U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging the people of Iran to reject what she says is an expansion of the Iranian military's role and power.
Iran has sentenced a human rights activist to six years in prison on charges of antigovernment activities.
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad is in Syria, where he held talks with that country's leader, Bashar al-Assad.
A Baha'i International Community representative says she hopes seven jailed Iranian Baha'i leaders will now get a proper appeal hearing after their sentences were reportedly halved.
Armenian Energy Minister Armen Movsisian says Iran and Armenia will start building two major hydroelectric power stations on their border in the coming weeks.
Hunger-striking Iranian political activist Arjang Davudi has been allowed to see his wife for the first time since his prison protest started two months ago.
Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Musavi's website said today that security forces had attacked his office and seized his computers.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian First Vice President Mohammad Reza Raimi oversaw a meeting of the Turkish-Iranian Business Forum today that brought together over a hundred businessmen in Istanbul.
The husband of jailed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh says he and her lawyer have been threatened with arrest if they continue to disseminate information about her case.
The change to their titles comes after protests by lawmakers and former diplomats and also criticism from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, who had warned against parallel activities in foreign affairs and other areas.
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a 43-year-old mother of two, speaking in her native Azeri language with Farsi subtitles, denies reports that she was lashed or tortured in prison.
The United States and its allies Britain and France have called for strengthened sanctions pressure on Iran amid continuing concerns over its nuclear program.