Washington Post journalist detained in Iran reportedly indicted

January 14, 2015 6:59 PM

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A Washington Post journalist detained in Iran has been indicted and will stand trial, Iran’s official news agency reported Wednesday.

The official IRNA news agency, quoting Tehran prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi, said that Jason Rezaian, the newspaper's bureau chief in Tehran since 2012, had been indicted. He is an Iranian-American who holds dual citizenship.

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