Volume: 2 - Issue:  3
10 January 2014
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 

A diplomatic insurance policy against Iran

Washington Post 

A diplomatic breakthrough resulting in a peaceful and verifiable termination of Iran's nuclear weapons program is the preferred outcome of the Obama administration's negotiations with Iran.Backing up this achievement by taking out a diplomatic insurance policy is an act of reasonable pragmatism...Read On

Iran's fingerprints in Iraq's unrest in Fallujah

Washington Post   

What is tragic is that Iraq's slide toward an Iranian axis and civil war were not only predictable but indeed predicted by Iraq experts within the U.S. government...Read On

Jack Straw's Trip To Iran Whitewashes Bleak Record Of Religious Dictatorship

News Blaze 

At a time when the people of Iran are suffering under the yoke of repression and the regime is secretly continuing its nuclear weapons projects and terrorist activities in Iraq, Palestine and Syria, the imminent trip to Tehran by former UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw is a disgraceful act to appease the religious dictatorship....Read On

Iran's top leader denounces US as nuclear talks resume

Boston Globe  

Khamenei may have been anticipating that Iran will be forced to compromise and wanted to make clear to a domestic audience that regardless of what happens, he believes the U.S. government remains Iran's most dangerous enemy...Read On

Four executions in Iran on January 7 and murder of three young men


On January 7, the clerical regime hanged four prisoners in Qazvin and Gachsaran. The youth executed in Gachsaran was a 24 year old from Kohkiloyeh and Boyerahmad province. Three days earlier, a prisoner had also been executed in the prison of city of Sari...Read On

Senate majority support Iran sanctions bill opposed by Obama


The "Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act" is now supported by at least 54 senators in the 100-member chamber, according to a congressional record, with six senators joining on Wednesday. A Senate aide said two more joined on Thursday, bringing the total to 56...Read On

Khamenei says nuclear talks show US enmity

Asharq Al-Awsat 

The timing and content of Ayatollah Khameneis speech suggests it is a carefully calibrated gesture aimed at reassuring Irans conservatives that it will not bow completely to Western-and particularly US-pressure...Read On

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