Another dual national was arrested in Iran for alleged ties to British intelligence (AFP). No further information was released about the individual except that he/she was “active in the economic field, related to Iran.” Since the Iran Deal, hardliners have been targeting dual nationals with supposedly suspicious ties to the West.
Here is a list of dual nationals currently detained by Iran:
Kamal Foroughi (British-Iranian), since May 2011
Nizar Zakka (Lebanese, U.S. permanent resident), since September 2015
Siamak Namazi (Iranian-American), since October 2015
Baquer Namazi (Iranian-American), since February 2016
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe (British-Iranian), since March 2016
Homa Hoodfar (Canadian-Iranian), detained since June 2016
Robin Shahini (Iranian-American), since July 2016
Unknown (Assumed to be British-Iranian), since August 2016
On their 7th wedding anniversary, Richard Ratcliffe makes a plea for his wife Nazanin’s release (Telegraph).