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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The first session in the closed-door trial in Iran of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian on charges of spying ended Tuesday, according to a news agency linked to the judiciary.The Post's Tehran bureau chief, an Iranian-American, was detained in his home in July and taken to Tehran's Evin prison.The Iranian authorities have not elaborated on the charges and pressed on with the case in the face of calls for his release from U.S. President Barack Obama, family members and rights groups. Rezaian, who is from Marin County, California, was arrested at his home in Tehran alongside his wife and two Iranian-U.S. friends who have not been named.
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