Iran Charges 'Washington Post' Reporter With Espionage

April 20, 2015 5:39 PM

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This April 11, 2013 file photo, shows Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post. His lawyer says he faces four serious charges, including espionage.

Iran is charging a Washington Post reporter with four crimes, including espionage, the newspaper said today. This is the first time the precise charges against Jason Rezaian, the Post's bureau chief in Tehran, have been made public since he was detained by the Iranian authorities nine months ago.

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