Iran's state prosecutor has told reporters that blogger Sattar Beheshti, who died in police custody last month, had been beaten.
Iran’s parliament speaker Ali Larijani has dismissed concerns over the election reform bill that was adopted on December 2.
Iranian media report that schools, universities, and government offices will be closed in the capital, Tehran, on December 4-5 because of high air pollution.
Four men have been sentenced for terrorism and high treason in Baku.
Authorities in Iran have reportedly suspended the death sentence handed down to a computer programmer for allegedly operating an adult-content website, according to Iran's Mehr news agency.
Iran's police have fired the head of their cybercrimes unit over the case of a blogger dying while in police custody.
The United States is calling on Iran to immediately release Nasrin Sotoudeh and more than 30 other female political prisoners.
The U.S. Senate has approved new sanctions on trade with Iran's energy, port, shipping, and ship-building sectors.
Iran has demanded the International Atomic Energy Agency immediately close its investigation into allegations Tehran has a military dimension to its nuclear program.
Iran has unveiled new vessels for its navy.
The UN's nuclear watchdog agency says it hopes a meeting in Tehran next month with Iranian officials will strengthen diplomatic efforts to end the nuclear crisis.
Iranian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi has told the European Parliament to pay more attention to the human rights situation in her country.