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Ansarullah

Ansarullah

A Zaidi Shiite movement operating in Yemen. It seeks to establish a democratic government in Yemen.
Shiite

Shiite

represents the second largest denomination of Islam. Shiites believe Ali (peace be upon him) to be prophet"s successor in the Caliphate.
Resistance

Resistance

Axis of Resistances refers to countries and movements with common political goal, i.e., resisting against Zionist regime, America and other western powers. Iran, Syria, Hezbollah in Lebanon, and Hamas in Palestine are considered as the Axis of Resistance.
Persian Gulf Cooperation Council

Persian Gulf Cooperation Council

A regional political u n i o n consisting of Arab states of the Persian Gulf, except for Iraq.
Taliban

Taliban

Taliban is a Sunni fundamentalist movement in Afghanistan. It was founded by Mohammed Omar in 1994.
  Wahhabism & Extremism

Wahhabism & Extremism

Wahhabism is an extremist pseudo-Sunni movement, which labels non-Wahhabi Muslims as apostates thus paving the way for their bloodshed.
Kurds

Kurds

Kurds are an ethnic group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a region, which spans adjacent parts of Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. They are an Iranian people and speak the Kurdish languages, which form a subgroup of the Northwestern Iranian branch of Iranian languages.
NATO

NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.
Islamic Awakening

Islamic Awakening

Refers to a revival of the Islam throughout the world, that began in 1979 by Iranian Revolution that established an Islamic republic.
Al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda

A militant Sunni organization founded by Osama bin Laden at some point between 1988 and 1989
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Is Ansarullah’s Ultimatum to UAE Ending?

Is Ansarullah’s Ultimatum to UAE Ending?

Abu Dhabi airport came under attack. Though officials statements are yet to come out, Ansarullah warned of retaliatory attacks.
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Inter-Kurdish Struggle Over Iraq Presidency: Will KDP-PUK Agreements End?

Inter-Kurdish Struggle Over Iraq Presidency: Will KDP-PUK Agreements End?

The two major Kurdish parties are divided over who becomes Iraq president in Baghdad.
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Iraqi-Saudi Security Cooperation: Is Unity of Opposites Possible?

Iraqi-Saudi Security Cooperation: Is Unity of Opposites Possible?

Saudi Arabia cannot be a strategic partner because it for years plotted against Iraq and continues to do so along with interference.
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Lira Slump: Lebanese Economy on Fault Lines

Lira Slump: Lebanese Economy on Fault Lines

The Lebanese economic predicament is an outcome of home factors and mainly foreign meddling and restrictions.
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Four Outcomes of Syrian National Reconciliation Process

Four Outcomes of Syrian National Reconciliation Process

The central government widens the range of reconciliation initiative, increasing its control and benefiting the citizens.
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Big Goals Behind Iran FM’s Persian Gulf Visit

Big Goals Behind Iran FM’s Persian Gulf Visit

The top Iranian diplomat visited Muscat and Doha to expand economic and political ties as new administration gives neighbors important place in its policy.

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Lebanon’s Muddy Waters: Who Is Seeking to Fish?

Lebanon’s Muddy Waters: Who Is Seeking to Fish?

Gunmen affiliated with Phalangists, or Lebanese Forces party, attacked peaceful protestors. US and Israel are apparent gainers of violence.
Sunday 17 October 2021
Palestinian Authority Lost Position Among People, Expects Loss in Elections: Expert

Palestinian Authority Lost Position Among People, Expects Loss in Elections: Expert

While already its legitimacy and popularity plummeting, the Palestinian Authority’s crime of killing the critic Banat made its future shrouded in mystery.
Saudis, West Want End to Yemen War As Tides Turning Against Them: Expert

Saudis, West Want End to Yemen War As Tides Turning Against Them: Expert

Finding itself in a losing position after seven years of a costly war, Saudi Arabia and Western allies seek end to war.
US Withdrawal Risks Civil War, Partition in Afghanistan: Expert

US Withdrawal Risks Civil War, Partition in Afghanistan: Expert

As American forces leave Afghanistan, Taliban step up attacks. Other ethnic groups can’t just watch the power being seized by the group.
Resistance Shattered Deal of Century, Syrian Strategic Patience with Tel Aviv Ending: Expert

Resistance Shattered Deal of Century, Syrian Strategic Patience with Tel Aviv Ending: Expert

Recent developments in Al-Quds seem to stand a prelude to a new chapter in which Israel will be weaker, Palestinians stronger.

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Uighur Scholar Could Be Deported from Saudi Arabia ’within Days’: Family

Uighur Scholar Could Be Deported from Saudi Arabia ’within Days’: Family

A Uighur religious scholar detained without charge in Saudi Arabia may be deported "within days" to China, where he could face imprisonment and torture, his daughters have told Middle East Eye.

The Silence — or Worse — of Human Rights Hawks on U.S. Sanctions Against Afghanistan

When opposing the withdrawal from Afghanistan, D.C. hawks crowed about human rights. With U.S. sanctions causing starvation? Not so much.
Monday 10 January 2022

Balhaf: Oil Port Where UAE Loots Yemen, Imprisons, Tortures Yemenis

The UAE has not only prevented Yemenis from exporting their own natural gas from Balhaf and forcefully laid off hundreds of employees, it has converted the sprawling industrial complex into a private military camp and secret prison.
Monday 27 December 2021

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Israeli Forces Violently Crack down on Bedouins Protesting against Desert Tree Planting

Israeli Forces Violently Crack down on Bedouins Protesting against Desert Tree Planting