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

Former Cat Stevens Asks Iran To Free US Hikers

Yusuf Islam, the British musician formerly known as Cat Stevens, is calling for the release of two American hikers charged with spying in Iran.

04/27/2011

A picture obtained from Iran's state-run English-language Press TV shows detained US hikers (L-R) Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal waiting to meet their mothers for the first time since their arrest, in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 20, 2010. The mothers of three US hikers detained for 10 months in Iran called for their release as a "humanitarian gesture" after an emotional reunion with their children, an AFP correspondent said. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Wife: Ali Willing To Visit Iran To Free Hikers

In addition to sending a letter to Iran’s supreme leader seeking the release of two American hikers, Muhammad Ali’s wife says the boxing champ is also willing to go there to help make it happen.

03/17/2011

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Muhammad Ali Asks Iran To Free U.S. Hikers

Boxing champ Muhammad Ali is seeking the release of two American hikers from Iran by lobbying the country’s supreme leader in a way that few American dignitaries can: as a brother in Islam.

03/16/2011

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)

Iran FM Hopes Judges Will Expedite Hikers Case

Iran’s top diplomat says he hopes his country’s judiciary will expedite the case of two Americans charged with spying.

02/28/2011

A picture obtained from Iran's state-run English-language Press TV shows detained US hikers (L-R) Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal waiting to meet their mothers for the first time since their arrest, in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 20, 2010. The mothers of three US hikers detained for 10 months in Iran called for their release as a "humanitarian gesture" after an emotional reunion with their children, an AFP correspondent said. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Opens Trial Of 3 Americans On Spy Charges

An Iranian court held closed-door proceedings Sunday in the espionage trial of three Americans — two in custody and one freed on bail — whose 18-month detention has been the subject of impassioned family appeals and backdoor outreach by Washington through an Arab ally in the Gulf.

02/06/2011

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

Lawyer: Trial Of 3 Americans To Start On Time

An Iranian lawyer representing three Americans accused by Tehran of spying says he is ready for the start of their trial.

02/05/2011

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Iran Summons American Woman For Hiker Trial

Iran has summoned an American woman to return to the country and stand trial on Feb. 6 along with two other Americans still in custody and accused of spying after crossing the border from Iraq, a judiciary spokesman said Monday.

01/31/2011

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Freed American Releases Song Written In Iran Jail

An American woman freed from an Iranian prison has released a song she hopes will build support for the release of her friends who remain jailed in that country.

12/01/2010

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)

Family Of Americans In Iran: Case Taking Too Long

Family members of three Americans facing espionage charges in Iran say news of a Feb. 6 trial date is yet another delay in a case that has taken far too long to resolve.

11/22/2010

Sarah Shourd’s Bail Could Be Seized

Tehran’s prosecutor says Iran will seize the $500,000 bail posted by an American woman freed from prison last month if she does not return for the start of her trial on November 6. Sarah Shourd […]

830 WCCO–10/26/2010

Sarah Shourd Meets With Iranian President

Sarah Shourd, one of three Americans arrested last year while hiking near the Iran-Iraq border, has met with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

09/25/2010

Sarah Shourd Talks About Her Time in Iran Prison

(AP) Her 410 days of solitary confinement in an Iran prison were mostly cramped quarters and endless monotony, but Sarah Shourd chooses to savor the few moments of joy: a proposal from her boyfriend and […]

09/24/2010

Sarah Shourd Says She's Well

When Iran released Sarah Shourd from prison last week, it cited health reasons. But the 32 year-old woman apparently is in good health.

09/20/2010

Shourd's Release Ramps Up Pressure on Iran

Freed American will see doctor today in Oman

09/15/2010

9/14/10 Michele Tafoya with Erin Pelton

In her first hour on Tuesday, Michele spoke with Erin Pelton of the U.S. State Department about the release of Sarah Shourd from an Iranian prison…

09/14/2010

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