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UN Agency Offers Support for Iranian-American Held in Tehran

The United Nations' children agency issued an appeal on behalf of an 80-year-old Iranian-American detained in Tehran along with his son, saying it hopes he “will be reunited soon with his wife and loved ones.” Baquer Namazi, a former Iranian government official under the shah who worked for UNICEF for years, has been held since late February. The reason for Namazi's incarceration remains unclear, though a lawyer trying to represent him has said his detention is “for some...

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