Former Vice President Mohammad Ali Abtahi, who was jailed in the postelection crackdown, has been attacked by unknown assailants.
A prominent Tehran-based lawyer has accused the government of failing to address the problem of child abuse in Iran.
Moscow says it hopes a consensus can be reached on a draft UN sanctions resolution against Iran.
Russia's top atomic energy official says Iran's first nuclear plant, which Russia is building in Bushehr, will go on line in August.
Bahareh Hedayat and Milad Asadi, senior members of Iran’s largest pro-reform student group, Daftar Tahkim Vahdat (Office to Foster Unity), have been given lengthy prison sentences.
The comments seem to suggest that despite growing pressure on opposition leaders -- particularly Musavi -- the Islamic establishment believes it is not in its interest to arrest them.
U.S. President Barack Obama says Washington will keep up its push for new UN sanctions on Iran, despite a deal brokered by Turkey and Brazil.
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.