Freed Americans Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal leave Oman and are headed back to the U.S. CNN's Mohamed Jamjoom reports.
The couple got engaged while in captivity, and again in Oman with family present
Safely back on American soil, freed Americans Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer on Sunday recounted their two years in "a world of lies and false hope" behind the walls of an Iranian prison.
The government of Oman paid their $1 million bail. Iran says the sentences for spying convictions were commuted.
Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal landed at New York's JFK airport on Sunday
Two American hikers freed this week from an Iranian prison will leave Oman for the United States late Saturday, American and Omani officials said.
Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd, two of the three Americans hikers who had been held by Iran over the past two years, were formally engaged in Oman on Friday, an envoy of the sultan said.
Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal walk off an airplane in Oman following their release from jail in Iran
American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer bounded down the steps of the aircraft that took them from Iran to Oman late Wednesday, rushing into the arms of loved ones who had sought their freedom for more than two years.
Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, the American hikers who where jailed in Iran for two years arrive in Oman.
In July 2009, American friends Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd set out on an adventurous vacation. They had been pals for a long time. Bauer and Shourd, boyfriend and girlfriend and in their late 20s, had been living for about a year in the Syrian capital of Damascus, where he was working as a freelance journalist and she studied Arabic and taught English.
CNN's Max Foster talks to Karim Sadjadpour about why Iran is releasing the U.S. hikers.
The lawyer trying to get two American hikers freed from prison in Iran was not able to get a signature on bail paperwork because a judge is on vacation until Tuesday, he told CNN Sunday.
CNN's Hala Gorani takes a look back at how trouble began for the three Americans detained in Iran.
A lawyer for two American hikers imprisoned in Iran said he has filed all the necessary paperwork for them to be released on bail, but he does not expect judges to act on it before Saturday, he told CNN on Thursday.
The lawyer for two American hikers sentenced to eight years in prison said Sunday he has filed an appeal in the case.
Two U.S. hikers charged with spying in Iran are sentenced to eight years in prison. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.
The grim stories of two women who endured long-stretches of solitary confinement in Iran's most notorious prison are chilling omens for the two jailed U.S. hikers who each reportedly received an eight-year prison sentence on Saturday.
Two American hikers who were arrested in Iran are sentenced to eight years in prison on spying charges.
The lawyer and families of two American hikers are holding out hope that Tehran will show leniency toward the two men who have been sentenced to eight years in prison.
The two U.S. hikers detained for two grueling years in Iran on spying charges have been sentenced to eight years in prison, Iran's state-run TV reported Saturday.
The attorney representing three American hikers accused of being spies in Iran said Sunday that he was still awaiting word about his clients' fate.
An Iranian court is scheduled to issue a verdict within a week in the case of a group of American hikers detained in Iran, the hikers' lawyer said Sunday.
Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal faced espionage charges after they were arrested two years ago near the Iran-Iraq border.
A lawyer for two American hikers detained in Iran said Saturday he believes the pair will be released from prison soon, even if Iran finds them guilty of espionage.
Family members and supporters of two American hikers who are scheduled to have a "final hearing" Sunday in Iran rallied Friday outside that country's mission to the United Nations and called for their release.
With their loved ones' trial less than a month away, the families of two American hikers detained in Iran for two years took their appeal Thursday to the United Nations.
A July 31 trial date has been set for two American hikers who have been held in Iran since 2009, according to their attorney.
Two American hikers who have been detained in Iran since 2009 will have their next court appearance as early as June 22, Iranian state media reported Tuesday.
Iranian prison guards abused and assaulted two U.S. hikers who have been detained in the Islamic Republic since 2009, according to their friend Sarah Shourd, who was released last year.
Sarah Shourd talks about her time imprisoned in Iran and what she's doing to help her friends who are still there.
My heart aches for American hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, who have been imprisoned in Iran for almost two years.
The moms of U.S. hikers held in Iran discuss the lengthy process and the compassion they hope Iran will show their sons.
CNN's Richard Roth reports on the one-year anniversary for three American hikers held by Iran.
The scheduled trial of two Americans accused of espionage in Iran was delayed again Wednesday after the suspects were not brought from prison to the courthouse, a Swiss diplomat and their defense attorney told CNN.
A family-run website ticker counts the days, hours and minutes that two American hikers have been held in Iran with the threat of the death penalty hanging over them.
Freed American hiker Sarah Shourd recounts her Iran prison experience to CNN's Mary Snow.
The families of two American hikers set to stand trial this week on charges of spying called on Tehran Monday to release the men.
An American hiker released last year from an Iranian prison said Wednesday she will not return to Tehran to face espionage charges in a court hearing scheduled for next week.
The trial for three American hikers charged with spying in Iran should proceed even if freed hiker Sarah Shourd fails to return for the next hearing, their attorney told CNN on Sunday.
CNN's Reza Sayah reports on the trial of U.S. hikers accused of trespassing and spying in Iran.
The trial of three U.S. hikers started Sunday in Iran, according to the office of the lawyer representing them.
The mothers of three American hikers detained in Iran step up action to free their children. CNN's Mary Snow reports.
Sarah Shourd, the American hiker freed from an Iran prison after 14 months, released a song Wednesday to support her fiance and friend who remain behind bars in Tehran.
The families of two American hikers detained in Iran for more than a year said Monday they have spoken with them on the phone for only the second time in 16 months.
The families of two American hikers held in Iran on suspicion of espionage issued a plea to the Iranian government Monday, asking for the hikers' release.
A trial for two American hikers held in Iran has been postponed until February 6, their attorney, Masoud Shafii, said Sunday.
The parents of two American hikers held in Iran will now be able to speak to their sons via telephone, according to Iran's mission to the United Nations.
Two American hikers held by Iran for more than a year will stand trial before an Iranian court next month, the country's official news agency reported Saturday.
A classified U.S. military document appears to lend credence to claims that Iran crossed the Iraqi border to arrest three American hikers.
Two German nationals arrested in Iran for illegally gathering information on an Iranian woman convicted of murder have admitted to breaking the law, state media said Friday.
A delegation from the Persian Gulf state of Oman is in Iran to seek the release of two American hikers jailed there for more than a year, the U.S. State Department said Tuesday.
Sarah Shourd had been waiting for this meeting for 14 months, pleading for a private conversation with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad while she was imprisoned in Tehran.
For 14 months, Sarah Shourd's pain was unseen by the outside world.
CNN's Susan Candiotti reports on freed American hiker Sarah Shourd and her return back to the United States.
Sarah Shourd, the American hiker released from an Iranian prison, told reporters Sunday that doctors in Oman have assured her that she is "physically well."
Sarah Shourd tells Oprah Winfrey that confinement showed her "what's really important"
American hiker Sarah Shourd spent more than a year in Iranian prison and says she is only one-third free.
Sarah Shourd, the American released from Iran after more than a year in detention, arrived in the United States on Sunday, according to a spokeswoman.
Sarah Shourd says she looks forward to returning to the U.S. but is concerned about the fate of two hikers still in Iran.
Iran's release this week of American hiker Sarah Shourd was a unilateral gesture made without any promise of a quid pro quo, but that doesn't mean Iranian officials wouldn't appreciate a similar act from the United States, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told state-run television Friday.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad talks about the release of the American hiker Sarah Shourd.
An Iranian prosecutor said Wednesday a trial will soon commence for three American hikers, one of whom, Sarah Shourd, was released on bail the day before from a Tehran prison.
President Barack Obama had a key role during negotiations between the Omanis and Iranians that led to the release of an American hiker detained after she and two companions allegedly strayed across an unmarked border between Iraq and Iran.
In Tehran's Evin Prison, American Sarah Shourd's lonely days must have seemed endless, filled with fear and uncertainty.
Sarah Shourd promises to work for the release of her imprisoned companions. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
A jubilant American Sarah Shourd reunited with her mother in Muscat, Oman, on Tuesday after Iranian authorities released her from a Tehran prison where she had been held for 14 months.
Sarah Shourd, one of three American hikers detained in Iran for more than a year, could be released as early as Monday once $500,000 is submitted to the Iranian judiciary.
Detained American Sarah Shourd could be released if her family pays $500,000 bail to Iran. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Sarah Shourd, one of three American hikers detained in Iran for more than a year, could be released as early as Sunday or Monday, an Iranian lawyer representing the hikers told CNN Sunday.
The Iranian lawyer for three U.S. hikers detained in Iran is "upset" that Sarah Shourd's planned release has been canceled and said her family's emotions are "being abused."
The release of American hiker Sarah Shourd has been "canceled" because the judicial process has not been completed, a prosecutor said Friday, according to the semiofficial Iranian Labour News Agency.
Sarah Shourd, one of three American hikers held in Iran for more than a year, will be released Saturday, Iranian officials said Thursday.
When the month of Ramadan began, I received a letter from Laura Fattal, the mother of one of the three young American hikers detained in Iran. In it, Fattal appealed to me, the first Muslim scholar she had contacted, to intervene on behalf of her son and his two friends.
The mother of one of the three American hikers detained in Iran asked the United Nations on Thursday to help get her daughter out of solitary confinement.
Protesters held rallies across the United States and abroad Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of what many called the "unfair" detention of three American hikers seized by Iranian forces near the Iraqi border.
The mothers of U.S. hikers urged the Iranian government to either prosecute or free the three held since last year after reportedly crossing the border into the country while hiking in Iraq.
The mothers of three American hikers held in Iran tell of an emotional visit and an engagement. CNN's Mary Snow reports.
The mothers of three American hikers held in Iran return home without their children. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.
Two of three American hikers who have been detained in Iran for nearly 10 months -- Shane Bauer and Sarah Shourd -- have gotten engaged in prison and plan to get married after their release, their relatives said Monday.
The mothers of the three American hikers detained in Iran met with their children again on Friday, but their lawyer said they were set to leave the Islamic republic without their children.
The mothers of three hikers jailed in Iran see their kids for the first time since the arrests. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
The mother of one of three American hikers detained in Iran talks about her upcoming trip there.
Families of three American hikers detained in Iran will be allowed to visit them, Iranian state media reported Monday.
Groups gathered in several cities across the United States on Sunday at vigils to support three American hikers detained in Iran.
Three U.S. hikers who have been detained in Iran for more than seven months have spoken by phone with their relatives for the first time since they were jailed, the hikers' families said Wednesday.
Three American hikers held in Iran will be put on trial, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki told the country's semi-official Fars News Agency on Monday.
Prominent activists, academics and celebrities are joining the growing call for the release of three American hikers who have been held in an Iranian prison since July.
On Tuesday, the counter at the Web site Free the Hikers was at 88 days.
Relatives of three American hikers detained in Iran are still waiting for news about their loved ones.
The families of three American hikers detained by Iran said Thursday they don't know anything about their whereabouts or how they are after nearly three weeks.
The United States has received official confirmation that three Americans have been detained in Iran, a State Department spokesman said Tuesday.
One is a freelance journalist who intended to cover elections in Iraq's Kurdistan region. Another also has been trying her hand at reporting, and the third is a friend who shared their love of travel.
Who are the three Americans missing in Iran? CNN's Dan Simon reports.
CNN's Susan Candiotti follows the sequence of events that lead to the detention of three Americans in Iran.
Iran confirmed Tuesday the arrest of three American hikers who crossed into the country from neighboring Iraq and said they have been charged with "illegal entry," a semi-official news agency reported.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday called on Iran to provide information about three missing Americans believed to have been arrested after crossing into northern Iran during a hiking trip.
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