Alwaght | News & Analysis Website

Editor's Choice

News

Most Viewed

Day Week Month

In Focus

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
New node

New node

Map of  Latest Battlefield Developments in Syria and Iraq on

alwaght.net
Is Libya Drifting Back to Civil War as Elections Grow More Divisive?

Is Libya Drifting Back to Civil War as Elections Grow More Divisive?

Monday 29 November 2021
Haftar in eastern Libya. The southwest is held by Tawariq tribes and in the Haftar-controlled areas Toubou tribes are leading. Also, a large part of the north is held by ISIS-aligned groups.  Concerning holding the presidential election and accepting its results, the potential threat is tensio ...
alwaght.net
13 Killed, 30 Injured as Clashes between Libyan Armed Groups Refuels in Tripoli

13 Killed, 30 Injured as Clashes between Libyan Armed Groups Refuels in Tripoli

Saturday 23 July 2022 ،
Haftar. The Government of National Unity of Libya was supported by countries such as Qatar, Turkey, some European countries and the United Nations, and countries such as Egypt, Russia, Saudi Arabia and the UAE also supported the army of Khalifa Haftar, a retired general based in Benghazi  ...
alwaght.net
23 Killed in Libya’s Tripoli as Fears Grow of Wider War

23 Killed in Libya’s Tripoli as Fears Grow of Wider War

Sunday 28 August 2022 ،
Haftar, says the GNU’s mandate has expired. But he has so far been unable to take office in Tripoli, as Dbeibah has insisted he will only hand over power to an elected government.
alwaght.net
What’s Behind Bin Zayed’s Moscow Visit?

What’s Behind Bin Zayed’s Moscow Visit?

Wednesday 12 October 2022 ،
Haftar. In Syrian case, Abu Dhabi is considered to be one of the first countries in the Arab region and the Persian Gulf to normalize its relations with Damascus, and probably the Russians are trying to make the UAE play a mediating role to normalize the relations between Damascus and other Persian ...
alwaght.net
What’s Behind Saudi Security Agreement with Morocco?

What’s Behind Saudi Security Agreement with Morocco?

Saturday 28 January 2023 ،
Haftar, the commander of the Libyan National Army in eastern Libya, Saudi Arabia, along with the UAE, tried to overthrow the Tripoli-based MB-affiliated National Unity Government and install its submissive government.  In Sudan and Egypt, the Saudis, with extensive support to the governments i ...
alwaght.net
US Afraid of Russia-UAE Intelligence Cooperation

US Afraid of Russia-UAE Intelligence Cooperation

Tuesday 18 April 2023 ،
Haftar in Libya.  In October, federal prosecutors in New York also announced charges against two Russian men based in Dubai who were allegedly part of an operation to steal military technology from US companies. The two countries’ intelligence cooperation comes as in 2018, they signed a ...
alwaght.net
Libyan Political Impasse and the Domino of Unimplemented Agreements

Libyan Political Impasse and the Domino of Unimplemented Agreements

Saturday 27 May 2023 ،
Haftar holds the east with his forces, and despite the UN push for a solution, no tangible progress has so far been made. Facing a stalemate, the opposite sides have recently sat together for a peace roadmap to end years of bloodshed in the country.  To this end, 6+6 joint committee, also call ...
alwaght.net
How Will Wagner Absence Impact Russia’s Regional Influence?

How Will Wagner Absence Impact Russia’s Regional Influence?

Sunday 2 July 2023 ،
Haftar, the leader of the Libyan opposition forces in the east of the country. Reportedly up to 1,000 of Wagner's mercenaries were involved in bringing Haftar to power in the official government of Tripoli in 2019, and Russia also supplied Wagner's equipment in the North African country. The ...
alwaght.net
Clashes between Rival Militias in Libya Kills 27

Clashes between Rival Militias in Libya Kills 27

Wednesday 16 August 2023 ،
Haftar. The Government of National Unity of Libya was supported by countries such as Qatar, Turkey, some European countries and the United Nations, and countries such as Egypt, Russia, Saudi Arabia and the UAE also supported the army of Khalifa Haftar, a retired general based in Benghazi  ...
alwaght.net
The New Era of Turkish-Egyptian Relations

The New Era of Turkish-Egyptian Relations

Saturday 17 February 2024 ،
Haftar's forces in eastern Libya, whereas Turkey supported the Government of National Accord, endorsed by the United Nations, which had Islamist leanings. Turkey even went as far as establishing a military base in Tripoli, Libya's capital, and deploying troops to the country. Consequently, T ...

Gallery

Photo

Film

Ashura ceremony in holy Mashhad

Ashura ceremony in holy Mashhad