EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks
European foreign ministers have urged restraint in directing blame over an alleged attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US has pointed the finger at Iran, but European diplomats say they need more evidence.
German foreign minister headed to Iran to save nuclear deal
Heiko Maas has announced he will travel to Tehran next week in an effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. Maas, the first German diplomat to visit Iran in over two years, will meet counterpart Mohammad Zarif on Monday.
Brother of Iran's President Rouhani sentenced for graft
Hossein Fereidoun, brother and close aide of Iran's president, has been sentenced on unspecified corruption charges, according to IRNA. The president's supporters believe the case is politically motivated.
UK gives aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe diplomatic protection
The UK will grant diplomatic protection to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian aid worker detained in Iran since 2016. The Foreign Office said the move "signals to Tehran that its behavior is totally wrong."
Israeli former minister Gonen Segev to be jailed for spying for Iran
After plea bargaining, Gonen Segev is to be jailed for 11 years. He was extradited from Africa last year for acting as an agent for a foreign power; Israel's main foe, Iran.
Huawei's heiress held
Huawei's heiress, Meng Wanzhou is in custody awaiting a Canadian court's decision on bail following her arrest on December 1 in Vancouver. The CFO of the world's 2nd largest mobile phone company faces accusations that she misled U.S over her company's operations in Iran.
Trump is putting the pressure on China, CFR president says
Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations president and author of "A World in Disarray," discusses the state of U.S.-China relations and trade sanctions on Iran.
John Kerry says Iran unlikely to enter talks with U.S. because of Trump
Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discusses his new book "Every Day Is Extra" and the prospects for Iran nuclear talks.