The mothers of three Americans jailed in Iran since last July were allowed to see them today and called on the government to set them free.
With the new draft on an Iran sanctions resolution now on the United Nations Security Council's front burner, how long will it take for the draft to be actually put to vote?
The United States has presented a draft resolution to the UN Security Council that would expand sanctions against Iran for refusing to halt its uranium enrichment program.
A prominent Iranian women's rights activist has expressed concern about government plans to crack down on how women dress in public.
An American journalist held for nearly five months in an Iranian prison says she was happy to hear about the release by Iranian officials of French lecturer Clotilde Reiss.
Killer Ali Vakili Rad, who spent 16 years in prison in France, was quoted by Fars as saying tearfully that he went through "hell" and happy he's now found "heaven."
"I think the Islamic republic will in its next move also censor the Koran."
-- Iranian exiled novelist Abbas Maroufi, who is among the authors whose books were banned at Tehran's Book Fair, speaking to RFE/RL's Radio Farda on May 17 about censorship
An Iranian man convicted in France of killing an exiled former Iranian prime minister soon after that country's Islamic revolution has arrived in Tehran following his release by French authorities.
Details of new sanctions that would target Iran's Revolutionary Guard have emerged after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that the world's major powers had agreed a draft resolution over Tehran's disputed nuclear program.
Scores of Iranian parliament deputies have signed an open letter to the head of the judiciary demanding swift legal action be taken against opposition leaders Mir Hossein Musavi and Mehdi Karrubi.
Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has reportedly begun a hunger strike in Tehran's Evin prison, where he has been held for more than two months on security charges.
The nuclear swap deal signed in Tehran on May 17 has sparked domestic criticism from officials as well as the opposition.