TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Farsi caption has unfurled across the black screen of a channel of Iranian state television every night for days now, promising viewers that what they are about to witness...
Post reporter seeks restitution from Iran for imprisonment
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian told a federal court on Tuesday that he was arrested by Iranian authorities, subjected to a sham trial and held for 18 months purely as a way to gain leverage over the American government in nuclear negotiations.
‘Halal’ internet means more control in Iran after unrest
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Guns drawn, Iranian intelligence agents rushed into the apartment of a Washington Post reporter and his journalist wife in Tehran.
Threatening to kill Jason Rezaian in front of his wife, Yeganeh, the 20 agents in the July 2014 raid tore through their belongings and rifled through drawers, clothes and valuables for an hour.
Iranian-American art dealer, wife detained in Iran
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A human rights group says an Iranian-American art gallery manager and his wife have been detained in Iran, the latest in a series of arrests involving dual nationals in the Islamic Republic.
The New York-based International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said Friday that Karan Vafadari and his Iranian wife Afarin Niasari are being held in Tehran's Evin Prison.
Reporter jailed in Iran sues Iranian government
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post reporter who was detained for more than 18 months in Iran after being accused of espionage has filed a federal lawsuit against the Iranian government.
The lawsuit filed Monday by Jason Rezaian (reh-ZY'-ahn) together with his brother and mother accuses the Iranian government of subjecting him to torture and holding him hostage with the aim of "extorting concessions" from the U.S. government and others.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A British-Iranian woman held in Iran for months over accusations she planned the "soft toppling" of the government while visiting relatives with her young daughter has appeared in court for the first time, her family said Tuesday.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who works for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of the news agency, will be tried by Judge Abolghassem Salavati in Tehran's Revolutionary Court, her husband said....