Iran's navy says its warships have entered the Mediterranean after crossing the Suez Canal to show Tehran's "might" to regional states.
A Tehran court has begun hearing the trial of dozens of defendants in a $2.6 billion fraud case.
Iran's Fars news agency says security forces in Azerbaijan have arrested and jailed its correspondent in Baku.
Iraq has evacuated an initial batch of 400 Iranian dissidents from Camp Ashraf to a transit camp near Baghdad's airport.
Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague says that Iran is clearly attempting to develop nuclear-weapons capability and if the country succeeds it could spark a nuclear arms race in the Middle East.
The United States and European Union have cautiously welcomed Iran's offer to resume talks with world powers over its nuclear program.
The global interbank transfer network SWIFT says it is prepared to discontinue services to Iranian financial institutions targeted by European Union sanctions.
Israel's counterterrorism bureau says Iran and its ally, the Lebanese Shi'ite movement Hizballah are plotting attacks against Israelis and Jews worldwide.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says Iran must do more to prove its nuclear program is peaceful.
Incidents involving Jewish diplomats being targeted for attack in the South Caucasus illustrate how Georgia and Azerbaijan risk being drawn into the conflict between Tehran on one side and Israel and the West on the other.
At a summit with his Afghan and Pakistani counterparts, Iran's Mahmud Ahmadinejad has lashed out against foreign interference in the region, saying outsiders are responsible for "all the problems" there.
Thai police say they are searching for two more suspects in the failed attack against Israeli diplomats.