Iran’s government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Monday that legal steps had been made towards the release of the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero which is now ‘free to leave,’ IRNA reported.
Protesters calling for the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have gathered outside a London court, where a request by the United States to extradite him for one of the biggest-ever leaks of classified information was being heard.
White House lawyers and Department of Justice (DOJ) officials have met recently to discuss the conclusions of a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.
Pakistan released a captured Indian pilot on Friday in a "peace gesture" aimed at lowering temperatures with its nuclear arch-rival, after rare aerial raids ignited fears of a dangerous conflict in South Asia.
Lawyer of Nazanin Zaghari, an Iranian-British citizen who has been sentenced to five years in prison and is currently serving her jail term, said her client has asked Tehran prosecutor's office for conditional release.
An Iranian lawmaker said consultations are underway to secure the release of the remaining Iranian border guards abducted by terrorists at a military post on the common border with Pakistan in October.
A Turkish court ruled on Friday to release the US evangelical Christian pastor at the center of a bitter diplomatic row between Ankara and Washington, a move that could be the first step toward mending ties between the NATO allies.
The so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Western-backed coalition of mainly Kurdish militants, has reportedly released foreign Daesh elements, including Europeans, back to the Takfiri terrorist group through secret prisoner swap deals.