November 22, 2017

Archives for April 2003

U.S. cease-fire with Iranian exile group allows it to respond to Iranian-sponsored attacks

Associated PressApril 29, 2003By Nicole Winfield CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) The U.S. cease-fire with an Iranian exile group it considers a terrorist organization allows the Mujahedeen Khalq to defend itself from Iranian-sponsored attacks and keep its artillery and other weapons, U.S. military officials said Tuesday. The cease-fire signed April 15 appears to be a […]

Iraq-based Iranian opposition welcomes “ceasefire” with US

Agence France PresseApril 22, 2003 NICOSIA (AFP) – The leader of the Iraqi-based Iranian armed opposition, the People’s Mujahedeen, welcomed a “ceasefire agreement” he said had been reached with US forces. In a statement received here by AFP, Massoud Rajavi said: “We welcome the signing of a ceasefire agreement with the US forces … although, […]

Iran military chief demands US extradite Mojahedin Leader Agence France Presse APRIL 21, 2003 TEHRAN, April 21 (AFP) – The head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards on Monday demanded the US extradite the head of the Iraq-based People’s Mojahedin to show it is sincere in combating terrorism, IRNA reported. “We know that the US has […]

Iran Welcomes US Bombing Of Opposition Bases In Iraq

Associated PressApril 18, 2003 TEHRAN (AP)–Iranian legislators have welcomed the U.S. bombing of guerrilla camps of the Iranian opposition in Iraq, but there is uncertainty over what the attack means for relations with Washington. “We are not unhappy that the United States has targeted terrorist bases inside Iraq, but it does not signal a reward […]

U.S. Bombs Iranian Fighters On Iraqi Side of the Border

Pledge to Target the Group Was Made Early to Assure Tehran of War’s BenefitsThe Wall Street JournalApril 17, 2004By DAVID S. CLOUDWASHINGTON — In a move to persuade Iran not to meddle in Iraq, U.S. forces have bombed the camps of Iranian opposition fighters on the Iraqi side of the border and have reached a […]

U.S. Bombs Iranian Guerrilla Forces Based in Iraq

The New York TimesDouglas JehlApril 17, 2003WASHINGTON, April 16 — American forces have bombed the bases of the main armed Iranian opposition group in Iraq, a guerrilla organization that maintained thousands of fighters with tanks and artillery along Iraq’s border with Iran for more than a decade. The group, the Mujahedeen Khalq, has been labeled […]