Iran Indicts Washington Post Journalist: Report

A Washington Post journalist held in Iran for months has been indicted and may stand trial, state media reported on Wednesday. Martin Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post said in a statement, it's still not clear "what charges the Iranian authorities have brought against our correspondent Jason Rezaian." The reporter was detailed on July 22 along with his wife and two photojournalists. All but Rezaian were later released. The journalist's case will be heard by the Islamic Revolutionary Court, which deals with cases of national security. This could indicate that Rezaian — a dual U.S.-Iranian national and the newspaper's bureau chief in Tehran since 2012 — may be charged with espionage.

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