Former Cal Grads Coming Home After 2 Years In Iranian PrisonTwo Americans freed from an Iranian prison told reporters Saturday they were "eager to go home" just before boarding their flight to the U.S. from Oman, the Gulf state that helped mediate their release after more than two years in custody on accusations of spying.
Secretary Clinton Hopeful About Cal Grad Hikers ReleaseSecretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday they continue to hope that the Iranian regime will release the two men as a humanitarian gesture.
Oman Sends Plane To Iran For Detained Cal GradsAn official with Oman’s foreign ministry said the Gulf nation has sent a plane to Tehran amid efforts toward a bail-for-freedom deal for two UC Berkeley grads jailed for spying.
Lawyer Believes Two Cal Grads Jailed In Iran May Be ReleasedThe two Cal Grads detained in Iran for espionage and illegal entry will get a court hearing this weekend.Their lawyer Masoud Shaflei told reporters he expects their release based on the holiday and the anniversary of their captivity.
Iran Trial Of UC Berkeley Grads Delayed Without ExplanationThe Iranian lawyer for three UC Berkeley grad students charged with espionage said judicial authorities have not resumed their trial as planned.
Iran Wants Freed Cal Grad Back To Stand TrialIran said it has summoned an American woman and UC Berkeley graduate to return to the country and stand trial on Feb. 6 along with two Cal grads who are still in custody.
Iran Releases Cal Grad On $500K BailIn just a few dizzying hours, American Sarah Shourd exchanged a cell in Tehran’s Evin Prison for a private jet crossing the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, after an apparent diplomatic deal to cover a $500,000 bail and secure a release that seemed in jeopardy from the start.
Cal Grads' One-Year Detention