Volume: 2 - Issue:  13
5 February 2014
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 

Business trip to Iran "not helpful", Kerry tells France


John Kerry has told his French counterpart a trip to Iran by French executives was "not helpful" and that it gave the wrong impression that the West could do business with Tehran as usual...Read On

Iran nuclear deal 'not perfect' but buys time, top U.S. official


An initial agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program was "not perfect" but it bought time to try to secure a comprehensive deal, a top U.S. official said on Tuesday in response to sharp criticism from Congress....Read On

US Officials: Iran Is Not Open for Business Yet

Associated Press

Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman and David Cohen, undersecretary for terrorism and financing, acknowledged that European businesses are rushing to Iran...Read On

Iranian FM denies reports hinting at recognition of Israel if conflict with Palestinians settled


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif "categorically denied" reports that he hinted that his country would recognizeIsrael if the conflict with the Palestinians was resolved...Read On

US Sends Mixed Message on Doing Business With Iran

ABC News

Foreign delegations visiting Iran to talk business ahead of a final nuclear deal send the wrong message to Tehran about its temporary sanctions relief, two Obama administration officials said today...Read On

Lawmakers Look for the 'Golden Loophole' in Iran Strategy

Wall Street Journal

U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday quizzed Obama administration officials and outside analysts during a Capitol Hill briefing about why Iran was able to use Turkish banks to skirt sanctions and repatriate as much as $100 billion in oil revenues to Tehran...Read On

Iranian executions spiking despite thaw with West, 'moderate president'

Washington Times

Sources say this could mean power struggle in Tehran...Read On

Iran: A prisoner paraded in the city of Rasht


Such degrading punishments are systematically used in Iran by the police for petty "crimes" in order to embarrass and humiliate the youth in their neighborhood...Read On

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