Hiker Sarah Shourd Summoned Back to Iran, But She May Not Go

Iran issued a summons today for American hiker Sarah Shourd to return to Tehran for a trial on espionage charges, but people close to Shourd declined to say whether she will obey the summons. Still in an Iranian jail are her fiance Shane Bauer and friend Josh Fattal. The trial for the trio is scheduled to begin Sunday, Feb. 6. The three were arrested as they hiked near the Iraq border in July 2009. Shourd has said they were hiking in Iraqi Kurdistan and did not intentionally stray over the...Full Story
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