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Iran cites 60 groups as 'soft war' agentsupdated: Tue Jan 05 2010 00:31:00

Iran's Intelligence Ministry has compiled a list of 60 groups -- several based in the United States -- saying it considers them "soft war" agents against the country, Iranian media reported Monday.

Nobel winner on Iran crackdownupdated: Tue Jan 05 2010 00:31:00

Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi tells CNN Iran's crackdown on anti-government protesters will increase their will.

Iranian-American sentenced to 15 years in prisonupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 15:00:00

An Iranian-American man has been sentenced to 15 years in an Iranian prison for his role in protests after the disputed presidential election in June, a U.S. State Department spokesman said Tuesday.

Iran resumes mass trial of reformistsupdated: Thu Aug 27 2009 23:04:00

Iran resumed Tuesday its mass trial of political reformists it has accused of trying to overthrow the government in the wake of the disputed presidential election in June, according to state-run media reports.

Clinton says trial shows Iran 'is afraid of its own people'updated: Thu Aug 06 2009 14:38:00

Iran's trial of more than 100 people who it has linked to post-election unrest is a "sign of weakness" and shows that the Islamic republic "is afraid of its own people," U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN Thursday.

Iran has held other Americans in recent yearsupdated: Wed Aug 05 2009 13:54:00

The U.S. government is looking into the cases of three American hikers believed to have been seized inside Iran, along the Iraqi border.

Columbia University president slams Ahmadinejadupdated: Wed Sep 26 2007 08:21:00

Columbia University president Lee Bollinger took Iran's president to task Monday, bluntly criticizing his record and saying he exhibits "all the signs of a petty and cruel dictator."

Iranian-American freed in Tehranupdated: Thu Sep 20 2007 04:06:00

Kian Tajbakhsh, an Iranian-American social scientist who has been held in Iran since May, has been released from Tehran's Evin Prison, according to his employer.

Iranian-American scholar back home after detention in Tehranupdated: Fri Sep 07 2007 00:04:00

Haleh Esfandiari, the Iranian-American scholar who was held in Iran for eight months, has returned to her home in Potomac, Maryland, her husband, Shaul Bakhash, told CNN.

Detained Americans appear to 'confess' on Iranian state televisionupdated: Wed Jul 25 2007 00:43:00

Iranian television Wednesday aired lengthy excerpts of what it called confessions by two jailed Iranian-Americans accused of plotting to undermine the Islamic republic, a development the U.S. State Department condemned.

Iranian official: U.S. detainees sent to interfere in Tehranupdated: Sat Jun 02 2007 17:42:00

The United States was using some of the four Iranian-Americans detained by Tehran to meddle in Iranian affairs and is trying to cover it up, Tehran's security chief charged Saturday.

Bush condemns Tehran's detention of Iranian-Americans updated: Fri Jun 01 2007 15:43:00

President Bush on Friday called on Tehran to release four detained Iranian-Americans "immediately and unconditionally."

Iranian-American academic chargedupdated: Tue May 29 2007 09:33:00

Iran has formally charged Iranian-American Haleh Esfandiari with trying to topple the government, a spokesman for the Iranian judiciary told CNN on Tuesday.

Sources: Iran imprisons 4th Iranian-Americanupdated: Wed May 23 2007 09:28:00

Iran recently imprisoned a fourth person of dual Iranian and American citizenship, the man's family and colleagues told CNN on Wednesday

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