Shane Bauer

Americans Held In Iran For Alleged Espionage Reunited With Mothers

US Hikers Who Were Held In Iran Marry In California

Two Americans who were detained and accused of spying after hiking near the Iraq-Iran border three years ago have been married in Northern California, a family friend said Sunday.


The sign outside Cheltenham High School welcomes Josh Fattal home.

Freed Hikers Back In America

Family members of the two hikers were able to meet them in Oman to begin the celebration of freedom, but friends were still waiting to welcome Joshua Fattal home.


Jailed American Hikers Reunited With Family In Oman

Two Americans jailed in Iran as spies have been released from Tehran’s prison after more than two years in custody.


Gulf Nation Sends Plane To Iran Amid Efforts To Free American Hikers

An official with Oman’s foreign ministry says the Gulf nation has sent a plane to Tehran amid efforts toward a bail-for-freedom deal for two Americans jailed for spying.


FILE: Josh Fattal appears before a judge in Tehran in Feb. 2011

Elkins Park Native Josh Fattal Could Be Set Free From Iran

A defense attorney says Iran has set bail of $500,000 each for two American men arrested more than two years ago and convicted on spy-related charges.


Two American Hikers Jailed In Iran Head Back To Court In Tehran

Twenty-nine-year old American hikers Josh Fattal, whose family lives in Elkins Park, Montgomery County and Shane Bauer have been in jail in Iran for two years.



US Hikers Jailed In Iran Make Rare Call To Family

Two American hikers held captive in Iran have called home for only the third time since their arrest nearly two years ago.


FILE: Josh Fattal appears before a judge in Tehran in Feb. 2011

Families Of American Hikers Jailed In Iran Upset By Trial Delay

Authorities in Iran yesterday delayed trial for a Montgomery County man and another hiker who are charged with spying. It’s another disappointment for their families.


Laura Fattal (right) has not spoken to her son Josh (center) since late 2010. (credit: Getty Images)

Family Of Hiker Imprisoned In Iran Holds Fundraiser In Center City

It may be a somber “happy hour” at Tavern on Broad Friday night when the mother and brother of captured hiker Josh Fattal speak.


Montgomery County Hiker On Trial For Spying

After a year and a half behind bars in Iran, the trial of three Americans accused of spying began Sunday in a closed-door courtroom in Tehran.


Local Businesses Contribute To Help Free 2 Hikers Detained In Iran

The families of the men being held are getting some help from local businesses to boost the fight to bring them home.