EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says she is preparing an “important visit” to Iran following the implementation of the landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and major world powers.
The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) says Saudi Arabia lacks the courage to send ground troops to Syria.
Iran's constitutional watchdog, the hard-line Guardians Council, has reversed a ban on 1,500 candidates who had registered to run in the February 26 parliamentary elections.
A bomb blast has rocked southwestern Pakistan, killing at least seven people and wounding 35.
The number of Syrian refugees massed on the border with Turkey after fleeing a government offensive near the northern city of Aleppo has nearly doubled in the past 48 hours.
Representatives from four nations involved in talks aimed at ending the violence in Afghanistan have agreed to continue to push for direct peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government by the end of the month.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Russia and Syria have been violating a UN resolution calling for a cease-fire in the civil war, but talks are underway to resolve the problem and revive peace negotiations.
Iranian media reported February 5 that Revolutionary Guard Corps Brigadier-General Mohsen Ghajarian was killed in fighting in Syria, along with six Basij militia volunteers.
An agreement between Russia and Iran to simplify procedures for issuing travel visas goes into effect on February 6.
Canada lifted most economic sanctions against Tehran on February 5 to allow Canadian firms to start competing for Iran's business.
The Pentagon on February 5 released 198 photographs showing abuse of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan, many of them with close-ups of cuts and bruises on their arms and legs.
The lead defense lawyer for Ukrainian pilot and Verkhovna Rada deputy Nadia Savchenko says Russia and Ukraine have agreed to the conditions of her return to Ukraine.