Iranian President Hassan Rohani has proposed a more than 33 percent increase in military spending in a 2015 draft budget sent to parliament.
Qassem Suleimani is no "Rambo" or "Rocky" from Hollywood movies, says a senior media adviser to the commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).
“Washington Post” reporter Jason Rezaian, who has been detained in Iran for more than four months, has reportedly been formally charged.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has rejected calls for more sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, saying "this is not the time to risk a breakdown when we still have a chance for a breakthrough."
A senior Iranian official has confirmed his country carried out air strikes in neighboring Iraq against Islamic State (IS) militants at the request of the Iraqi government, Britain's "The Guardian" newspaper reported.
Iranian officials are worried about the spread of cohabitation among unmarried couples.
Catherine Ashton will continue mediating talks between Iran and world powers on Tehran's disputed nuclear program.
An Iranian judiciary official says the Islamic republic is working to change its law related to drug-trafficking crimes in order to reduce the number of executions.
Friends and relatives of Ali Tabarzadi believe his arrest is related to a call he and others had made for a protest on December 5 in support of animal rights and against the killing of stray dogs and cats.
U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated a former weapons purchaser at the Pentagon, Ashton Carter, to become the next U.S. Secretary of Defense.
A U.S.-based rights watchdog says Internet freedom around the world has deteriorated for the fourth consecutive year, with the steepest declines in Russia, Ukraine, and Turkey.
Iran’s judiciary has extended the pretrial detention of "Washington Post" reporter Jason Rezaian for another two months, a rights watchdog has reported.