Iran State TV station FARS announced Saturday morning that four American dual-nationality prisoners were released from Iranian custody in a “prisoner swap” with the United States.
— Fars News Agency (@EnglishFars) January 16, 2016
While the state media organization did not reveal the names of the released prisoners, here are five known Americans currently held in Iran:
- The Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian
- U.S. contractor Robert Levinson
- Pastor Saeed Abedini
- Former Marine Amir Hekmati
- Businessman Siamak Namazi