Jason Rezaian

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Barack Obama drinks from a coconut in Laos as the first visit by a US president to the southeast Asian country continued on Wednesday. He faced criticism in the US over payments to Iran. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

The Obama administration has acknowledged that it paid $1.7 billion (€1.5 billion) in cash to Iran to settle a 37-year legal dispute, drawing more fir(...)

President Barack Obama speaks at the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in  Washington on Saturday. Photograph: AP

President Barack Obama poked fun at Hillary Clinton’s lack of appeal among young people Saturday night, joking at the annual White House press corps d(...)

US President Barack Obama speaks about US-Iranian relations in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

The US imposed sanctions on 11 companies and individuals for supplying Iran’s ballistic missile programme in a move delayed by more than two weeks so (...)

Iranian parliament members congratulate foreign minister Mohammad Javad  Zarif (2-L) in Tehran on Sunday after  international sanctions against Iran were lifted. Photograph: EPA

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on Sunday hailed the nuclear deal with world powers, implemented late the previous evening, as a “golden page” in the(...)

‘Washington Post’ Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian during a press conference in Tehran in 2013. File photograph: EPA

Iran has freed four dual-nationality prisoners, one of whom is Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, Iranian state television has announced. A memb(...)

Washington Post Tehran bureau chief Jason Rezaian: a court in Iran  convicted him in  a secret espionage trial. Photograph:  Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post/ Reuters

The Washington Post has said its Tehran bureau chief, Jason Rezaian, has been convicted in Iran after weeks of waiting for a verdict in his secret esp(...)

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian:  the newspaper has urged Iran’s leaders to overturn the guilty verdict. He has 20 days to appeal.  Photograph: Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post/Reuters

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who has been detained for more than a year on charges including espionage, has been convicted in Iran. (...)

Jason Rezaian’s  wife and mother leave the Revolutionary Court, in Tehran,  after the Washington Post correspondent’s fourth hearing  in the capital. Photograph: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images

A verdict in Iran’s trial of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian could be issued within a week, his lawyer was quoted by Iranian media as sayi(...)

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian and his Iranian wife Yeganeh Salehi in Tehran in September 2013. Rezaian, a dual Iranian-American citizen, has been been jailed since July last year on charges including espionage. Photograph: EPA/STR

Jason Rezaian’s article in the Washington Post on July 17th, 2014 was a charming colour feature about how a growing number of Iranians were embracing (...)

A file photo of Iranian-American and Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian while covering a press conference at Iran’s Foreign Ministry in Tehran. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The second hearing in the trial of jailed Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian on espionage charges took place behind closed doors in Tehran o(...)

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