A series of labor protests have taken place in several Iranian cities this week, RFE/RL's Radio Farda reports.
Iran officially started production of two new missiles today, state radio said.
Iranian police will show no more tolerance toward antigovernment protesters, the force's chief was quoted as saying today, in a warning to the opposition ahead of possible new demonstrations next week.
A potential deal on Iran’s nuclear program provided the biggest news so far at this year’s annual Munich Security Conference. But the continuing rise of China as a major world power was the underlying subtext.
Iran says it sees good prospects for clinching a deal with world powers on exchanging some of its low-enriched uranium for higher-grade fuel.
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.