US court sides with Iran in artifact case

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A US federal appeals court has sided with Iran in a long-running legal battle over whether Persian artifacts in Chicago museums can be seized as compensation for victims of a terror attack in Israel.

Tuesday's ruling overturns a lower court's rejection of Iran's sovereign immunity and order that Iran must provide the victims with a list of all its US assets.

However, the ruling will make it harder for the victims to find other assets which could be considered exempt from the immunity rules....

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