Volume: 1 - Issue:  503
11 November 2013
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 

Vive La France on Iran 

Wall Street Journal

We never thought we'd say this, but thank heaven for French foreign-policy exceptionalism. At least for the time being, François Hollande's Socialist government has saved the West from a deal that would all but guarantee that Iran becomes a nuclear power...  Read On 

Iran opposition group warns against rushing into nuclear deal 


Any deal between world powers and Iran that does not demand a complete halt to uranium enrichment will give Tehran the opportunity to acquire nuclear weapons, an exiled opposition group cautioned Sunday...  Read On 

U.S. Tries to Rekindle Iran Deal After Miscues 

Wall Street Journal

A series of miscalculations by the Obama administration and world powers were behind a failure to complete a first-stage agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program this weekend despite days of rising expectations of a deal, said diplomats involved in the process...  Read On 

Kerry says of Iran nuclear talks: 'We are not blind' 

Los Angeles Times

Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Sunday said he was not being taken in by an Iranian effort to buy time to build a nuclear weapon...  Read On 

President Obama Must Understand Nuri Al-Maliki Is the Cause of Violence in Iraq not the Solution 

Huff Post

A new dictator is today prowling the streets of Baghdad and it appears he still has the backing of President Obama...  Read On 

Iraq Must Free 7 Camp Ashraf Hostages 

The Diplomat

I joined a cross-party panel at a conference in Church House, Westminster, with dozens of my colleagues from both Houses of Parliament to talk about Iran and what we, in the U.K., can do in the face of appalling atrocities committed by the Iranian regime... Read On 

Pascoe Vale dad passes 50th day on hunger strike to protest alleged murders in Iraq 


ahangir Hosseini, 54, and fellow protesters, including his wife Zeinab, are calling for seven survivors to be ­released safely to a country of resettlement - possibly Australia - and that all Iranian refugees in Iraq be able to be resettled immediately...  Read On 

Lawmakers push new sanctions to aid Iran nuclear talks 

CBS News

A key bipartisan pair of lawmakers warned Sunday that the United States and its allies must closely examine the details of any potential deal to curb Iran's nuclear program...  Read On 

Iranian minister shot dead in Tehran 


Police said they believed that the deputy minister had been shot by someone who had been travelling with him in his vehicle, as bullet shells had been found inside the car, whose windows were intact...  Read On 

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