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Three jailed for plotting to kill Australian troops


December 18th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) An Australian court has jailed three Islamic extremists for plotting to kill soldiers in a terrorist attack on a Sydney army base.The three, originally from Lebanon ... Read more...

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Iran spied upon from centres in neighbouring countries: MP


November 10th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 10 (IANS) Iran is surrounded by Western "spy centres" set up near its borders with neighbouring countries, an Iranian MP has said.Zohre Elahian, a member of the National ... Read more...

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US hikers freed by Iran arrive in New York


September 26th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) Two US hikers who have been freed by Iran arrived in New York City Sunday, ending a political ordeal that lasted over two years ... Read more...

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Iran frees two US hikers


September 21st, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 21 (IANS) Two US hikers jailed for allegedly spying in Iran were Wednesday released on bail, the state media reported. Joshua Fattal and Shane Bauer were sentenced to eight ... Read more...

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American Hikers released in Iran


September 21st, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The jailed American hikers have been released to Swiss diplomats, VOA News has reported. A judge in Tehran approved the bail of the two men on ... Read more...

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Iran approves release of U.S. citizens convicted of spying


September 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran's Judiciary on Wednesday approved the release on bail of two U.S. citizens who were sentenced last month for espionage and illegal entry, state-run media reported. Their release ... Read more...

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US hikers release in Iran delayed again


September 19th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American delegation who were in Tehran last week to negotiate for the release of the two American hikers have returned to Washington after having the words ... Read more...

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Iran to release detained US hikers


September 13th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said two US men jailed in Iran for illegally entering the country and later charged with espionage will be freed in ... Read more...

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US disappointed by Iran’s sentencing of hikers: Clinton


August 22nd, 2011 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said America was "deeply disappointed" by Iran's sentencing of two US hikers to eight years in prison.In a statement ... Read more...

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Jailed Americans in Iran get 20 days to appeal (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 21 (IANS) Two US citizens sentenced to eight years in prison on charges of spying were given 20 days to appeal by the Iranian prosecutors, the state media ... Read more...

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Iranian foreign minister hopes for release of US hikers


August 7th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said on Saturday that he hopes that the two American hikers detained in Iran on espionage charges will be released soon, the ... Read more...

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Muhammad Ali wants Iran to release the hikers


May 25th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has joined in the call to have the two hikers being held by the Iranian administration to be released. Tehran is holding ... Read more...

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Boxing legend Ali asks Iran to release American hikers


March 17th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.17 (ANI): Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has appealed to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to free the two Americans who have been held in that country since July 2009 on ... Read more...

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Iran begins trial of Amricans held for spying


February 6th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) The trial of the three Americans held in Iran for spying began Sunday in an Iranian court.The details of the proceedings were not known, but according to local ... Read more...

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Freed American female hiker summoned to Iran to stand trial over spying charges


February 1st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Feb 1 (ANI): Sarah Shourd, An American woman who was released last year after spending 14 months in an Iranian jail, has been asked to stand trial in Tehran over ... Read more...

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Iran summons freed US woman for trial


February 1st, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 1 (IANS) An American woman, who was arrested in Iran on charges of spying and later freed on bail, has been summoned by an Iranian court for trial, the IRNA ... Read more...

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Iran summons freed U.S. hiker Sara Shourd for trial


February 1st, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran's Prosecutor General's Office on Monday summoned freed U.S. hiker Sara Shourd for trial on February 6, the semi-official Fars news agency reported."Sarah Shourd has been summoned ... Read more...

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Iran denies arrest of American woman


January 7th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 7 (IANS) Iran has denied reports that it arrested an American woman on espionage charges, a media report said.An American woman who wanted to enter the country through the Armenia ... Read more...

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3 Muslim men found guilty of planning terror attacks on Oz army base


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Dec 23 (ANI): A Victorian court has found three men guilty of planning a terrorist attack on an Australian army base in Sydney.According to news.com.au, at the end of a 12 ... Read more...

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U.S. hikers’ trial in Iran delayed


November 7th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Nov 7 (ANI): Iranian authorities have delayed the trial of two Americans arrested near the Iraqi border in July 2009 on espionage charges, after they failed to appear at the hearing ... Read more...

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Palin not amused by State Department’s B-Day Tweet to Ahmadinejad


October 30th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 30 (ANI): State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley sent a birthday message to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad via Twitter Friday, prompting a response by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin who ... Read more...

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Iranian minister calls for trial of American hikers accused of espionage


October 17th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Oct 17(ANI): Iran's Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi has said that two American hikers who are in custody over 'spying' charges must be tried in an Iranian court.Tehran has accused Shane M. ... Read more...

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Released US hiker Sarah Shourd ‘gratified’ after meeting Ahmadinejad at UN


September 25th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 25 (ANI): Freed U.S. hiker Sarah Shourd, who was held in Iran for more than a year and returned to her country last week, has met with Iranian President ... Read more...

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Sarah Shourd thanks Oman for securing her release


September 19th, 2010 - 4:39 am ICT by BNO News
MUSCAT, OMAN (BNO NEWS) – Freed U.S. hiker Sarah Shourd on Saturday thanked the country of Oman for securing her release from Iran and said that the country will always have ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad wants US to release Iranians in return of hiker


September 18th, 2010 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 18 (DPA) The US should release jailed Iranians in return for the release of American hiker Sarah Shourd, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Friday. "The release (of Shourd) was one-sided, and ... Read more...

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Billionaire Sultan of Oman paid bail to free US hiker from Iran


September 16th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16(ANI): The billionaire Sultan of Oman is believed to be the man behind the sudden release of US hiker Sarah Shourd from a jail in Iran.Shourd, arrested near the Iran-Iraq ... Read more...

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Iran Finally Releases Sarah Shourd From Prison


September 15th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Shourd, who was accused and detained by Iranian authorities of "spying" and illegally entering the country has been released by the authorities yesterday. When she ... Read more...

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Iran releases U.S. hiker Sarah Shourd on bail


September 14th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran on Tuesday released American hiker Sarah Shourd on bail from a prison in the capital of Tehran, state-run media reported.Shourd, 32, was arrested in July 2009 along ... Read more...

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Iran releases U.S. hiker Sarah Shourd on bail


September 14th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran on Tuesday released American hiker Sarah Shourd on bail from a prison in the capital of Tehran, state-run media reported.Shourd, 32, was arrested in July 2009 along ... Read more...

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Iran frees female US hiker


September 14th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 14 (DPA) Iran Tuesday freed Sarah Shroud, one of three US hikers in jail for almost 15 months, after $500,000 bail was posted, the news network Press TV reported. Shroud is ... Read more...

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Terrorists sought Somali cleric’s ‘fatwa’ to wage jihad against ‘decadent’ Australia


September 14th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Sept 14 (ANI): A terrorist cell preparing to attack Holsworthy Army Barracks sought a 'fatwa' or religious approval from Somali clerics because they thought Australian Muslim leaders were wrong in opposing ... Read more...

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Iran to release one of three UK hikers held for over a year for 500,000 dollars bail money


September 13th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 13 (ANI): Iran's chief prosecutor, Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi, has said that one of the three American hikers, Sarah Shourd, held in the Evin prison for over a year on spying ... Read more...

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5 Australian Muslims charged with planning attack on army


September 13th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 13 (DPA) Five militant Australian Islamists planned to arm themselves with automatic weapons and kill as many soldiers as they could in a suicide attack at a Sydney army barracks, ... Read more...

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Iran agrees to release female US hiker


September 12th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 12 (DPA) Iran said Sunday that it would be ready to grant bail to Sarah Shourd, one of the three Americans jailed for more than a year. The news agency ILNA ... Read more...

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Iran ‘holds back’ release of one of three US hikers held for over a year


September 11th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 11 (ANI): An Iranian official has said that the release of Sarah Shourd, one of three Americans held in the Evin prison for over a year on spying charges, ... Read more...

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