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1. 2015-12-24 Iran hostages 'to be compensated' 36 years later Washington
C. 2015-05-07 Maersk Tigris: Iran releases seized cargo ship Southern Iran
3. 2014-04-02 US outrage at Iran 'hostages' envoy Washington
E. 2012-08-04 Iran pilgrims abducted in Syria Syria
F. 2012-01-06 U.S. Navy rescues Iranians from pirates Strait of Hormuz, Southern Iran
G. 2011-12-09 American missing in Iran seen in video Iran
H. 2009-12-30 Freed British hostage 'held in Iran' United Kingdom
2009-07-31 3 U.S. tourists held by Iran Iran
9. 2009-06-28 Iran 'frees five' UK embassy staff Tehran

  U.S. Navy rescues Iranians from pirates Map of Strait of Hormuz Iran  Southern Iran: U.S. sailors from the destroyer USS Kidd have rescued 13 of the Middle Eastern country's sailors from a hijacked fishing boat   American missing in Iran seen in video
Iran hostages 'to be compensated' 36 years later  Washington: The 53 US victims of the Iran hostage crisis are to receive compensation 36 years after their ordeal, reports say Maersk Tigris: Iran releases seized cargo ship  Southern Iran: A container ship seized in the Strait of Hormuz by Iran last week has been released, its operator has confirmed   US outrage at Iran 'hostages' envoy  Washington: The Obama administration says Iran's nomination of Hamid Aboutalebi as its ambassador to the United Nations is 'extremely troubling'   Iran pilgrims abducted in Syria

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  Some 48 Iranian pilgrims have been kidnapped from a bus in the vicinity of a shrine near the Syrian capital Damascus, reports say

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  Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent who went missing in Iran nearly five years ago, appeared in a video that his family posted online

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  3 American tourists are believed to be in Iranian custody after they may have strayed across the border from Iraq during a mountain hike
Jun.28 Iran 'frees five' UK embassy staff Map of Tehran  Tehran: Iran's state TV: Five out of nine local staff from the embassy detained in Tehran have been released

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Nov.12 Iranian diplomat kidnapped   Peshawar: Hashmatullah Athar Zada, the commercial attache at the consulate, was abducted by at least 4 gunmen while traveling from his home

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Aug.14 Belgians in Iran freed  2 Belgians kidnapped in southeastern Iran at the weekend have been released Apr.3 Kidnapped Iranian diplomat released  Baghdad: Jalal Sharafi, deputy secretary of the Iranian Embassy, seized by gunmen in Baghdad two months ago, was released Mar.12 Former Iranian official likely kidnapped  The wife of a retired former deputy defense minister Asghari who went missing in Turkey urged authorities to investigate

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Sep.27   Kidnapped Iranian diplomat freed
   Iraq: Fereidoun Jahani, who was kidnapped in Iraq in early August, arrived at the Iranian embassy in Baghdad
Aug.8   Iranian consul abducted Map of Karbala Iraq   Iraq: Fereidoun Jahani was seized as he travelled from Baghdad to the Shia Muslim holy city of Karbala
before year 2000
Nov. 4, 1979 American Embassy taken hostage during Iranian Revolution
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  Tehran: Youthful Islamists, calling themselves Muslim Student Followers of the Imam's Line, invaded the embassy compound and seized its staff

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