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Anoosheh Ashoori and Richard Ratcliffe team up in London race to help hostages in Iran
Mr Ashoori, who spent five years detained in Tehran, ran the 10km race in aid of charity helping hostages
September 25, 2023, 3:33 PM
Iraq jails 18 police officers over Sweden embassy fire
Some of those involved in the case were permanently disbarred from the force
September 12, 2023, 9:21 PM
Who is Iran releasing from prison in US deal?
Agreement would include $6bn in Iranian funds unfrozen
September 11, 2023, 9:39 PM
Daniel Khalife's mother shares fears of his mental state
Farnaz Khalife says her son became more distant after he turned 18 and 'hardly called'
September 11, 2023, 9:05 PM
Evin prisoner's daughter urges EU and Germany to stand up to Iran
Nahid Taghavi was arrested three years ago at her apartment in Tehran
September 08, 2023, 6:03 PM
Military base where on-the-run Daniel Khalife worked is at heart of UK communications
Any breach of base security would give enemies access to most sensitive signals on UK deployments
September 08, 2023, 11:52 AM
'Valley of hell': Anoosheh Ashoori dismayed as cellmate left out of Biden's deal with Iran
During his five years in a Tehran prison, Mr Ashoori shared a room with US resident Shahab Dalili
August 20, 2023, 4:06 AM
Dubai prisoners hope cooking classes will offer second chance at life
Rehabilitation initiative is inspiring inmates at Dubai Central Jail to pursue careers in the culinary industry once released
August 17, 2023, 5:55 AM
Iran re-arrests reporter who interviewed father of Mahsa Amini
Nazila Maroufian moved to prison known for poor conditions days after her release
August 15, 2023, 7:58 PM
People in Berlin mark three years of German on Iran's death row
Concern over risk to Jamshid Sharmahd's life increased after Iran executed Iranian-Swedish dissident in May
July 31, 2023, 9:01 PM
UK has foiled 39 terror attacks on MPs and public figures in six years, report finds
Home Office says all plots were in their late stages and some targeted mass gatherings
July 18, 2023, 1:32 PM
Essex lorry deaths: Man jailed for 12 years over deaths of 39 migrants
Four other men were jailed in 2021 for between 13 and 27 years for manslaughter
July 11, 2023, 10:08 PM
Yemeni women 'kept in Houthi-run prisons long after the end of their sentences'
Women detained in rebel-controlled prisons subjected to abuse and violence, rights groups say
June 12, 2023, 3:00 AM
Disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes begins prison sentence
Holmes was convicted of defrauding investors over technology used in her blood-testing start-up company
May 30, 2023, 6:00 PM
Inside Belgium's 'Operation Blackstone' to free Vandecasteele from Iran
Brussels bypassed prisoner exchange treaty over fears of lengthy legal challenge and instead sought king's intervention
May 26, 2023, 7:50 PM
Belgian aid worker freed in Iran prisoner swap
Oman mediated release of Olivier Vandecasteele and Assadolah Asadi
May 26, 2023, 9:22 AM
Theranos's Elizabeth Holmes loses latest bid to stay out of prison
Blood-testing start-up's founder and former chief executive Ramesh 'Sunny' Balwani ordered to pay $452m to fraud victims
May 17, 2023, 4:51 AM
Sister tells of joy after Bernard Phelan released from Iranian prison
Tears as French-Iranian freed after seven months in jail for 'inciting propaganda' during protests
May 15, 2023, 1:12 PM
Palestinian prisoner's death described as 'deliberate assassination' by PM
Prisoner did not eat for 87 days as he protested against repeated practice of administrative detention
May 02, 2023, 5:11 AM
Stricter checks for terrorist prisoners in UK, in bid to curb radicalisation
New measures designed to prevent extremists from spreading terrorist ideology and radicalising other inmates
April 30, 2023, 8:54 PM