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The detained dual national complained that the Revolutionary Guards, who have no authority over monitoring her furlough, harassed her at her home claiming she breached her ankle tag

Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 41, has spent more than four years in jail or under house arrest since being arrested in the Iranian capital in April 2016.

London slams 'indefensible' new case against UK-Iranian  <em>Zaghari</em>-<em>Ratcliffe</em>

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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 Islamic Republic, authorities revealed.

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.

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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.

The New Arab & agencies

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.

The New Arab

Iran sentences French academic to 6 years in prison

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

The New Arab

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 ...

Nazanin <em>Zaghari</em>-Ratcliffe's furlough extended as Iran coronavirus fears grow

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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.

The New Arab & agencies

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.

Nazanin <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 judiciary's ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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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.

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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 extended for two extra weeks.

Anthony Harwood

Exclusive: Loujain al-Hathloul's sister speaks out after trial postponed

The trial of Loujain al-Hathloul has been postponed indefinitely by the coronavirus outbreak. Her sister, speaking exclusively to The New Arab, ...

The New Arab & agencies

23 Iran prisoners escape on eve of Persian festival

The inmates escaped from a facility in western Iran ahead of a Nowruz amnesty where 10,000 inmates are expected to be released and pardoned.

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Gulf states spend big to buffer coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus pandemic looks set to cost the Gulf states billions, just as the region looks to move into a post-oil future.

US hails release of citizens in Iran and Lebanon

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US hails release of citizens in Iran and Lebanon

The US hailed the release of jailed citizens in Iran and Lebanon.

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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.

Iran temporarily releases British mother, Nazanin <em>Zaghari</em>-<em>Ratcliffe</em>, from jail

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Iran temporarily releases British mother, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, from jail

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is serving a five-year prison term in Tehran, was temporarily released from jail, her husband ...

Jordan says 2 dead in prison riot over coronavirus

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Jordan says 2 dead in prison riot over coronavirus

Jordan is not the first country to witness prison riots over banned visits due to the coronavirus pandemic. Similar events killed 12 inmates in ...

US urges Tehran to release prisoners amid coronavirus crisis

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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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