Iranian Official: American Hiker Sarah Shourd Will Be Released

Sarah Shourd, one of the three American hikers who have been detained in Iran for more than a year, will be released "very soon," an Iranian official told ABC News today. Earlier today, an Iranian official texted journalists, alerting them that one of detained hikers would be released Saturday to mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. "Offering congratulations on Eid al-Fitr," an official in the Iranian culture ministry told reporters by text message, referring to the celebration at...Full Story
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