Iran releases Syrian journalist after two weeks
Iran on Sunday released Reza al-Bacha, a Syrian a reporter working for Dubai TV, dpa reported according to Fars news agency.
Tehran prosecutor Abbas Jafari-Dowlatabadi told Fars that al- Bacha, who was arrested when covering the unrests last month in Tehran, was freed after a two week detainment.
Six months ago, the government banned the foreign media from directly covering the street protests being led by opposition supporters. Those found in violation of the ban face arrest, detention, expulsion or withdrawal of their accreditation.