September 2010 Current Events: World News
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here are the key events in world news for the month of September 2010.
- American Hiker Released on Bail from Iranian Prison (Sept. 12): The female American hiker imprisoned in Iran on charges of espionage is released on $500,000 bail. Sarah Shourd has been in prison for over a year, along with the two male American friends she was hiking with, Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal. The three friends were hiking in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq in July 2009 when they allegedly passed over into Iranian territory and were arrested.
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