The United States confirms Iran tested a medium-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear weapon, in "clear violation" of a United Nations Security Council ban on ballistic missile tests.
Talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany break down without an agreement to end the eight-year-old impasse over Iran's nuclear program, after Iranian officials refused to negotiate unless preconditions including an immediate halt to UN sanctions on Iran were met.
Iran has continued covert attempts to purchase technology for its nuclear program through more than 350 companies, despite UN sanctions on Iran, the Norwegian newspaper "Aftenposten" reported, citing US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks.
The UN General Assembly's human rights committee criticizes Iran for human rights abuses; Iranian diplomat Mohammad-Javad Larijani calls the UN censure a "politicization” of human rights.
Russia will refund Iran for the canceled the sale of an air defense missile system following United Nations sanctions against Iran’s nuclear program
Russia bans arms sales to Iran, in accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1929.
Rallies occur in Berlin, London, New York City, Paris, Ottawa and elsewhere, calling for the release of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman facing execution for adultery in Iran.
Iran's atomic energy chief says Iran will begin building a new nuclear reactor, and Iran will keep enriching uranium, despite UN nuclear sanctions.
Iranian Nobel Prize laureate, Shirin Ebadi approves of the United Nations Security Council sanctions against Iran's nuclear program, as Iran marks the first anniversary of its disputed presidential poll.
The United Nations Security Council imposes a fourth round of sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.