News Brief 9/15/2010, Tishrei 7, 5771
Shourd Thanks Ahmadinejad
American citizen Sarah Shourd, who was released on Tuesday after a year in an Iranian prison, published a video in which she thanked all those who were involved in her release, including Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Shourd was jailed in 2009 after being accused of espionage. According to reports, she was released due to health reasons.