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.
January 9, 2012 The family of Amir Mirzaei Hekmati says he went to Iran to visit his grandmothers. Iran says he came to spy. The U.S. has demanded he be released. In other news, Iran claims it has started enriching uranium.
January 6, 2012 A team from the aircraft carrier strike force group that Iran threatened earlier this week went to the aid of Iranians who had been held captive for several weeks, the U.S. Navy reports.
January 2, 2012 As often happens with issues related to Iran's relations with the rest of the world, there's a mix of saber-rattling and diplomacy in the news today.
December 29, 2011 America and its allies are looking to further isolate and pressure Iran so long as that Persian nation continues to be a threat to others in the region.
December 12, 2011 The United States is officially asking Iran for the return of a drone surveillance aircraft lost earlier this month, although officials do not have high hopes that the U.S. will ever see it again.
December 12, 2011 "If the excuse [of Iran] was that the presence of U.S. troops on Iraqi soil posed a threat to [Iranian] national security, then this danger is over," Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki tells The Wall Street Journal. He meets with President Obama today.