The head of Iran's Basij force, Mohammad Reza Naghdi, has congratulated Iranians on their "epic" turnout in the country's parliamentary elections. The only problem is that the elections aren't until March 2.
A weeklong election campaign by more than 3,400 candidates running in Iran's March 2 parliamentary polls began on February 23.
Azerbaijani state television's website has been vandalized in a hacking attack, apparently by hackers based in neighboring Iran.
A Russian deputy foreign minister, Gennady Gatilov, has warned that an attack on Iran could have what he described as "catastrophic" consequences for regional and possibly international relations.
Iranian authorities are introducing uniforms for female civil servants as of March 21, the start of the Persian new year.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has offered new assurances that Iran is not seeking to develop nuclear weapons.
Thai police are hoping to extend the detention for an Iranian suspected in a bomb plot.
The UN nuclear watchdog has expressed disappointment after a two-day visit to Iran by a team of UN nuclear experts.
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.