Topic: Robert Levinson
Dawud Salahuddin, an American fugitive who lives in Iran, saw Iranian police detain Robert Levinson in 2007, despite official Iranian denials. Levinson was trying to recruit Salahuddin as a source.
American Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran in 2007 while undertaking an unauthorized intelligence-gathering mission for the CIA, the AP reports. Here are the highlights of what's known.
The family of former FBI agent Robert Levinson, missing in Iran since 2007, confirmed today he's being held hostage and released a video provided by his captors.
12/09/2011 04:20 pm
The video message released on the Levinson family's website publicly transformed the mysterious disappearance into an international hostage standoff. Despite a lengthy investigation, however, the US government has no evidence of who is holding the 63-year-old father of seven.
12/09/2011 10:32 am
Iran state media reported Thursday that an American in Iran was detained for having espionage equipment in her mouth. For Americans – be they hikers or businessmen – Iran can be a forbidding destination if the visitors are perceived as potential spies.
01/06/2011 06:56 pm
Today marks the third anniversary of the disappearance of former FBI agent Robert Levinson on Kish Island in Iran.
03/09/2010 07:14 pm
Iran denies any encounter at Tuesday's Afghanistan Conference in the Hague. The US and Iran have had no diplomatic ties for 30 years.
04/01/2009 01:00 am