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Definition(s):

  • (n) a terrorist organization formed in the 1960s by children of Iranian merchants; sought to counter the Shah of Iran's pro-western policies of modernization and opposition to communism; following a philosophy that mixes Marxism and Islam it now attacks the Islamic fundamentalists who deposed the Shah

News

  • Iranian Dissident Camp Comes Under Mortar Fire In Iraq

    The Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) Iranian exile group sheltering in Iraq says at least one person has been killed after its camp outside Baghdad came under mortar fire. The MKO is the militant wing of a Paris-based Iranian opposition group that opposes Iran's current government and fought alongside Saddam Hussein's forces in the Iran-Iraq War in the 1980s.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Payvand Iran News

Quotes

  1. "I think it is good at long last that somebody is trying to acknowledge the efforts of Chief MKO Abiola. We cannot deny him the fact that he fought for democracy, and I am glad that the government is accepting it. Also, I want to see a situation...
    on May 31, 2010 By: Ibrahim Babangida Source: NEXT

  2. Dr. al-Mutlak added a note from Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, saying: "There is a message from the Iraqi Foreign Minister saying that we had no damages from the MKO, and that this organization's presence is for Iraq's interests."
    on Jun 20, 2008 By: Hoshyar Zebari Source: American Chronicle

  3. The chairman of the UK delegation, Mike Gapes, said after receiving some documents indicating the violation of human rights and terror by the MKO, "This documentation and other reports published by the international bodies about the MKO show that...
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Mike Gapes Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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