Iran releases Americans in breakthrough prisoner exchange

Jan 17, 2016

Iran releases Americans in breakthrough prisoner exchange

Four Americans detained in Iran will be coming home and seven Iranians in U.S. custody also will win their freedom in a breakthrough swap negotiated by the longtime foes, officials in both countries said. As well, a fifth American was freed separately. The news ...

Iran state TV broadcasts captured U.S. sailor's 'apology'

Jan 14, 2016

Iran state TV broadcasts captured U.S. sailor's 'apology'

Iranian state TV has rerun a video clip of one of the detained U.S. sailors apologizing for the intrusion into Iranian territorial waters. In the footage, filmed before the sailors were released on Wednesday, the sailor says: “It was a mistake. That was our ...