A bombing in Iran Wednesday at a military parade left at least 10 people dead. Iranian officials have accused Kurdish separatists, who it says are backed by the US, for carrying out the 'terrorist attack.'
US hiker Sarah Shourd's arrival in the US coincides with that of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who says the US should now release Iranians it has detained.
American hiker Sarah Shourd has been reunited with her family, but questions remain over the two Americans still in Iranian custody.
While hiking in mountainous Iraqi Kurdistan on July 31, 2009, three Americans – Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer, and Joshua Fattal – were detained by Iranian border guards for alleged espionage. Ms. Shourd was released by Iran on Sept. 14, 2010 on $500,000 bail for 'humanitarian' reasons. Mr. Bauer and Mr. Fattal were released on Sept. 21. on $500,000 bail each.
US hiker Sarah Shourd, one of three American hikers detained in Iran for more than a year on espionage charges, will be released as soon as $500,000 bail is deposited, a top Iran prosecutor said Sunday.
Iran's Bushehr plant will be ready to start producing nuclear power in early September after engineers began loading fuel rods into a reactor at the Russian-built factory on Saturday.
International outrage seems to have spurred Iran to change the Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani stoning sentence to death by hanging. This week, Iran aired what it said was a videotaped confession by Ashtiani.
Despite fresh UN sanctions on Iran, China beefs up trade and investment. Does it know something the US doesn't about Israel's intentions to stop Iran's nuclear program?
His government says no, but early reports of a grenade attack on President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's convoy were issued by Iranian news agencies with close ties to the regime.