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2014-01-20 16:21:12

BAGHDAD, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Iraq National Tribes Council, in coordination with a variety of national organizations, is campaigning to petition the Iraqi government to redress the humanitarian crisis facing Iranian exiles in Baghdad's Camp Liberty. The petition condemns the criminal attacks that government forces have launched against the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/Mek), which is temporarily housed in Camp Liberty. It also calls for UN...

2013-11-05 00:20:28

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued by the OIAC: Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki visited Washington, DC last week to meet with administration officials and to seek continued U.S. support for his government. Before he arrived, however, he ordered his Special Forces to attack Camp Ashraf, home to Iranian dissidents on September 1, 2013. Fifty-two were murdered, execution-style, and seven residents, including six women, were taken...

2013-11-01 16:22:55

PARIS, November 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrators shouted: Maliki is lying to America on the assault on Ashraf, taking seven Ashraf residents hostage, and democracy in Iraq President Obama should ask Maliki to immediately release the hostages Concurrent with the visit of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to White House and his meeting with President Obama, Iranians staged a mass rally in front of the White House strongly...

2013-03-01 20:20:24

Documentary to show if individual soldiers can put aside the differences of ideology and government PHOENIX, NEW YORK and SADR CITY, Baghdad, Iraq, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Shai: Arabic for "Tea." Commonly shared by friends when sitting down to speak; an excellent alternative to machine guns. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130301/CG69793) Iraq War veteran Daniel Somers is traveling back to Baghdad in order to meet with his former enemies ("insurgents")...

2012-11-28 12:24:40

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In part of his new book, "THE DANGEROUS RIGHT WING," author Richard Fults discloses/documents 'THE WORST CRIME IN AMERICAN HISTORY' from isolated, factual criminal evidence; in the public domain for years but never before connected or investigated by anyone. Fults outlines his findings: 1) In 2002, after 12 months of Bush and his neocons emphatically and repeatedly claiming that Iraq had been involved in the 9/11 attack, and intended to attack...

2012-11-08 08:28:38

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For Darron Wright, a three tour veteran of the Iraq War, America's eight-year campaign to liberate Iraq was a good war fought well. In his new book, Iraq Full Circle: From Shock and Awe to the Last Combat Patrol in Baghdad and Beyond he offers a first-hand analysis of the war. Wright was battalion operations officer for an infantry battalion from 2003-2004 operating in the dangerous Sunni Triangle. In 2005-6 he did a tour as a Brigade Executive Officer...

2012-05-10 10:24:23

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allegations by the State Department lawyer on lack of access to, and suspicion of existence of weapons and ammunition at Camp Ashraf are absurd and insult the professionalism and integrity of U.S. troops who served at Camp Ashraf, senior U.S. military commanders say in a statement, a copy of which was provided to the U.S. Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR). Camp Ashraf is a temporary home for members of the main Iranian opposition...

2012-05-04 10:23:13

TORONTO, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Veteran journalist Eric Margolis, named in captured al-Qaida documents just released by the US military, says he's not surprised.  He was named as one of 20 western journalists who might receive key documents about 9/11. "I interviewed the founder of Al-Qaida, Sheik Abdullah Azzam, way back during the anti-Soviet war in Afghanistan." says Margolis. "I have written weekly columns for Pakistan's leading newspapers for over 20 years, as well...

2012-04-06 10:20:27

LONDON, April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the anniversary of the April 8, massacre of the residents of Camp Ashraf, International Solidarity for a Democratic Change in Iran [http://www.isdciran.org ] (ISDCI [http://www.isdciran.org ]) calls on UN, US and EU to take necessary steps to guarantee safety and basic human rights of the residents. ISDCI also calls on US Secretary Clinton to, firstly, uphold her last year's December 25 commitment for a "robust Monitoring" by the U.S. at...

2012-02-07 18:42:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of Congress, prominent scholars and former U.S. officials called for a speedy and peaceful end to the standoff over the fate of 3,400 pro-democracy Iranian dissidents at Camp Ashraf in Iraq, amid warnings that a failure to quickly and safely relocate them would endanger their lives. "There is a looming genocide that could occur if a number of different things don't go right in the next weeks and months," warned former FBI...