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  • IranIran says it can prosecute U.S.

    Iran says it can prosecute U.S.

    A judiciary spokesman said the U.S. Department of State violated international standards by removing the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization from the list of terrorist organizations that can be legally prosecuted, the Iranian state-run Fars News Agency reported Monday.MKO is behind numerous assassinations and bombings within the…

  • Camp AshrafPMOI relocation frustrates many

    PMOI relocation frustrates many

    The government of Iraq, along with Iranian exiles [MKO/MEK/PMOI], is called on to honor the spirit of a resettlement agreement, a U.S. State Department official said.Baghdad and the United Nations signed a memorandum of understanding in December outlining the voluntary relocation of members of the…

  • Camp AshrafPMOI close to resettlement, envoy says

    PMOI close to resettlement, envoy says

    A memorandum outlining the voluntary relocation of Iranian dissidents in Iraq must be honored for the sake of peace, the U.N. special envoy to Iraq said. Kobler said the United Nations is ready to help Iraq organize the voluntary relocation.In December, Baghdad and the United…

  • Camp AshrafU.S. wants safe resettlement from Ashraf

    U.S. wants safe resettlement from Ashraf

    ..This resettlement must also have the full support of the camp's residents, and we urge them to work with the U.N. to implement this relocation," she said. "All those who want to see the people at Camp Ashraf safe and secure should work together to…

  • IraqMEK’s lobbyists do not express the views of the U.S. administration

    MEK’s lobbyists do not express the views of the U.S. administration

    ...Iraq then told the U.S. Embassy Rohrabacher and his five colleagues were no longer welcome in the country. Maliki also refused to let the congressmen visit Camp Ashraf. Iraq wants to expel the 3,000 MEK/MKO/PMOI members.Embassy spokesman David Ranz said Saturday: "Congressional visitors do not…

  • Mujahedin Khalq Organization members' familiesFamilies lobby for PMOI visitation rights

    Families lobby for PMOI visitation rights

    The PMOI family members say their relatives are held captive in Camp Ashraf, adding if Washington can broker an agreement with Iran, similar arrangements are possible with the PMOI[MKO/MEK]."If America can negotiate this with Iran, we certainly expect that you can negotiate with this small…

  • Mujahedin Khalq as an Opposition GroupIran blames PMOI for Mousavi death

    Iran blames PMOI for Mousavi death

    The dissident People's Mujahedin of Iran is responsible for the assassination of the nephew of Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi, officials said...The PMOI is under fire to leave its base in Iraq's Diyala province. The group earned a terrorist designation for its violent action…

  • IraqPMOI relocation voluntary, Iraq says

    PMOI relocation voluntary, Iraq says

    Iranian dissidents at Camp Ashraf in Iraq's Diyala province can transfer to another facility on a voluntary basis, Iraqi military officials said Tuesday..Baghdad plans to relocate the PMOI first to Baghdad and then to another facility in the south of the country.Iraqi Brig. Bassel Hamad…

  • USAU.S. respects any Iraqi decision on MKO members

    U.S. respects any Iraqi decision on MKO members

    Washington respects any Iraqi decision regarding members of the dissident group People's Mujahedin of Iran but urges caution, the U.S. State Department said.Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said this week that members of the PMOI/MKO/MEK would be relocated from their Camp Ashraf enclave in Diyala…

  • USAU.S. medical teams enter Camp Ashraf

    U.S. medical teams enter Camp Ashraf

    U.S. medical teams provided assistance to Iranian dissidents under siege by Iraqi forces in their Camp Ashraf enclave in the eastern province of Diyala. Iraqi police earlier this week seized the Camp Ashraf base of the People's Mujahedin of Iran using tear gas and water…

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