Flint Family Preparing For Reunion With Man Held By IranFormer Marine Amir Hekmati's release was part of an extraordinary weekend of diplomacy that saw the release of five Americans and the lifting of billions in international sanctions on Iran as part of a nuclear accord.
Iran Releases Multiple Prisoners Including Michigan Marine Amir HekmatiAccording to reports, a former Marine from Michigan who has been held prisoner in Iran for several years has finally been set free.
Rally Shows Support For Former Michigan Marine Imprisoned In IranDozens of people attending a rally in Michigan have released balloons to mark the four-year anniversary of Iran's refusal to free Amir Hekmati, a former Marine from Michigan.
43 Sign On To Resolution Seeking Release Of Iran PrisonersA Michigan congressman says there now are 43 co-sponsors of his resolution saying Iran should immediately release jailed ex-Marine Amir Hekmati and all other Americans in its custody.
Sister: Ex-Marine Held In Iran Renounces Iranian Citizenship"He feels like this is a now-or-never opportunity," she said.
Ex-US Marine Held In Iran Suspends Hunger StrikeHekmati was arrested in 2011 and sentenced to death for spying. The U.S. denies he's a spy.
Ex-US Marine Held In Iran Goes On Hunger Strike, Has Message For Obama"I can tell that he's reached a point where he's desperately seeking measures to help get his point across," Amir Hekmati's sister told WWJ.
Ex US Marine Imprisoned In Iran Allowed To Call HomeAmir Hekmati's family, which lives in Flint, Michigan, says he is innocent and only went to Iran to visit his grandmothers.
Vigil Marks Man's 3rd Year Of Imprisonment In IranAmir Hekmati was arrested in August 2011 while visiting his grandmothers and sentenced to death for spying, but he later was convicted of "cooperating with hostile governments" and sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Report: Ex-Marine From Mich. Gets 10-Year Sentence In IranAn Iranian news agency is reporting that an appeals court has overturned a death sentence of a Michigan man convicted of working for the CIA, instead sentencing him to 10 years in prison.
US Rep. Talks With Obama About Ex-Marine In IranAmir Hekmati has been held in Iran on spying charges for more than two years.