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December 7, 1988
Switzerland's highest court ordered the bank records of an Israeli arms dealer involved in the Iran-Contra affair be turned over to U.S. investigators. The Federal Tribunal in Lausanne lifted strict banking secrecy rules in rejecting Yaacov Nimrodi's appeal of a decision by Swiss police to grant legal assistance in the investigation.
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December 7, 1988
Switzerland's highest court ordered the bank records of an Israeli arms dealer involved in the Iran-Contra affair be turned over to U.S. investigators. The Federal Tribunal in Lausanne lifted strict banking secrecy rules in rejecting Yaacov Nimrodi's appeal of a decision by Swiss police to grant legal assistance in the investigation.
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NEWS
June 9, 1987 | United Press International
Israel has instructed four of its citizens who helped sell U.S. arms to Iran to ignore U.S. subpoenas and cancel travel plans to the United States until the court orders are withdrawn, government sources said Monday. The sources said subpoenas were issued ordering the four Israelis to appear before a federal grand jury working with Lawrence E. Walsh, the independent counsel investigating possible criminal activities in the Iran- contra affair.
NEWS
November 28, 1986 | Associated Press
Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir conceded today that the U.S. arms Israel shipped to Iran might be used against Israeli soldiers. But he said Israel's role in the deal was "a sustainable risk." Israel radio, meanwhile, said the FBI may want to question four Israelis reportedly involved in the operation: David Kimche, the Foreign Ministry's former director general; Amiram Nir, the prime minister's adviser on counter-terrorism, and private arms merchants Al Schwimmer and Yaacov Nimrodi.
NEWS
March 29, 1988 | Associated Press
Israel has handed over classified documents to independent counsel Lawrence E. Walsh for his Iran-Contra investigation under a cooperation agreement reached after a year of negotiations, an Israeli official said Monday. In return, Walsh apparently agreed to revoke his subpoenas of four Israelis who arranged the 1985 and 1986 shipments of U.S.-made anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles to Iran, the official and a U.S. lawyer indicated.
NEWS
March 28, 1988 | Times Wire Services
After a year of thorny negotiations, independent counsel Lawrence Walsh has reached a secret agreement with Israel for its cooperation in his investigation of the Iran-Contra scandal, both sides announced today. In a brief statement, Walsh expressed satisfaction with the agreement and said his office looks forward to continued cooperation from Israel. Under the accord, Israel has given Walsh the historical and financial chronologies covering its role in the shipment of U.S.
NEWS
June 1, 1993 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly 200 Muslim pilgrims from Libya, one of Israel's most implacable foes in the Arab world, arrived in Jerusalem on Monday to pray at the city's Islamic shrines, and their sponsor announced that Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi also wants to visit this year. Yaacov Nimrodi, an Israeli businessman and arms dealer who organized the trip, described it as "a pilgrimage of peace" and a breakthrough in Israel's long search for peace with its Arab neighbors.
NEWS
August 8, 1987 | DAN FISHER and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
Independent counsel Lawrence E. Walsh must withdraw subpoenas of two key Israelis who had roles in the Iran- contra affair if he is to win cooperation of the Israeli government in his investigation, a senior official said here Friday. "It's either/or: either you have proceedings in court or voluntary (cooperation)," said the Israeli official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
NEWS
March 11, 1987 | RONALD J. OSTROW and DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writers
Major problems in developing criminal cases against U.S. participants in the Iran- contra scandal are being created by Israel's refusal to let investigators for independent counsel Lawrence E. Walsh question Israeli agents directly involved in the affair, sources close to the probe said Tuesday.
OPINION
August 18, 1991 | Yossi Melman, Yossi Melman, an Israeli journalist, is co-author of "Every Spy a Prince: The Complete History of Israel's Intelligence Community" (Houghton Mifflin)
The Israeli government and the Shiite fundamentalists in Lebanon are waging a war of attrition to force the other to make the first concession in the prolonged hostage crisis. As Abbas Moussawi, a leader of Hezbollah (Party of God), the umbrella organization for the various Lebanese factions that hold 10 Western hostages, insisted last week, "If the West wants to see the remaining people free, it's now Israel's turn to react."
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