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For the past four months, Iranian authorities have barred Times reporter Thomas Erdbrink from working.

فکر می کردید رفتار رژیم ایران با رسانه ها بدتر از این نمی تواند شود؟

Claims that naturalists are spies obscure an epic tragedy of environmental degradation.

One is American. The other is Iranian. This is what happens when the U.S. government keeps you from your spouse.

President Trump banned citizens of certain Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States two years ago. Now, U.S. citizens married to people from those countries are being victimized by the ban. This is the story of two Americans who found love in the ‘wrong’ place.

"It’s a strange thing to live on that knife’s edge for so long."

In an excerpt from his new book, “Prisoner,” a Washington Post journalist held in Iran for 544 days shares his account of solitary confinement and his fears for his wife’s safety.

For 544 days, Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian sat behind bars in Iran’s notorious Evin prison, charged with espionage. His only ‘crime’ was practicing journalism, but he became an unwitting bargaining chip in Iran’s international nuclear negotiations. This is the behind-the-scenes story of how The Post rallied for the return of its reporter and for press freedom everywhere.

Former Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian testifies about torture and solitary confinement over 18 months’ captivity before Iran nuclear deal.

This past summer, Jamal Khashoggi and Jason Rezaian sat down with Global Opinions editor Karen Attiah for a wide-ranging conversation about the Middle East, Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Months before his disappearance, Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi sat down for a conversation with Global Opinions writer Jason Rezaian and editor Karen Attiah.

If Iranian Americans don't engage, they may not like the narrative the Trump administration writes for them.

Iran and Trump both seem to enjoy giving credence to dubious sources.

The United States joins the list of countries where it's dangerous to be a journalist.

A lot can change in the four years between World Cup competitions. Washington, D.C.-based journalists Yeganeh and Jason Rezaian, unjustly imprisoned in Iran in 2014, know that well. Yeganeh spent 72 days behind bars, while Jason was detained for 544 days until his release in January 2015.

Iran opens its World Cup Friday morning against Morocco, and Jason and Yegenah Rezaian will be watching in a Washington sports bar with expats and friends.

Jason Rezaian, who was imprisoned in Iran for 500 days, reflects on the release of Americans from North Korea. He joins Opinion writers Molly Roberts, Ruth Marcus and Stephen Stromberg in this clip from the weekly Opinions show "It's Only Thursday."

For the United States, the Iran deal is about much more than nuclear negotiations. It's about freeing Americans from prison, says opinion writer Jason Rezaian.

The serial arrests of dual nationals, including an environmental activist who died in Evin prison, are alarming.

Amir Hekmati, 33, a U.S.-born Iranian-American, was freed in a January 2016 prisoner swap

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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.