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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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US Senators Urge Sanctions to Pressure Lebanon to Form Government

US Senators Urge Sanctions to Pressure Lebanon to Form Government

Saturday 17 December 2022
Aoun, whose term expired in October. Thursday's vote was attended by 109 lawmakers in the 128-member parliament. Candidate Michel Moawad, who is seen as close to the United States and backed by the Lebanese Forces Party, received 38 votes, well short of the figure needed to win the first round. ...
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Suspicious Death of UNIFIL Soldier: A Scenario to Pressurize Hezbollah?

Suspicious Death of UNIFIL Soldier: A Scenario to Pressurize Hezbollah?

Monday 19 December 2022 ،
Aoun, the army chief, being the new president. The Arab-Western push for imposition of their choice comes as Hezbollah and its allies are opposed to these choices and insist the new president should stand in the face of the Americans and prioritize Lebanon’s national interests. Hezbollah and ...
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Paris Multi-Party Meeting on Lebanon: Step Forward or Political Show?

Paris Multi-Party Meeting on Lebanon: Step Forward or Political Show?

Tuesday 31 January 2023 ،
Aoun, the big economic challenges in recent years that led to national currency value slump, and a 70-percent poverty rate have paved the way for interference of foreign actors in home affairs of the Arab country under the cover of supporting the nation. For example, last week, a European judicial d ...
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Rays of Hope Emerging for Lebanon President Election

Rays of Hope Emerging for Lebanon President Election

Monday 15 May 2023 ،
Aoun, the commander of the Lebanese armed forces. But so far no consensus has been reached.  The opposition bloc insists that the Shiite coalition must announce its final candidate before the parliament’s deadline. Two Christian parties, Lebanese Forces led by Samir Geagea and Free Patri ...
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Syria’s Assad Holding Key to Lebanon’s Problems Settlement

Syria’s Assad Holding Key to Lebanon’s Problems Settlement

Thursday 8 June 2023 ،
Aoun visited Syria and met with Assad, hoping for untying his country’s economic and political twists. Alwaght- Grappling with political and economic crises for several years, Lebanon has recently asked regional partners for help to get rid of this complicated situation. The Lebanese officials are w ...
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Lebanese Parliament Fails to Elect President for 12th Time

Lebanese Parliament Fails to Elect President for 12th Time

Wednesday 14 June 2023 ،
Aoun's term ended in October of 2022 and since then, the nation's lawmakers have been unable to reach an agreement as to who should replace him and assume the presidency. Since that time, according to Lebanese constitutional law, Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati's transitional ...
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EU’s Syrian Refugees Resolution Destructive, Aimed at Maintaining Pressure on Syria, Lebanon

EU’s Syrian Refugees Resolution Destructive, Aimed at Maintaining Pressure on Syria, Lebanon

Tuesday 18 July 2023 ،
Aoun, during his trip to Damascus last month, met and talked with the senior officials there for arrangements for the refugees return after 12 year.  Lebanon started first stage of the plan in 2019, and a new stage was laid for 2022, but international obstructions have blocked its conclusion.& ...
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Will Stability Return to Lebanon Economy with Long-Serving Governor Departure?

Will Stability Return to Lebanon Economy with Long-Serving Governor Departure?

Wednesday 2 August 2023 ،
Aoun, the attorney general of Mount Lebanon region, charged him with fraud in purchase of an apartment in Paris. Salameh denied the charges and said they were politically-motivated.  His political influence and support by caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati have so far helped him avoid arres ...
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What’s Agenda of Iran FM’s Syria and Lebanon Visit?

What’s Agenda of Iran FM’s Syria and Lebanon Visit?

Saturday 2 September 2023 ،
Aoun as president and the failure of the political sides to name a new president. As a result, the political process is left in a state of uncertainty and a new cabinet is far from coming to existence, leaving the country run by a caretaker government.  To be elected as a president in Lebanon, ...
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After Libya Dam Collapse, Is Mosul Dam a Risk?

After Libya Dam Collapse, Is Mosul Dam a Risk?

Monday 25 September 2023 ،
Aoun Dhiyab said the condition of the dam is “reliable and stable.”  “Earlier, there were concerns about the dam condition, but they are cleared now and the dam is in its best condition now,” he said in a television interview.  The United Nations Industrial Develo ...

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Details of the funeral ceremony of the president and his companions