Jokes mocking Islamic republic founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, spread widely on social media, have attracted the attention of the authorities.
A Fly Dubai charter plane flying from Bagram Air Field to Dubai landed in Bandar Abbas, Iran because of a "bureaucratic" issue, the State Department said on Sept. 5.
The UN nuclear watchdog reports little progress and several setbacks in the latest report of its investigation of Iran's nuclear program.
Three UN experts on human rights in Iran, freedom of religion, and minority issues have urged the government of Iran to stop the destruction of a Baha'i cemetery by Revolutionary Guards.
The European Union says talks between Iran and six world powers on a deal to rein in Tehran's nuclear program are scheduled to resume in New York on September 18.
Iran says it has foiled plots to disrupt its nuclear program.
Iran has unveiled a new surface-to-air missile and two radar systems in what it says will boost its defense capabilities.
Iranian President Hassan Rohani has urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies.
Former Iranian Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi has been convicted on a charge that carries a prison term and a fine, but details of the case have not been revealed.
Outgoing Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki made an unannounced visit to the recently liberated town of Amirli on September 1.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he is "quite optimistic" that Tehran and six world powers can find an agreement over Iran's controversial nuclear program.
Prominent Iranian female editor Shahla Sherkat has come under pressure by Iranian hard-liners over her recently launched publication devoted to women's issues.