| Feb 28, 2011
| 4:32 AM
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......
| Oct 29, 2010
| 4:32 PM
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....
| Dec 29, 2011
| 7:57 PM
Though historic flooding, power outages and a nationwide protest movement made numerous headlines in 2011, two words sum up the biggest story of the year: Penn State.
The child molestation allegations against former assistant football coach Jerry...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Amir Mirzaie Hekmati, an American sentenced to death in Iran for espionage, has 20 days to appeal his case, according to Iranian law.
"If the sentence is appealed, then the Court of Appeals will hear the case. If not, then the sentence is final,"...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:08 AM
Iran has sentenced an American ex-Marine to death, accusing him of espionage.
A court convicted Amir Mirzaei Hekmati of "working for an enemy country," as well as membership in the CIA and "efforts to accuse Iran of involvement in terrorism," the semi-...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:16 PM
The National Constitution Center was right to pick boxing legend Muhammad Ali as the winner of the 2012 Liberty Medal.
The medal is given to people and organizations that strive to secure liberty for people around the world.
Some people are opposed to...
| May 6, 2012
| 8:27 AM
CALIFORNIA -- Two of the three American hikers jailed in Iran for more than two years have gotten married in a private ceremony in California.
Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd were wed Saturday at a private location in California that was chosen for its...
| Sep 28, 2010
Iran on Tuesday offered the first official indication that Oman is playing a role in trying to secure the release of two American men imprisoned for more than a year.
The remarks by Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast come after a newspaper...
| Oct 19, 2010
The mother of one of two American hikers still jailed in Iran says the men have a Nov. 6 trial date and that hikers' families hope for the their release soon afterward.
Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal remain in a Tehran prison more than a month after Bauer's...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Home at last for the two American hikers freed from an Iranian prison last week. Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were charged with spying two years ago after crossing the Iranian border.
The two landed at New York’s JFK today with big grin, happy to be...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 2:17 PM
NEW YORK -- "We lived in a world of lies and false hope," Fattal said, an American who on Sunday described his and fellow hiker Shane Bauer's two years in solitary confinement in an Iranian prison as "the worst experience of our lives."
"They told us ......