The University of Massachusetts at Amherst says it will accept Iranian students into its science and engineering programs.
Some Iranians are protesting against a state media ban on former President Mohammad Khatami by posting his pictures on social media under the hashtag "We will be Khatami's media."
UN human rights experts and international rights watchdogs have appealed to Iran to halt its planned execution of a young Iranian Kurdish man who was sentenced to death over a crime he committed as a minor.
The spokesman for Iran's judiciary has confirmed that Iranian media remain banned from mentioning former reformist President Mohammad Khatami and publishing his comments, statements, and pictures.
China has urged Iran to come to an agreement with six world powers over its controversial nuclear program so that Tehran can focus on its economic development.
Iran's official IRNA news agency reported that the country's former first vice president has been taken to prison to serve a jail term for corruption
A new movie by dissident Iranian director Jafar Panahi won on February 14 the Golden Bear prize for best film at the Berlin International Film Festival.
A Revolutionary Guard commander says Iran has helped defeat the Islamic State group in Iraq.
The head of Iran's powerful Quds Force has been quoted as saying the Islamic State (IS) group is nearing its demise.
Iran's President Hassan Rohani says Iran is seeking a "win-win" outcome in the nuclear negotiations with global powers.
A former U.S. congressman who made a rare visit to Iran in December says President Hassan Rohani and his inner circle are "deeply committed" to improving Tehran's relationship with the United States.
U.S. President Barack Obama said on February 9 that a further extension of nuclear negotiations with Iran will not be useful if Tehran does not agree to a basic framework.