Volume: 2 - Issue:  16
12 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 

Iraq secretly buries bodies of 52 Iranians victims of Camp Ashraf massacre


Burial of 52 martyrs of Ashraf in undisclosed location in absence of UN and their families by government of Iraq...Read On

Iranian warships heading to USA to show reach

USA Today

Iranian warships headed to the U.S. coast pose little danger to the United States but could be a dry run for the future, according to former U.S. military and security officials...Read On

Iran touts launch of new missiles; U.S. says it's watching closely


The Iranian Defense Ministry said the new missiles include a laser-guided surface-to-surface and air-to-surface missile as well as a new long-range ballistic missile that can carry multiple warheads, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported...Read On

DOD Official: U.S. Will Not Allow Iran to Acquire Nuclear Weapon

Department of Defense Statement

Amid ongoing skepticism among lawmakers about Iran's nuclear intentions, a senior Defense Department official told Congress today the United States will not allow Tehran to build a nuclear weapon, and that if Iran decided to use nuclear talks as a cover for developing one, Washington would be able to detect it...Read On

Lawmaker: 'Moderate' Iran muzzles press, prolongs war in Syria

The Hill

Rep. George Holding warned Monday that the Iranian leaders the Obama administration is dealing with in talks over Iran's nuclear weapons program are not as moderate as some believe, and that the U.S. should be watching what Iran does, not what it says...Read On

Obama Greets France's Leader, but Warns Against Doing Business With Iran

New York Times

"There are still a lot of outstanding issues," Varjoranta, deputy director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said at Vienna airport after returning from the Iranian capital. "We will address them all in due course."...Read On

Iran ready for 'decisive battle' with U.S. and Israel, says army chief


Iran's Chief of Staff, General Hassan Firouzabadi, said Wednesday that Iran is ready for a "decisive battle" with the U.S. and Israel, and dismissed threats against Tehran as "political bluffing...Read On

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