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Well On My Way: Transforming a Hike to Captivity Into a Walk to Freedom

Farah Mawani | Posted 05.14.2014 | Impact
Farah Mawani

"I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after ...

Rethinking U.S. Policy Toward Iran

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 11.23.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

Ahmadinejad's diminishing political fortunes poses a dilemma for the U.S. on the seriousness of any deal the Iranian president proposes on the country's controversial nuclear program.

U.S. Hikers' Families Remain Hopeful For Release

AP | Posted 10.21.2011 | World

MINNEAPOLIS — The families of two Americans imprisoned in Iran say the news that the men have been sentenced to eight-year terms has hit them ha...

Verdict For Jailed U.S. Hikers In Iran Expected In 1 Week

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 09.30.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — The lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran on charges of espionage said Sunday the court will announce its verdict within a week...

Lawyer: 2 Americans Held In Iran Could Be Released

AP | Posted 09.29.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Two Americans jailed in Iran on charges of espionage could be released after a court hearing slated for Sunday, their lawyer said...

U.S. Hikers Counting On Iran Court Date To End Ordeal

AP | By STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 09.28.2011 | World

MINNEAPOLIS -- The families of two Americans imprisoned in Iran for nearly two years say they're counting on a court hearing Sunday to end their ordea...

Ruling On Detained Americans In Iran By Late August

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran expects to make a final decision in the case of three Americans charged with espionage by late August, Iran's official news ...

Iran Postpones American Hiker's Release

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Friday postponed the planned release of an American woman jailed along with two friends for more than a year, state media...

The Nation: Seized US Hikers May Have Been in Iraq, Not Iran, When Arrested

The Nation | Babak Sarfaraz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Since their arrest last July by Iranian forces near the Iraq border, three Americans--Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd--have been at the cent...

Jailed US Hikers Get Engaged In Iranian Prison

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two of the three US hikers held in Iran for nearly a year on spying charges were engaged in Tehran's infamous Evin prison and plan to marry shortly af...

Ahmadinejad Proposes Prisoner Swap For US Hikers

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN — Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday proposed a swap of Iranians in U.S. prisons for three American hikers being held in Te...

U.S. Hikers Arrested In Iran Still Not Located: State Dept

AFP | AFP 13 August 2009, 12:26am IST | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

US officials do not know the location of the Americans arrested after hiking into Iran from Iraq, state department spokesman Philip Crowley said Wedne...

3 US Hikers In Iranian Custody

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The White House says Iran has confirmed it has three American hikers in custody. The Americans strayed into Iran while hiking in t...