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A former U.S. Marine who has spent almost 1,000 days in an Iranian prison after being accused of working for the CIA will appeal for a new trial after already seeing his sentence reduced once, an Iranian news agency reported Sunday.
A former U.S. Marine convicted of criminal charges in Iran after being accused of working for the CIA will appeal for a new trial after already seeing his sentence reduced once, his lawyer said Sunday.
Two members of Congress and the family of a former Marine now detained in Iran called for his freedom Monday, on the observance of his 1,000th day in prison on spying charges.
The Michigan family of a former Marine imprisoned in Iran since his 2011 arrest on spying charges is hopeful that he could be released soon because of recent developments in his case, including his conviction for a lesser offense, a family spokesman said Sunday.
An Iranian appeals court has overturned a death sentence of a former U.S. Marine convicted of working for the CIA, instead sentencing him to 10 years in prison, his lawyer said Saturday.
U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee of Michigan spoke briefly with President Barack Obama after the State of the Union address about an ex-Marine held in Iran on spying charges for more than two years, according to a spokesman for the congressman.
An interim nuclear agreement between world powers and Iran presents "the perfect time" to press for the release of an ex-Marine being held on spying charges, a former defense secretary and three retired high-ranking generals wrote to President Barack Obama.
The family of an former Marine detained in Iran is asking Secretary of State John Kerry to step in and demand his release.
The sister of a former U.S. Marine imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges said Wednesday that she's worried and shocked that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he's not familiar with her brother's case.