Volume: 1 - Issue:  421
12 August 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 

Rouhani's defense minister was founder of Lebanese Hezbollah
The new defense minister nominated by Hassan Rouhani is one of the founders of the Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist group, regime websites have revealed.
He was appointed as the commander of the IRGC force in Syria before establishing the IRGC training garrison near Lebanese border to train the regime's Lebanese agents.

He later entered Lebanon to set up the 'Abol-Fazl Abbas Garrison' in the Nabi-Shit region of Bekaa Valley and organized Hezbollah forces...
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With lure of religious classes, Iran seeks to recruit Latin Americans
 Washington Post
The Mexican law student was surprised by how easy it was to get into Iran two years ago. By merely asking questions about Islam at a party, he managed to pique the interest of Iran's top diplomat in Mexico. Months later, he had a plane ticket and a scholarship to a mysterious school in Iran as a guest of the Islamic Republic..Read On
Rouhani's nominated defence minister is a US Embassy hostage taker
Hassan Rouhani's choice for defence minister is a former terrorist student who stormed the US Embassy in Tehran in 1979, taking 53 American diplomats hostage. Hossein Dehghan was among the 'Line of Iman' extremists who held the hostages captive for 444 days until their release in January 1981...Read On
Zimbabwe signs secret deal to supply Iran with uranium
Mail Online
Negotiations between the two countries, which would see thousands of tonnes of the raw uranium shipped to Tehran for enrichment, have allegedly been going on for two years, the Times reports.

Zimbabwe's Deputy Mining Minister Gift Chimanikire, said a 'memorandum of understanding' had been signed between the two countries.....
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Photos from Iran- Zanjan protest against pollution

People in the northern city of Zanjan took to street to protest against air pollution caused by zinc and lead factories in the city....Read On 

Implications of Iran and Sudan's Growing Alliance 
Recent geopolitical developments across the Middle East and Africa have added momentum to Iran and Sudan's strategic partnership, an alliance driven primarily by an interest in weakening the power of Israel, and by extension the U.S...Read On

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