DNI-NEWS May 1998

DNI-NEWS Digest - 1 May 1998 to 2 May 1998 - Special issue

1. Who tells the truth: Movahedin or Mojahedin 2. Right faction tries to destabilise Khatami's rule at the cost of the Islamic Republic Guard Corps (IRGC)

DNI-NEWS Digest - 2 May 1998

1. HAMBASTEGI 77 2. Iran's Parliament Authorizes Gender Segregation and Censorship of Women's Issues 3. MAY DAY DEMONSTRATION

DNI-NEWS Digest - 2 May 1998 to 3 May 1998

1. News from Reuters 2. LA Times interview with Ataollah Mohajerani 3. Guards Chief Says His Words Distorted 4. Editor to Face Stoning 5. Khatami rejects females being supplementary to males

DNI-NEWS Digest - 3 May 1998 to 5 May 1998

1. Iran releases Palestinian POWs from Iran-Iraq war 2. Iran claims right to attack Iraq-based rebels 3. Full story U.S. senator wants permission to talk to Iran 4. PRESS DIGEST - Iran - May 4 5. irna: blood money-manslaughter increased! 6. BBC: Thousands clash with police in Tehran 7. Sport: Iran regrouping to prepare for U.S. 8. German Death Sentence Appeal 9. Youth's Death Spurs Street Clash with Police

DNI-NEWS Digest - 5 May 1998 to 6 May 1998

1. Civil Society in Action 2. Sarkuhi in Frankfurt 3. PEN Press Release: Sarkouhi in Germany

DNI-NEWS Digest - 6 May 1998 to 9 May 1998

1. Socker: Trouble abroad for midfield 2. Socker:What a Daei for Iran 3. Socker: Croat to lead Iran in World Cup 4. Mehdi Ardalan and Jame'eh Newspaper 5. Mehdi Ardalan and JalayiPour in Nimrooz

DNI-NEWS Digest - 9 May 1998 to 10 May 1998

1. Iranian president leaves for ECO summit in Kazakhstan 2. Iran protests over dissident ``attacks'' in Europe 3. Iran Wants Second Russian Reactor 4. Truck with parts from Iran nuclear plant stolen 5. Iran court upholds editor's death sentence 6. Iran says U.S. firms can attend trade fair 7. Senators Urge French Oil Sanctions 8. Rushdie slams EU in surprise Berlin appearance 9. Iran to choose new Assembly of Experts in October 10. Full story Belgian firms eye Dubai re-export trade to Iran 11. German officials discuss expanding ties with Iran 12. Iran leader says West targeting him over Israel

DNI-NEWS Digest - 10 May 1998 to 11 May 1998

1. Selected News 98/05/10 2. Support UDHR 3. Iran criticises G-8 statement as insufficient 4. Iran woos independent-minded Caspian states 5. Iran and U.S. edge closer 6. Press watchdog appeals against Iran death sentence

DNI-NEWS Digest - 11 May 1998 to 12 May 1998

1. fwd: MONDAY MAY 11, BERKELEY, THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL TOURNEE OF IRANIAN SHORT FILMS 2. Hezbollah Attacks Doctors for Opposing Segregation 3. Gulf Arab states should encourage reforms in Iran: UAE analyst 4. Iranian officials summoned by parliament to explain economic crisis 5. Mohajerani defends press freedom 6. Fa'ezeh Hashemi to Publish Women's daily 7. Iran Daily editor acquitted 8. Iran Newspaper Sales Top Two Million 9. Doctor Abducted by Hezbollah 10. Students Demand Non-clerics, Women Run in Experts Elections

DNI-NEWS Digest - 12 May 1998 to 13 May 1998

1. Soccer: JAPAN's midfield star won player of the year award 2. Iran assembly debates economy after oil price slump 3. Soccer: Ivic, "Iran can beat Germany or Yugoslavia" 4. Iran says no nuclear parts lost on stolen truck 5. INTERVIEW-U.S. concerned over Iran submarines 6. Firouzi Faces Death Penalty - Amnesty International Appeal Forwarded 7. The Ashura of the 12 Imami prostitutes

DNI-NEWS Digest - 13 May 1998 to 14 May 1998

1. Mehdi Ardalan and JalayiPour- Part II, in Nimrooz 2. Sport: PROFILE MEHDI MAHDAVIKIA 3. Saudi foreign minister to visit Iran in late 4. Iran sees 98/99 copper output at 120,000 tonnes 5. PRESS DIGEST - Iran 6. Iran leader blasts dissidents over planned rally

DNI-NEWS Digest - 14 May 1998 to 15 May 1998

1. Sport: Iran, best asian football team in 97:-) 2. NYTimes:U.S. Arms Embargo on Iran Has Loophole: Canada 3. Montazeri Denounced by Isfahan Marchers

DNI-NEWS Digest - 15 May 1998 to 16 May 1998

1. Sport NEWS - Italian job for Ivic 2. Argentina moves close to breaking ties with Iran 3. Sport NEWS - U.S. Soccer Team Hampered by Injuries 4. Movahed News and Wievs Issue 1 online

DNI-NEWS Digest - 16 May 1998 to 17 May 1998

1. <No subject given> 2. Iran warns Argentina in row over 1994 bombing 3. Iran to reduce economic ties with Argentina 4. Iranians Protest AIDS Hospital 5. Iran approves plan for Caspian pipeline to Tehran 6. UK firms look at Iran oil, gas buy-back projects 7. AP: Yeltsin, Clinton Discuss Iran Sales 8. Human Rights are universal (An article by Shirin Ebadi)

DNI-NEWS Digest - 17 May 1998 to 18 May 1998

1. Hamshahri article on Press Law and freedom of speech 2. Young Iranian Director Tells of Women's Plight 3. Student Gathering to Discuss Experts Election 4. Khatami on Freedom, Rule of Law 5. Paper Calls for Formation of Political Parties 6. FW: <no subject> 7. Shirin Ebadi's article in Gerdsuz for those who can not read acrobat. 8. FCO: EU/US Summit: US NON PAPER 9. FCO: Details of the EU/US Summit 10. FCO: EU/US STATEMENT ON CASPIAN ENERGY ISSUES 11. USIA: U.S. WAIVES SANCTIONS AGAINST GAS FIELD INVESTMENTS IN IRAN 12. USIA: TEXT: ALBRIGHT STATEMENT ON WAIVING IRAN-LIBYA SANCTIONS

DNI-NEWS Digest - 18 May 1998 to 19 May 1998

1. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORTS THAT ZOLEYKHAH KADKHODA RELEASED 2. Caspian Oil Transit Not Covered by Sanctions Waiver 3. Khatami Calls for Wise, Freedom-Loving Politicians 4. Iranian Films an Alternative to Ignorance About Iran 5. Sanctions deal no quick benefit to Iran economy 6. U.S. promises more ILSA waivers for EU firms 7. ANALYSIS-EU-U.S. Iran deal brings truce, not peace 8. PRESS DIGEST - Iran - May 19 9. Clinton should allow US companies into Iran-Conoco 10. Tengizchevroil says no plans for Iran deals 11. Euro oilmen wary in Libya despite U.S. Iran waiver 12. FOCUS-Caspian doubts cloud energy euphoria on Iran

DNI-NEWS Digest - 19 May 1998 to 20 May 1998

1. Sport: AS Roma 7 - Iran 1 2. IFF: all support will be given to soccer team 3. SOCCER NEWS - World Cup-Iran sack coach after 7-1 defeat 4. AP: Iran Sacks Soccer Coach 5. Iran's Coach Sacked 6. IRNA: yazdi: friday prayer leaders should not support any faction 7. IRNA: issue of poverty must be addressed more seriously 8. One year on, Iran's economy remains Khatami's biggest challenge 9. Clinton Opposes Sanctions on Russia

DNI-NEWS Digest - 20 May 1998 to 21 May 1998

1. Mehdi Ardalan and Dehnamaki in Nimrooz 469. 2. PEN's letter to president Khatami regarding Morteza Firouzi's case 3. Iran exiles eye Khatami with hope year after poll 4. PRESS DIGEST - Iran - May 21 5. Hamshahri: dr HaSyh bazy tym mly fvtbal ayran dr aytalya 6. Exiles Eye Khatami with Hope 7. fwd: dr aetrax bh Hkm sngsar 8. Crackdown Continues Against Montazeri 9. Guards "worried" About Political Developments in Iran 10. fwd: sngsar nng bSryt ast, rvz jhany aetrax bh Hkm sngsar 11. Kamnh~ay mntXry ra eaml Chvnysm v~ baqy~mandh~y band mhdy haSmy KTab krd

DNI-NEWS Digest - 21 May 1998 to 22 May 1998

1. IRNA: daily calls for timely action by soccer officials 2. Iran arrests son-in-law of dissident cleric

DNI-NEWS Digest - 22 May 1998 to 23 May 1998

1. Iran's Kharrazi in UAE for talks on islands row 2. FOCUS-Minister says Saudis behind Khobar blast 3. Senate clears Iran sanctions, veto threatened 4. FWD: anjmn dfae az zndanyan syasy v eqydty dr ayran parys 5. fwd: fraKvan bh tXahrat 6. fwd: kStar by~rHmanh~y znan dr Kvzstan 7. fwd: gzarS mTbveaty 8. all being done to boost morale of soccer players 9. Sport: Iran 4 - Inter 1 10. Sport: First test! 11. Saudi Arabia signs cooperation agreement with Iran 12. Iran condemns US Senate approval of bill targetting its trade partners 13. Thousands throng Tehran university to celebrate Khatami's anniversary 14. Iranian FM in the UAE for talks on islands dispute

DNI-NEWS Digest - 23 May 1998 to 24 May 1998

1. Debating Moderation, a Year After Iran Vote 2. Jalal Talebi Speaks Following Victory Against Inter Milan 3. Saudi minister to make landmark visit to Iran 4. Hamshahri: pyrvzy dr mqabl ayntrmylan ra mytvan bavr krd? 5. Khatami's speech in Tehran Univ (Gerdsooz) 6. Mass Iranian turnout for Khatami hailed as endorsement of his reforms 7. Child Is Victim of Suicidal Mother

DNI-NEWS Digest - 24 May 1998 to 25 May 1998

1. Urgent: Students are being attcked in Tehran 2. Iran hardliners clash with moderate students 3. Iranian students hail "victory" of Indonesia's student movement 4. Several injured as fundamentalists attack pro-Khatami students

DNI-NEWS Digest - 25 May 1998 to 26 May 1998

1. PRESS DIGEST - Iran - May 25 2. Saudi firm signs Iran export guarantees deal 3. Saudi minister ``optimistic'' about Iran ties 4. Russia says Iran sanctions may hit Russian-US ties 5. Khatami Brings Freer Press to Iran 6. Irna: theologians, religious students stage rally in qom 7. interior ministry expresses regret over violence in laleh park 8. Moderate Iran mayor faces travel ban

DNI-NEWS Digest - 26 May 1998 to 27 May 1998

1. Khamneyi: Quran and other misleading books should be banned 2. Movahed News and Views Issue 2 online

DNI-NEWS Digest - 27 May 1998 to 28 May 1998

1. Iran minister woos investments by Iranians abroad 2. SOME NEWS FROM jAME'EE 3. Irna: iran-khazali-independence 4. Irna:uk-iraq war damage 5. Irna:u.n.-iran-document 6. Scrappy Iran Paper a Barometer of Change Media

DNI-NEWS Digest - 28 May 1998 to 29 May 1998

1. khazali: president khatami must publicly confess to his mistake 2. Full story Iran urges Pakistan, India to end nuclear race 3. FEATURE-Iran Gulf island becomes shoppers' haven 4. Iran cleric says Pakistan,India tests ``alarm bell'' 5. Irna: Jannati at friday prayer 6. ANALYSIS-World awaits Asian N-arms race 7. Pakistan declares itself a nuclear weapons state 8. The Race Is On -- and May Be Hard to Stop 9. Irna: greenpeace urges iran not to go nuclear 10. Ericsson Makes Breakthrough in Iran With $45 Million Contract for Axe Switching System

DNI-NEWS Digest - 29 May 1998 to 30 May 1998

1. Pakistan nuclear tests raise fears in Israel 2. Interview Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan, Chief Pakistani scientist 3. Iran says U.S. faces ``legitimacy crisis'' in Mideast 4. Will More Countries Go Nuclear 5. India, Pakistan Creates New Danger 6. Radio-Free Broadcasts to Iran, Iraq 7. Sport: Iran Has Unique World Cup Set Up 8. NATO Planners Mull Nukes

DNI-NEWS Digest - 30 May 1998 to 31 May 1998

1. STOP DEPORTATIONS 2. Giscard d'Estaing calls for improved Iran-EU ties 3. PRESS DIGEST - Iran - May 31 4. IRNA: mashhad-rally condemns behavior in tehran university gathering 5. Iran Parliament Speaker Re-elected 6. IRNA: ayatollah ostadi: corrupt writers cannot downplay qom rally qom 7. Rescue teams struggle to aid Afghan quake victims 8. Moderates, conservatives clash in central Iran

DNI-NEWS Digest - 31 May 1998 to 1 Jun 1998

1. Afghanistan goverment support Pakistan Nuclear Tests 2. Hamas founder welcomes Pakistan Nuclear Tests 3. Clinton to pave way for Israeli Nuclear Tests 4. Pakistan will test Hydrogen bomb (TermoNuclear device) 5. sport: A Look at All 32 World Cup Teams