Volume: 2 - Issue:  33
31 March 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 

Hostage-Taking Past of Iran's UN Pick a Dilemma for Obama


Iran has forced a foreign policy dilemma on the Obama administration by choosing as its next United Nations ambassador an official who belonged to the group that held 52 Americans hostage in Tehran for 444 days...Read On

Yemen president urges Iran to stop interference


Yemen's president called on Iran to stop supporting separatists in the south and religious groups in the north of the Arabian peninsula country, which is trying to stabilize after more than two years of political upheaval...Read On

U.N. Extends Term of Human Rights Monitor, Angering Iran

New York Times

The Iran government's effort to portray a kinder and gentler image was frustrated on Friday by the United Nations Human Rights Council, which voted to extend the term of a monitor scorned by Tehran...Read On

Obama's wishful thinking about Iran nuclear threat

Chicago Sun Times

In the Netherlands last week, President Barack Obama confessed a fear: "I continue to be much more concerned, when it comes to our security, with the prospect of a nuclear weapon going off in Manhattan."..Read On

Iran pokes a finger in Obama's eye

American Thinker

Obama's rapprochement policy toward Iran has worked out almost as well for him as ObamaCare, except that ObamaCare doesn't threaten to use nuclear weapons...Read On

Merchant ship shot at in Strait of Hormuz Sunday- NATO


"Two green colored skiffs with three-four persons on board in military clothing and armed with gun machines got to 150 meters of a merchant vessel," the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's merchant shipping alert service said in a statement. "After a while the skiffs turned away to Iranian coast."...Read On

Iran in Google map of countries blocking Facebook, Twitter and YouTube


Iran under the rule of mullahs is among the three countries in the world that block Twitter, Facebook and YouTube according to new data published...Read On

Malaysia: June 30 hearing for Iranian with links to Bangkok bombers


The Federal Court in Malaysia will hear on June 30 the appeal brought by an Iranian, who is wanted by the Thai government over the 2012 bomb blasts in Bangkok which injured 5 people...Read On

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