Iranian media have confirmed that an Iranian man with Canadian residency, Saeed Malekpour, has had a death sentence against him reinstated by an Iranian high court on charges that he operated a pornographic website.
Iranian lawmakers have delayed taking action on a proposed bill to immediately cut oil deliveries to Europe in retaliation for an EU oil embargo. The announcement came soon after Germany accused Tehran of a "dangerous escalation."
UN nuclear inspectors have arrived in Iran, hoping to shed light on suspected military aspects of Tehran's atomic work, on the day its lawmakers look set to ban oil exports to Europe in revenge for new EU sanctions.
Germany's foreign minister warns of "a regrettable and dangerous escalation in rhetoric" as Iranian lawmakers prepare to vote on stopping oil shipments that have already been paid for by EU members.
Inspectors from the United Nations nuclear agency have departed for Iran for talks aimed at discussing international concerns that Tehran is seeking a nuclear weapon.
Syrian state media says that seven soldiers were killed in an ambush as they rode in a bus near Damascus today.
A Syrian insurgent group has released a video claiming they are holding seven Iranian citizens hostage and calling for the government to release a rebel army officer and cease military operations in Homs.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is urging a resumption of dialogue between Western powers and Iran on Tehran's nuclear program -- and he says Iran has a responsibility to get the talks on track.
Iranian border guards have reportedly shot dead six Pakistanis and wounded two others after they strayed across Iran’s border.
Iran's foreign ministry says 11 Iranian pilgrims have been kidnapped by an unknown group in Syria, which has been swept by civil unrest.
Iranian Fars News Agency quoted officials as saying both the pilot and the co-pilot were killed in the January 26 crash.
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has denounced as "futile" the European Union's new sanctions targeting Iranian oil exports to the bloc.