Hiker released from Iran, Sara Shourd-family-photoHiker Sarah Shourd is free after spending more than a year in an Iranian prison. Released after health conditions arose and in part as a gesture of thanks during Ramadan, the American is en route to Oman, to meet her mother.

Shourd, and two male hiking companions were detained on the border between Iran and Iraq in July, 2009, arrested and charged with spying.

(READ the story in the BBC)


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