An Iranian court has dismissed a lower court's death sentence for an American ex-Marine accused of espionage in Iran, state media reported Monday.
Two days of talks in Iran went nowhere and the frustration of the global nuclear watchdog agency was palpable in the terse statement it issued afterward.
The mother of Amir Hekmati, an American sentenced to death in Iran for espionage, visited her son last month, sources close to the family said.
The son of Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone converted to Islam in a ceremony in central Iran, a national news agency reported.
Iranian forces began a series of airborne war games Saturday aimed at improving combat preparedness, the semiofficial Fars News Agency reported.
U.S. sailors from a carrier strike group whose recent presence in the Persian Gulf drew the ire of Iranian military officials have rescued 13 of the Middle Eastern country's sailors from a hijacked fishing boat, a military spokesman said Friday.
U.S. Navy sailors from the USS Kidd rescue 13 Iranian sailors from a hijacked fishing boat in the Persian Gulf.
Iran on Saturday welcomed the rescue of 13 Iranian sailors by a U.S. Navy ship, calling it a "humanitarian act."
The mother of an American on trial in Iran denied allegations that her son is a spy for the CIA, saying that anything he confessed to was coerced.
A man accused of being an American spy in Iran told a judge Tuesday that his mission was to deliver information to Iranian intelligence circles, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
Iran's Navy ordered a helicopter from an unspecified foreign country to leave to leave the area of maneuvers it is conducting in the Persian Gulf, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported Monday.
In an exclusive interview with CNN, the Joint Chiefs chairman says "of course" the U.S. is spying on Iran.
A day after Iranian TV broadcast video of what it called the confession of a U.S. spy, a State Department official confirmed the identity of the man in Iranian custody and called for his release "without delay."
The semi-official Fars news agency in Iran on Sunday broadcast video showing what it called the confessions of an alleged U.S. spy.
An Iranian military compound that blew up earlier this month was extensively damaged, the Institute for Science and International Security said after an analysis of new satellite imagery.
The Iranian men's volleyball team publicly apologized Thursday for shaking hands with a female referee after a televised match, Iranian media reported.
Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karrubi has not been seen for six weeks and may be facing psychological torture by the government, activists claimed Monday, citing sources in the country.
A separatist rebel group has claimed responsibility for an explosion at a gas pipeline that runs from Iran to Turkey.
An explosion Friday at an gas pipeline that runs from Iran to Turkey has disrupted gas exports, Iran's semi official Fars News Agency reported.
A woman blinded and disfigured by an acid attack grants last-minute mercy to her attacker. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
Several Iranian engineers who had been kidnapped in Afghanistan have been freed, state-run Press TV of Iran reported Wednesday.
At least seven Iranian engineers have been kidnapped in western Afghanistan, Iranian media reported on Monday, citing officials.
Reports conflicted Monday over the fate of Iranian opposition leaders Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karrubi, with an opposition website reporting that they were in custody of the government but a semi-official news agency denying it.
Thousands of security officers cracked down on landmark sites in Iran's capital and other major cities Sunday, at times striking at throngs of protesters with batons and rushing others on motorcycles, witnesses said.
Two German journalists have been released from prison after being charged with espionage in Iran for interviewing the son and lawyer of a woman condemned to die by stoning, a spokesman for Germany's Foreign Ministry confirmed Saturday.
Iran has not requested to move any of its warships through the Suez Canal, an Egyptian official said Thursday.
Iran is planning to launch a new satellite into orbit by the end of March, according to the country's semi-official Fars News Agency.
Seventy-two people died and 33 were injured Sunday night when an IranAir passenger jet en route from Tehran to the northwest city of Orumiyeh crashed as it attempted to make an emergency landing in a snowy field, an official said.
Dozens were killed and injured when an IranAir plane crashed while attempting to make an emergency landing.
Dozens were killed and injured when an IranAir plane crashed while attempting to make an emergency landing.
The death toll from a plane crash in northwestern Iran has risen to 77, news agencies in the country reported Monday.
The U.S. State Department is looking into reports that an American woman was arrested on spying charges last week when she tried to enter Iran from Armenia.
Two German journalists charged with espionage in Iran for interviewing the son and lawyer of a woman condemned to die by stoning have met with family members, Iranian officials said Tuesday.
Iran's nuclear chief was installed as the country's acting foreign minister on Saturday after the country's longtime top diplomat was ousted in a power play.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has replaced Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, state-run Iranian media reported Monday.
Iran's foreign ministry says the two German journalists who are being held in the country on espionage charges could be released by Christmas.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in Iran on Saturday as part of a two-day visit to the country aimed at expanding relations, Iranian state media reported.
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, granted amnesty to 649 convicts on the occasion of Eid al-Ghadir, a Shiite Muslim festival, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.
At least five people were killed and 39 wounded when a car bomb exploded Monday in Basra, an Interior Ministry official said, capping a day in which at least 11 people were killed in blasts in cities with Shiite shrines.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is set to arrive in Iran on Monday to discuss the expansion of relations between the two countries, according to Iran's semiofficial Fars News Agency.
An Iranian judge has sentenced a man accused of stealing chocolate and cocoa from a candy shop to have his hand cut off, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported Saturday.
Several hostages seized by militants in Iran have been freed after two days of fighting, Iranian media reported Saturday.
At least two people were killed and four were injured in Afghanistan Sunday in protests against the pastor who had planned to burn the Quran in Florida, a local official said.
Howard Kurtz and his media panel discuss whether the networks' coverage of Pastor Terry Jones was necessary.
Rev. Terry Jones will not hold a Quran burning as previously planned.
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake that struck northern Iran on Friday has killed three people and wounded another 21, an Iranian news agency reported Saturday.
Iran denied reports of a grenade exploding near the convoy of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during his visit to a western Iranian city Wednesday.
A government-linked film studio in Iran plans to make a movie about the Iranian nuclear scientist who Iranian officials say was kidnapped by U.S. agents, state media reported Tuesday.
The bodies of 27 people killed in a pair of suicide bombings in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan were laid to rest Saturday, Iran's official news agency reported.
Two alleged suicide bombers were responsible for a pair of explosions in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan that left at least 20 dead and scores wounded, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported Thursday.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner details the first steps the U.S. is taking to implement sanctions on Iran.
Iran is creating a new "internet police" force, the head of the country's security forces said Wednesday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.
An Iranian ship carrying aid supplies has set sail for Gaza and two others are expected to leave next week, two of Iran's semi-official news agencies reported on Monday.
Groups gathered in several cities across the United States on Sunday at vigils to support three American hikers detained in Iran.
Friends and supporters of three American hikers detained in Iran plan to hold vigils in various cities across the United States on Sunday to call for their release.
Eighty-six detainees, who were rounded up following last year's post-election violence in Iran, have been found guilty on charges of acts against the Islamic republic, Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency reported Tuesday.
Iranians marked a holiday that leads up to the Persian new year under the watchful eyes of police Tuesday night after the Islamic republic's supreme leader tried to discourage the celebrations.
Three U.S. hikers who have been detained in Iran for more than seven months have spoken by phone with their relatives for the first time since they were jailed, the hikers' families said Wednesday.
Iran's supreme leader accused the United States of "spreading lies" about the Islamic state Wednesday, Iranian media reported.
Heightening its warnings as anticipated anti-government protests approach, Iran's government says it will arrest protesters and hold them until April if they disrupt state-sanctioned marches to commemorate the overthrow of the Shah of Iran.
An Iranian court has sentenced one person to death and eight others to prison for their parts in anti-government demonstrations in December, the semi-official Fars news agency reported Tuesday.
At least 42 passengers were injured Sunday when an Iranian plane caught fire while landing in the northeastern city of Mashhad, the semiofficial Fars news agency said.
Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karrubi's car came under fire, a reformist Web site reported Friday.
An Iranian parliamentary committee has denied a request by U.S. Sen. John Kerry to visit Tehran, according to reports from Iran.
Iran plans to launch satellites into orbit early in the new year, its defense minister told the semi-official Fars news agency Wednesday.
Three Iranian prison officials have been charged with murder after three imprisoned protesters were beaten to death in the aftermath of the country's disputed presidential election, Iranian media reported Saturday.
Exiled Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal met with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday, according to Iran's semi-official Fars news agency.
Iranian seminary students and teachers, angered by anti-government protests earlier in the week, held their own demonstration Saturday to show support for the founder of the Islamic Republic, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
The British sailors freed after a week in Iranian custody apologized to their families Friday as they were reunited for the first time since their detention on November 25.
Iran has announced it has sentenced five people to death and another 81 to prison terms of six months to 15 years for their roles in the protests that followed the country's disputed presidential elections.
On Tuesday, the counter at the Web site Free the Hikers was at 88 days.
Families of three U.S. hikers detained by Iran submitted a 2,500-signature petition to Tehran's U.N. mission Thursday, appealing for their release "as soon as possible."
Iran has notified the Swiss government that it can have access to three American hikers detained near the border with Iraq, two senior U.S. officials confirmed Tuesday.
Hundreds of Iranians took to the streets here Monday night, hours after the country's supreme leader endorsed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for a second term in office.
Iran's newly appointed -- and controversial -- first vice president has resigned, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported Friday.
Iran's supreme leader believes the country's president should dismiss the top vice president, whose recent appointment has drawn criticism from conservatives, semi-official media reported Wednesday.
Security forces dispersed a crowd gathering to protest the country's regime Tuesday at a square in Iran's capital.
Fourteen people convicted in connection with a 2006 attack on civilians will be publicly executed Tuesday in Iran, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported Monday.
A top Iranian general said government troops are "ready to sacrifice our lives" rather than back down in the face of protests over June's disputed presidential election.
Iran's supreme leader blamed enemies and outsiders on Monday for the turmoil that followed last month's presidential elections, according to an Iranian news agency.
In another move to crack down on information flowing out of Iran, the Islamic Republic's judicial chief has ordered the prosecution of individuals "who cooperate with satellite television programming providers," a reformist newspaper reported Sunday.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he wants to engage President Obama in "negotiations" before international media, a semi-official Iranian news outlet reported on Saturday.
A reporter for Newsweek magazine who was arrested in Tehran has confessed to doing the bidding of Western governments, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported Wednesday.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday called the death of Neda Agha-Soltan "suspicious" and urged the country's authorities to identify those responsible for it, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported Monday.
Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi issued a defiant statement Thursday, again insisting the controversial June 12 presidential election was a "fraud," Iran's government-funded Press TV reported.
In an unprecedented move in Iranian politics, a reformist presidential candidate accused President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of tainting the country's image by questioning the Holocaust and by wielding a reckless leadership style.
Iranian security officials defused a bomb on a domestic flight en route to Tehran, the country's semi-official news agency said Sunday.
Iran's moderate former president will not challenge President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the upcoming presidential election, the state-run Fars news agency said Monday.
A few dozen Iranians threw shoes at posters of U.S. President George W. Bush in Tehran Friday morning, a demonstration of support for an Iraqi journalist jailed for throwing his shoes at President Bush two weeks ago in Baghdad.
A group of Iranian warships steamed into the Gulf of Aden, joining an expanding list of navies sent to protect shipping routes from Somali pirates, state-run media reported Saturday.
Three alleged spies who are accused of working for Israel's Mossad intelligence agency were arrested by Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported Tuesday.
Iran's navy is planning to launch two new ships and a submarine later this week, the commander of the navy announced Sunday.
Thirty people convicted of drug and other criminal charges will be hanged on Sunday, Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency reported Saturday.
An explosion in a southern Iranian mosque that killed 10 people and wounded 160 after evening prayers Saturday night was caused by negligent handling of live munitions, not a bomb as first suspected, Iranian media reported.
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva speaks to journalist Shirzad Bozorgmehr about the bombing of a mosque in southern Iran.
An explosion in a southern Iranian mosque killed 12 people and wounded more than 200 after evening prayers Saturday night, Iran's Fars news agency reported.
An Iranian naval commander Monday said his forces are willing to carry out suicide missions when facing enemy forces in the Persian Gulf, according to Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency.