Lawyer – Iran Spy Trial For 3 Americans Not Held
The Iranian lawyer for three Americans charged with espionage says judicial authorities have not resumed their trial as planned. Masoud Shafiei says that two jailed Americans - Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal - were not brought into court Wednesday.
AP Exclusive: Ali Asks Iran To Free U.S. Hikers
Boxing champ Muhammad Ali is asking Iran to release two American hikers held since 2009 on spy charges. Ali, arguably the most prominent U.S. Muslim, on Wednesday released to The Associated Press a letter he wrote to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in February.
Iran Opens Trial Of 3 Americans On Spy Charges
An Iranian court is holding a closed-door session to begin proceedings against three Americans detained 18 months ago and accused of spying. Authorities imposed a blanket ban for observers, including Swiss Ambassador Livia Leu Agosti who represents U.S. interests in Iran.