Posts Tagged ‘frees’

Iran frees journalist Jason Rezaian, three other U.S. prisoners

Iran frees journalist Jason Rezaian, three other U.S. prisoners

Brooks HaysTEHRAN, Jan. 16 (UPI) — Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian was one of four Americans freed on Saturday in a prisoner swap negotiated between the United States and Iran. Top News – UPI.com

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UAE army frees British hostage as al-Qaida expands in Yemen

UAE army frees British hostage as al-Qaida expands in Yemen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates said Sunday that its military freed a British hostage held by al-Qaida in Yemen who had been kidnapped 18 months ago while working as a petroleum engineer in the war-torn country. A statement carried by the UAE’s official WAM news agency said Douglas Robert...

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DNA frees Pennsylvania man imprisoned 34 years for girl’s rape, murder

DNA frees Pennsylvania man imprisoned 34 years for girl’s rape, murder

Doug G. WarePITTSBURGH, Aug. 15 (UPI) — A man convicted of raping and killing a teen girl four decades ago was released from prison after a new round of DNA testing led a judge to scrap his sentence. Top News – UPI.com

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Egypt frees American Mohamed Soltan after 16-month hunger strike

Egypt frees American Mohamed Soltan after 16-month hunger strike

Amy R. ConnollyCAIRO, May 30 (UPI) — Egyptian authorities freed Mohamed Soltan, an Egyptian-American dual citizen, after serving two years in prison on charges he supported an Islamist protest. Top News – UPI.com

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Paul Pierce’s Boston legacy frees him to spread his message

Paul Pierce’s Boston legacy frees him to spread his message

Boston will always be Paul Pierce’s NBA home, but now that The Truth is two years removed from the Celtics and apart from Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers, his true journey may begin. Caine: Is it good to seek the past, Master Po? Does it not rob the present? Master Po: If a man...

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