Iran's cyberpolice say they have arrested four administrators of a Facebook group called "Daaf and Paaf," which had launched an online beauty competition.
Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has offered to extend a three-day visit of United Nations' nuclear experts and expressed optimism that their findings would help ease tensions over Iran's nuclear program.
Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi has announced that Iran has developed what are described as laser-guided artillery rounds capable of hitting moving targets at a distance of up to 20 kilometers.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says analysts believe that Iran could develop a nuclear weapon within about one year if Tehran decided to do so.
Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said his country cannot do without Iranian oil and will not be cutting its Iranian imports despite other countries' efforts to punish Tehran for its suspect nuclear activities.
With international frustration mounting over Tehran's contentious nuclear program, Iranian officials call the continuing visit by a team of UN nuclear experts "the first step."
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.