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Iran detains Washington Post reporter, others without explanation
Iran detains Washington Post reporter, others without explanation

Iran's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it could not provide details of what crimes several journalists, including a Washington Post reporter, were suspected of committing before they were arrested two weeks ago. The Post correspondent, Jason Rezaian, 38, a U.S.-Iranian dual citizen from Northern California, was arrested July 22 with his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, an Iranian national and correspondent for the National, a newspaper based in the United Arab Emirates. Also arrested were a pair of Iranian freelance journalists, a husband and wife. The husband was subsequently released, but his spouse, Maryam Rahmanian, remained in custody. Reports suggest that at least one of the two may...

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