A new study by a Yale University economist suggests that the language you speak can have an impact on your long-term well-being by affecting how you think about saving money, smoking, exercise, and even obesity.
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has slammed U.S. policy in Afghanistan as the source of all the country's problems.
U.S. President Barack Obama has urged Iran to act with "urgency" to resolve the dispute over Tehran's controversial nuclear program with the U.S. leader warning time is running out.
A regional cooperation conference on Afghanistan is set to begin in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe.
China's second-largest telecommunications equipment company has said it will "restrict...business development" in Iran following reports it had sold sophisticated monitoring technology to Tehran.
Turkish media reports say police have detained two men of Iranian background after a firebomb attack on the Iranian Embassy in the capital Ankara.
Listeners of RFE/RL's Farsi Service, Radio Farda, call in to share their wishes for the New Year.
"Shahs of Sunset," a new reality show on U.S. cable television is raising the ire of some people in the Iranian-American community.
European Union foreign ministers have imposed new EU sanctions targeting the Syrian, Belarusian, and Iranian regimes.
The United Nations has renewed the mandate of its human rights investigator for Iran.
A new U.S. report predicts that increasing water scarcity and other water-related problems could trigger conflicts between countries and lead to the failure of states in the coming decades.
You may find it surprising to learn that the most valuable work by the American artist Jackson Pollock, the commanding figure of the Abstract Expressionist movement, is owned by -- wait for it -- Iran.