Volume: 1 - Issue:  28327 July 2012
Iran Update - ISDCI Newsletter
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 

No more 'pressure campaign' on Iranian refugees in Ashraf

The author argues that many international officials, foremost U.N. Envoy Martin Kobler, are ignoring the basic needs of Iranian refugees in Iraq.  Read On...

Entry of Fuel to camp Ashraf Barred

Under above 50 degree Celsius in shade, Iraqi forces barred a tanker of fuel to enter Ashraf. Read On... 

Subjection of Delisting of MEK to Closure of Ashraf

In a telephone conference on July 6 in this regard, Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, the Anti Terrorism Coordinator of the State Department, insisted on this matter. Read On... 

Iran bolsters retaliation capability in Persian Gulf
The Washington Post

Iran is rapidly gaining new capabilities to strike at U.S. warships in the Persian Gulf, amassing an arsenal of sophisticated anti-ship missiles while expanding its fleet of fast-attack boats and submarines, U.S. and Middle Eastern analysts say. Read On... 

India Bans Iran Oil Tankers From Delivery

India has finally agreed to follow U.S. sanctions against Iran and recently banned at least four shipments of crude oil to the country. Read On... 

House leader says new Iran sanctions could pass next week

The House of Representatives may approve a new package of sanctions next week aimed at Iran's oil revenues, the No. 2 House Republican said on Thursday.  Read On...

Obama administration: Who needs more sanctions on Iran?
The Washington Post Opinions

The worst-kept secret in Washington is that the Obama administration never asked for and is indifferent if not hostile to the latest round of Iran sanctions. President Obama has claimed publicly to have put in place the toughest sanctions yet, but he hasn't publicly or, according to congressional sources, privately tried to turn up the heat since he signed the Defense Authorization Act in December and the E.U. weighed in with its own sanctions. Read On... 

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