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British - Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert is released by Iran in prisoner swap, two years after she was jailed. It was not immediately clear when Moore-Gilbert would arrive back in Australia . State TV aired video showing her with a gray hijab sitting at what appeared to be a greeting room at one of
IRAN-GB-DETAINED: Australian-British researcher released by Iran
DUBAI ( Reuters) - Iran has released an Australian-British researcher in exchange for three of its nationals detained abroad, a news site affiliated with Iranian public television reported Wednesday.
"An Iranian businessman and two Iranian nationals who were detained abroad on unfounded charges were exchanged with a dual-nationality spy named Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who worked for the Zionist regime," said on Twitter the "Young Journalists Club".
Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Middle East specialist at the University of Melbourne, was arrested in Iran in September 2018 and later sentenced to ten years in prison for espionage.
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British - Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert is released by Iran in prisoner swap, two years after she was jailed. It was not immediately clear when Moore-Gilbert would arrive back in Australia . State TV aired video showing her with a gray hijab sitting at what appeared to be a greeting room at one of www.dailymail.co.uk
Iran has temporarily released 85,000 prisoners with 10,000 more slated to receive pardons, as fears mount the new coronavirus could sweep Kylie Moore-Gilbert was not reported among the thousands released on Tuesday. A British - Iranian aid worker and a US Navy veteran have received furlough. www.abc.net.au
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Two Australian travel bloggers have been released from detention in Iran after three months. All charges have been dropped, said Australian Foreign "We are continuing our discussions with the Iranian government, we don't accept the charges upon which she was convicted and we will seek to