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  • Iraqi Authorities' Positions on Mujahedin KhalqSaddam used MKO mercenaries to suppress Iraqi people

    Saddam used MKO mercenaries to suppress Iraqi people

    the Iraqi Minister of Justice said, “We have a special view of the Mojahedin. Saddam used them to suppress the uprising of the Iraqi people, and after the fall of Saddam, the organization continued its provocative practices. Even so, we do not address them out…

  • FranceFrance supports transferring MKO members outside Iraq

    France supports transferring MKO members outside Iraq

    France expressed support over transferring members of the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization outside Iraq, underlining its readiness to take part in coordination with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)...French Foreign Ministry Spokesman Philippe Lalliot as saying that his country supports the UN plan to move…

  • Camp AshrafAshraf Camp to be evacuated of MKO by end of this month

    Ashraf Camp to be evacuated of MKO by end of this month

    There are 800 members remaining who will be moved in two batches; the first will comprise of 600 members and the second 200. The Camp shall be fully closed by the end of this month, the sources confirmed. It was intended for the camp to…

  • IraqNo anti-riot unit in Liberty Camp [TTL], Interior Ministry

    No anti-riot unit in Liberty Camp [TTL], Interior Ministry

    Iraqi Interior Ministry spokesman denied today that the anti-riot unit is present in Liberty Camp [TTL]. Liberty camp [TTL] is the new accommodation center for anti-Iranian Mujahidi Khalq organization members. Mujahidin Khalq stated yesterday, Friday, that the anti-riot unit scattered in the camp to suppress…

  • Camp AshrafIraq sole responsible for Ashraf residents security

    Iraq sole responsible for Ashraf residents security

    It pointed out that the MOU was signed by the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in Iraq, Martin Cobler and the Iraqi Council of Ministers' Adviser for National Security Affairs, Faleh al-Fayad. "The United Nation's attention in this issue had stemmed from a mere humanitarian viewpoint,…

  • IraqMaliki, Kobler discuss evacuation Ashraf Camp

    Maliki, Kobler discuss evacuation Ashraf Camp

    Premier Nouri al-Maliki discussed with the new UN representative to Iraq the necessity of evacuating Iranian Ashraf camp by the end of this year, according to a Premiership statement. Both sides discussed joint matters, especially the evacuation of Ashraf camp and the necessity to implement…

  • IraqIraq: Ashraf Camp will be closed, West should take MKO back home

    Iraq: Ashraf Camp will be closed, West should take MKO back home

    ... The Iraqi government’s position towards the ‘terrorist’ Mojahedin E-Khalq Organization is very clear, and the Ashraf Camp, used by that group as its headquarters must close by the end of the current year, 2011,Baghdad had called on International Organizations to help it in this…

  • Iraqi Authorities' Positions on Mujahedin KhalqZebari: Time is ripe to solve the question of Ashraf

    Zebari: Time is ripe to solve the question of Ashraf

    ... In a statement by Iraqi Foreign Ministry, Minister Ashton said " the European Union is keen to develop and activate its relations with Iraq according to the agreement signed between the two sides, which reached its final stages for ratification". "The EU is keen…

  • IraqHundreds in Diala protest against Mojahedin Khalq

    Hundreds in Diala protest against Mojahedin Khalq

    ... Hundreds of Diala residents staged on Friday a massive protest in front of Ashraf Camp demanding to deport members of the Mujahedeen Khalq Organization (MKO) out of the province, Khales mayor said. “The protestors called for deporting the members of the organization for their…

  • IraqSix Mojahedin Khalq members arrested in Diala, Iraq

    Six Mojahedin Khalq members arrested in Diala, Iraq

    ... “The six MEK members were arrested by Iraqi forces in accordance with Article 413 of the law after they were suspected of involvement in recent incidents in the camp that left dozens of its inhabitant and Iraqi security forces killed or wounded,” the source…

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