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Noun1.MEK - a terrorist organization formed in the 1960s by children of Iranian merchants; sought to counter the Shah of Iran's pro-western policies of modernization and opposition to communism; following a philosophy that mixes Marxism and Islam it now attacks the Islamic fundamentalists who deposed the Shah
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
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Daylight, dis tam you mek one beeg meestake," French Louis said, straightening up and stepping down from the chairs.
"Ah, my frien's," he said softly, "mebbe it mek you mad dog, dose many bites.
Such statements aside, the MEK has cultivated supporters among a network of US politicians, journalists, and academics advocating for "regime change" in Tehran.
After removing the collected liquid MEK from between the pig and the receiver gate valve, operators opened the valve and bled some air from the receiver to allow the pig to enter.
In da groun' dems not degradin', Ya ken 'ardly get ya spade in, Med from oil, spoil da soil, Mek me boil wi' da toil.
Flex-N-Gate had been interested in eliminating the use of MEK cleaning solvent, which it had used in painting operations since the 1970s.
There are, however, constituencies both in Congress and within the Bush administration that are intent on protecting MEK because it is an enemy of the ayatollahs and claims to have the ability to carry out sabotage and information collection activity inside Iran.
The "Global MEK Inhibitors Market 2019-2023" report has been added to's offering.
The suspicions that many Middle East observers harbor about the intentions of the MEK, partly due to claims of it being "a cult built around" two leaders, fail to square with the latest facts.
Former HE SKI Khama's support of Hon P Venson-Moitoi to challenge HE MEK Masisi for the BDP presidency has further deepened the divisions within the BDP and nationally just 6 months before the General Elections in October 2019.
At the time, Prime Minister Sali Berisha assured the Iranians that the MEK were being hosted in Albania only for humanitarian reasons and no action against Iran would be taken by this group.
Journalist Arron Merat, an experienced Iran-watcher who formerly was the Economist's Tehran correspondent, has just published a 6,600-word article about the MEK in the Guardian.