December 17, 2017

Anglican Church leader concerned about Iraq’s Camp Ashraf

Reuters
Sun Sep 20, 2009 9:29am EDT
LONDON (Reuters) – The spiritual head of the Anglican Church expressed concern Sunday about Iranian exiles living in a camp in Iraq, saying they faced “human rights violations” that needed to be addressed urgently. Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said both the United States and the Iraqi government had a […]

Human bargaining chips in deals with Iran: Bernd Debusman

By Bernd Debusmann
REUTERS – COLUMN
WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Seven summers ago, in a crowded conference room of a Washington hotel, an Iranian exile leader gave the first detailed public account of Iran’s until-then secret nuclear projects at the cities of Natanz and Arak. It greatly turned up the volume of a seemingly endless international […]

Iraqi army besieges Iranian exile camp residents

BAGHDAD, March 16 (Reuters) – Iraqi forces have besieged a camp housing Iranian exiles in Iraq, residents and a security official said, after the national security adviser reiterated a vow to shut the place down.
A source at Iraq’s Interior Ministry said Iraqi soldiers surrounded Camp Ashraf on Thursday after residents resisted an attempt to clear […]

Iran Watch – February 20, 2008

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By: Christopher Booker
Source: The Sunday Telegraph
Feb. 17, 2008
Tomorrow morning, the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Phillips, will preside over what must be the most bizarre and politically fraught case ever brought before him. Sitting with two other judges as the Court of Appeal, he will hear an application […]

Iran Watch – November 30, 2007

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Staff and agencies
Friday November 30, 2007
Guardian Unlimited
Iran’s main opposition movement should be removed from the British government’s list of banned terrorist organisations, a court ruled today.
The decision by the Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission (Poac) is a major victory for the People’s Mujahideen of Iran, which […]