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Another Iranian-American Draws Stiff Prison Term in Iran

A 46-year-old Iranian-American says a court in northeastern Iran has sentenced him to 18 years in prison after convicting him of "collaborating with a hostile government." Details of the trial and sentencing of Gholamrez Reza Shahini emerged Tuesday, after Shahini made contact with family members in the United States and after he managed to speak by telephone with the Los Angeles Times from a jail cell in the Iranian city of Gorgan. Shahini said he was convicted Saturday...

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