Swiss to Discuss Release of Detained Americans With Iranians

Swiss diplomats representing U.S. interests in Tehran will meet with the Iranian foreign ministry today to try to free three young Americans who have been detained by Iran. Joshua Fattal, an environmental worker from Oregon, freelance journalist Shane Bower of Minnesota and Californian Sarah Shourd, who writes and teaches in the Middle East, have been held as prisoners in Iran since Friday. The three tourists were detained after straying into Iran while hiking in the mountains in the Iraqi...Full Story
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