Marzieh Afkham, who is the country's first foreign ministry spokesperson, will head a mission in an unnamed East Asian country.
Vladimir Putin has opened the way for the controversial delivery of a sophisticated missile system to Iran - embargoed for the past five years.
An agreement would also boost the legacies of the presidents of both Iran and the United States.
Masih Alinejad is not opposed to the hijab, but she has created a Facebook page because she wants people to have the freedom to choose.
South Africa’s government scrambled on Tuesday to deal with the fallout of the worst intelligence leak in its two-decade democratic history.
Iranian embassy staff members in Pretoria were scrutinised despite intelligence service stating repeatedly that Iran poses no threat to the country.
The collapse of negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme would be potentially cataclysmic.
Female journalists and fans have been barred from attending a World League volleyball match between Iran and Italy in Tehran, according to a report.
A stunning from Lionel Messi spared Argentina's blushes as they qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup with a hard fought 1-0 win over Iran.
The UK cosying up to Iran points to a creeping hypocrisy at play in Western military intervention.
Negotiators say a deal over the country's nuclear ambitions is at hand, but trust issues remain.
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said the US had a 'controlling and meddlesome' attitude towards the Islamic Republic.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has sought to reassure sceptics in the US Congress who worry that Iran might not follow through on its obligations.
Iranian-Americans reacted with some skepticism to a breakthrough agreement by Iran and six world powers to curb Tehran's nuclear program.
The Iranian leader has promised hardliners that the West will not dictate the terms of nuclear engagement.
The US Secretary of State urged senators to "calm down" over new sanctions, warning they could scupper talks aimed at slowing Iran's nuclear drive.
France's President François Hollande and US President Barack Obama are both seeking guarantees that Iran will not develop nuclear weapons.
Iran and six world powers have failed to reach a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme, but are scheduled to meet again on November 20.