Iran and the Mystery Murders
Jiyar Gol follows a trail of destruction across Europe - Could the Iranian regime have orchestrated assassinations and an attempted bombing on European soil?
Five years ago, an electrician called Ali Motamed was shot and killed in Almere, just outside Amsterdam. It looked like a professional hit job - but why would anyone want to assassinate a seemingly innocent electrician? In the hours which followed, his wife told police he wasn't really Ali Motamed at all - his real name was Mohammad Reza Kolahi Samadi, and he was a wanted man in Tehran. So could the Iranian regime have ordered his killing? And could it also be behind the strikingly similar murder of another Iranian in The Hague in 2017? Jiyar Gol follows a trail of destruction across Europe: from the killings in the Netherlands, to a bomb plot in Paris in 2018, to an attempted assassination in Denmark. It's a story of spies, lies and geopolitics, with a string of extraordinary twists. Could Iran have orchestrated assassinations and an attempted bombing on European soil?