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Iran releases US hostage held for three years as suspected spy in prisoner swap

One year ago   |   By The Independent

Tehran continues to hold British citizens including dual nationals Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Aras Amiri
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US and Iran agree prisoner swap

US and Iran agree prisoner swap

One year ago   |   By Politico

An American graduate student detained in Iran for more than three years has been freed after the Trump administration agreed to a prisoner exchange with Tehran.
The release of Xiyue Wang and Masoud Soleimani, an Iranian held in the U.S. on charges of violating American sanctions on Iran, comes at a moment of exceptionally high tensions between Iran and the United States. It's unlikely to lead to any thaw in the relationship, but it could offer some hope for other Americans imprisoned in Iran.
U.S. President Donald Trump announced early Saturday that Wang, who had been held on questionable...
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US student accused of spying freed by Iran in prisoner swap

US student accused of spying freed by Iran in prisoner swap

One year ago   |   By Wessexfm

A US student accused of spying in Iran has been freed after more than three years as part of a prisoner swap.
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