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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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Baghdad-Erbil Dispute Over Makhmur

Baghdad-Erbil Dispute Over Makhmur

Tuesday 24 October 2023
Kurdistan region of Iraq and the central government in Baghdad, in recent months security differences have overshadowed their bilateral ties. On Sunday, minor clashes occurred between the Iraqi army and the Kurdish Peshmerga forces over control of checkpoints near Makhmur camp for the Kurdish refuge ...
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Iraq’s Provincial Council Elections Kick Off

Iraq’s Provincial Council Elections Kick Off

Monday 18 December 2023 ،
Kurdistan Region, and elect the governor and his two deputies in each province.  According to the ‘Law of Governorates Not Incorporated into a Region’, which was approved in 2008, the election cycle of Iraqi provincial councils must be repeated every 4 years, which means that the l ...
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Will Kirkuk Reembrace Security after Recent Provincial Election?

Will Kirkuk Reembrace Security after Recent Provincial Election?

Sunday 24 December 2023 ،
Kurdistan region in the north were not included in this election according to the law of the federal government.  The election atmosphere of Kirkuk province was different from other provinces and exceptional conditions were experienced, something drawing admiration of the Iraqi authorities who ...
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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 ،
Kurdistan local government in northern Iraq. The first elections in Kirkuk were held in 2005, and since then no provincial council elections have been held in this province. In last week election, Patriotic Union of Kurdistan took the lead, followed by Rakan Al-Jubouri-led Arab alliance, Turkmen li ...
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IRGC Missile Strikes Caused a Hellish Night for Mossad and ISIS

IRGC Missile Strikes Caused a Hellish Night for Mossad and ISIS

Tuesday 16 January 2024 ،
Kurdistan region with ballistic missiles. This site has been the center for the development of espionage operations and the design of terrorist activities in the region and especially in Iran. We assure our beloved nation that the offensive operations of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps will co ...
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Operation at Zero O’clock

Operation at Zero O’clock

Wednesday 17 January 2024 ،
Kurdistan region of Iraq. During the late moments of Monday and the early hours of yesterday (Tuesday), the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) conducted a missile operation in Syrian territory and the Kurdistan region of Iraq. During the final moments of Monday and the early hours of yesterda ...
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Baghdad Unsuccessful in Implementing Security Agreement with Tehran: Expert

Baghdad Unsuccessful in Implementing Security Agreement with Tehran: Expert

Friday 19 January 2024 ،
Kurdistan region. Alwaght- In response to the terrorist attacks by Israeli-backed elements in Rask and Kerman that killed tens of civilians, Iran struck with missiles secret Mossad headquarters in the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan region Erbil. The attack drew protest from some Iraqi and autonomous reg ...
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Has the balance of deterrence between Iran and Israel been disrupted?

Has the balance of deterrence between Iran and Israel been disrupted?

Monday 22 January 2024 ،
Kurdistan region of Iraq, completely destroying it with precision missiles in response to the terrorist attack in Kerman targeting and resulting in the martyrdom of Commander Seyyed Reza Mousavi, the Israeli regime once again targeted a facility housing Iranian advisory forces in Syrian territory. A ...
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The Barzanis and the tactic of removing traces

The Barzanis and the tactic of removing traces

Saturday 27 January 2024 ،
Kurdistan Democratic Party's close collaboration with the Zionist regime requires a deeper understanding of the historical context.   The historical background of the Barzanis' association with Israel Historically, Israel has established enduring connections, both overt and covert, a ...
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PKK Kills Turkish Soldier at a Northern Iraq Military Base

PKK Kills Turkish Soldier at a Northern Iraq Military Base

Sunday 18 February 2024 ،
Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), blacklisted as a terrorist organisation by Ankara and its Western allies, according to private Turkish television station NTV. A retaliatory military operation is underway in the area, the authorities said. Attacks on Turkish military bases in northern Iraq in D ...

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