Iraq to Shutdown Camp Ashraf

  • Expulsion from IraqDiyala is getting ready to transfer 680 members of MKO to Baghdad

    Diyala is getting ready to transfer 680 members of MKO to Baghdad

    A local official in Diyala province announced that the Iraqi government is laying the grounds to remove 680 MKO members from camp New Iraq (formerly Ashraf). Uday Alkhadran Governor of Khalis has said that the Iraqi government is about to send 680 MKO members from…

  • Camp AshrafCamp Ashraf will be completely emptied by end of September

    Camp Ashraf will be completely emptied by end of September

    Earlier this week the United States welcomed renewed efforts to relocate the residents of Camp Ashraf which has housed members of an exiled Iranian opposition group[MKO/MEK/PMOI] for years. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland noted the "safe arrival" last week of a sixth convoy of about…

  • UNUN envoy welcomes transfer of MEK from Ashraf to Liberty

    UN envoy welcomes transfer of MEK from Ashraf to Liberty

    The United Nations top envoy in Iraq today hailed the relocation of another group of 400 Iranian exiles{MKO/MEK/PMOI] from a camp outside of the capital, Baghdad, to a new location, prior to their eventual resettlement in third countries. “I welcome the residents’ decision to re-commence…

  • USAResumed Progress toward Camp Ashraf’s Peaceful Closure

    Resumed Progress toward Camp Ashraf’s Peaceful Closure

    The United States welcomes today’s safe arrival of the sixth convoy of approximately 400 Ashraf residents to Camp Hurriya, the first such convoy in over three months. We welcome and are encouraged by this resumption of cooperation by the Ashraf residents in the relocation process…

  • Expulsion from IraqSecurity arrangements in place for transfer of 400 MEK

    Security arrangements in place for transfer of 400 MEK

    Shammari said, "more than 400 MEK aka MKO/PMOI will be transferred in this sixth batch, which is expected to take place in the next 24 hours". In a process begun in February this year to empty Camp Ashraf before removing the MEK members from Iraq,…

  • Camp AshrafIraqi forces scuffle with MEK reluctantly preparing to move from Camp Ashraf

    Iraqi forces scuffle with MEK reluctantly preparing to move from Camp Ashraf

    Mujahedeen leaders this month said 400 Ashraf residents would move to the former U.S. base, known as Camp Liberty. Bakoos, who is overseeing the Ashraf resettlement for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, said the residents started pushing and shoving Iraqi forces as a way to slow…

  • Expulsion from IraqIraq to expel 6th convoy of MEK terrorists

    Iraq to expel 6th convoy of MEK terrorists

    According to the reports from Iraq, sixth convoy of terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, a.k.a. MEK and PMOI) is going to be relocated from Camp Ashraf to Camp Liberty today.The report comes as the ringleader of the terrorist group had set August 23 for the…

  • Expulsion from IraqMKO Terrorists Obliged to Leave Camp Ashraf by October

    MKO Terrorists Obliged to Leave Camp Ashraf by October

    a delegation of representatives of the UN, Iraqi government and the US embassy visited the Khalis region in Diyala province yesterday and held meetings with MKO/MEK/PMOI ringleaders over the terrorist group's evacuation from Camp Ashraf.

  • UNUN envoy welcomes latest transfer of MEK to transit centre

    UN envoy welcomes latest transfer of MEK to transit centre

    “I welcome the announcement that the next group of 400 residents are willing to commence the move from Camp Ashraf to Camp Hurriya immediately after the Eid holiday,” the Secretary-General's Special Representative for Iraq, Martin Kobler, said in a news release issued by the UN…

  • Mujahedin Khalq OrganizationIran exiles say will move group to new Iraq site

    Iran exiles say will move group to new Iraq site

    An Iranian opposition organisation said on Saturday it is ready to move another group of its Iraq-based members to a new site near Baghdad after a delay which has dragged on for several months...In return, Rajavi said she expects Washington to renew "its commitments to…

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