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Report: Iran cancels American's release

 FILE - In this May 20, 2010 file photo, Cindy Hickey, mother of Shane Bauer, right, Nora Shourd, mother of Sarah Shourd, center, and Laura Fattal, le...
 FILE - In this May 20, 2010 file photo, American hikers Shane Bauer, left, Sarah Shourd, center, and Josh Fattal, sit at the Esteghlal Hotel in Tehra...
 FILE - In this May 21, 2010 file photo, Sarah Shourd, left, hugs her mother Nora Shourd, as Shane Bauer, second right, hugs his mother Cindy Hickey, ...

Iran US Hikers

FILE - In this May 20, 2010 file photo, Cindy Hickey, mother of Shane Bauer, right, Nora Shourd, mother of Sarah Shourd, center, and Laura Fattal, le...

Iran US Hikers

FILE - In this May 20, 2010 file photo, American hikers Shane Bauer, left, Sarah Shourd, center, and Josh Fattal, sit at the Esteghlal Hotel in Tehra...

Iran US Hikers

FILE - In this May 21, 2010 file photo, Sarah Shourd, left, hugs her mother Nora Shourd, as Shane Bauer, second right, hugs his mother Cindy Hickey, ...

An Iranian news agency says Tehran has canceled the planned release of a jailed American woman because the necessary legal procedures have not been completed.
The report about the delayed release of Sarah Shourd has not appeared on official news agencies or state television and could not be confirmed.
ILNA quotes Tehran chief prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi as saying Friday that "because the judicial procedures have not been done, the release of the American suspect ... has been canceled."
Iranian officials had announced that they would free Shourd Saturday.
Shourd and two friends were arrested along the Iran-Iraq border in July 2009. Iran has accused them of illegal border crossing and spying. Their families say they were hiking and that if they crossed the border, they did so unwittingly.