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Jason Rezaian’s “Hostage” will be an “intensely personal” account of his ordeal and life in Iran.

As Americans receive 10-year sentences, the greater cost of Obama’s $400 million to Iran becomes clear.

A lawsuit says Rezaian, his wife, mother and brother suffered irreparable harm as a result of torture, hostage-taking and acts of terrorism.

The suit says Rezaian was arrested to extract concessions from Washington during the nuclear talks.

Republicans say the Obama administration paid a ransom for four American prisoners held in Iran. Here's what really happened.

  • Aug 5, 2016
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'I have decided to use my art to challenge social issues,' says artist Atena Farghandani in her first interview with the Western press since her release.

Aya Hijazi is as innocent as Jason Rezaian. Yet the United States won’t speak up for her.

Rezaian and Willow Bay, director of the USC Annenberg School for Journalism, will receive awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 28.

President Obama met Monday at the State Department with Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who was released in January after spending 18 months in an Iranian prison.

Dana Milbank’s Jan. 31 Sunday Opinion column, “A triumphant return for Jason,” included this assertion: “It was, indeed, one of Kerry’s finest hours. Though the White House demonstrated a maddening la...

In Washington this week, Rezaian recounted his imprisonment and talked about what’s next.

The Jan. 28 grand opening of The Post’s new headquarters included speeches from Secretary of State John Kerry, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and Amazon CEO and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos.

Post reporter Jason Rezaian, recently freed from an Iranian prison, thanks his family, colleagues and government officials at The Washington Post’s grand-opening event.

  • Jan 28, 2016
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Emotional speeches by Post reporter Jason Rezaian, recently freed from an Iranian prison, John F. Kerry and others helped mark the grand opening.

  • Jan 28, 2016
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Secretary of State John Kerry gave remarks at the grand opening of The Washington Post on Jan. 28, where he praised The Post's efforts in securing the release of Jason Rezaian, who was held for 18 months in an Iranian prison.

  • Jan 28, 2016
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The freed reporter and the secretary of state who negotiated his release emotionally recalled the ordeal.

Jason Rezaian’s release is cause for celebration, but others remain cruelly and unjustly imprisoned.

Jeffrey P. Bezos met privately with the Post journalist and his family before departing with them on a private jet.

Man released as part of deal with Iran says his plight is similar to that of Washington Post reporter detained overseas.

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About Jason Rezaian

Jason Rezaian has been The Washington Post’s correspondent in Tehran since 2012. Before joining the Post, Rezaian was a freelance journalist based in Tehran, reporting since 2008 for publications including the San Francisco Chronicle, GlobalPost, Slate and Monocle.

Rezaian, who holds a dual U.S.-Iranian citizenship, was born in California.