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Iran Charges Iranian-American With Spying

Roxana Saberi

Roxana Saberi

Iran's judiciary has charged detained Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi with espionage, a news agency has said, a move likely to disappoint Washington as it tries to reach out to Tehran.

Iran's ISNA news agency, quoting a judge who is the deputy head of Iran's Prosecutor's Office, said Saberi had "accepted" the accusation.

Her lawyer, Abdolsamad Khorramshahi, told Reuters: "As they have announced, they have accused her of espionage."

Read the full Reuters story here.

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