A civic and labor activist claiming torture in prison was arrested on January 20 as more bad news emerged for Iean's workers.
Iran's legislative arbitration council once again postponed approval of The UN Convention Against Transnational Crime.
Iran's Vice-President Mohammad Baqer Nobakht says Tehran is facing "serious problems in exporting oil" as a result of "brutal sanctions."
Amid the controversy over the fate of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, an influential ayatollah says, "Ultimately, the deal should be burned."
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticized Iran for "widespread arrests" in the winter of 2018, including thousands of arrests made during the country-wide protests.
Iranian official news agency IRNA quoted an "EU spokesperson" as having said "on the condition of anonymity" that a European special trade mechanism to help Iran "is about to become operational."
The Islamic Republic's Prosecutor-General has expressed regret that a number of "divine punishments" are set aside to save Iran from being condemned by international bodies.
A Grand Ayatollah has argued that the government is indebted to Qom a city where tens of thousands of young religious students are trained to become clergymen and has demanded more money in the midst of an economic crisis.
No one knows the extent of dissent among Iran's clerics, but many have been punished, even executed for not towing the regime line.
Iran is not seeking "clash or war" with the US, says the Islamic Republic's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif.
President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is going to send two satellites into orbit in the coming days; despite Western warnings.
Iranian Quds Force Chief Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani has been on the receiving end of both comments by Israel and a critical letter by former Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad.