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American graduate student held prisoner since 2016 released in US-Iran prisoner swap

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

An American graduate student who had been held for three years in Iran on suspicion of being a spy has been freed.
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Iran Frees American Scholar Detained Since 2016 as Part of Prisoner Exchange

Iran Frees American Scholar Detained Since 2016 as Part of Prisoner Exchange

1 month ago   |   By Slate

Xiyue Wang was released from detention in Tehran in exchange for scientist Massoud Soleimani.
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Iran Frees American Princeton University Student Xiyue Wang in Prisoner Swap

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

Iran freed an American Princeton University graduate student, Xiyue Wang, held since 2016.
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Iran has released US man Xiyue Wang, who spent three years in jail, as part of a prisoner swap deal

Iran has released US man Xiyue Wang, who spent three years in jail, as part of a prisoner swap deal

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

US PhD student Xiyue Wang has been freed as part of a prisoner swap deal with Iran that also saw Iranian academic Massoud Soleiami released.
Wang, a Princeton graduate history student, was sentenced in April 2017 to 10 years in prison on espionage charges his family maintains are fabricated.
"Our son Shaofan and I have waited three long years for this day and it's hard to express in words how excited we are to be reunited with Xiyue. We are thankful to everyone who helped make this happen," said Wang's wife, Hua Qu, in a message on Twitter.
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