February 22, 2012 The International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran refused its team access to a military site at Parchin.
February 15, 2012 In defiance of international sanctions, Iran also announced it was halting oil exports to six European countries.
February 10, 2012 Sanctions don't ban the sale of food to Iran — but they make it hard for the country to carry out international financial transactions.
February 6, 2012 "Cowabunga dude!" Maybe Bart and Barbie will get a chance to hang out together. They're both apparently too Western for Iranian authorities. Spiderman and Superman are OK, though, because they "help oppressed people."
February 6, 2012 The order accuses Iran of using "deceptive practices ... to conceal transactions of sanctioned parties" and says there is an "unacceptable risk posed to the international financial system by Iran's activities."
February 3, 2012 The news service's director general said Iran has been detaining the family members of its Persian service.
February 2, 2012 The new punishment is a sign that international economic sanctions are squeezing the country.
January 20, 2012 A selection of reactions to last week's post about whether NPR should correct a report about Iran's nuclear program. I said no—and stand by that conclusion—but many still disagree. Where do you fall in the debate?
January 14, 2012 The killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist this week marked the fifth time in two years that assassins have targeted scientists in Tehran. Weekends on All Things Considered takes a look at what this new level of diplomatic strain means for the Middle East and the U.S. economy.
January 13, 2012 NPR has been inundated by thousands of emails to correct a story that is said to assume that Iran is developing a nuclear weapon. The fear is that this is Iraq all over again. But in this case, there is nothing to correct. A look at the story and at Iran.
January 13, 2012 A message has been sent to Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, "that closing the Strait of Hormuz is a 'red line' that would provoke an American response," The New York Times says.