Volume: 1 - Issue:  391
22 May 2013
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 

Maryam Rajavi: Election masquerade with regime's inevitable contraction
The Iranian Resistance's President-elect Maryam Rajavi described the elimination of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani as a candidate in the clerical regime's election masquerade upon the personal directive of the regime's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, as a horrific rupture and extreme internal purge at the pinnacle of the mullahs' regime.  Read On...
Rafsanjani exclusion shows Iran establishment's weakness
BBC News
 More than anything, the disqualification of Mr Rafsanjani will have serious consequences for the Islamic Republic itself.  Read On...
A Founder of the Revolution Is Barred From Office
The New York Times
The exclusion of Rafsanjani and another thorn in the conservatives' side, Rahim Mashaei, could foreshadow even greater repercussions. Read On...
Iran authorities remove Rafsanjani from presidential election
Deutsche Welle
Iranian election authorities have excluded former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani from running in June's election. The protege of the current president has also been omitted, eliminating potential election surprises.  Read On...
Iran cracks down on activists in run-up to election
The Guardian
Iran has launched a public crackdown on dissent before next month's presidential election.  Read On...
Diplomats: Iran expands nuke technology
The Miami Herold
Diplomats say Iran is moving ahead to update a program the West fears could be used to make nuclear weapons, in a blow to years of high-level diplomacy aimed at stopping it from doing so. Read On...
New Evidence of Iran Support to Assad
ABC News
The United States has new evidence that Iran and Hezbollah have direct involvement with the Syrian regime, a senior State Department official told reporters traveling with Secretary of State John Kerry in Oman.  Read On...

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