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Freed Americans Shane Bauer (center) and Josh Fattal (right) talk to the media upon their arrival in Muscat, Oman, from Tehran on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. After more than two years in Iranian custody, the two Americans, who were convicted as spies, took their first steps toward home as they bounded down the stairs from a private jet and into the arms of family for a joyful reunion in the Gulf state of Oman. (AP Photo/Sultan Al-Hasani)

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Omanis watch smoke rise from the Lulu hypermarket in Sohar, Oman, on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011. Omani security forces have blocked roads to Sohar, about 120 miles northwest of the capital of Muscat, after deadly clashes between pro-democracy protesters and riot police. (AP Photo)

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**FILE** Scott and Jean Adam of Marina del Rey, Calif., who were killed by Somali pirates on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, after being taken hostage several hundred miles south of Oman, are pictured in an undated photo from the Del Rey Yacht Club. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Del Rey Yacht Club)

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American Sarah Shourd makes a statement at a VIP lounge at Muscat's airport before she left Oman on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

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Sarah Shourd (right) embraces her mother, Nora Shourd, upon Sarah Shourd's arrival at the royal airport in Muscat, Oman, on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, after leaving Tehran. (AP Photo/Sultan al-Hasani)

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Sarah Shourd (right) embraces her mother, Nora Shourd, as an unidentified man looks on, during Sarah Shourd's arrival at the royal airport in Muscat, Oman, on Tuesday. (Associated Press)