Volume: 1 - Issue:  505
15 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 

Iranian Resistance Group Needs U.S. to Keep Promises 

Roll Call

Iraq is a fractured country, victimized by almost daily bombings, its government increasingly aligned with Iran's despotic regime. Who is most to blame?... Read On 

Hunger striker Farzaneh Majidi chats to MP John McDonnell

Hunger strikers vow: 'We'll die if it saves the lives of others' 


Hunger strikers camped outside the US embassy in London have warned they are prepared to die in protest at the 'massacre' of Iranians in Iraq. The five women and one man have spent more than ten weeks in a makeshift camp and are now in a serious condition as their health deteriorates.  Read On 

A 'Fool's Deal' on Iran, Engineered by Kerry? 

National Review

After all, when dealing with a remarkably devious regime in Tehran, a socialist French government has flexed more diplomatic muscle to stop,to quote French foreign minister Laurent Fabius"a fool's deal."...  Read On 

Why Negotiations With Iran Are Doomed 


If you want to figure out what went wrong in the first round of negotiations over Iran's nuclear program, look no further than the news briefing by a "Senior Administration Official" in the U.S. State Department just days before Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva...  Read On 

Assets of the Ayatollah 


A team of Reuters reporters in the Middle East led by London-based senior correspondent Steve Stecklow spent six months examining how Setad, a little-known organization controlled by Iran's Supreme Leader, grew into one of the most powerful property and corporate empires in Iran...  Read On 

Hezbollah will stay in Syria as long as needed, group's leader says 


Lebanese Hezbollah will keep fighting in Syria to support the Syrian dictator against Syrian people as long as necessary, the group's leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Thursday...  Read On 

Israel warns 'bad deal' with Iran could lead to war as Congress weighs action 

FOX News

Addressing Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, Netanyahu said continued economic pressure on Iran was the best alternative to two other options, which he described as a bad deal and military action...  Read On 

Tensions flare over Iran, peace talks || Senior Israeli minister: Kerry no longer an honest broker between Israel, Palestinians 


With regard to Iran, minister suggests that Washington and Tehran have been communicating directly, in secret, to 'cook up' a deal that fails to roll back the Islamic Republic's nuclear weapons potential... Read On 

Lawmakers brush off Kerry on Iran 

Washington Post

Arguably more incompetent than the Obamacare rollout and certainly more dangerous, President Obama's Iran policy - namely, his attempt to ease up on sanctions for empty promises - is taking a beating...  Read On 

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