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Iran temporarily releases US-UK environmentalist Morad Tahbaz

His daughter Tara Tahbaz described the news of his temporary release as "surreal."
Roxanne Tahbaz holds a photograph of her father, Morad Tahbaz.

Morad Tahbaz, a UK-born American citizen held in Iran, was released Wednesday on temporary furlough with an ankle bracelet, his daughter confirmed to Al-Monitor.  

The environmental activist, 66, is now staying at his in-laws' apartment in Tehran with his wife, Vida Tahbaz, who was previously barred from leaving the country under the terms of her travel ban. 

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