Volume: 1 - Issue:  522
30 December 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 

Krauthammer: Obama 'supine' on Iran

FOX News

"The only surprising thing here is that the Iranians are so confident about how supine Obama is on this that they stick a finger in his eye and announce it publicly," Krauthammer said on "Special Report with Bret Baier."...Read On

EU condemns attack on Iran exile camp in Iraq


A statement from EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton's said she condemned "in the strongest terms" the December 26 attack at Camp Hurriya near Baghdad airport, housing dissidents awaiting to be transferred elsewhere."

The circumstances in which this brutal incident took place must be clarified and those found to be responsible must be held fully accountable," the statement said....Read On

Canada, Foreign Minister, US Senator and Congressmen Condemns Attack on Camp in Iraq

Press Releases

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Chris Alexander, Canada's Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, today issued the following statement, "Canada condemns rocket attack on Camp Hurriya, which killed and injured residents of the camp. "Our thoughts go out to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in this deplorable violence. We wish a full recovery to the injured".Read On


U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued this statement following the attack on Camp Liberty.


Ros-Lehtinen Statement; "Fourth Deadly and Unprovoked Attack on Camp Liberty Residents Underscores Need for Administration to Push Iraqi Government and the UN to Do More for their Protection" 

Camp Liberty- Iraq: Heavy damages caused by rocket attack degrade humanitarian conditions


During the fourth missile attack against Camp Liberty, housing Iranian opposition members in Iraq on December 26, much of the camp's facilities and utilities and the residents' property and belongings have been destroyed or severely damaged...Read On

EU Parliamentarian Struan Stevenson: A New Dictator Takes Iraq to the Brink


The violent arrest in Iraq of a leading Sunni MP - Ahmed al-Alwani - marks yet another step in that country's rapid descent into sectarian anarchy and civil war. Alwani is chairman of the Iraqi parliament's important Economics Committee. More significantly, he is also a leading critic of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and an arch opponent of the spread of Iranian influence in Iraq....Read On

More Christians arrested in Iran


The Iranian regime has once again intensified repression of Christians in Iran. Five other Christians were arrested in a church house in Tehran, while holding their religious ceremony...Read On

Turkey And Iran Accused Of Oil-For-Cash Sanctions Scheme

Daily Beast

An unfolding corruption scandal in Turkey has uncovered transactions that may have allowed Tehran to circumvent harsh U.S. and E.U. sanctions-a revelation that could destabilize Obama's nuclear deal and threaten the government of Prime Minister Erdogan... Read On 

Iran Again Plays the U.S. for a Fool

Wall Street Journal

Regarding your Dec. 23 editorial "Obama's Iran Sanctions Veto": The U.S. is following the same path it did under the Clinton administration when it negotiated with North Korea on nuclear weapons...Read On

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