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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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’Iran Has Legitimate Right to Self-defense against Israeli Regime’

’Iran Has Legitimate Right to Self-defense against Israeli Regime’

Monday 15 April 2024
Middle East on April 26 is as follows: Madam President, As we informed in our letter last night, in response to the Israeli regime's recurring military aggressions, particularly its armed attacks on 1st April 2024 against Iranian diplomatic premises, in defiance of Article 2 (4) of the Charter ...
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US Notifies Israel It Will Not Partake in Counterattack Against Iran

US Notifies Israel It Will Not Partake in Counterattack Against Iran

Monday 15 April 2024 ،
Middle East and involve the United States in a full-scale war. However, it remains uncertain whether Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will heed this advice, given the political pressures he faces domestically. Biden essentially advised Netanyahu to take the win, considering that Israel eme ...
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Iraqi PM’s Top Agenda in Washington Seems US Withdrawal

Iraqi PM’s Top Agenda in Washington Seems US Withdrawal

Tuesday 16 April 2024 ،
Middle East requires an immediate end to the war in the Gaza Strip. Al-Sudani's announcement of setting a timetable for the withdrawal of American forces from Iraq comes at a time when political parties and groups in this country insist on the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of American ...
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Wall Street Journal’s coverage of the positions taken by the UAE and Saudi Arabia amid Iran’s attack on Israel

Wall Street Journal’s coverage of the positions taken by the UAE and Saudi Arabia amid Iran’s attack on Israel

Wednesday 17 April 2024 ،
Middle East. This report was published as informed sources speaking to Al Arabiya denied any involvement by Saudi Arabia in intercepting Iran’s missile and drone attacks on occupied Palestine. On Monday evening, sources told Al Arabiya that no official Saudi platforms had issued statements s ...
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Reuters: Biden does not intend to intensify Iran’s oil sanctions

Reuters: Biden does not intend to intensify Iran’s oil sanctions

Wednesday 17 April 2024 ،
Middle East without causing a spike in oil prices and angering China, Iran's largest oil customer? Scott Modell, head of the Rapidan Energy Group, believes that even if the bill is passed, the Biden administration is unlikely to take significant measures to enforce existing sanctions or impose ...
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Arab-EU Meeting on Gaza: Motivations and Outcomes

Arab-EU Meeting on Gaza: Motivations and Outcomes

Wednesday 24 April 2024 ،
Middle East, the Europeans more than the US feel the consequences of insecurity and instability in the region. Over the past decade, millions of refugees from Libya, Syria, and other countries fled their countries to Europe due to the regional crises, causing serious issues to the European countries ...
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Two Big Reasons for Pessimism: Is US-Saudi Defense Pact Really Too Close?

Two Big Reasons for Pessimism: Is US-Saudi Defense Pact Really Too Close?

Sunday 12 May 2024 ،
Middle East program at the Center for International and Strategic Studies (CSIS), believes that despite official statements, it is unlikely that a comprehensive agreement between the US and Saudi Arabia will be reached in the coming months.  What Riyadh wants from Washington  The first c ...
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Iran identifies Israel’s occupation and possession of nuclear weapons as the primary obstacles to regional security

Iran identifies Israel’s occupation and possession of nuclear weapons as the primary obstacles to regional security

Monday 13 May 2024 ،
Middle East, the foreign minister emphasized. He expressed Iran's complete readiness to collaborate with regional and neighboring nations, as well as members of the Muslim and Arab world. The Islamic Republic is committed to sparing no effort in advancing the cause of the Palestinian people, h ...
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How Does the World View Pres. Raisi’s Passing?

How Does the World View Pres. Raisi’s Passing?

Wednesday 22 May 2024 ،
Middle East Security Initiative at the Atlantic Council's Middle East Program, says that the death of president of Iran has shocked the region and the whole world, but it is highly unlikely this incident triggers a change in Iran's strategic path in home and foreign policy. Iran's main c ...
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Three Precious Legacies of Pres. Raisi’s Economic Diplomacy

Three Precious Legacies of Pres. Raisi’s Economic Diplomacy

Saturday 25 May 2024 ،
East policy, Iran's membership could not happen this fast. Russia and China, as two great strategic allies in the transitioning global order, consider the Islamic Republic of Iran as the third side of their eastern alliance due to its completely independent policy, sensitive geopolitical positio ...

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