U.S. government sources say three U.S. citizens who disappeared in Baghdad last week were abducted and are being held by an Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia, Reuters has reported.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has offered to host talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia in an effort to resolve disputes between the rival countries.
The White House says a retired FBI agent believed held captive in Iran since vanishing eight years ago is still alive but is no longer in Iran.
Plummeting oil prices, the lowest in a decade, are having far-reaching and unexpected consequences around the world.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called for vigilance by officials in Tehran to ensure that world powers meet their commitments under a newly implemented nuclear deal.
The head of Iran’s central bank, Valiollah Seif, says Tehran is set to receive $32 billion of unfrozen assets following the lifting of sanctions under a nuclear deal with world powers.
Iranian authorities tried to prevent the Iranian wife of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian from leaving the country with him, his brother Ali Rezaian told CNN.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed "deep concern" to Saudi King Salman over the worsening of Saudi-Iranian relations.
State media reports from Iran say about 60 percent of the people who have applied to be candidates in Iran's February parliamentary elections have been rejected -- with most of those rejections involving reformists.
The price for Brent crude oil has fallen below $28 a barrel, its lowest point since 2003, amid concerns that the lifting of sanctions against Iran will boost the global oversupply of oil.
Two rival countries in the Caucasus, Azerbaijan and Armenia, have welcomed the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions against Iran.
Diplomatic sources in Rome say Iranian President Hassan Rohani plans to visit Italy and France next week -- his first trip to Europe since the lifting of sanctions against his country under an historic nuclear deal with world powers.