(Photo: Al-Jazeera)

Dorothy Parvaz, the missing reporter for Al Jazeera English, was released by Iranian authorities, the Seattle Times reported early Wednesday morning.

Parvaz, who has worked for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, was detained in Syria after she tried to enter the country on April 29. Syrian authorities said they had sent her to Iran because she carried an expired Iranian passport.

The Seattle Times said that Parvaz’s fiance, Todd Barker, received a telephone call from Parvaz about 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time and that she had told him she was in Doha, Qatar, after her release from Iran.

Parvaz was born in Iran and holds American, Canadian and Iranian citizenship.

Watch below as she describes her captivity: “I heard beatings every night.”

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