More on the "sexy" logo we blogged the other day, with an Iranian site Chaharnama suggesting several alternative designs. (Hard-liners are up in arms about the logo of a Tehran newspaper, which they say looks like a dancing woman.)
Blogger Sharagim compares Iranian hard-liners to the Taliban.
Eight people have died in an avalanche at an Iranian ski resort and rescue groups are trying to find another, the state news agency said today.
China says it is "indignant" about planned U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and has urged Washington to change its behavior. Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi made the remark at a leading international security conference in Munich.
Iran has been using delaying tactics instead of taking action to resolve the dispute over its nuclear program, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has said.
The United States is offering assurances that a new missile-defense plan that would involve the deployment of interceptor missiles in Romania is not aimed against Russia but against a potential threat from Iran.
A Tajik-Afghan-Iranian television channel is expected to make its first broadcast in March, RFE/RL's Tajik Service reports.
U.S. federal agents have arrested a Taiwan passport holder on charges of illegally exporting commodities for Iran's missile program in violation of U.S. sanctions, authorities in south Florida said.
China told other world powers that discussing broader sanctions against Iran was counter-productive, striking a blow to a Western push to rein in Tehran's nuclear program.
The Iranian president's announced readiness to send enriched uranium abroad signals a wish to cooperate for a deal with big powers to ease nuclear tension, Tehran's envoy to the UN atomic agency has said.
One member of the Iranian Writers Association has been detained and another abducted in recent days, RFE/RL's Radio Farda reports.
An Iranian news website “Ayandehnews” has reported that President Mahmud Ahmadinejad’s media adviser, Mehdi Kalhor, has been summoned by the police on suspicion of having beaten up his ex-wife.