Volume: 1 - Issue:  20713 January 2012
Iran Update - ISDCI Newsletter
Iran Update

Greetings!

  

We are delighted to present you with the current issue of Iran Update, a publication of International Solidarity for Democratic Change in Iran (ISDCI).  

Iranian Resistance Condemns Iraqi PM's Arrest Warrant for Ashraf Residents
Stop Fundamentalism

The Iranian Resistance in a press release Thursday night denounced Nouri al-Maliki's call for the arrest of 126 residents of Camp Ashraf on charges of terrorism. Read On... 

Five Medical Beds for Paralized Patients Refused Entry into Ashraf
NCRI

Iraqi forces prevented the entry of five special beds for paralyzed patients.  Read On... 

U.S. Sends Top Iranian Leader a Warning on Strait Threat
The New York Times

The Obama administration is relying on a secret channel of communication to warn Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, that closing the Strait of Hormuz is a "red line". Read On... 

U.S. boosts its military presence in Persian Gulf
The Los Angeles Times

The Pentagon quietly shifted combat troops and warships to the Middle East after the top American commander in the region warned that he needed additional forces to deal with Iran and other potential threats, U.S. officials said. Read On... 

Gulf Nations Aid U.S. Push to Choke Off Iran Oil Sales
The New York Times

Pressure on Iran mounted on Thursday, with the United States saying it was determined to isolate the country's central bank, and three of Iran's largest oil customers. Read On... 

Obama's Iran policy shifted from outreach to pressure and sanctions
The Christian Science Monitor

Obama intended to go the extra mile on engagement, his aides said, so if the gambit failed, allies and adversaries alike could not point the finger at the United States as the 'bad guy.' Instead, they would rally behind the effort to pressure Iran. Read On... 

Iran Signals Revenge Over Killing of Scientist
The New York Times

Iran expressed deepening fury at Israel and the United States on Thursday over the drive-by bombing that killed a nuclear scientist in Tehran. Read On... 

E.U. commits in principle to Iran oil embargo
The Washington Post

European governments have decided in principle to impose an oil embargo on Iran. Read On... 

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