posted on Aug, 13 2004 @ 07:29 AM
An American, was detained in Iran trying to illegally enter the country from Pakistan, Iranian state television reported. The American is
unidentified at this time but Al-Jazeera claims the detained to be a Jewish-American. Iran is one of the countries President Bush called the "Axis
of Evil". Israel-Iran relations are very shaky at this time with each, issuing threats at each other in recent weeks over Iran's nuclear
Iranian security forces have detained a Jewish American man for illegally entering Iran from Pakistan, state television reported Friday.
The TV report did not identify the man. It said he was arrested Tuesday in Sistan-Baluchestan, a province in southeastern Iran that borders Pakistan.
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It will be interesting to see who this person is, what was this person going to Iran for, and as soon as I find something updating this breaking
news, I will update the story. Details are lacking but one thing that jumps out so far is the fact that most US news reports just say an American is
missing while Al-Jazeera is labeling the person a Jewish-American.
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[edit on 8-14-2004 by Valhall]