Iran nuclear talks need 'first step,' American official says
America increasing pressure on Iran to agree to "first step" nuclear deal that would see it halt expansion, reverse parts of atomic program.
Iran’s culture minister wants ban on social media lifted
Iran’s Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Ali Jannati wants Iranians to be able to freely access Facebook.
Hardliners chant 'Death to America' on Iran hostage crisis anniversary
The rally outside the former embassy complex is an annual rite in Iran but took on extra resonance this year as a barometer of hardline conservative opposition to Rouhani.
Iranians still wish 'Death to America' on embassy takeover day
Despite the new president's perceived overtures toward Washington, Iran is celebrating the anniversary of the hostage crisis.
Attention shifts from Gaza, but silence won’t make this disaster disappear
Commentary: As aid is diverted to Syria, Gaza is known for little more than terrorists and tunnels.
5 things Rouhani can do to show Iran is serious about rapprochement
Commentary: Despite a show of courtesy, President Hassan Rouhani gives no sign of moderating Iran’s ideology.
Israel's Netanyahu says Iran is capable of enriching uranium to 90 percent in weeks
"Enrichment to 20 percent is continuing," state news agency IRNA quoted Iran's head of national security and foreign policy committee, as saying.
Iran hangs 16 in reprisal for Pakistan border killings
Gunmen killed at least 14 Iranian guards on the Pakistani border, in a rugged area used by drug traffickers, prompting Tehran to retaliate.
Divisions over Iran could delay progress on Middle East peace
Netanyahu is resisting Kerry's entreaties on the subject of Iran's nuclear program. Will peace negotiations suffer?
Iran to spare life of man who survived hanging attempt
A court in Iran sentenced Alireza M, a father of 2, to death after he was caught carrying crystal meth.
12 governments that love to spy on their own people
The US is not alone. Here's just a partial list of the other governments that have been caught spying on its own citizens.
Support for oil-rich Azerbaijan is critical to Western interests
Commentary: In spite of a tainted election, efforts to establish democracy must continue.
Iran man who survived hanging may not be spared
Amnesty International petitions on behalf of Iranian man who survived his execution — but may be hung again.
US praises 'seriousness' of Iran nuclear talks, but says don't expect breakthrough
Iran could reduce uranium enrichment, and agree to 'snap inspections' in exchange for reduced international sanctions against oil, banking.
Iran nuclear talks begin with 'cautious optimism'
The two-day talks in Geneva over Iran's nuclear program are the first since the election of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Israel freaks out a bit as Western powers meet with Iran
Israel is afraid that Iran's new charm will convince the West to lighten sanctions prematurely.
Iran space monkey to be blasted off on liquid-fuel carrier
The unlucky monkey will be launched "on board a liquid-fuel carrier" next month said the deputy chief of Iran's space agency.
Iran: 5 revolutionary guards reportedly killed in border clashes
Five members of Iran's revolutionary guards were reportedly killed near the Iraqi border in the worst strike against the elite unit there since April 2012.
Iranian dissidents say Tehran moving nuclear research site
An accusation it made in July about a secret underground nuclear site under construction in Iran drew a cautious international response, with France merely saying it would look into it.
Be lenient, Iran's Rouhani urges police on hijab issue
Iran's police should keep a lower profile in their enforcement of the rules for women to cover up their bodies, President Hassan Rouhani said.
UK to assign charge d'affaires for Iran in sign of warming ties
UK and Iran work to restore relations two years after an attack on the British embassy in Tehran.
Iran insists on 'absolute right' to enrich uranium
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted on Monday that his country has the "absolute right" to enrich uranium on its soil.
This just in: Iranians have been wearing blue jeans for decades
But Netanyahu just learned that today.
Iran's Khamenei says part of diplomatic opening in New York 'not proper'
Despite reservations, Khamenei's endorsement will likely protect Rouhani against hardliners who oppose his overtures toward the West.
US talks with Iran must be based on concrete steps by Tehran: Kerry
Discussions would be based on a series of steps that guarantee "we have certainty about what is happening," Kerry said.
Iran: Have sanctions finally paid off?
Analysis: After decades of cat-and-mouse economic punishment of Iran, the latest round may have hit home.
If Obama was a minipig ...
... and Rouhani was a minipig. Their story might look a little like this.
Rouhani considering resuming direct flights between Iran and the US
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has asked aviation officials to look into resuming direct flights between Iran and the United States.
US-Iran thaw: Netanyahu's personal high noon
As the Israeli prime minister heads to Washington, this is the moment much of his career has led to.
The phone call that shook the world – a little
Friday’s historic phone call between the presidents of the US and Iran could be a welcome sign that decades of distrust are ending. Or not.
President Hassan Rouhani returns to Iran
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani returned to Tehran on Saturday after his trip to New York for the UN General Assembly.