The latest sanctions against the Iran nuclear program target its oil and petrochemical industries. The US and France are also threatening more devastating measures against Iran's banks.
A day after the US said it foiled an Iranian plot against the Saudi ambassador to the US, international media were still casting around for a logical explanation of the alleged plot.
SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: A roster of influential former US officials is speaking at rallies in support of removing the MEK, an Iranian opposition group with a violent anti-American history, from the US terrorist list. A decision is expected within weeks.
After a day of massive protests in Iran, Secretary of State Clinton affirmed US support for the antigovernment demonstrators while Iranian lawmakers called for opposition leaders' execution.
North Korea: Mohammad Reza Heydari, who resigned in January from his post as Iranian consul in Norway, said he's "certain" the cooperation is continuing between his home country and North Korea.
President Obama makes an election night phone call from the Treaty Room in the White House residence in Washington to Rep. John Boehner (R) of Ohio, who will probably be the next House speaker.
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.
Tehran officially informed the IAEA today that it was ready to ship 1,200 kg of enriched uranium to Turkey. Turkey and Brazil are lobbying hard to save the deal from being ruined by UN sanctions.
The president offers little support for protestors to avoid alienating Iran’s supreme leader ahead of nukes talks.