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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Naghmeh Abedini calls on Obama administration for ‘decision’ to bring Saeed Abedini home

Pastor Saeed Abedini has been in an Iranian jail for over two years now and his wife, Naghmeh, speaks out to call for a stronger move by the Obama administration. Even though President Obama called on Iranian President More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Saeed Abedini prison time in Iran is now over two years

Naghmeh Abedini and a large group gathered in a park near the White House to honor and pray for strength as her husband, Saeed, passed the second anniversary of his imprisonment. She read from Saeed’s letter More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Naghmeh Abedini: Pastor Saeed’s arrest stopped her ‘selfish’ ‘fearful’ lifestyle

The wife of Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American pastor jailed in Iran, wrote a piece on True Woman detailing her emotional transition and how her husband’s plight has changed her life. “I finally learned More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, August 15th, 2014
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Jay Sekulow, ACLJ on Pastor Saeed Abedini: ‘Extremenely Dangerous’ times as threats come from IS terrorists

Just ahead of the two-year anniversary of Pastor Saeed Abedini’s imprisonment in Iran nears, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) reports that Saeed now faces new death threats from Islamic State (IS) More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Pastor Saeed Abedini’s children, Rebekka and Jacob, call for Obama to help in new video

Pastor Saeed Abedini, the U.S. citizen jailed in Iran for two years, is getting public support from his own children, who are pleading with President Obama to help release their father. In the video that is now More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Pastor Saeed Abedini visits with mother, John Kerry calls for his release from Iran

Imprisoned Pastor Saeed Abedini was permitted to see his family, his mother in particular, as part of a “physical visitation” which means there was no barrier and the family could pray and fellowship More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Family witnessed Pastor Saeed Abedini removed from hospital, beaten says wife

The American pastor was receiving treatment for injuries he reportedly received from guards and fellow inmates at Rajai Shahr prison in Iran. Relatives say Abedini was abruptly removed from the hospital and taken More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Pastor Saeed Abedini offers an Easter message from the Iranian hospital

Pastor Saeed Abedini is an American pastor still jailed in Iran and is currently in an Iranian hospital healing from the beatings and abuse he endured in the country’s jails. Saeed sent an encouraging and More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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Pastor Saeed Abedini refused medical treatment again as he is shackled in Iranian prison

Pastor Saeed Abedini has been shackled by the guards at an Iranian hospital and told he must return to prison without receiving vital treatment, according to the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). Pastor More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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National Prayer Breakfast: President Obama calls for release of Kenneth Bae, Saeed Abedini

Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. Thursday, President Obama focused on religious freedom in other countries, saying that it matters to national security at home and plays a prominent More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
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Pastor Saeed Abedini’s release from Iranian Prison may reside in ‘clemency measures’ says official

US Christian Pastor Saeed Abedini remains jailed in an Iranian prison, recently separated from inmates jailed for murder and violent crimes, but a release may be in Iran’s “clemency measures,” says an Iranian More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, January 24th, 2014
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Pastor Saeed Abedini moved our of ‘murderer row’ and back with political prisoners in Iran jail

American Pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been wrongfully imprisoned in Iran for more than a year because of his Christian faith, has been moved from the murderer ward to the political prisoner ward in Rajai Shahr More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Naghmeh Abedini testifies before Congress, ‘bring Saeed home’ and her kids ‘want Daddy home’

Pastor Saeed Abedini’s wife, Naghmeh, testified before Congress Thursday calling for Congress to make the release of Saeed a priority. Saeed has been detained and jailed for over a year, beaten and tortured, and More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, December 12th, 2013
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Donald Trump meets with Naghmeh Abedini, criticizes Obama administration for Saeed Abedini deal not being done

The real estate mogul Donald Trump met with the wife of the American pastor jailed in Iran on Tuesday and then attacked the Obama administration for not working out a deal to have Saeed Abedini freed. Pastor Saeed More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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Iranian nuke deal omits effort to release Pastor Saeed Abedini from prison

Sadly the Iranian nuclear program deal moved forward without an obvious pre-condition: the release of Pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been jailed in the Muslim country over his religious beliefs. “The Obama More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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Naghmeh Abedini interview gives update on Pastor Saeed Abedini, the dangers of the new prison and help from Pope Francis

EXCLUSIVE: Naghmeh Abedini is battling to see the release of her husband, Pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been jailed in Iran for his religious beliefs for over one year. During previous interviews with The Global More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, November 17th, 2013
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European Parliament joins International pressure to release Pastor Saeed Abedini from Iranian jail

The European Center for Law and Justice (ECLJ) reported the encouraging move to increase pressure on Iran to release American Pastor Saeed Abedini, who is jailed in a prison due to his religious beliefs. The European More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, November 9th, 2013
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Ted Cruz calls on Obama administration to help free Pastor Saeed Abedini from Iranian prison

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is urging President Obama to help free Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American pastor imprisoned in Iran. This is an increasingly sensitive situation because Abedini was recently moved to a prison More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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Pastor Saeed Abedini transferred to a more dangerous prison in Iran

According to the American Center for Law and Justice, Saeed Abedini, an American pastor imprisoned in Iran for his faith, is facing life-threatening conditions after a recent prison transfer. Saeed’s family More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
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California Pastor Eddie Romero arrested protesting Iran unlawfully imprisoning Christians will be sent back to the US

A pastor from California was arrested on Monday while conducting a protest in Iran surrounding five Christians that have been unlawfully imprisoned in the country. Eddie Romero  was taken into custody as he spoke More...


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