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  • American hiker Josh Fattal freed by Iran has Israeli father

    September 27, 2011 | 11:26 am

    For more than two years, relatives of Josh Fattal, one of the two American hikers freed from prison in Iran last week, managed to hide a vital piece of information from his captors: Fattal’s family is Israeli.

    Jacob Fattal, Josh’s father, immigrated to Israel from Basra, Iraq in...

  • American hikers released from Iran

    September 21, 2011 | 12:12 pm

    Two American hikers who were imprisoned in Iran two years ago after they strayed across the border were released on bail.

    Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were released from a Tehran prison Wednesday into the custody of officials from Oman, who took them straight to the airport,...