Volume: 1 - Issue:  28501 August 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 

Iraq Threatens Ashraf Residents Following Koblers Green Light at U.N.

On July 20, the Iranian resistance announced that remarks by Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Iraq, against Ashraf residents at the UN Security Council, praising Maliki's patience and flexibility would prepare for the third massacre of the residents by Iraqi forces.  Read On... 

US lawmaker compares Iranian exile camp to Auschwitz

Lawmakers in Washington accused US and Iraqi leaders Wednesday of perpetuating appalling conditions for Iranian exiles housed near Baghdad, with one Republican comparing the facilities to Auschwitz. Read On... 

Iraq says will force out Iran dissident group

Iraq on Tuesday told an Iranian dissident group that was given a base in Iraq by Saddam Hussein but is now out of favor with a government that is close to Iran that it must move out of the camp immediately or be forced to leave. Read On... 

White House and Congress Are in Step Over Iran Sanctions
The New York Times

The White House and Congress raced to impose more punishing sanctions against Iran on Tuesday, as that country's nuclear ambitions resurfaced in the presidential election campaign after Mitt Romney's pledge to give Israel unstinting support in its confrontation with Iran.  Read On... 

State Department: Iran Supports Al Qaeda, Taliban
The Weekly Standard

Once again, the U.S. government has deemed Iran the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism. Read On... 

Why Assad's fall would diminish Iran's power

When the Arab Spring began in early 2011, Iran's government declared that it was happy with what it was seeing. The people of the Middle East, it announced, were following the example set by Iran in 1979 when Ayatollah Khomeini overthrew the Shah.  But that happiness has given way to anxiety as Iran sees its only reliable ally in the region struggle to stay in power. Read On... 

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