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Zaghari-Ratcliffe's family has been campaigning for her release since she was held in Iran in April 2016 on sedition charges. She is currently under house arrest.

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said his government had "intensified" negotiations to secure the "immediate" release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, which her family expect could happen within weeks.

UK MPs urge terrorist designation for Iran's Revolutionary Guards

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UK MPs urge terrorist designation for Iran's Revolutionary Guards

The UK should join the US in designating the IRGC as a terrorist organisation, the House of Commons' foreign affairs committee has said.

Dilemma for West over foreigners jailed in Iran

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Dilemma for West over foreigners jailed in Iran

Iran has repeatedly detained foreigners and dual nationals on charges campaigners and governments say are unfounded, with the prisoners only ...

Iran postpones new trial of <em>Zaghari</em>-<em>Ratcliffe</em>: UK MP

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Iran postpones new trial of Zaghari-Ratcliffe: UK MP

Husband Richard confirmed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's trial in the Iranian capital had been adjourned.

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UK summons Iran envoy over Zaghari-Ratcliffe detention

The UK has warned Iran against forcing the British-Iranian detainee back into jail.

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UK-Iranian 'hostage' Zaghari-Ratcliffe due back in Tehran jail

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces a new court appearance in Tehran and will be taken back to jail.

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Hunger striking Iranian human rights lawyer back in prison

Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who was sent to hospital after going on hunger strike for 40 days to demand the release of political prisoners, ...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe files harassment claim against Iran's Revolutionary Guards

The detained dual national complained that the Revolutionary Guards, who have no authority over monitoring her furlough, harassed her at her ...

Iran postpones new trial of <em>Nazanin</em> <em>Zaghari</em>-<em>Ratcliffe</em>: husband

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Iran postpones new trial of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: husband

Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 41, has spent more than four years in jail or under house arrest since being arrested in the Iranian ...

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London slams 'indefensible' new case against UK-Iranian Zaghari-Ratcliffe

British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained in Tehran since 2016, faces a new case in the ...

Iranian TV: British-Iranian dual national faces new charge

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Iranian TV: British-Iranian dual national faces new charge

Dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is facing a new charge after years in prison.

Release of jailed British-Iranian <em>Zaghari</em>-<em>Ratcliffe</em> 'deliberately delayed by UK'

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Release of jailed British-Iranian Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'deliberately delayed by UK'

The UK government is accused of procrastinating on the release a dual British-Iranian citizen jailed in Tehran.

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.

<em>Nazanin</em> <em>Zaghari</em>-<em>Ratcliffe</em> awaits verdict on possible release

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe awaits verdict on possible release

Iran will issue a verdict on Wednesday on whether the jailed dual citizen will be among 3,000 prisoners granted clemency by Iran.

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Iran sentences French academic to 6 years in prison

Iran authorities have arrested a French-Iranian academic, who faces six years in prison.

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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 ...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's furlough extended as Iran coronavirus fears grow

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's temporary release has been extended for another month, authorities said.

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Iranian president grants extra month to prisoners on leave

Hassan Rouhani announced the 100,000 prisoners on leave will be granted an extra month as part of measures to control the spread of coronavirus.

<em>Nazanin</em> <em>Zaghari</em>-<em>Ratcliffe</em> 'in limbo' awaiting news on furlough extension

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'in limbo' awaiting news on furlough extension

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is waiting to find out whether she must return to prison, as her family criticise the ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: Orthodox Easter celebrated at home, UK criticised over ethnic minority Covid-19 deaths, Iranians permitted not to fast over ...

Coronavirus outbreak in Middle East prisons poses mounting threat

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Coronavirus outbreak in Middle East prisons poses mounting threat

While some Middle East regimes have temporarily released inmates as the coronavirus spreads in crowded jails, countless political prisoners, ...

Iran extends temporary prisoner release as coronavirus deaths increase

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Iran extends temporary prisoner release as coronavirus deaths increase

A temporary release for some 100,000 prisoners in Iran has been extended, authorities said on Sunday, as the death toll increased to 2,640.

<em>Nazanin</em> <em>Zaghari</em>-Ratcliffe's release from Iranian prison extended

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release from Iranian prison extended

The British-Iranian aid worker, who has been temporarily released from Evin prison where she is serving a five-year term, has had her furlough ...

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