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Iran envoy sees release for 2 U.S. hikers

Published 08/04/2011, Associated Press

Hassan Dannaie Fir, Iran's ambassador to Iraq, said he doesn't have any specific details about when Shane Bauer, a former Minnesotan, and Josh Fattal would be freed from Evin Prison in northern Tehran. But he described a general sympathy for the two men, both 29, especially during Ramadan, the Muslim holy month that began Monday.

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