1. Removed

    Iranian Group Taken Off Terrorist List

    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24:  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to participants of the Clinton Global Initiative meeting on September 24, 2012 in New York City. Timed to coincide with the United Nations General Assembly, CGI brings together heads of state, CEOs, philanthropists and others to help find solutions to the world's major problems.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

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    The Iranian dissident group Mujahedin Khalq has been removed from the United States' official list of terrorist organizations, the State Department said Friday. The group, known popularly as MEK, has not committed any acts of terrorism in the past 10 years and has recently cooperated with the United States in removing some of its members from a U.S.-protected area. But it's not all forgive and forget: the department's statement says it "does not overlook or forget the MEK's past acts of terrorism."

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