The Biden administration remains committed to diplomacy with Iran, but if necessary, it would be prepared to pursue "other avenues" to ensure Tehran does not acquire a nuclear weapon, a senior US official said according to Reuters.
Venezuela has agreed to a key contract to swap its heavy oil for Iranian condensate that it can use to improve the quality of its tar-like crude. Iran has confirmed the deal.
Ministers from Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia will not meet with Iran this week at the United Nations to discuss a return to nuclear deal talks, European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell told reporters on Monday.
A Swedish court held trial of a 60-year-old Iranian suspected of war crimes and murder, Swedish news agency TT reported.
The UK's military chief has said Iran made a "big mistake" when it targeted the Israeli tanker in a deadly attack and called Iran’s behavior “reckless”.
Swedish public prosecutors on Tuesday said they have charged an Iranian citizen with participating in mass executions and war crimes during the final phase of the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, Euronews reported.
The Danish military has said that it has spotted an Iranian destroyer and a large support vessel sailing in the Baltic Sea.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the attempt by Iran's intelligence operatives to abduct an Iranian American journalist living in the United States.
Iran's chief negotiator at international talks on its nuclear programe said late on Saturday he believed they could not conclude this week.
The United Nations said Thursday that it had suspended the voting rights of Iran and four smaller countries for delinquent dues, The New York Times reported.