prisoner swap


  • Tehrani benefactors release 51% more prisoners 2021-05-05 19:00

    Tehrani benefactors release 51% more prisoners

    TEHRAN – The number of inmates of involuntary crimes released with the help of Tehrani philanthropists last year (March 2020-March 2021) has increased by more than 51 percent compared to a year before.

  • Ulyanov 2021-05-05 18:28

    Prisoner swap not part of Vienna talks, Russia says

    TEHRAN – Exchanging prisoners between Iran and the United States is not on the agenda of the Vienna nuclear deal talks between Tehran and the P4+1 group of countries, a senior Russian diplomat has said.

  • Ambassador 2021-05-04 20:03

    Reports of prisoner swap with U.S. not true, Iran says

    TEHRAN – Iranian officials have responded to press reports alleging that Tehran and Washington agreed to swap prisoners amid nuclear talks in Vienna.

  • Araghchi 2021-05-02 22:19

    Tehran-Washington prisoner swap has nothing to do with Vienna talks

    TEHRAN— According to an informed source, the agenda on Vienna negotiations did not and has not included the prisoner swap between Tehran-Washington and Tehran-London.

  • پرچم ایران 2021-05-02 22:11

    Washington to pay $7b in exchange for four spies

    TEHRAN-- The Lebanese news network, Al Mayadeen reported that the Islamic Republic has agreed to release four Americans accused of spying for the CIA. In exchange, Washington will release four detained Iranians, in addition to unfreezing $7 billion of Iranian assets in the U.S.

  • Over 9,000 prisoners of involuntary crimes freed 2021-04-20 19:18

    Over 9,000 prisoners of involuntary crimes freed

    TEHRAN – Iranian benefactors helped release a total of 9,398 inmates of unintentional crimes across the country over the past Iranian calendar year (March 2020-March 2021), according to the Blood Money Organization.

  • Trump 2020-09-29 23:37

    Inside Trump’s efforts to cover up ‘maximum pressure’ failure

    Will Trump be forced to follow Obama Iran policy?

    TEHRAN – As Donald Trump’s presidential campaign reaches a critical juncture amid unprecedented internal crises, the White House intensifies diplomatic efforts to achieve breakthroughs in foreign policy, especially in U.S. relations with countries in the Western Asia region.

  • Hay’ats free 330 prisoners of unintentional crimes 2020-09-02 17:20

    Hay’ats free 330 prisoners of unintentional crimes

    TEHRAN – Hay’ats, religious bases which hold mourning ceremonies for Imam Hussein (AS) during the month of Muharram, have released some 330 inmates of involuntary crimes since the beginning of the month (August 29 this year), Asadollah Joolaei, head of Blood Money Organization, has said.

  • Over 2,500 prisoners of unintentional crimes released 2020-07-18 18:19

    Over 2,500 prisoners of unintentional crimes released

    TEHRAN – Mostazafan Foundation helped to free 2,574 inmates of unintentional crimes from prison, Parviz Fattah, the Foundation’s director has announced.

  • Zarif 2020-06-05 12:32

    Tehran urges U.S. to free all Iranian hostages after prisoner swap

    TEHRAN — Tehran has confirmed a prisoner swap between Iran and the United States, urging Washington to release all Iranian hostages held by the U.S. government.

  • Ali Rabiei 2020-05-10 17:52

    Iran says ready to swap prisoners with U.S. without precondition

    TEHRAN - Government spokesman Ali Rabiei has said that Iran has announced it is ready to swap prisoners with the United States without any precondition, however Washington has not responded.

  • Jalal Ruhollah Nejad 2020-03-21 17:58

    Iran, France carried prisoner swap

    TEHRAN- Iran and France swapped an Iranian engineer who had been arrested over alleged violation of the US sanctions and a French national imprisoned in Iran for acting against national security.

  • Abbas Mousavi 2019-12-16 18:26

    Tehran criticizes Italy’s ban on Mahan Air

    TEHRAN — Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Monday responded to Italy’s ban on Iran’s Mahan Air, saying Tehran expects “friendly countries” not to succumb to the United States’ “unilateral, illegal and baseless sanctions.”

  • Zarif 2019-12-09 17:35

    Iran ready for full prisoner swap with the U.S., says Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that Iran is ready for a full prisoner swap with the United States, noting that the “ball is in the U.S.’s court”.

  • محمد جواد ظریف 2019-04-28 22:35

    Iran made no offer, responded to U.S. call for prisoner swap: Zarif

    Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ruled out that he made an offer to engage in talks with the Trump administration in September, stressing that Tehran, in fact, responded to the U.S. offer.