Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski has cut short a visit to Tehran to deal with Ukraine's deepening Crimea crisis after the suspected deployment of Russian troops in Crimea.
The events in Ukraine have highlighted the political divide in Iran -- and the Iranian establishment's fear of popular protests similar to the 2009 mass street demonstrations that faced the Islamic Republic with its worst crisis.
A report by the French AFP news agency on February 26 quotes Iran's Oil Ministry as calling on Islamabad to honor its contractual commitments and complete a pipeline for Iranian gas exports to Pakistan.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country views Iran as a potential threat not only to Israel but also to Europe.
The White House says the Iraqi government has denied signing any contracts for an arms deal with Iran.
International efforts to control Iran’s nuclear program are high on the agenda of meetings in Jerusalem on February 25 between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Police in Pakistan say two security guards were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Iranian Consulate in the northwestern city of Peshawar.
The presidents of the United States and Russia have spoken by telephone about the situation in the Middle East – including the conflict in Syria and international negotiations with Tehran over its nuclear program.
The UN's Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has expressed "deep concern" about the increase in executions in Iran this year.
Britain and Iran have officially restored diplomatic ties, which were severed by London after a group of Iranian hard-liners stormed its Tehran embassy in 2011.
A newly launched reformist Iranian daily has been suspended by the authorities over an article in which the Islamic law of retribution was described as inhumane.
Iran has reduced its stockpile of higher enriched uranium and has not restarted construction of the controversial Arak reactor, says the UN's nuclear watchdog.