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Iranian Rebels Get a New Lease on Life

Aid workers called them the Persians, but everyone else in the shabby refugee camp here near the Jordan-Iraq border knew them simply as the moujahedeen. For two weeks, about 60 of them occupied tents in a dust-blown no-man’s land beside 800 Kurds who had fled as Saddam Hussein’s regime collapsed. The Kurds, who were Sunni Muslims, were running from the Shiites, but the moujahedeen were running from everyone. “We all knew who they were. We knew them from Baghdad, but in Baghdad they had uniforms,” recalled Mohammed Said, who lived in a tent near them. “We don’t like them, though. Nobody liked the moujahedeen.” Full Story

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