July 25, 2017

Iranian Americans call on U.S. to protect Iranian exiles in Iraq

Iranian Americans call on U.S. to protect Iranian exiles in Iraq
The Washington Post
By Katherine Shaver,
October 22, 2011
Hundreds of Iranian Americans rallied outside the White House on Saturday, saying they’re worried that the Obama administration’s newly announced plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq by year’s end will leave 3,400 Iranian exiles vulnerable in a settlement […]

Lawmakers urge Obama to halt relocation of Iran dissidents

Agence France Presse
WASHINGTON (AFP) – US lawmakers Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to stop the Iraqi government’s forced relocation of Iranian dissidents from a border camp that has been closed down. After 24 years at Camp Ashraf, the People’s Mujahedeen of Iran (PMOI), who were expelled for opposing the Islamic regime of Tehran, on Tuesday […]

US Says Iraq Won’t Force Rebel Group Back to Iran

By David Gollust
Washington
Voice of America
The State Department said Wednesday that Iraq has assured the United States it will not forcibly repatriate members of an Iranian rebel group that has been based in Iraq since the Saddam Hussein era. The status of about 3,500 members of the Iranian exile group, the Mujaheddin-e Khalq, or […]

Vigil over Iran shifts from UN to the White House

By JOHN HEILPRIN – Nov 17, 2008
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iranian demonstrators ended a 65-day vigil outside U.N. headquarters Monday and headed to Washington to seek assurances the United States will continue protecting a disarmed militia in Iraq that opposes Iran’s government. Across from the U.N., demonstrators held signs, chanted and made speeches until Secretary-General […]

United Nations: The Associated Press

November 17, 2008
UNITED NATIONS: Iranian demonstrators ended a 65-day vigil outside U.N. headquarters Monday and headed to Washington to seek assurances the United States will continue protecting family and friends inside Iraq who oppose the Iranian government.
Across from the U.N., demonstrators held signs, chanted and made speeches until Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern about the […]

Vigil over Iran shifts from UN to the White House

By John Heilprin
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iranian demonstrators ended a 65-day vigil outside U.N. headquarters Monday and headed to Washington to seek assurances the United States will continue protecting a disarmed militia in Iraq that opposes Iran’s government.
Across from the U.N., demonstrators held signs, chanted and made speeches until Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern about […]

Catastrophe on Horizon for Camp Ashraf Refugees

By HON. David Kilgour, J.D.
TIME RUNNING OUT — There are terrible examples of what can happen when the international community fails to protect vulnerable groups. Ashraf must not be added to this “list of shame.” (Photo by Newscom shows a woman in the museum at Camp Ashraf pointing to photos of supporters of Iran’s opposition […]

Iran Watch – February 8, 2008

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The New York Sun
By ELI LAKE
Staff Reporter of the Sun
WASHINGTON – The director of national intelligence is backing away from his agency’s assessment late last year that Iran had halted its nuclear program, saying he wishes he had written the unclassified version of the document in a different […]

Iran Watch – September 7, 2007

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by James Zumwalt
09/04/2007
Human Events
For 17 years before the US invasion of Iraq, a lion roamed the border, foraging into Iran on occasion before returning to its Iraqi safe haven. Its prey was the Iranian mullahs’ elite military force — the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). It enjoyed tremendous hunting prowess, […]