California Navy Veteran Sentenced to 10 Years in Iran PrisonA U.S. Navy veteran from Southern California has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran, becoming the first American known to be imprisoned there since Pres. Trump took office.
Brother Of Journalist With Marin Ties Pleads For Release; Trial On Espionage Charges Begins In IranThe espionage trail of a Washington Post journalist, who is jailed in Iran and has ties to Marin, is now underway. The man’s brother is in Washington to help lobby for his release.
Marin County Journalist Detained In Iran Is Accused Of Espionage
Marin County Journalist Imprisoned In Iran Finally Allowed A Lawyer After 7 Months DetentionAfter more than seven months behind bars in an Iranian prison, detained Washington Post correspondent and Marin County native Jason Rezaian has for the first time been allowed to hire a defense lawyer, according to his family.
Washington Post Journalist From Marin To Stand Trial In Iran For Undisclosed ChargesA Washington Post journalist from Marin County detained in Iran for months has been indicted and will stand trial, Iran's state news agency reported Wednesday, without elaborating on what charges he faced.
Injured Iranian Cat Brought To San Francisco For TreatmentAlthough the U.S. and Iran are at odds politically, a partnership between animal care groups helped to save a cat found seriously injured in the Iranian capital of Tehran by sending it to San Francisco for treatment.
UC Berkeley Grads Sentenced To Eight Years In Iranian PrisonTwo UC Berkeley graduates arrested more than two years ago while hiking along the Iraq-Iran border have been sentenced to eight years in prison on charges that include espionage, state TV reported Saturday, a sharp blow to hopes their release was imminent.
Iran Wants Freed Cal Grad Back To Stand TrialIran said it has summoned an American woman and UC Berkeley graduate to return to the country and stand trial on Feb. 6 along with two Cal grads who are still in custody.
Oman Delegate To Visit Iran To Push For Hikers' ReleaseAn Iranian newspaper reports that a delegation from Oman will visit Iran to pursue the release of two American men imprisoned for more than a year.
UC Berkeley Grad Shourd Journeys Home From CaptivityUC Berkeley graduate Sarah Shourd released from Iran after more than 13 months in custody began her journey back to the United States on Saturday after asking her supporters to "extend your prayers" to her fiance and another American man who remain in Tehran accused of spying.