The two Germans who were arrested Sunday while talking to the lawyer and son of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who has been sentenced to death for adultery.
A record U.S. arms deal with Saudi Arabia is part of an effort to put pressure on Iran, partly by strengthening alliances with oil-rich neighbors also concerned by Iran's rise.
Despite intensified sanctions on Iran, US-based nongovernmental organizations are trying to prove that they should be allowed to work in the country. The process is daunting enough that many groups give up.
Iran announced months of delays for its Bushehr nuclear plant today, as the US hit Iran with more sanctions over its human rights record.
Some Iranian observers say Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was bombastic during his United Nations speech to maintain his tough image at home.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's United Nations speech that suggested a US hand in 9/11 could bolster Isreali voices that label Iran an irrational actor.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who spoke at the UN today, has been called a 'ranting loon.' But the real Ahmadinejad is far more complex.
A bombing in Iran Wednesday at a military parade left at least 10 people dead. Iranian officials have accused Kurdish separatists, who it says are backed by the US, for carrying out the 'terrorist attack.'
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who said this week he's open to talks, has lost the backing he enjoyed in the immediate aftermath of last year's election.
Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in NY and talked about the two American hikers still in prision in Iran. On Sunday, Sarah Shourd underscored her gratitude at being released but said she felt only "one-third free."
US hiker Sarah Shourd's arrival in the US coincides with that of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who says the US should now release Iranians it has detained.
American hiker Sarah Shourd has been reunited with her family, but questions remain over the two Americans still in Iranian custody.
American hiker Sarah Shourd's release was supposed to be a 'gift' from Ahmadinejad, who heads to the United Nations next week amid intense international pressure. But his actions riled conservatives in Iran.
While hiking in mountainous Iraqi Kurdistan on July 31, 2009, three Americans – Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer, and Joshua Fattal – were detained by Iranian border guards for alleged espionage. Ms. Shourd was released by Iran on Sept. 14, 2010 on $500,000 bail for 'humanitarian' reasons. Mr. Bauer and Mr. Fattal were released on Sept. 21. on $500,000 bail each.
US hiker Sarah Shourd, one of three American hikers detained in Iran for more than a year on espionage charges, will be released as soon as $500,000 bail is deposited, a top Iran prosecutor said Sunday.
Iran says it now won't release the American hiker, Sarah Shourd. Ms.Shourd, one of three Americans held for more than a year in Iran, was scheduled to be released Saturday morning. Another case of political crosscurrents in Iran?
In addition to facing outside pressures on nuclear initiatives and human rights issues such as the US hikers, Iranian officials still fear the opposition Green Movement at home.
Iran suspended the stoning sentence for a woman convicted of adultery amid mounting international pressure, including the European Parliament's 658-1 resolution against such punishment.
South Korea said Wednesday it will blacklist 102 Iranian firms and 24 people in response to US pressure to sanction Iran over its nuclear program.
Following an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report that charges Iran with obstructing inspectors of its nuclear program, Iran said Tuesday that it can rightfully replace nuclear inspectors.
The US and Iran set aside controversy over Iran’s nuclear program to play a World Basketball Championships match that featured NBA players including Hamed Haddadi of Iran.
Leaders from Iran and Cambodia met this month in their most senior exchange to date. Some say it is a sign that Iran sanctions are pushing Tehran to develop new trade partners.
Iran's Bushehr plant will be ready to start producing nuclear power in early September after engineers began loading fuel rods into a reactor at the Russian-built factory on Saturday.