Iran’s so-called "national Internet" will be launched in either in late May or June, according to an announcement by Iranian Telecommunications Minister Reza Taghipour.
Two Iranian warships were reported to have passed south through the Suez Canal on February 21 after a stop in the Syrian port of Tartus.
Reports suggested it appeared the Guardian Council had barred many potential supporters of President Mahmud Ahmadinejad from running in the March 2 elections, thus giving a boost to loyalists of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
The European Union's foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, has renewed calls for Iranian authorities to halt the execution of an Iranian man with Canadian residency.
With the pressure on as visiting UN inspectors try to answer questions about Iran's disputed nuclear program, Tehran contradicts earlier reports by saying the delegation has no plans to visit any nuclear facilities.
Iran says it has launched four days of military exercises aimed at boosting air defenses protecting nuclear sites.
A court in the Azerbaijani capital Baku has ruled that a journalist who works for an Iranian television broadcaster will remain in pre-trial detention center as a drugs investigation continues.
Iranian media report that two Iranian navy ships have docked in the Syrian port of Tartous on a reported mission to provide training to Syrian naval forces.
UN inspectors have arrived in Iran for two days of talks about Tehran's nuclear program, including indications of possible work on atomic weapons.
An Iranian student, who publicly challenged the regime and then fled to Turkey, talks to Persian Letters.
The Iranian Oil Ministry says Iran has stopped selling oil to British and French companies.
A Vienna-based diplomat has told the BBC that Iran may be poised to expand its nuclear program at an underground site near the city of Qom.