The managing editor of reformist daily Sharq was taken into custody on Saturday, April 28, by the order of a judge based in Mashhad, holiest Shi’ite city in Iran.
An interview the U.S. ambassador to NATO says the alliance is committed to Afghanistan until its people have the right conditions to build their country with freedom and equality of life.
Three representatives of the International Labor Organization (ILO) have been allowed to meet an unknown number of independent Iranian labor activists in Tehran, reports say.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has come under criticism on social media for downplaying human rights violations in the country.
Pakistan's economy is growing by 5.8 percent this fiscal year, the fastest pace since 2005, aided by structural reforms and China's new Silk Road project, the government estimates.
The arrest of a British-Iranian academic in Tehran has raised renewed concern about the safety of Iranian dual nationals who visit Iran.
The media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is warning that violations of press freedom are no longer the prerogative of authoritarian regimes and dictatorships.
Iran's exiled Prince Reza Pahlavi has said in a statement that the body unearthed on April 23 in Shahr-e Rey, Tehran, is most likely that of his grandfather, Reza Shah Pahlavi, founder of the Pahlavi Dynasty.