April 10, 2012 Iran isn't ready to cut off the Internet, its communications ministry says. Iranian officials are rebutting stories about the nation turning off access to the Internet — in part by suggesting that the original story, which came out April 1, was a hoax.
March 20, 2012 "I want the Iranian people to know that America seeks a dialogue to hear your views and understand your aspirations," he says in video marking Nowruz.
March 2, 2012 Obama told The Atlantic that he doesn't "bluff" as president of the U.S. when he says he's willing to use the military to stop Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon... Maryland became the eighth state to legalize gay marriage... Virginia approved a controversial anti-abortion bill requiring ultrasound which the governor says he will sign.
March 2, 2012 With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu due at the White House on Monday, President Obama has some pointed messages for Iran in an interview with The Atlantic.
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?