A jailed Iranian activist has ended his hunger strike following his wife's release from jail.
Iran has issued a list of 29 companies from Europe and Asia that have the government's approval to bid for oil- and gas-development projects in the energy-rich country.
Syrian rebel groups have announced they are freezing discussions about joining peace talks sponsored by Russia because of "breaches" in a four-day-old cease-fire by the Syrian government.
Dozens of top U.S. scientists have called on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to uphold the nuclear deal reached with Iran, calling it “a strong bulwark against an Iranian nuclear-weapons program.”
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.