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  • M23 rebels gather  in the eastern Congo town of Sake, some 27 kms west of Goma, Thursday Nov. 29, 2012. Rebels, who last week seized one of the most important cities in eastern Congo and advanced beyond, said Thursday that they had pulled back several miles (kilometers ) to the town of Sake and were on track to leave the key city of Goma by Friday, in accordance with a deadline imposed by the international community.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

    UN says Congo's defeated M23 rebels active again

    The top U.N. envoy in Congo said Monday there are "credible reports" that the M23 rebel group is recruiting fighters and resuming activities despite last month's peace agreement with the Congolese government following its military defeat.

  • In this photograph made on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, rows of housing containers formerly occupied by the US military are seen at Baghdad, airport. Iraqi government plans to move here some 3,300 members of the People's Mujahedeen Organization of Iran, who spent past three decades at Camp Ashraf, northeast of Baghdad. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

    Top U.N. official in Iraq 'misled' world on camp for Iranians

    The top U.N. official in Iraq directed his staff to cover up the prisonlike conditions of a relocation camp for Iranian dissidents in reports to the world body, said a former U.N. official who has resigned in protest.

  • **FILE** Iraqi police stand guard outside Camp Ashraf, northeast of Baghdad, in December 2011. (Associated Press/People's Mujahedeen Organization of Iran)

    U.N. and Iraq reach deal on Iranian dissidents

    The United Nations and the Iraqi government have reached a deal to transfer more than 3,000 Iranian dissidents living in a camp north of Baghdad, potentially averting what international observers have warned would be a massacre.

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