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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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Will Iraq’s Coordination Council Manage to Form Govt. after al-Sadr’s Walkout from Politics?

Will Iraq’s Coordination Council Manage to Form Govt. after al-Sadr’s Walkout from Politics?

Monday 5 September 2022
Al-Halbousi, the Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, as saying that despite the heavy pressure that has been exerted on Al-Halbousi to reconvene the parliament sessions, he still refuses to do so and emphasizes the need for a political agreement before resuming parliament sessions.  Al-Halbousi t ...
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Sadr, Allies Won’t Allow New Govt. In Iraq: Expert

Sadr, Allies Won’t Allow New Govt. In Iraq: Expert

Wednesday 14 September 2022 ،
Al-Halbousi and Khamis Khanjar, a prominent Sunni businessman and politician. There are also differences among the Kurds, between Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). So far, the presidential post was a share of the PUK, but now Masoud Barzani, of KDP, feels t ...
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New Iraqi Alliance Paving Way to President, New PM

New Iraqi Alliance Paving Way to President, New PM

Tuesday 27 September 2022 ،
The Shiite Coordination Framework reportedly reached an agreement with rivals to work towards a new government to end limbo. Alwaght- A year after the parliamentary elections in Iraq and despite some political obstructions, good news are emanating from Baghdad and rejuvenating the hopes for end to t ...
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Without Political Agreement, Iraq Sinks into Political and Security Instability: Expert

Without Political Agreement, Iraq Sinks into Political and Security Instability: Expert

Thursday 13 October 2022 ،
Al-Halbousi, agreements have been made to finalize the two presidential and prime ministerial options. Seemingly, the issue of election of al-Sudani as the prime minister has been finalized in the eyes of the Coordination Framework, but the Kurds have not yet announced their preferred option for the ...
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Reactions Pour in as with New Pres. Iraq is a Step Closer to New Govt.

Reactions Pour in as with New Pres. Iraq is a Step Closer to New Govt.

Saturday 15 October 2022 ،
Al-Halbousi for the election of the president reached its quorum with 269 lawmakers present, and in the competition between Abdul Latif Rashid and Barham Salih the lawmakers finally elected Rashid for the post of president with 162 votes. 99 members of parliament voted for Salih and 8 votes were dec ...
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New Political Process in Iraq: Challenges, Requirements, and Priorities

New Political Process in Iraq: Challenges, Requirements, and Priorities

Tuesday 18 October 2022 ،
The new Iraqi political process took shape thanks to efforts by Shiite Coordination Framework but it has challenges ahead. Alwaght- With the obstacle represented by a failure to elect a president removed last week after months of stalemate, the Iraqi society is preparing itself for the first governm ...
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Political Forces in New Iraqi Cabinet’s Composition

Political Forces in New Iraqi Cabinet’s Composition

Sunday 20 November 2022 ،
Al-Halbousi, which are defense, planning, culture, industry, trade, and higher education. Four have also been assigned to the KDP which include foreign affairs, justice, housing, and environment, and other ministries have been distributed among minorities, as the Turkmens have received two ministrie ...
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Arab Parliament Speakers Arrive in Syrian Capital

Arab Parliament Speakers Arrive in Syrian Capital

Sunday 26 February 2023 ،
A number of Arab parliament speakers and senior legislators have arrived in Damascus, amid attempts to restore Syria’s membership in the Arab League, more than a decade after it was suspended from the 22-member bloc. Alwaght- A number of Arab parliament speakers and senior legislators have arrived i ...
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With Parl. Speaker Al-Halbousi Removed by Supreme Court, Should Iraqis Expect New Political Crisis?

With Parl. Speaker Al-Halbousi Removed by Supreme Court, Should Iraqis Expect New Political Crisis?

Monday 20 November 2023 ،
Al-Halbousi’s reaction Since the announcement of the shocking and unexpected news of al-Halbousi’s removal from his post, the flood of internal reactions has continued non-stop, and in the meantime, in a speech at the House of Representatives session al-Halbousi described the ruling as ...
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What Do New Equations of Iraqi Political Puzzle Signal?

What Do New Equations of Iraqi Political Puzzle Signal?

Wednesday 27 December 2023 ،
Al-Halbousi’s party in Anbar province, the stronghold of Sunni Arabs in Iraq, won 12 out of 16 seats and in Baghdad, the capital of the country, won the first place with 9 out of 49 seats, leaving behind the rival Sunni alliance Jamahir Al-Wataniyah led by Ahmad Al-Jubouri, Azem alliance led b ...

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Farmers in Poland are on the streets again to protest EU agricultural policies

Farmers in Poland are on the streets again to protest EU agricultural policies