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Behind the Scenes of U.S. Sailors’ Release from Iran

By Warren Strobel and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, Jan 14 – Iran’s detention of 10 U.S. sailors on Tuesday set off a furious round of meetings in both Washington and Tehran. Anxious officials in both capitals had the same goal: to ensure the incident did not torpedo a historic nuclear accord between two countries with a

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Iran Release U.S. Sailors After Brief Detention

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin and Sam Wilkin DUBAI, Jan 13  – Iran released ten U.S. sailors on Wednesday after holding them overnight, bringing a swift end to an incident that had rattled nerves days ahead of the expected implementation of a landmark nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said

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Iran Holds 10 American Sailors; U.S. Expects Their Prompt Return

By Phil Stewart and Parisa Hafezi WASHINGTON/BEIRUT, Jan 13 – Iran detained 10 U.S. sailors aboard two U.S. Navy boats in the Gulf on Tuesday in an incident that rattled nerves days ahead of the expected implementation of a landmark nuclear accord with Tehran. Late on Tuesday, a U.S. defense official said plans were in

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