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Stories with person: Robert Levinson
  • FBI creates Facebook page in Farsi for case of missing agent story has photos
    Updated: Feb-02-16 2:00 pm

    WASHINGTON - The FBI has launched a Facebook page in Farsi to solicit tips on the whereabouts of Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent who went missing in Iran nine years ago.

  • White House says Levinson may no longer be in Iran story has photos
    Updated: Jan-19-16 2:52 pm

    WASHINGTON - U.S. officials believe Robert Levinson may no longer be in Iran, a White House spokesman said Tuesday, vowing that the U.S. would keep up the search for the former FBI agent who disappeared from an Iranian resort nearly nine years ago.

  • 2 Iranian poets, facing lashings and prison, escape country 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 9:32 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Two Iranian poets who face lashings and prison sentences have fled Iran, one of the writers said Monday, a rare escape for local artists and activists ensnared in an ongoing crackdown on expression in the country.

  • Obama celebrates return of prisoners, announces sanctions story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-17-16 5:43 pm

    WASHINGTON - The United States on Sunday imposed sanctions over Iran's ballistic missile testing even as President Barack Obama hailed the release of five Americans from Tehran's custody and the implementation of a nuclear deal he hopes will stand among his lasting foreign policy achievements.

  • Obama says 'tireless' effort led to prisoner release 
    Updated: Jan-17-16 11:14 am

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says Americans long held in Iran will soon be reunited with their families and says "tireless" diplomacy made it possible.