Volume: 1 - Issue:  20816 January 2012
Iran Update - ISDCI Newsletter
Iran Update



We are delighted to present you with the current issue of Iran Update, a publication of International Solidarity for Democratic Change in Iran (ISDCI).  

Europe set to announce ban on Iranian oil
The Telegraph

Europe will agree sanctions banning the purchase of oil from Iran by the end of the month as Saudi Arabia promised it could boost output to make up the shortfall. Read On... 

Iran to Give 'Firm' Reply to Scientist Murder

Iran's intelligence minister warned of a "firm response" to the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist. Read On... 

Iran warns of consequences if Arabs back oil sanctions

Iran warned Gulf Arab neighbors they would suffer consequences if they raised oil output to replace Iranian crude facing an international ban. Read On... 

Saudi Arabia doubts Iran oil blockade claim

Saudi Arabia on Monday expressed doubts over Iran's claim it could block the main oil shipping route out of the Gulf and made clear it was ready to pump more oil after sanctions threatened to cut Iranian sales of crude. Read On... 

Israel-US war games postponed amid Iran tensions

The Israeli and U.S. militaries have postponed large-scale war games, in part to avoid aggravating mounting tensions between the international community and Iran. Read On... 

Iran bans foreign currency trading on the street
The Boston Globe

Iran's central bank deputy governor said Monday that trading foreign currency outside of banks and licensed currency exchange operations was now banned, marking the government's latest attempt to stem an outflow of foreign currency amid worries over the state of the economy. Read On... 

Raising new concerns, Iran warns Gulf Arab producers to not ramp up production
The Washington Post

Iran warned Gulf Arab oil producers against boosting production to offset any potential drop in Tehran's crude exports in the event of an embargo affecting its oil sales, the latest salvo in the dispute between the West and the Islamic Republic over its nuclear program. Read On... 

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