Five Americans freed by Iran arrive near Washington: US official

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Washington (AFP) – Five Americans freed by Iran in a high-stakes prisoner swap have landed back in the United States, a US official said Tuesday. The five arrived at a military installation in the Washington area, said the official, speaking on condition of anonymity. The former prisoners, including one held for eight years, arrived on a flight from the Gulf state of Qatar, which helped facilitate the exchange, and will receive a medical checkup in the Washington area. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan posted on X, formerly Twitter, a photo of the five freed prisoners aboard an aircraft …

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