Top
Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
keyboard_arrow_down
Login
exit_to_app
Going beyond birthday celebration
access_time 18 Sep 2020 6:05 AM GMT
Periyar@142-Revolutionary and Visionary
access_time 17 Sep 2020 11:57 AM GMT
The word of caution from the highest court
access_time 17 Sep 2020 6:31 AM GMT
access_time 16 Sep 2020 5:58 AM GMT
access_time 15 Sep 2020 6:19 AM GMT
exit_to_app
Homechevron_rightWorldchevron_rightIran journalist...

Iran journalist arrested in US: media

text_fields
bookmark_border
Iran journalist arrested in US: media
cancel

Tehran: A journalist for Iran's English-language Press TV has been arrested in the United States, the news channel said on Wednesday.

US-born Marzieh Hashemi was arrested on arrival at St Louis Lambert International Airport on Sunday, according to family and friends cited by Press TV.

"The US officials have so far refused to provide any reasons for her apprehension either to her or her family," the broadcaster said on its website.

It added that Hashemi, a Muslim convert who changed her name from Melanie Franklin, had been visiting "her ill brother and other family members." Press TV claimed that all she had been offered to eat was pork, religiously forbidden for Muslims.

The broadcaster was due to hold a press conference on her case later on Wednesday.

Show Full Article
TAGS:
Next Story