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  • Iran arrests paragliding Slovaks, alleges they were spying

    Iran arrests paragliding Slovaks, alleges they were spying
    BEIRUT-- Iranian authorities confirmed Sunday the arrests of several Slovakian nationals who were taken into custody on espionage-related charges while on a paragliding trip to Iran. Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of Iranian parliament's National...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Mike & Molly' on CBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Mike & Molly' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 16-22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Voice The singing competition moves to its...
  • The Iran I saw — in 781 days in Evin Prison

    On the morning of my appearance before an Iranian Revolutionary Court, where I was convicted on a fabricated charge of espionage, I heard the chant "Death to America!" from the world beyond my prison window. The chant, and the associated stereotype of...
  • Meghan Daum: What's with the 'hiker hate'?

    Meghan Daum: What's with the 'hiker hate'?
    The story of Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd, the American hikers who in July 2009 crossed the border — inadvertently, all evidence suggests — from Iraqi Kurdistan into Iran and were imprisoned for espionage, is back in the...
  • Iran hikers freed; others should be, too

    I rejoice with the friends and families of Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal as their ordeal ended in Evin Prison in Iran. As Mr. Bauer said at the Oman Airport, "Two years is too long in a prison. We sincerely hope for the freedom of other political...
  • The long hike from an Iranian prison to home

    The long hike from an Iranian prison to home
    Two years ago, Californian and citizen of the world Sarah Shourd was released from prison in Iran after an intense international campaign to free her. A bit more than a year later, that effort, including pressure from the State Department, Oman (the...
  • IRAN: American hikers' trial delayed -- again -- without explanation

     
    Trial has been delayed again for two Americans detained in Iran for more than 21 months after being detained during a hiking trek along the Iran-Iraq border. According to their lawyer, neither Shane Bauer, a freelance journalist who has contributed......
  • Freed American Hiker Sarah Shourd pushing for Iran to release fiance, friend

     
    During the nearly 14 months Sarah Shourd spent in an Iranian prison cell, she went on hunger strike four times. It was the only way she had to protest her prolonged detention. On Friday, she fasted again, this time in......
  • Most commented: Those dumb Americans who went hiking in Iran

     
    For her Thursday column, Meghan Daum writes about the American hikers who were imprisoned in 2009 when they accidentally found themselves on the wrong side of the Iran-Iraq border. More to the point, Daum talks about the contempt for these......
  • IRAN: Detained American hikers to be tried on 2nd anniversary of their arrest

     
    Two American hikers taken into custody in 2009 on charges of espionage for crossing into Iran from Iraqi Kurdistan are to stand trial July 31, the second anniversary of their arrest, their lawyer said Monday. "I've just received an official......
  • U.S. hikers who were held in Iran are married in California

     
    Two American hikers once imprisoned for spying in Iran were married Saturday in Northern California, The Associated Press is reporting. Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd were married about 4 p.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location, the wire service reported....