Volume: 1 - Issue:  31108 October 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).  You can see ISDCI's latest events on our website at: International Conferences 

Iran's Political and Economic Crisis
Stop Fundamentalism
The anti-government demonstrations on October 3 in Tehran following Iran currency's free fall unveiled a grave crisis in the country.  Analysts correctly point to the economic sanctions as a partial cause of the problems regime is facing.  But this is not the complete story.  What transpired in Iran during the past week is the result of grave political and economical crises reflected in a widespread and deep popular discontent. Read On...
Is Iranian Regime on Verge of Collapse?
Stop Fundamentalism

Iranian mullahs have received some major and irrecoverable setbacks during the past couple of weeks, enough to make them stop, at least for the time being, and rethink over some policy stances. Read On... 

Strict New Procedures for Iran Currency Trading After Protest
The New York Times

Iranian police officers moved to arrest unlicensed currency dealers and increase patrols in the center of the capital on Monday in order to prevent unofficial trading from disrupting new government-imposed rates of exchange for the national currency, the rial. Read On... 

Iran withdraws elite Qods Force brigade from Syria
The Jerusalem POST

'The Sunday Times' reports Iran has withdrawn 275 members of elite brigade from Syria in face of domestic economic crisis. Read On... 

Steinitz: Iran economy near collapse from sanctions
The Jerusalem POST

Finance minister says Iran's oil income losses will reach $45-50 billion; believes US may delineate red lines in coming months. Read On... 

Analysis: Why Iran is caught in currency crisis

Iran is in possession of the building blocks to construct a promising, fast growing, developing economy. Read On... 

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