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Jason Rezaian

US ''stuck to its guns'' on Iran prisoner swap: Freed detainee's brother

Iranian authorities "continued to manipulate" Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian until the moment he was released with four other Americans in a prisoner swap over the weekend, his brother said on Monday.

Jan 19, 2016, 10:44 AM IST

Iran ready for prisoner swap with US: Hassan Rouhani

Tehran will work to free three Americans from its prisons if the United States releases jailed Iranians, President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday.

Sep 28, 2015, 04:58 AM IST

Iranian official hints at prisoner swap for US reporter

The speaker of Iran`s parliament hinted in a US radio interview Thursday at the possibility of a prisoner swap to free detained Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian.

Sep 04, 2015, 08:14 AM IST

Iran sentences 2 people to jail for spying for US, Israel

Iran's official IRNA news agency says two people have been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being convicted of spying for the United States and Israel.

Aug 31, 2015, 01:09 AM IST

Verdict in Washington Post reporter spy trial `within week`: Lawyer

The trial of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian resumed Monday in Tehran, in what could be the final hearing before a judgment is issued on whether he spied on Iran.

Aug 10, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

Iran holds third closed session in trial of Washington Post reporter

The closed-door trial of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, who has been detained in an Iranian prison for nearly a year, resumed for a third session on Monday. No decision in the case was announced.

Jul 14, 2015, 04:04 AM IST

Iran resumes scribe's trial over spying charge

An Iranian court on Monday resumed the trial of a Washington Post reporter over spying and propaganda charges, media reported.

Jun 08, 2015, 18:39 PM IST

Iran court resumes trial of Washington Post journalist: Fars

An Iranian court on Monday resumed the trial of jailed Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian on espionage charges, Iran`s semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Jun 08, 2015, 15:11 PM IST

US blasts Iran's 'lack of transparency' in reporter trial

The United States on Tuesday blasted the "complete lack of transparency" in the trial in Iran of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian and renewed calls for Tehran to drop "absurd" spying charges.

May 27, 2015, 00:12 AM IST

Washington Post reporter on trial in Iran for spying

Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian went on trial behind closed doors in Iran Tuesday on charges of spying, in a case that has clouded a rapprochement with the United States.

May 26, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

'Trial of Iranian-US journalist in Tehran to be closed'

The trial in Iran of jailed Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian will be closed to the public when it starts on Tuesday, his brother said on Monday.

May 26, 2015, 10:53 AM IST

US Senate calls on Iran to release detained Americans

The US Senate overwhelmingly passed a resolution Monday calling for Iran to release three American citizens being held in the country.

May 12, 2015, 09:36 AM IST

Obama presses Iran to return four US citizens: Statement

US President Barack Obama on Friday urged Tehran to return four US citizens captive or missing in Iran, the latest direct message to the country's leaders and citizens.

Mar 21, 2015, 01:11 AM IST

Jailed reporter's family urges Iran to release him

 The family of Washington Post`s Iranian-American reporter Jason Rezaian, held without charges in Iran for more than 100 days, has called on Tehran to set him free.

Oct 31, 2014, 10:47 AM IST

Iran frees wife of detained Washington Post correspondent

Tehran has released an Iranian journalist who had been detained since July with her husband, the Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post, the newspaper reported on Monday.

Oct 06, 2014, 21:21 PM IST

Iran confirms detention of Washington Post reporter

An Iranian judicial official has confirmed the detention of Washington Post`s Tehran correspondent, Jason Rezaian, a media report said Saturday.

Jul 26, 2014, 14:39 PM IST

Iran confirms arrest of Washington Post correspondent

Tehran`s chief justice Gholamhossein Esmaili on Friday confirmed the arrest of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and his wife, also a journalist, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Jul 25, 2014, 14:46 PM IST

Iran detains four journalists, three of them Iranian-American: CPJ

The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of whom it said had US-Iranian nationality.

Jul 25, 2014, 09:08 AM IST