The two U.S. Democratic candidates for president sparred over foreign policy during a debate February 4, and showed particularly sharp differences over Iran.
Three U.S. Republican lawmakers who are highly critical of Iran applied for visas to visit Tehran and observe this month's elections, inspect nuclear sites, and meet with the Revolutionary Guards.
Iran and Russia have initialed contracts worth around $40 billion for nuclear power construction, railways, and other projects, the top adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on February 4.
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.