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Bachmann: Put US Missiles On Alert To Warn Iran

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says she would put U.S. missiles on alert and consider blockading Iran to let that country know it should not develop nuclear weapons.

01/02/2012

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Newly Freed Hiker Bauer Back Home In Minnesota

Shane Bauer is enjoying some quiet family time in Minnesota just two weeks after walking out of an Iranian prison.

10/04/2011

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Good Question: What Are Americans Legal Rights Abroad?

The long legal saga of Amanda Knox in Italy, and the American hikers in Iran are a reminder of the challenges Americans have when they get caught up in the foreign legal system.

10/03/2011

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Freed US Hikers Describe Harrowing Ordeal In Iran

Two American hikers being held in an Iranian prison got a big surprise one day after their exercise routine: Instead of being blindfolded and led back to their cell, they suddenly heard the words, “Let’s go home.”

09/26/2011

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Freed Hikers: Iran Held Us Because We’re American

Two American hikers held for years in an Iranian prison came home Sunday, declaring that they were detained because of their nationality, not because they might have crossed the border from Iraq.

09/25/2011

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Saberi’s Father Delighted By Americans’ Release

The father of a North Dakota woman who was imprisoned in Iran for four months says he’s delighted by Wednesday’s release of two Americans held for two years.

09/22/2011

Cindy Hickey (L), Shane Bauer's mother, and Laura Fattal, Josh Fattal's mother, hold pictures of their sons as they listen to Sarah Shourd, the American hiker released from detention in Iran after 410 days, during a press conference in New York on September 19, 2010. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were detained with Sarah Shourd but have not yet been released.(credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

2 American Hikers Jailed In Iran Released; Arrive In Oman

Two Americans jailed in Iran as spies left Tehran on Wednesday and arrived in the Gulf state of Oman.

09/21/2011

US hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal detained in Iran. (credit: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Iran To Release 2 Jailed Americans Today

Two Americans jailed as spies in Iran will be released on Wednesday, their lawyer said, after the court approved a $1 million bail-for-freedom deal that cleared the way for the release of the men after more than two years in custody.

09/21/2011

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US Religious Envoys Say Hikers’ Release ‘Imminent’

A delegation of U.S. Christian and Muslim leaders returned from Iran Monday disappointed they could not immediately secure the release of two Americans jailed as spies for more than two years, but optimistic their release was imminent.

09/19/2011

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Iran Lawyer For Jailed Americans Files Bail Papers

The defense lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran moved ahead with bail arrangements on Saturday, as international efforts intensified to seal a freedom-for-bail deal for the hikers convicted of spying.

09/17/2011

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‘Next Iranian Move’ Awaited On Jailed Americans

Mediators from Iraq and Oman are asking Iran to release two Americans convicted of spying.

09/16/2011

US hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal detained in Iran. (credit: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraq Joins Talks On Iran Bail For Jailed Americans

Arab countries Oman and Iraq are involved in negotiations for the release of two Americans jailed in Iran for spying.

09/15/2011

US hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal detained in Iran. (credit: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Judiciary: Bail For 2 Americans Under Study

A bail offer for two Americans convicted of spying is still under review, Iran’s powerful judiciary said Wednesday in a potentially embarrassing rejection of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s prediction that their release could be in a matter of days.

09/14/2011

US hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal detained in Iran. (credit: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran’s President: 2 Americans Could Be Freed Soon

Iran’s president predicted Tuesday that two Americans arrested while hiking along the Iraq-Iran border and sentenced to eight years in jail on espionage-related charges could be freed “in a couple of days” after a court set bail of $500,000 each.

09/13/2011

US hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal detained in Iran. (credit: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Sentences 2 American Men To 8 Years In Jail

The announcement appeared to dash hopes for the imminent release of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal after Iran’s foreign minister suggested earlier this month that the trial could clear the way for their freedom.

08/20/2011

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