Russia says it hopes a controversial deal to supply grain and industrial equipment to Iran in exchange for oil will be reached soon.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says he is not against the extension of nuclear talks between Iran and world powers.
The UN nuclear watchdog says it will need more money to ho help pay for its monitoring mission in Iran.
Well-known Iranian human rights attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh says she’s determined to continue protesting a decision to ban her from practicing law.
The Committee for the Protection of Journalists (CPJ) has presented its annual Press Freedom Award to four journalists, including a Russian and Iranian
Iran's conservative-dominated parliament has approved a new science minister after rejecting pro-reform President Hassan Rohani's two previous nominees for the job.
Iranian opposition websites are reporting that an appeal court in Iran has confirmed the death sentence for an Internet activist who allegedly insulted Prophet Muhammad and spread propaganda against the Islamic establishment.
Iranian reformists and even some conservative newspapers have welcomed the extension of the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program until July 2015.
Kurdish Peshmerga and Shi'ite militias claimed to have retaken the towns of Jalawla and Saadiya -- which are about 70 miles from the Iraqi capital, Baghdad -- with reports that Iran's Quds Force had helped.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned the West that it will never "bring Iran to its knees" in negotiations on a deal to curb Tehran's nuclear program.
Shi'ite and Sunni clerics from 80 countries have gathered in Iran's holy city of Qom discuss how to combat Islamic State (IS) militants.
Iran and six world powers have agreed to extend talks on Tehran's nuclear program until July 1, 2015, after failing to seal a deal before a midnight deadline on November 24.