing him using companies in the Netherlands and the Middle East to smuggle chemicals, aircraft parts and fiber optics to the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force in Tehran, which violated the U.S. trade embargo to Iran.