Volume: 1 - Issue:  443
18 October 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 

Nuclear deal with Iran not close: senior Western diplomat


A senior western diplomat cautioned on Thursday that any breakthrough in diplomacy over Iran's nuclear program was not "close", seeking to dampen expectations the next round of talks on November 7-8 could lead to a deal... Read On 

Carafano: Negotiations with Iran could start a war

News Day

The Iranian regime sees three key strategic purposes for having the bomb: -One is so the mullahs can continue to oppress their own people without fear of intervention from the outside... Read On 

Time for scholars to examine Iranian opposition

United Press International

The P5+1 nuclear negotiations in Geneva this week have the world asking whether there isn't a better way to address the Iranian nuclear problem.

Tehran's negotiating style, which relies on the cyclical use of threat and accommodation, has frustrated the West and served the regime's ultimate interest -- buying time for nuclear armament... Read On 

Iran must halt execution of prisoner who 'survived hanging'

Amnesty International

Iran must stop the execution of man who was found alive at a morgue a day after being hanged, Amnesty International urged today after authorities said the prisoner would be hanged for a second time once his condition improves... Read On 

Iranian dissidents protest outside US Embassy in Berlin in wake of Iraq killings


The health of Iranian dissidents on hunger strike in Camp Liberty in Iraq is deteriorating as they are in the 7th week of hunger strike protest demanding international action to free the seven taken hostage by Iraqi forces on September 1... Read On 

Fugitive Iraqi leader to return home if assured of fair trial


"My case is politically motivated and the charges are absolutely fabricated," Hashemi told a press conference in Brussels. "Nevertheless, I now express my readiness to return to Baghdad immediately ... in (the case) the EU guarantees a fair trial," he said... Read On 

Saudi Arabia, angered over Mideast, declines Security Council seat


Saudi Arabia turned down a coveted seat on the United Nations Security Council on Friday in a rare display of anger at the failure of the international community to end the war in Syria and act on other Middle East issues... Read On 

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