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  • Iran hikers freed; others should be, too

    I rejoice with the friends and families of Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal as their ordeal ended in Evin Prison in Iran. As Mr. Bauer said at the Oman Airport, "Two years is too long in a prison. We sincerely hope for the freedom of other political...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Mike & Molly' on CBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Mike & Molly' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 16-22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Voice The singing competition moves to its...
  • Iran arrests paragliding Slovaks, alleges they were spying

    BEIRUT-- Iranian authorities confirmed Sunday the arrests of several Slovakian nationals who were taken into custody on espionage-related charges while on a paragliding trip to Iran. Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of Iranian parliament's National...
  • The long hike from an Iranian prison to home

    The long hike from an Iranian prison to home
    Two years ago, Californian and citizen of the world Sarah Shourd was released from prison in Iran after an intense international campaign to free her. A bit more than a year later, that effort, including pressure from the State Department, Oman (the...
  • U.S. hikers who were held in Iran are married in California

     
    Two American hikers once imprisoned for spying in Iran were married Saturday in Northern California, The Associated Press is reporting. Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd were married about 4 p.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location, the wire service reported....
  • Meghan Daum: What's with the 'hiker hate'?

    The story of Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd, the American hikers who in July 2009 crossed the border — inadvertently, all evidence suggests — from Iraqi Kurdistan into Iran and were imprisoned for espionage, is back in the...
  • IRAN: State Department spokesman's birthday message for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

     
    U.S. State Department spokesman PJ Crowley urged Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to celebrate his 55th birthday by releasing detained Americans Joshua Fattal and Shane Bauer and sending them home in a posting to the micro-blogging site Twitter....
  • IRAN: Detained American hikers' lawyer says he might resign

     
    Masoud Shafii, the Iranian lawyer representing the two Americans -- Joshua Fattal and Shane Bauer -- held in the Islamic Republic on espionage charges, told Babylon & Beyond in an interview Sunday that he might resign as defense counsel for......
  • IRAN: Judiciary announces second session for American hikers' trial

     
    Two Americans held in Iran on charges of espionage and trespassing will stand before an Iranian court for the second time, on May 11, but their lawyer says he has been barred from meeting his clients since the trial opened......
  • IRAN: American hiker, released on bail after being detained in 2009, is subpoenaed for court hearing

     
    A woman who was among three Americans detained by Iranian forces in 2009 on suspicion of spying is wanted back in Iran for a court hearing in May, a news agency reported Tuesday. Subpoenas issued by the Iranian Foreign Ministry......
  • IRAN: American hikers' trial delayed -- again -- without explanation

     
    Trial has been delayed again for two Americans detained in Iran for more than 21 months after being detained during a hiking trek along the Iran-Iraq border. According to their lawyer, neither Shane Bauer, a freelance journalist who has contributed......
  • Freed American Hiker Sarah Shourd pushing for Iran to release fiance, friend

     
    During the nearly 14 months Sarah Shourd spent in an Iranian prison cell, she went on hunger strike four times. It was the only way she had to protest her prolonged detention. On Friday, she fasted again, this time in......