Crises

Iran to Try U.S. Hikers

Someone call Bill Clinton: Iran has announced that it will try three American hikers it has charged with espionage after they strayed into the country in July. "They have entered Iran with suspicious aims. The judiciary will try them," Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said of Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal. Under Islamic sharia law, espionage can be punishable by death.