Iran’s Judiciary spokesman Alireza Jamshidi said Monday that journalist Roxana Saberi’s sentence was commuted as a gesture of "Islamic mercy" because she expressed regret and cooperated with authorities. Some Iranian sources also tell CNN her release is a gesture to President Obama who publicly insisted Saberi had not been spying for the United States.
Iran will release imprisoned Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi, her father said Monday. Reza Saberi told CNN before 4 p.m
An Iranian court will hear the appeal Sunday of a U.S. journalist imprisoned in Iran, the woman’s father told CNN on Saturday
An Iranian human-rights activist and Nobel laureate has joined the legal team of an Iranian-American journalist convicted of spying and jailed in Iran. Shirin Ebadi, who won a Nobel Peace Prize in 2003, took up the case of Roxana Saberi at the request of Saberi’s family, her father, Reza Saberi, told CNN Wednesday.
The head of Iran’s judiciary Monday ordered a "careful and speedy appeal process" for an Iranian-American journalist who was convicted of spying, Iran’s state-run news agency reported. Roxana Saberi, 31, was sentenced Saturday to eight years in prison after a one-day trial that was closed to the public. The decision prompted sharp denunciations from President Obama, as well as other U.S.
Five children drowned in a Houston, Texas, bayou Saturday after the car they were riding in veered off the road, police said. “She has lost weight and she looks frail and weak,” Reza Saberi said
Roxana Saberi, the American journalist convicted of espionage charges in Iran, has lost weight in prison but is being treated well, her father said Sunday. “She has lost weight and she looks frail and weak,” Reza Saberi said. “She says she’s not treated harshly