A cameraman who was accompanying Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad to the United States for the UN General Assembly in New York last week has defected.
Iran's rial currency plunged more than 7 percent in open-market trading on October 1, falling to a new all-time low of 32,250 rial to the U.S. dollar.
According to Britain's "Daily Mail," while Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad was courting controversy at the United Nations last week, members of his large entourage were scouring the city for bargain clothes, shoes, and toiletries.
Iranian authorities have restored access to Gmail one week after blocking Google's popular email service in the country.
Iran's Press TV reports that an Iranian jury voted on September 30 to convict the Reuters news organization over a video script that contained an error.
The Iraqi foreign minister says Iraq will ask Syria-bound Iranian planes passing through its airspace to land for random inspections after Washington said they could be carrying arms to Damascus.
Iran has condemned the U.S. administration for removing the Iranian exile group Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MKO) from its list of foreign terrorist organizations.
Israel has expressed "disappointment" over talks between Argentina and Iran about a deadly 1994 attack in Buenos Aires.
The United States has removed the Iranian exile group Mujahedin-e Khalq from its list of foreign terrorist organizations.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has said that time is running out to find a solution to Iran's nuclear development program.
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi says the Iran nuclear crisis has entered "a new stage" as Israel has called for a "red line" to prevent the Islamic republic from acquiring a nuclear bomb.
RFE/RL correspondent Golnaz Esfandiari reports on the drama that accompanied Iranian President Ahmadinejad's appearance at the UN, and what it says about the state of things in Iran.