November 22, 2017

Archives for February 2013

Iranian exiles ask U.N., U.S. protection in Iraq after rocket hit

REUTERS GENEVA – An Iranian exile leader called on Thursday for swift U.N. and U.S. action to prevent further attacks on Iranian dissidents in a transit camp in Iraq following a rocket strike in which at least five people were killed and many wounded. The dissident group Mujahadin-e-Khalq (MEK) calls for the overthrow of Iran’s […]

Iran Opposition Group Urges More Security In Iraq

 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BERLIN (AP) — An Iranian opposition group urged the U.N. refugee agency Wednesday to provide better protection for its members in Iraq following a mortar attack on their camp near Baghdad airport in which seven people were killed. The call came during a meeting in Geneva of the National Council of Resistance […]

Shiite militant threatens Iranian exiles in Iraq

ASSOCIATED PRESS BAGHDAD (AP) — The head of a new Shiite militant group in Iraq on Tuesday threatened to carry out more attacks on a camp for Iranian exiles that was struck by dozens of rockets and mortar shells earlier this month. Seven people were killed in the Feb. 9 attack on the camp near […]

Guiliani: Martin Kobler is a ‘professional liar’ doing Iran and Iraq’s ‘dirty work’

NCRI – The United Nations representative in Iraq Martin Kobler has been branded a ‘professional liar’ who is doing Iran and Iraq’s ‘dirty work’ in a scathing speech by former New York mayor Rudy Guiliani. Mr Kobler had broken every promise he made before he forced Iranian refugees to move to the Camp Liberty ‘concentration […]

The UN’s role in Baghdad’s killing fields

THE TELEGRAPH What on earth does Ban Ki-moon, the UN’s Secretary-General, think that Martin Kobler, his personal representative in Iraq, is up to? I have reported before on the extraordinary story of the betrayal of 3,200 Iranian dissidents who, for 30 years after the 1979 Iranian revolution, lived in Camp Ashraf, a little desert town […]

A call for Iranian dissidents to be returned to Camp Ashraf

UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL BRUSSELS, Feb. 21 (UPI) — The Friends of a Free Iran intergroup in the European Parliament, which enjoys the active support of more than over 200 members of parliament from different political groups, had an urgent news conference highlighting the recent rocket attack on Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty in Iraq. The […]

Martin Kobler and wife’s dangerous stance on Camp Liberty attack “facilitates” further attacks

Kobler’s absurd gesture through his wife to whitewash and getting away from responsibility of crimes against humanity, massacre of defenseless refugees and rendering them homeless Britta Wagner, the German Ambassador in Iraq and wife of Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Iraq, in a statement issued a few days after  the missiles […]

Voice of Iraq: Initial investigations confirm Iraqi forces involvement in camp liberty attack

NCRI – The initial investigations into deadly attack on Camp Liberty on February 9 confirm that Iraqi security systems were involved in the attack which left 7 killed and over a 100 injured, an Iraqi website reported. Voice of Iraq radio quoted a member of the Investigation Committee in the Iraqi Parliament on Sunday (February […]

US Congress team warns Iraq after attack on Iranian refugees

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE PARIS – A team of US Congressmen met with the Iranian dissident group MEK in Paris on Sunday and threatened to declare Iraq’s prime minister a sponsor of terrorism after a deadly attack on an Iranian exile camp there. The bi-partisan team, led by Dana Rohrabacher — the chair of the sub-committee […]

Iranian dissident group is viable opposition: U.S. congressmen

REUTERS PARIS (Reuters) – Four U.S. congressmen met an Iranian dissident leader on Sunday and urged President Barack Obama to treat her group as an alternative to Tehran’s government, four months after its removal from a list of terrorist organizations. The bipartisan group pressed Obama to talk to the Paris-based National Council of Resistance of […]