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Iran has repeatedly detained foreigners and dual nationals on charges campaigners and governments say are unfounded, with the prisoners only going free after months and even years of negotiation.

A report aired on Iranian state-run television claimed that the British-Australian academic was a spy for Israel.

Academic freed in Iran ‘blown away’ by support

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Academic freed in Iran ‘blown away’ by support

Middle East scholar Kylie Moore-Gilbert said she was 'totally blown away' by efforts from friends and family to secure her release.

Academic arrives in Australia after Iran release

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Academic arrives in Australia after Iran release

Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert returned to Australia on Friday amid reports she was detained after Iranian authorities ...

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Australian academic freed in Iran hails 'traumatic ordeal' end

An Australian-British academic freed by Iran said her release ended a "long and traumatic ordeal".

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Iran frees British-Australian academic in exchange for three Iranians

Iranian state TV has reported that authorities have freed Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a British-Australian academic held in ...

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Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert returned to Tehran's Evin prison

The Australian academic has been returned to the notorious Tehran prison facility after 'disappearing' in Iran's prison system.

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Australia asks Iran about report academic moved from prison

Australia has asked Iran about the reported move of Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Melbourne University lecturer who was ...

Detained British-Australian academic moved out of Iran's desert prison

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Detained British-Australian academic moved out of Iran's desert prison

An Australian-British academic, who was charged with espionage in Iran, has been moved out of the desert prison.

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British-Australian lecturer's every step being followed inside Iranian prison

The communications of jailed British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert are being closely monitored, sources ...

Australia: British-Australian academic held in Iran prison 'is well'

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Australia: British-Australian academic held in Iran prison 'is well'

Imprisoned academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert is doing 'well' after being moved to Iran's 'worst prison' for women, ...

Australia accused of failing academic jailed in Iran

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Australia accused of failing academic jailed in Iran

Australia's foreign ministry this week said Kylie Moore-Gilber case remained one of its "highest priorities, including for our ...

French-Iranian academic marks one year in Iranian prison

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French-Iranian academic marks one year in Iranian prison

A French-Iranian academic has been stuck in an Iranian prison since 2019.

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Jailed Australian-British academic 'has attempted suicide' multiple times

Jailed British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has "attempted suicide" multiple times in Iranian prison, the spouse of another detainee revealed.

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One coronavirus-related death every 'ten minutes' in Iran

At least 50 people in Iran are infected by COVID-19 every ten minutes, said a spokesman for the country's health ministry.

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US urges Tehran to release prisoners amid coronavirus crisis

Mike Pompeo said the US will hold Iran 'directly responsible' for any deaths of American prisoners from COVID-19.

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Jailed French academic Adelkhah hospitalised in Iran: lawyer

A French-Iranian academic who has been imprisoned in Iran since last year has been admitted to hospital, her lawyer confirmed.

French academics to face trial for 'anti-Iran propaganda'

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French academics to face trial for 'anti-Iran propaganda'

French researchers, Fariba Adelkhah and Roland Marchal will stand trial in Iran on March 3, their lawyer confirmed on Tuesday.

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French academic jailed in Iran 'weakened' by hunger strike

Fariba Adelkhah, who was detained in Iran in June, has been on hunger strike since December 24.

Iran offered jailed British-Australian academic 'work as spy'

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Iran offered jailed British-Australian academic 'work as spy'

In letters smuggled out of an Iranian prison, jailed British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert details her time ...

France: Iran could develop nuclear weapons within a year

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France: Iran could develop nuclear weapons within a year

As EU foreign ministers hold an emergency meeting to de-escalate US-Iran tensions, Le Drian warned Iran could have nuclear arms within a year or ...

French, Australian academics jailed in Iran begin hunger strike

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French, Australian academics jailed in Iran begin hunger strike

French-Iranian researcher Fariba Adelkhah and Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert have begun a hunger strike to ...

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