Tag Archives: Jason Rezaian

06Dec/16

Highlights of main world events in January and February 2016

Among the highlights of the main World news events for January and February 2016 are — Iranian protesters storm the Saudi embassy; North Korea tests hydrogen nuclear device; the world’s most wanted drug boss is arrested; legendary rock star David Bowie dies; tourists are killed in a suicide bombing in Istanbul; Islamist gunmen storm hotel in Burkina Faso; Iran releases American prisoners; sanctions are lifted on Iran; WHO declares emergency over Zika virus; more than a 100 killed in Taiwan quake; dozens killed in train crash in Germany kills; Syrian government launches offensive in Aleppo and a charity hospital is bombed in Idlib.

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26May/15

Washington Post reporter goes on trial behind closed doors in Tehran

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian’s trial begins on espionage charges behind closed doors in Tehran, 10 months after he was arrested at his home and imprisoned.

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26Apr/15

Obama pokes fun at political friends and foes at White House dinner

U.S. President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim at a range of political friends and foes at the gathering he jokingly called “a night when Washington celebrates itself.”
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