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  • Mujahedin Khalq Organization as a terror groupThe late Iraqi dictator did kill many thousands of people—but very few were terrorists

    The late Iraqi dictator did kill many thousands of people—but very few were terrorists

    thousands of terrorists called Iraq home, and their organizations had the blood of Israelis, Turks, Iranians and Europeans from numerous countries on their hands. Among the killers were members of the Palestine Liberation Front, the Arab Liberation Front, the Kurdish PKK, the Iranian Mujahidin e-Khalq…

  • Camp AshrafCould the MEK be evicted from Camp Ashraf?

    Could the MEK be evicted from Camp Ashraf?

    ... Although the camp was disarmed in 2003 by the U.S. military, both Baghdad and Washington consider the MEK aka MKO/PMOIa terrorist organization. Washington has blacklisted the group for its attacks against U.S. interests in the 1970s and '80s. Iraqi officials have frequently said the…

  • Mujahedin Khalq as an Opposition GroupIn Iran Crisis, Paris Exile Group Plays Disputed Role

    In Iran Crisis, Paris Exile Group Plays Disputed Role

    the reality described by Iran experts. Diplomats, academics and intelligence officials say most people inside Iran want nothing to do with the NCRI or its primary member organization, Mujehadine-e-Khalq (MEK) — whose bloody attacks on the Iranian regime in the 1980s and '90s landed it…

  • Camp AshrafAn Anti-Iranian Enclave in Iraq Fights to Stay

    An Anti-Iranian Enclave in Iraq Fights to Stay

    Most of the time there's nobody outside Camp Ashraf to hear the members of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), ..the Iraqi government has made it clear it's withdrawing the welcome mat extended to the MEK/PMOI/MKO by Saddam Hussein,.. in recent years the International Committee of the…

  • Mujahedin Khalq Organization as a terror groupIran Group in Iraq Poses Thorny Issue for U.S.

    Iran Group in Iraq Poses Thorny Issue for U.S.

    many years, the roughly 3,500 members of the Iranian dissident group Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK/PMOI/MKO) living quietly in Iraq drew little attention... The simmering issue of the MEK's fate flashed into the open earlier this month when Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki unexpectedly declared that the…

  • Mujahedin Khalq Organization as a terror groupIranian Resistance Group a Source of Contention in Iraq

    Iranian Resistance Group a Source of Contention in Iraq

    During his speech on New Year's Day to celebrate the official transfer of Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone to Iraqi control, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki declared Jan. 1 the "day of sovereignty" and congratulated his compatriots for having waited so long. He also warned…

  • UKMujahedin Khalq out of Iraq, into Britain

    Mujahedin Khalq out of Iraq, into Britain

    Mr Brown has ordered Jacqui Smith, the Home Secretary, to ban the PMOI's military wing instead, The Times has learnt. The Prime Minister is said to be keen to take on the courts following the decision to free the radical cleric, Abu Qatada, on bail.

  • UKBritain accused of failing to outlaw banned terror groups

    Britain accused of failing to outlaw banned terror groups

    The countries include Israel, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and Turkey. Iran has also voiced criticism. America, Britain's closest ally, is known to have serious reservations about the Government's commitment to enforcing the law. The Terrorism Act 2000, which was introduced by Jack Straw, now…

  • EuropeThe West cannot take the Mojahedin seriously

    The West cannot take the Mojahedin seriously

    In an article by James Graff, "Are The PMOI Iran's last Hope For A Peaceful Solution?", TIME Europe has discussed the position of the MKO in the west. Graff wrote: "…But there are also reasons why Western governments remain wary: among them are the group's…

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