Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei have been locked in a stand-off that had some predicting the president would resign this past weekend.
Three American hikers jailed in Iran for 10 months were allowed to see their mothers.
Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd, and Josh Fattal were briefly let out of Evin prison to visit their mothers in a Tehran hotel. The mothers want to bring their children home, but Iran may be waiting for a prisoner swap with the US.
The mothers of three US hikers detained in Iran the past ten months on spying charges held an emotional reunion with their children on Thursday.
Iran said it arrested top Sunni militant Abdolmalek Rigi, who claimed responsibility for a number of terrorist attacks inside Iran. Tehran claims Mr. Rigi received US support.
Former British ambassador to Iran suggests ways to negotiate over nuclear policy.