Volume: 1 - Issue:  504
13 November 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 

Sen. Menendez: Iran's record of deception 

USA Today

We cannot substitute wild-eyed hope for clear-eyed pragmatism...  Read On 

U.N. agency sees no big change in Iran's nuclear work 


"I can say that enrichment activities are ongoing ... no radical change is reported to me," Amano, said in an interview from the IAEA's headquarters in Vienna....  Read On 

Deal or no deal on Iran 

Boston Herald

President Obama's lack of credibility - this time on foreign policy - is coming back to haunt him....  Read On 

Iran Talks Face Resistance in U.S. Congress 

New York times

Robert Menendez, head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, indicated he would proceed on an Iran sanctions bill...  Read On 

Iranian consensus does not necessarily mean a good deal for the West 

Washington Post

There is a broad consensus among Iran's elite that a nuclear deal with Washington would serve Iran's hegemonic objectives...  Read On 

EXCLUSIVE-Reuters investigates business empire of Iran's supreme leader 


Reuters' 3 Part Report: Ayatollah Khamenei has been found to control a financial empire worth an estimated $95 billion, which includes businesses as wide-ranging as an ostrich farm and a birth control pill factory.


Part 1- Reuters investigates business empire of Iran's supreme leader (Read More)


Part 2- An organization controlled by Iran's supreme leader generates billions of dollars a year, helping to solidify his control over a country hobbled by sanction (Read More)


Part 3 - Will release soon.

San Deigo: Iranians demanding action against Iranian Gov't 

CBS News

Any deal between world powers and Iran that does not demand a complete halt to uranium enrichment will give Tehran the opportunity to acquire nuclear weapons, an exiled opposition group cautioned Sunday...  Read On 

US-UN-MEK: Kill the messenger not the dictator! 


You would think this story would appeal to the media: 52 unarmed people shot dead, six women and a man taken hostage and hidden away. So why have the media hardly mentioned it at all? Because the Foreign and Commonwealth Office won't let them publish it? If so, why won't it?...  Read On 

France Raises Its Voice on Global Stage 

Wall Street journal

France's hard line in the talks showcased the country's growing influence and assertiveness in Middle East affairs...  Read On 

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