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FBI Hints Iran Now Cooperating In Hunt For Missing Former Agent

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 03.09.2016 | World

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation hinted on Wednesday that authorities in Iran had recently been tryin...

New Clues In Case Of CIA Consultant Who Vanished In Iran

New York Times | Whitney Snyder | Posted 01.23.2016 | World

But newly disclosed documents suggest that Iranian officials knew far more about Mr. Levinson. In late 2011, a top Iranian diplomat acknowledged that ...

Here's Why We Held The Story On The U.S.-Iranian Prisoner Exchange

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.12.2016 | Politics

In early fall, HuffPost foreign affairs reporter Jessica Schulberg landed a hell of a scoop: A State Department official was willing to talk on the re...

These Are The Four Americans Iran Just Released

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 01.16.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iran freed four Americans as part of a prisoner release deal with the U.S. on Saturday. The men had been imprisoned in the country on tr...

Iran Releases 4 American Prisoners After Months Of Top-Secret Negotiations

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 02.12.2016 | Politics

VIENNA, Austria -- A Swiss plane carrying American citizens, including a Washington Post reporter, who were released from Iranian prison on Saturday d...

Top Advocate For Americans Trapped In Iran Supports Nuclear Deal

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 07.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House Democrat who has led the congressional effort to bring home four Americans trapped in Iran has decided to vote in favor of the d...

Ted Cruz Exploits Americans Trapped In Iran To Score Political Points Against Obama

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Thursday used the plight of four Americans trapped in Iran to launch a political attack on the Obama administ...

Obama: U.S. Won't Give Up On Bringing American Captives Home From Iran

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics

PITTSBURGH, July 21 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday listed Americans held in Iran by name and said the United States will not give up un...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Now Can We Talk About Iran's American Prisoners? | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's announcement of a deal between Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers restricting the controversial Iranian nuclear progra...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Four Americans Are Still Trapped In Iran, Deal Or No Deal. Here Are Their Stories. | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If the U.S., five other world powers and Iran can finalize a deal this week to restrict the Islamic Republic's nuclear capabilities, Ame...

Levinson on Kish Island

David Holmberg | Posted 02.19.2014 | Media
David Holmberg

I was told, "In my opinion it's not a good idea to go to Kish Island. You might end up in a prison cell with Bob Levinson."

Witness: Iran Nabbed CIA Asset Levinson

The Christian Science Monitor | Scott Peterson | Posted 12.17.2013 | World

The last known man to see Robert Levinson alive in Iran now says that the CIA contractor who disappeared in 2007 was definitely detained by Iranian au...

Michael Calderone

NYT Explains Why It Held CIA Story For Six Years | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.13.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- The New York Times revealed Friday that it withheld reporting on missing American Robert Levinson’s ties to the CIA for six years, one d...

U.S. Renews $1 Million Reward For Ex-FBI Agent Held Hostage In Iran

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.07.2013 | World

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has renewed a $1 million reward for information leading to the safe return of a former agent who went missing i...

David Lohr

FBI Offers $1 Million Reward For Former Agent Missing Since 2007 | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

The FBI has announced a $1,000,000 reward for information leading directly to the safe return of Robert Levinson. A retired FBI agent, Levinson disapp...

Get Serious About Freeing American Captives in Iran

Patrick Disney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Disney

If the US is serious about securing the release of its citizens detained in Iran, it must get over its aversion to dealing with Iran's hardliners and set up a permanent means of official dialogue.