Iran's ambassador to Iraq says he expects two Americans held in Iran on espionage charges will be released "very soon." Hassan Dannaie Fir says he doesn't know exactly when Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal will be let go.
The lawyer for two Americans jailed in Iran on charges of espionage says the court will announce its verdict within a week. Masoud Shafiei spoke Sunday after the final court session in the trial of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal.
Supporters of a hiker from suburban Philadelphia being held in Iran are fasting to protest his second straight birthday behind bars. Elkins Park, Pa., resident Josh Fattal turns 29 on Saturday. He and 28-year-old Shane Bauer have been imprisoned in Tehran since July 2009 on espionage charges.
The mothers of two American hikers held in Iran on espionage charges say they're starting a hunger strike. Last week, Iranian authorities delayed the trial of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal without explanation.
Relatives of the two American men held in Iran on espionage charges are upset that their trial did not resume Wednesday. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were not brought to court as scheduled and their attorney says Iranian officials gave no immediate explanation.