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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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Why is Closeness to Tel Aviv Simultaneously Worrisome to Abu Dhabi?

Why is Closeness to Tel Aviv Simultaneously Worrisome to Abu Dhabi?

Wednesday 15 December 2021
The UAE cannot overlook l economic benefits of thaw with Israel but simultaneously can’t close eyes to Iranian discontentment. Alwaght- Israeli Prime Minister Neftali Bennet flew to the UAE on Monday in the first visit of an Israeli PM to the Arab monarchy in the Israeli seven-decade life. The visit ...
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Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza Risk Eroding the Ceasefire

Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza Risk Eroding the Ceasefire

Tuesday 4 January 2022 ،
The Israeli warplanes hit Hamas positions on Saturday. Hamas warned they would not remain unanswered. Alwaght- The shaky Egyptian-brokered ceasefire between the Israeli government and Hamas after the 11-day war of May has showed its fragility recently as Israeli warplanes bombed on Saturday sites in ...
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Al-Sadr Call for Stronger Dinar Shakes Country’s Currency Market

Al-Sadr Call for Stronger Dinar Shakes Country’s Currency Market

Monday 21 February 2022 ،
The Shiite cleric called for return to higher price of national currency dinar against US dollar but met negative response from government. Alwaght- Following a request by Sadrist Movement's leader Muqtada al-Sadr concerning the national currency price, in the past two days, the Iraqi currency m ...
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Why Is Turkey Eyeing Purchase of more Russian S-400 Air Defenses?

Why Is Turkey Eyeing Purchase of more Russian S-400 Air Defenses?

Monday 2 May 2022 ،
Erdogan is afraid of Russian revenge for Ankara help to West in Ukraine crisis and so seeks Putin appeasement. Alwaght- While the Russian special operation in Ukraine was expected to break the ice between Turkey and the NATO, a new Turkish demand for the Russian S-400 air defense systems seem to hav ...
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What Are Challenges Caused by Iraqi Political Stalemate?

What Are Challenges Caused by Iraqi Political Stalemate?

Saturday 14 May 2022 ،
Continuation of the crisis caused public distrust in political system and districts sovereignty-linked agenda. Alwaght- Nearly seven months after the parliamentary elections, Iraq still grapples with a deadlock in its efforts to form a new government. On the one side stands the Sadrist Movement and ...
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Will Biden’s Regional Tour Revamp Declining Ties with Arab States?

Will Biden’s Regional Tour Revamp Declining Ties with Arab States?

Sunday 17 July 2022 ،
The US leader came with demands for more oil and lower level of Arab ties with other powers and to rebuild trust. But he hardly succeeds. Alwaght- The fast-moving transition of the world from unipolar order in which the US has economic and political dominance to the decline of the Western civilizati ...
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What Are US Strategic Goals Behind Launching Drone Fleet in West Asia?

What Are US Strategic Goals Behind Launching Drone Fleet in West Asia?

Tuesday 23 August 2022 ،
The US eyes a set of goals from containing Iran to freeing up naval peer to curb China and Russia. Alwaght- Highly feeling threatened by fast growing Iranian military power and regional influence, the US is struggling to promote its power in the face of its rival. It has recently designed a new prog ...
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US Muslims Five Times More Likely to Face Police Harassment Due to Their Religion: Study

US Muslims Five Times More Likely to Face Police Harassment Due to Their Religion: Study

Wednesday 24 August 2022 ،
More specifically, Muslim adults who identify as Black, Middle Eastern, Arab or North African are more likely than Muslims who identify as white to report that they have been harassed by the police because of their religion, according to the study published in the Society for the Study of Social Pro ...
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China Eying Deeper Influence in Saudi Arabia

China Eying Deeper Influence in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday 7 September 2022 ،
Chinese leader wrote a letter to Saudi king about deeper relationship and plans a visit to the Arab kingdom as competition with the US heats up. Alwaght- Planning to shine as a superpower by the 100th anniversary of foundation of the Communist Party government in 2049, China is working hard to bolst ...
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The Revenant: Netanyahu Makes a Comeback with Far-right

The Revenant: Netanyahu Makes a Comeback with Far-right

Friday 4 November 2022 ،
The ex-Israeli emerged winner of the new early elections and win form a government with far-right. Alwaght- The Israeli election results came out as the polls had predicted and the far-right parties managed to secure more that half of the 120 parliament seats.  According to the votes counted, ...

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Supreme Leader meets with Iraqi PM in Tehran

Supreme Leader meets with Iraqi PM in Tehran