US frees Iranian state TV journo | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, January 25, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, January 25, 2019

US frees Iranian state TV journo

The United States has freed a journalist working for Iran's English-language television station Press TV after 10 days in detention, the channel has announced.

US-born Marzieh Hashemi was arrested on arrival at St Louis Lambert International Airport on January 13.

A Muslim convert who changed her name from Melanie Franklin, she had reportedly been visiting her ill brother and other family members.

Press TV reported her release late on Wednesday.

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