National Council of Resistance of Iran http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29586/all en Iran's exiled opposition urges June election boycott http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/irans-exiled-opposition-urges-june-election-boycott <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An exiled Iranian opposition group called in Paris on Saturday for a boycott of the June presidential election that will choose a successor to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.</p> <p>"This election whose only candidates are criminals implicated in the torture, massacre and looting of the Iranian people for 34 years, has no legitimacy in the eyes of the Iranian people and must be boycotted," The Paris-based National Council of Resistance of Iran said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/irans-exiled-opposition-urges-june-election-boycott" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government National Council of Resistance of Iran Politics War AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 21:30:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744226 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran's exiled opposition urges June election boycott http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/irans-exiled-opposition-urges-june-election-boycott-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An exiled Iranian opposition group called in Paris on Saturday for a boycott of the June presidential election that will choose a successor to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.</p> <p>"This election whose only candidates are criminals implicated in the torture, massacre and looting of the Iranian people for 34 years, has no legitimacy in the eyes of the Iranian people and must be boycotted," the National Council of Resistance of Iran said in a statement released at an international conference in Paris.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/irans-exiled-opposition-urges-june-election-boycott-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad National Council of Resistance of Iran Politics War AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 23:45:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744274 at http://www.globalpost.com Iranian dissident group is viable opposition- U.S. congressmen http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/iranian-dissident-group-viable-opposition-us-congressmen <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* U.S. congressmen urge Obama to reach out to NCRI</p> <p>* First talks since group removed from U.S. terrorist list</p> <p>By Nicholas Vinocur</p> <p>PARIS, Feb 17 (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 organisations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/iranian-dissident-group-viable-opposition-us-congressmen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Camp Ashraf Maryam Rajavi National Council of Resistance of Iran Politics War Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Feb 2013 22:45:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5758537 at http://www.globalpost.com Iranian opposition group opens Washington office http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130411/iranian-opposition-group-opens-washington-office <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The People's Mujahedeen, the Iranian opposition group listed by the United States as a terrorist organization until last year, opened an office in Washington Thursday for the first time in 15 years.</p> <p>Located about 100 meters (yards) from the White House, the office was officially opened with a ceremony attended by former national security adviser and retired general James Jones and John Bolton, a former arms control official in the Bush administration.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130411/iranian-opposition-group-opens-washington-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Camp Ashraf Environment Health Iran National Council of Resistance of Iran Politics Technology AFP Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:31:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5812570 at http://www.globalpost.com Kerry blames Iran for attack on Iraq camp http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130417/kerry-blames-iran-attack-iraq-camp-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday blamed the Iranian government for a deadly attack on an opposition camp in Iraq, and voiced fears of another assault.</p> <p>"We are deeply engaged in this. I am very concerned about the potential of another attack," Kerry told US lawmakers when asked about the February attack on a camp housing members of an exiled Iranian dissident group, the MEK.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130417/kerry-blames-iran-attack-iraq-camp-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Camp Ashraf Mohammad Reza Pahlavi National Council of Resistance of Iran AFP Thu, 18 Apr 2013 02:30:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5818916 at http://www.globalpost.com Iranian dissidents say Tehran moving nuclear research site http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131010/iranian-dissidents-say-tehran-moving-nuclear-research-site <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An accusation it made in July about a secret underground nuclear site under construction in Iran drew a cautious international response, with France merely saying it would look into it. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nicholas Vinocu, Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, France (Reuters) - An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Thursday it had information about what it said was a center for nuclear weaponisation research in Tehran that the government was moving to avoid detection ahead of negotiations with world powers.</p> <p>The dissident National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) exposed Iran&#39;s uranium enrichment facility at Natanz and a heavy water facility at Arak in 2002. But analysts say it has a chequered track record and a clear political agenda.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131010/iranian-dissidents-say-tehran-moving-nuclear-research-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran National Council of Resistance of Iran Nuclear program of Iran Iran Middle East Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Oct 2013 12:39:00 +0000 Nicholas Vinocu, Thomson Reuters 5957143 at http://www.globalpost.com Iranian dissidents say Iran has built secret new nuclear site http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131118/iranian-dissidents-say-iran-has-built-secret-new-nuclear-site <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS (Reuters) - An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Monday it had information about an underground nuclear site being built in Iran and that this was among a number of secret venues for an atomic bomb program.</p> <p>The National Council of Resistance of Iran exposed Iran's uranium enrichment plant at Natanz and a heavy-water facility at Arak in 2002. But analysts say the NCRI has a mixed track record and a clear agenda of regime change in Tehran.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131118/iranian-dissidents-say-iran-has-built-secret-new-nuclear-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran National Council of Resistance of Iran Nuclear program of Iran War Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:09:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5992439 at http://www.globalpost.com