Farnaz Fassihi

Wall Street Journal

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Senior Middle East Correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and author of Waiting for an Ordinary Day: The Unraveling of Life in Iraq.

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Two American hikers have been held in Iran since 2009, accused of espionage and illegally crossing Iran's border.

Iran Sets Bail for Two American Hikers

Two American hikers have been held in Iran since 2009, accused of espionage and illegally crossing Iran's border.

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Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Tehran on Monday in a revival of the unrest following the allegedly rigged election in 2009.

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Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Tehran on Monday in a revival of the unrest following the allegedly rigged election in 2009.

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