An Iranian religious singer popular with hard-liners says he traveled recently to the frontlines in war-torn Syria to sing for Iranian fighters deployed to assist President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
Iran's army chief has vowed to boost the country's controversial ballistic-missile program despite facing new international sanctions.
British Airways is the latest international airliner to announce it will resume flights to the Iranian capital, Tehran.
A top adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is calling for closer ties with Russia, Iraq, and Venezuela on energy matters.
The United States and France have charged Russia and the Syrian regime with stymieing peace negotiations with an unrelenting campaign to retake opposition-held territory even during the talks.
A powerful U.S. lawmaker is demanding that Secretary of State John Kerry explain why he paid a $1.7 billion claim settlement to Iran the same day Tehran released American prisoners last month.
Iranian journalist and translator Bahman Darolshafayi, a dual Iranian-British national and former BBC journalist, has been arrested in Tehran.
Afghanistan's chief executive has called on Indian businesses to invest in his war-torn country -- including development of a proposed trade corridor through Afghanistan that links Iran with India and Central Asia.
The Tehran Stock Exchange has surged to a one-year high since Iran's landmark nuclear deal with world powers went into effect last month.
Russian oil production hit a post-Soviet high last month even as top Russian officials on February 2 continued to push for a deal with the OPEC oil cartel to curb booming global production.
The U.S. House of Representatives on February 2 narrowly approved a Republican bill targeting the landmark nuclear deal by making it hard for President Barack Obama to lift sanctions against Iran.
The FBI has set up a Persian-language Facebook page to ask for information on the whereabouts of former FBI agent Robert Levinson, who went missing during a 2007 trip to Iran's Kish Island.