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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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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
Kurds and Shiites, and the departure of the representatives of the Progress Party by al-Halbousi is aimed at putting pressure on the government, which was formed after a nearly two-year stalemate, and on the coalition supporting it.  But despite al-Halbousi and his party’s reactions that ...
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Will Kirkuk Reembrace Security after Recent Provincial Election?

Will Kirkuk Reembrace Security after Recent Provincial Election?

Sunday 24 December 2023 ،
Kurds to turn out for voting to gain heavier political weight through winning larger number of seats than other minorities. Before the elections, Kurdish party member Mohammad Seyed Karim in a conversation with Furat News had sent a message to the people of Kirkuk, telling them: “My message to ...
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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 ،
Kurds make gains in Kirkuk  Another significant issue in recent Iraq vote is the successful arrangement of election in Kirkuk after nearly two decades with the highest national turnout rate of 66 percent.  The oil-rich Kirkuk with a mixed population of Kurds, Arabs, and Turkmens is a pro ...
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The Barzanis and the tactic of removing traces

The Barzanis and the tactic of removing traces

Saturday 27 January 2024 ،
Kurds began with the onset of the Kurdish rebellion, also known as the Barzani uprising against the Iraqi regime The strengthening of relations between Israel and Iraqi Kurds began with the onset of the Kurdish rebellion, also known as the Barzani uprising against the Iraqi regime, which lasted from ...
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Sweden NATO Membership Closed with Turkey: Whats Next?

Sweden NATO Membership Closed with Turkey: Whats Next?

Tuesday 30 January 2024 ،
Kurds, Turkish maintaining of close relations with Western-sanctioned Russia and Iran and finally Turkey’s neutral position in the Ukraine war have inflamed these differences to an uncontrollable level.  However, Erdogan’s very shaky victory in the 2023 presidential election and hi ...
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Biden Dogging “Checkmate”, a Success or a Downfall?

Biden Dogging “Checkmate”, a Success or a Downfall?

Sunday 4 February 2024 ،
Kurds and the transfer of ISIS families from the Al-Hol camp to Iraq are part of this project. It is not far-fetched to think that the United States, to remain safe from attacks by Iraqi groups, is once again strengthening ISIS and engaging the Popular Mobilization Forces in fighting this terrorist ...
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What prompted Arab countries to reintroduce mandatory military service?

What prompted Arab countries to reintroduce mandatory military service?

Tuesday 5 March 2024 ،
Kurds, harbored concerns about its aggressive intentions and history of oppression. Iraq's armed forces experienced a manpower reduction to 20% following the ISIS invasion in 2014, resulting in an unprecedented collapse. Sixty percent of Iraq's population is under 25 years old, with an estim ...
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Iran: Halabja Tragedy Exposed West’s Double Standard on Human Rights

Iran: Halabja Tragedy Exposed West’s Double Standard on Human Rights

Friday 15 March 2024 ،
Kurds, who had joined with Iran in fighting Saddam. According to reports, 5,000 people, mainly women and children, were killed of mustard gas and sarin poisoning, and up to 12,000 have died since because of chemical exposure. Marking the anniversary of the Baath regime's brutal attack against t ...
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Ayatollah Khamenei Affirms Kurds as Part of Our Community

Ayatollah Khamenei Affirms Kurds as Part of Our Community

Saturday 11 May 2024 ،
Kurds. We regard our relationship with the Kurdish community, whether in Iran or Iraq, as closer than with any other nation, affirmed the Leader during the discussion with Barzani. Ayatollah Khamenei conveyed to Barzani, 'The Kurds are part of our community.' Later on, May 6, during a meeti ...
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Al-Sadr’s Comeback with New Political Look: Signs and Reasons

Al-Sadr’s Comeback with New Political Look: Signs and Reasons

Monday 13 May 2024 ،
Kurds despite continuation of differences over oil and federal budget, and the early election, on which Sadrist Movement has its eye, remains shelved.  Additionally, al-Sudani's government has presented an acceptable performance in terms of fighting corruption and providing welfare and inf ...

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