U.S. President Barack Obama has signed an executive order imposing tougher sanctions on Iran and its central bank.
Iranian officials report a ban on sales of dolls of characters from the longest-running sitcom in American history, the animated series "The Simpsons."
Iran has said it would retaliate against any country that is used to launch an attack on it.
Iranian news websites report that Saudi Arabia has blocked the official website of Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, which is available in a dozen languages, including Arabic.
Human Rights Watch says Iranian authorities are intimidating and arresting relatives and friends of Persian-language journalists working abroad.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has vowed that the Islamic republic will not give in to international pressure to abandon its nuclear program.
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has downplayed a U.S. newspaper report suggesting he believes Israel is planning a military strike -- perhaps as early as spring -- against Iran's nuclear facilities.
Iran has successfully launched an observation satellite into orbit, Iranian sources report.
A U.S. Senate committee has approved a package of proposed sanctions against Iran, pushing the legislation one step closer to becoming law.
Security officials with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have used the Internet to interrogate an employee of the London-based BBC Persian service, according to a February 2 report on the opposition website "IranGreenVoice."
Israel's defense minister says there is growing international awareness that military action against Iran's nuclear program will have to be considered.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in China and urged officials there to put pressure on Iran to be more "open and transparent."