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Jailed American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer have finally been freed by Iran officials as of this morning EST - following the posting of $1 million bail.

Thus ends the more than two year long saga in which the pair along with Sarah Shourd were imprisoned for espionage. Shourd was released a little over one year ago for humanitarian reasons when she was feared to have cancer. Her family was forced to cough up $500,000.

Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer will immediately fly to Oman, which helped broker the bail deal.

Make no mistake, the freeing of Bauer and Fattal is a merely PR stunt. Iranian President Mahmoud Amahdinejad is due to set foot in New York City tomorrow for a U.N. Summit.

Nonetheless, it's good to see the American hikers FINALLY return home - for propaganda reasons or not.

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