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Report: Iran begins third closed session in trial of Washington Post reporter

  • Mary Rezaian, mother of detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, speaks with the media as Jason's wife Yeganeh weeps, after a hearing at the Revolutionary Court in Tehran, Iran, Monday, July 13, 2015. The closed-door trial of detained Rezaian, who has been detained in an Iranian prison for nearly a year, ended Monday after a third session, Iran’s official IRNA news agency reported. Rezaian, 39, is being tried in a Revolutionary Court on charges including espionage and distributing propaganda against the Islamic Republic. U.S. officials, the Post and rights groups have criticized his trial and pressed for his release. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

    Mary Rezaian, mother of detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, speaks with the media as Jason's wife Yeganeh weeps, after a hearing at the Revolutionary Court in Tehran, Iran, Monday, July 13, 2015. The closed-door trial of detained Rezaian, who has been detained in an Iranian prison for nearly a year, ended Monday after a third session, Iran’s official IRNA news agency reported. Rezaian, 39, is being tried in a Revolutionary Court on charges including espionage and distributing propaganda against the Islamic Republic. U.S. officials, the Post and rights groups have criticized his trial and pressed for his release. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this photo April 11, 2013 file photo, Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, smiles as he attends a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani, in Tehran, Iran. The closed-door trial of Rezaian, who has been detained in an Iranian prison for nearly a year, resumed Monday, July 13, 2015 for a third session, Iran’s official IRNA news agency reported.(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

    FILE - In this photo April 11, 2013 file photo, Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, smiles as he attends a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani, in Tehran, Iran. The closed-door trial of Rezaian, who has been detained in an Iranian prison for nearly a year, resumed Monday, July 13, 2015 for a third session, Iran’s official IRNA news agency reported.(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • Mary Rezaian, right, mother of detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and his wife Yeganeh Salehi, leave after a court hearing at the Revolutionary Court in Tehran, Iran, Monday, July 13, 2015. The closed-door trial of detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, who has been detained in an Iranian prison for nearly a year, ended Monday after a third session, Iran’s official IRNA news agency reported. Rezaian, 39, is being tried in a Revolutionary Court on charges including espionage and distributing propaganda against the Islamic Republic. U.S. officials, the Post and rights groups have criticized his trial and pressed for his release. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

    Mary Rezaian, right, mother of detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and his wife Yeganeh Salehi, leave after a court hearing at the Revolutionary Court in Tehran, Iran, Monday, July 13, 2015. The closed-door trial of detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, who has been detained in an Iranian prison for nearly a year, ended Monday after a third session, Iran’s official IRNA news agency reported. Rezaian, 39, is being tried in a Revolutionary Court on charges including espionage and distributing propaganda against the Islamic Republic. U.S. officials, the Post and rights groups have criticized his trial and pressed for his release. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)  (The Associated Press)

Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that a court has begun the third session in the trial of the detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian.

The Monday report did not elaborate.

Iran held two sessions for Rezaian in May and June in a Revolutionary Court on charges including espionage and distributing propaganda against the Islamic Republic. U.S. officials, the Post and rights groups have criticized his trial.

Rezaian, his wife and two photojournalists were detained on July 2014 in Tehran. All were later released except Rezaian, who has been held for over 300 days.

Rezaian is a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen who was born and spent most of his life in the United States. Iran does not recognize other nationalities for its citizens.