Volume: 2 - Issue:  14
7 February 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 

U.S. Treasury says Iran helping Al-Qaeda in Syria

Daily Star Lebanon

 Iran is assisting key Al-Qaeda figures to transfer Sunni fighters into Syria, the Obama administration charged Thursday...Read On

Menendez's blasts Obama's Iran policy

Washington Post

The administration has a big problem on Iran. It has for now successfully fended off sanctions, but in doing so it helped forge consensus about the flaws in its approach and set the scene for a major showdown with Congress when, as everyone but Secretary of State John Kerry expects, Iran refuses to agree to even minimal steps to dismantle its nuclear weapons program...Read On

US diplomats walk out of Tunisia ceremony after Iran jibe

Channel News Asia

An initial agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program was "not perfect" but it bought time to try to secure a comprehensive deal, a top U.S. official said on Tuesday in response to sharp criticism from Congress....Read On

U.S. and Iran Jostle Before Nuclear Talks

Wall Street Journal

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday announced new enforcement actions against companies with links to Iran for allegedly evading American sanctions against the country and aiding its nuclear and missile programs....Read On

Shaheen urges Obama to press French on business visits to Iran

The Hill

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) is urging President Obama to use the upcoming state visit with French President Francois Hollande to press him on business visits French companies recently made to Iran...Read On

The UK's Pro-Iran Lobby

Commentary Magazine

At a recent meeting of the British Parliament's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Iran, a strange tone dominated proceedings. Not only was the atmosphere unmistakably leaning toward an attitude favorable to Iran, but there were open expressions of anti-American...Read On

Iran food aid backfires in 'shame'


A plan by President Rouhani's government to address poverty in Iran has backfired after it was ridiculed on social media...Read On

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