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Two American hikers jailed in Iran wed in California

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two of the three American hikers jailed in Iran after allegedly straying over the Iraq-Iran border in 2009 were to be married on Saturday in a private ceremony in California, according to a statement posted on their Facebook page. Full story

Imprisoned hikers finally heading home

   After spending two years and 51 days in prison in Iran, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal took a plane from Oman to New York City on Saturday night, eager to get home at last. NBC’s Michelle Kosinski reports.

Hikers happy to head home

   Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, the two hikers who were recently released from prison in Iran, offered thanks to Oman before leaving on a flight to the US.

New hitch delays release of US hikers in Iran

The lawyer for two Americans jailed as spies in Iran was sent home from court Tuesday as he sought a second judge's signature on a bail deal that could free his clients after more than two years behind bars. Full story

Hitch over bail for US hikers held in Iran

A bail application for two U.S. men sentenced to eight years in prison in Iran for alleged espionage was in limbo Saturday, after it was signed by one judge, but a second judge failed to appear as expected, a lawyer told NBC News. Full story

When will Iran release jailed US hikers?

   Numerous sources have told NBC News that the release of Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal, the American hikers jailed in Iran, is just a matter of time. TODAY’s Ann Curry reports.

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File photo of Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal embracing at the conclusion of a news conference in New York
File photo of Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal embracing at the conclusion of a news conference in New York

(L-R) Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in New York in this September 25, 2011 file photo. Bauer and Shourd, hikers jailed in Iran after allegedly straying over the Iraq-Iran border in 2009 were to be married on May 5, 2012 in a private ceremony

File phooto of Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal speaking about their experiences from being imprisoned in Iran, in San Quentin
File photo of detained American Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal smile as they wait to meet their mothers at the Esteghlal hotel in Tehran
File photo of detained American Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal smile as they wait to meet their mothers at the Esteghlal hotel in Tehran

EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on leaving the office to report, film or take pictures in Tehran. Detained American Sarah Shourd , Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal smile as they wait to meet their mothers at the Esteghlal hotel in Tehran in this May

Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal
Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal

From left, Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal, the three University of California at Berkeley graduates who were imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges, wait to speak at an "Occupy Oakland" rally Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, in Oakland, Calif.