Iran's Interior Ministry has approved the registration of a new "reformist" political party, the first in years in the Islamic republic.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev is visiting Turkmenistan.
A top adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called for an end to domestic criticism of Tehran's nuclear negotiations with major world powers.
A young woman has defied Iranian law by dancing wildly on a subway train without her hijab covering her hair.
Iranian police say two attackers on a motorbike have thrown acid in the face of a Tehran hospital manager.
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.