Iran says verdict issued on Washington Post reporter

Jason Rezaian, Washington Post's Tehran correspondent, was arrested in Iran in July 2014 and accused of spying, along with other crimes against national securityA verdict has been issued in the trial in Iran of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, the country’s judiciary said Sunday, without detailing the judgment but hinting at a conviction. “The verdict for this case has been issued,” Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejeie, the judiciary’s spokesman and deputy chief, was quoted as saying on its official website. “This verdict can be appealed,” he said, suggesting Rezaian had been found guilty.

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