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  • The cult of RajaviCrown prince Reza Pahlavi: Mojahedin Khalq, a cult-type structure

    Crown prince Reza Pahlavi: Mojahedin Khalq, a cult-type structure

    Pahlavi said he had yet to meet with the Trump administration despite his letters. Another Iranian exile group, the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq/MKO/PMOI, previously paid a member of Trump’s Cabinet $50,000 for giving a speech. However, the MEK’s siding with Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein during the Iran-Iraq war…

  • Mujahedin Khalq; A proxy forceDonald Trump Cabinet pick Elaine Chao was paid by 'cult-like' Iranian exile group that killed Americans

    Donald Trump Cabinet pick Elaine Chao was paid by ‘cult-like’ Iranian exile group that killed Americans

    Elaine Chao, confirmed this week as Trump's transportation secretary, received $50,000 in 2015 for a five-minute speech to the political wing of the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, previously called a "cult-like" terrorist group by the State Department

  • AlbaniaAlbania to take in all Camp Liberty residents

    Albania to take in all Camp Liberty residents

    U.S. officials traveling with Kerry said that while the reforms are needed for their own sake as well as E.U. membership, they also were key to Albania’s fulfilling a commitment to relocate thousands of members of the exiled Iranian Mujahedeen-e-Khalq opposition group. Saddam Hussein had…

  • Camp LibertyRockets near Baghdad airport kill soldiers, Iranian refugees MEK

    Rockets near Baghdad airport kill soldiers, Iranian refugees MEK

    A barrage of rockets slammed late Thursday into a former military base near the Baghdad International Airport that houses an Iranian refugee group(MKO/MEK/PMOI), killing three Iraqi soldiers, officials said. The Iranian exiles said at least 20 of their people died in the attack. Iraqi police…

  • Mujahedin Khalq; A proxy forceFrance strategy to be nice to terrorists

    France strategy to be nice to terrorists

    France's counterintelligence chief at the time of the arrests, Pierre de Bousquet de Florian, said the crackdown was aimed at preventing attacks on Iranian diplomatic missions in Europe and elsewhere. He said the Mujahedeen were transforming their compound in Auvers-Sur-Oise into "an operational center for…

  • USAUS Denies Visiting Allegedly Missing Iranians

    US Denies Visiting Allegedly Missing Iranians

    U.S. Embassy spokesman Rodney Ford told The Associated Press by email Sunday that the claim of an American visit is "categorically untrue." He says no one from the U.S. government has seen or visited those said to be missing.

  • UNUN envoy in Iraq urges countries to accept Iranian dissidents

    UN envoy in Iraq urges countries to accept Iranian dissidents

    The resettlement process has moved slowly because the U.N. is struggling to find countries willing to take them. U.N. officials also say that many residents have been uncooperative with the process, complicating the relocation effort.A total of 210 residents have left to other countries so…

  • Camp AshrafIranian exiles leave disputed Camp Ashraf in Iraq

    Iranian exiles leave disputed Camp Ashraf in Iraq

    The remaining 42 residents of an Iranian dissident camp that was the scene of a disputed outbreak of violence last week left the compound Wednesday to join their comrades at another camp near Baghdad airport, according to Iraqi officials and representatives for the exiles.

  • IraqIraq dismisses MKO’s new allegations as baseless

    Iraq dismisses MKO’s new allegations as baseless

    the spokesman for Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, said he had no information about any missing residents. He denied there are any plans by Iraq to forcibly send former Camp Ashraf residents to Iran, and he pressed for help in resettling them safely abroad.“These new…

  • IraqIraq Promises Probe Into Iranian Exile Killings

    Iraq Promises Probe Into Iranian Exile Killings

    visit was intended to be "on humanitarian grounds, to assess where we can assist," said U.N. spokeswoman Eliana Nabaa....The U.N., the United States and Britain have condemned the violence but avoided assigning blame. All three have urged Baghdad to ensure the security of the remaining…

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