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  • In this May 20, 2010, file photo, American hikers (from left) Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal are pictured at the Esteghlal Hotel in Tehran. (AP Photo/Press TV, File)

    Lawyer: Family of jailed U.S. woman appeals Iran bail

    Iran's internal battles over the handling of American detainee Sarah Shourd flared again Monday as the mouthpiece of the powerful Revolutionary Guard led the backlash against a decision to free her on $500,000 bail.

  • Shahram Amiri, an Iranian nuclear scientist who disappeared a year ago, holds his 7-year-old son Amir Hossein as he arrives at the Imam Khomeini airport just outside Tehran Thursday, July 15, 2010. Iranian news agencies reported Wednesday that Mr. Amiri provided valuable information on the CIA. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

    Iran says scientist provided information on CIA

    An Iranian nuclear scientist who returned home last week from the United States provided valuable information about the CIA, a semiofficial news agency reported Wednesday, adding that his spy's tale would be made into a TV movie.

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