• Tehran Times, November 29 2018:...  If the MEK is opposed to the current political order in Tehran, that's all that matters to the Trump administration.  The sources of funds always have been unclear.  The most likely sources are states that are regional rivals of Iran.  terrorist group is still a terrorist group even if the blood it spills is not American blood.  The MEK certainly has been involved in lethal political violence since 2009 ... 

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  • Daniel Larison, The American Conservative, November 13 2018:... Daniel Benjamin, who was then the head of counter-terrorism at the state department, told me that the US decided to remove the MEK from the list of foreign terrorist organisations not because it believed it had abandoned violence, but to “avoid them all getting killed” if it remained in Iraq[bold mine-DL]. After the MEK was no longer designated a terrorist group, the US ... 

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  • Press TV, November 09 2018:... Earlier this summer, the Iran International came under fire for praising a terrorist attack in Iran’s Ahvaz and broadcasting live coverage of a rally by the anti-Iran terrorist group Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO). At the time, the Guardian took note of Press TV's complaint that the Western and Saudi media were refraining from terming the deadly attack as a terrorist act despite the large number of civilian ... 

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  • Iran_International_TV_Saudi_Arabia_Mojahedin_Khalq_Terrorism_5The Guardian, November 01 2018:... Earlier this summer, the station was criticised for airing extensive live coverage of a rally by the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK), a cult-like organisationthat espouses regime change and has links to Saudi Arabia. Senior Trump administration officials, including John Bolton, are advocates of the group, which was listed as a terrorist group in the US until 2012. The insider claimed the editorial content of ... 

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