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  תשרי 6, 5771 , 14/09/10

American Woman Released by Iran

Sarah Shourd, one of three Americans held by Iran for more than a year on suspicion of spying for the United States, has been released, her lawyer announced on Tuesday.
"I am inside Evin prison, doing her paperwork. She has been released and is heading towards the Swiss Embassy," Shourd's lawyer, Masoud Shafie, told Reuters from the jail where she had been held.
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