Iran frees Americans in a swap, gets access to oil money, release of Iranians in U.S.


From left: Emad Shargi, Siamak Namazi and Murad Tahbaz are three of five Americans who were freed from Iranian imprisonment in a trade for billions of dollars in frozen oil revenues.

It’s the latest in what has been decades of prisoner swaps between the two countries. The Americans include Siamak Namazi, held since 2015, and Murad Tahbaz and Emad Shargi, both detained in 2018.

(Image credit: Namazi Family; Facebook)

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