Volume: 2 - Issue:  47
14 May 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 

Iran isn't complying with the interim deal  

Washington Post

A fundamental requirement of the interim deal - Iran's cooperation with International Atomic Energy Agency personnel - is not being fulfilled...Read On

Iran's Drone War in Syria

ٍDaily Beast

Iran has been providing Syria's regime with drones-some of them inspired by American technology-and they're already playing a significant role in keeping Bashar Assad in power...Read On

Slow progress in IAEA investigation may complicate Iran nuclear talks


Signs that a U.N. watchdog investigation into suspected atomic bomb research by Iran is making little progress could further complicate broader diplomatic efforts to end the decade-old nuclear dispute that resume in Vienna this week...Read On

Ex-Khamenei crony: 33,000 executed during 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran


A former cultural advisor to the Iranian regime's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei who turned against him following the suppression of 2009 anti-regime protests has confirmed that more than 33,000 people were executed during the 1988 massacre of political prisoners...Read On

Breaking bad in Tehran: how Iran got a taste for crystal meth  


Iran has one of the highest rates of addiction in the world and the interior minister, Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, announced recently that some six million Iranians are affected by problems related to drug addiction...Read On

Iranian regime blocks Viber Internet messaging service


The Iranian regime has blocked Viber messaging service since early morning on Wednesday, Internet users said in Iran. The users of the messaging service are not able to communicate using Viber application and even have difficulty in sending or receiving text messages...Read On

India cuts Iran oil imports by 42 pct in April from March -trade


India's oil imports from Iran in April declined 42 percent from the previous month, data obtained from trade sources and compiled by Thomson Reuters Oil Analytics showed...Read On

In thaw, Saudi extends invitation to Iran

Washington Post

It is too early to tell, however, whether the Saudi move signals the beginnings of a broader rapprochement that could help stabilize the region, diplomats and analysts said. Iran did not issue any response, and no date has been set...Read On

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