Once the freed Americans left Iran airspace, the bubbly flowed

Jan 20, 2016

Once the freed Americans left Iran airspace, the bubbly flowed

Pale but smiling, former U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati recounted Tuesday how disbelief turned to joy when he and three fellow Americans realized that they were being released as part of a deal with Iran and reunited with their families after spending years in an ...

Iran releases Americans in breakthrough prisoner exchange

Jan 17, 2016

Iran releases Americans in breakthrough prisoner exchange

Four Americans detained in Iran will be coming home and seven Iranians in U.S. custody also will win their freedom in a breakthrough swap negotiated by the longtime foes, officials in both countries said. As well, a fifth American was freed separately. The news ...