Image Credit: Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post, via The New York Times

Iran News | Iranian-Americans

Iranian government releases five Americans as U.S. sanctions lifted
  • Four of the released, including Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, were dual Iranian-American citizens released as part of a U.S.-Iran prisoner exchange.
  • A fifth American, student Matthew Trevithick, was released separately.
  • The exchange comes as the U.S. lifts its sanctions as a part of its agreement with Iran to halt its nuclear development program.

Read more:
Iran Frees 4 Americans, Including Jason Rezaian, in Prisoner Swap” (The New York Times)
Iran frees Post reporter Jason Rezaian, 4 other Americans, officials say” (The Washington Post)
Iran separately releases fifth American: U.S. official” (Reuters)

(Image Credit: Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post, via The New York Times)

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