Dozens of Iranians have taken part in a rare demonstration outside Tehran's Evin prison to express their support for a jailed activist on hunger strike, Arash Sadeghi.
President Hassan Rohani has told Iranians the government will work to protect the country's market stability amid a downfall in the Iranian currency to record lows.
It looks like Turkmenistan might be left with just one customer for its natural gas. (The views expressed in this blog post do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL.)
Turkmenistan has "suddenly" halted gas supplies to Iran in a dispute between the two countries over arrears, the Iranian National Gas Company says.
An Iranian official has called for the sterilization of female sex workers and homeless drug addicts in Tehran to prevent "social harm."
An Iranian lawmaker has warned the government that a prominent jailed dissident is in serious condition on a hunger strike and should be released.
The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution welcoming a cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey and a bid to kick-start peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition.
An Argentine appeals court revived a case accusing former President Christina Fernandez of trying to cover up Iran's alleged role in the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center in 1994.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Syrian government and its opponents have signed an agreement on a nationwide cease-fire and a declaration expressing willingness to begin peace talks.
Oman, Iran's closest ally in the Persian Gulf region, has signaled that it may be changing course by joining a Saudi-led coalition of Muslim countries fighting terrorism.
Images of homeless Iranians living in open graves outside Tehran have sparked outrage and mounting calls for government intervention.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saudi Arabia and Qatar should join Russian-sponsored peace talks on Syria even as a top Iranian official said the Saudis should be excluded.