This November 6, 2013 file photo provided by the Washington Post shows reporter Jason Rezaian at the bewspaper's office in Washington. AFP PHOTO/Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post/HO
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A senior Iranian judiciary official has dismissed reports that a U.S.-Iranian journalist being held in Tehran will soon be released, saying his case was still under investigation, Tasnim news agency reported Tuesday.The United States and human rights organizations have called on Iran to release The Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, who was detained on July 22 and is being held without charge. Some hardline Iranian media have accused Rezaian of spying for the United States.Rezaian was arrested along with his Iranian wife Yeganeh Salehi, a correspondent for the United Arab Emirates-based newspaper the National, and two other U.S.-Iranian nationals.
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