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Breaking News: US Hikers freed from Iran prison

The two Americans who were detained for spying over two years ago after straying into Iran during a hike were released from a Tehran prison today.  There attorney, Masoud Shafiei said that he had obtained the “necessary signatures from judiciary officials for their release.”  Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, both 29, were handed over to the Swiss Embassy and were headed to the airport.  It is suspected that the pair will be flown to Oman and then will return to the United States from there.  Bail of $500,000 was posted for each of them by an unknown source.

See the article on MSNBC here.