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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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What’s Behind Israeli Attacks on Lebanese Border Areas?

What’s Behind Israeli Attacks on Lebanese Border Areas?

Monday 9 August 2021
Mikati was tasked with forming a new cabinet, Lebanon seems to have moved on the path to political stability, and most political observers believe that by forming a new government Mikati can make way for transition from the current years-long political limbo. Under the shadow of new developments, th ...
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Are Akkar Blast, Central Bank Move Meant to Rekindle Lebanon Crisis?

Are Akkar Blast, Central Bank Move Meant to Rekindle Lebanon Crisis?

Friday 20 August 2021 ،
Mikati was appointed by Aoun.  While a wide gap between Hariri and the president's expectations dashed any hope of reaching an agreement in the far future, in the short time Mikati's candidacy has created a positive atmosphere in the cabinet formation process and, according to sources ...
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US, Israel Baffled by Iran’s Fuel Shipments to Lebanon: Hezbollah

US, Israel Baffled by Iran’s Fuel Shipments to Lebanon: Hezbollah

Saturday 28 August 2021 ،
Mikati, a tycoon and former premier, was designated to form a new government some two weeks after the former premier-designate, Saad Hariri, resigned as a result of a nine-month political deadlock. Mikati, who has so far failed to form his desperately-needed cabinet, said earlier on Friday that he ...
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Weighing Out Political Factions in New Lebanon Cabinet

Weighing Out Political Factions in New Lebanon Cabinet

Tuesday 14 September 2021 ،
Mikati finally managed to form new government in Lebanon, ending 13 months of political limbo in the crisis-hit country.  Mikati is the third man tasked with forming a cabinet since the previous government resigned following huge blasts that fully demolished the port of Beirut and part of the ...
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Lebanon New Government Far from ’Hezbollah Backed’

Lebanon New Government Far from ’Hezbollah Backed’

Tuesday 21 September 2021 ،
Mikati to Prime Minister assures the United States that “Lebanon would not be a starting point to rebuild Syria, at least not unsupervised by the Americans and definitely not in favor of the Chinese.” Kleit adds that France will “benefit a lot” from the new Prime Minister &l ...
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Lebanon New Government Wins Parliament’s Confidence Vote

Lebanon New Government Wins Parliament’s Confidence Vote

Tuesday 21 September 2021 ،
Mikati’s government their vote of confidence, while 15 voted against it. One hundred out of a possible 117 parliamentarians attended Monday’s session, which lasted over eight hours. Among those absent was former Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who heads the Future Movement. Lebanon has 128 ...
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Lebanon New PM’s Main Challenges to Face

Lebanon New PM’s Main Challenges to Face

Saturday 25 September 2021 ،
Mikati, a prominent politician and businessman who already held the post twice.  Although the success of resolving the wide-ranging political differences between the political groups to form a government is important and promising news for the Lebanese, the realities of the turbulent economic ...
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New leaks Expose Secret Wealth, Dealings of World Leaders

New leaks Expose Secret Wealth, Dealings of World Leaders

Monday 4 October 2021 ،
Mikati, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the prime minister of Dubai and vice president of the United Arab Emirates. A number of celebrities are mentioned in the leaks, including pop star Shakira and former cricket superstar Sachin Tendulkar of India. Lawyers for both stress that their of ...
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Why Did Iran FM’s Beirut Visit Draw Extensive Attention?

Why Did Iran FM’s Beirut Visit Draw Extensive Attention?

Sunday 10 October 2021 ،
Mikati, and his counterpart Abdullah Bou Habib.  Amir-Abdollahian carrying peace, stability, and friendship to Beirut  The visit of the Iranian FM to Lebanon follows two very important developments in Lebanon, both of which are crucial in analyzing this visit. First, after 13 months of p ...
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Lebanon’s Muddy Waters: Who Is Seeking to Fish?

Lebanon’s Muddy Waters: Who Is Seeking to Fish?

Sunday 17 October 2021 ،
Mikati called for calm after the clashes. Alwaght has talked to Musaib Naeemi, an Iranian expert of regional affairs, asking him for answers about what is going on in Lebanon. Asked about the goals behind the attack on the peaceful protestors outside the justice palace, Mr Naeemi said that attack ...

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Bahrainis Hold Funeral for Political Prisoner, Ali Qambar

Bahrainis Hold Funeral for Political Prisoner, Ali Qambar