The Australian military Friday confirmed Iranian gunboats tried to capture Australian sailors near the sea border between Iran and Iraq, saying the incident occurred more than two years ago.
Iran rejected as "lies" Thursday US allegations that it is arming Shiite extremists in Iraq, and alleged that some NATO powers are supplying weapons to the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Less than 40 percent of U.N. member states have filed required reports on how they are complying with sanctions against Iran for its refusal to suspend uranium enrichment, the chairman of a monitoring committee said Thursday.
Iran warned Thursday it would take a "longer stride" in its hotly contested nuclear program if it is slapped with a third set of United Nations sanctions.
Iran's chief nuclear negotiator told major powers on Thursday that talks, not more sanctions, offered the only way forward for resolving an escalating standoff over Tehran's disputed nuclear program.
An increasingly crowded market for 24-hour news is facing a new rival -- a channel from Iran whose self-proclaimed aim is to break the "stranglehold" of the West over the world's media.
Less than 40% of U.N. member states have filed required reports on how they are complying with sanctions against Iran for its refusal to suspend uranium enrichment, the sanctions monitoring committee's chairman said Thursday.
Iran poses no threat to Russia, top diplomats and military officials said Thursday as Moscow pressed its argument for the United States to abandon plans for a missile defense system in Europe.
Iran has publicly hanged a convicted murderer in the western city of Khorramabad, the website of state-run television reported on Thursday.
Iran's top nuclear negotiator will meet the EU foreign policy chief in Portugal on Saturday for their third attempt in less than two months to break the deadlock over the Iranian nuclear programme.