Volume: 2 - Issue:  5
16 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 

New York Times

President Obama has staked the success of his foreign policy on this bold gamble. But discussion about the nuclear deal has diverted attention from an even riskier bet that Obama has placed: the idea that Iran can become a cooperative partner in regional security..Read On

Why a Lasting Deal With Iran May Not Happen


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

Is Rouhani right? Iran now poised to become Alpha Dog of Middle East

FOX News

forces under the command of the Iraqi Prime Minister climbed onto the top of Camp Liberty's perimeter walls at various flanks to covertly spy on and take film footage and pictures of different sections of the camp...Read On

Iran Honors Hezbollah Terrorist

Free Beacon

Iran is mocking President Barack Obama and the United States at the same time that Obama is attempting to stop Congress from imposing new sanctions, according to Elliott Abrams..Read On


The White House Iran War Canard

Commentary Magazine

The Obama administration has been playing hardball in its attempt to stop the Senate from adopting a new and tougher sanctions law aimed at Iran, but it has now gone too far even for one of its leading congressional loyalists...Read On

Iran sanctions turmoil

Washington Post

President Obama continues to face headwinds on his Iran policy, in part because he refuses to show Congress the agreement to implement the deal...Read On

Iran's Basji Forces Expand Influence On Life In The Islamic Republic (PHOTOS)


With a presence in nearly every city and town across Iran, the paramilitary Basij volunteer corps has an ever-increasing influence on life in the Islamic Republic...Read On

Iran: High-powered jamming devices make prisoners ill


More high-powered cellular phone jamming devices have been installed in prisons in Iran causing physical and health problems among prisoners..Read On

Iran's Intelligence Minister Says No Need For Media To Cover Economic Corruption

Radio Free Europe

"There is no need to publish instances of action against corruption in the media," Alavi told Mehr. "Covering these cases affects investment's security instead of harnessing corruption."...Read On

The U.S. is to blame for violence now spiking in Iraq: deputy prime minister

Washington Times

Regimes news agency reported: "Iran's Foreign Affairs Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who is on an official visit to Lebanon has paid tribute to the martyrs of Lebanon resistance movement and martyrs of the last November terrorist blasts near the Iranian embassy in Beirut"...Read On


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