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American pastor jailed in Iran to be released on bail
Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that a jailed American pastor of Iranian origin is to be released imminently after posting $116,000 bail. The pastor, Saeed Abedini has been jailed since September, stood trial at the Revolutionary Court Monday on charges of attempting to undermine state security by creating a network of Christian churches in private homes.

 

According to his lawyer, Abedini will be allowed to leave Iran and meet his family in the US Abedini's father also attended Monday's court session. (AP)