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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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New Iraqi Alliance Paving Way to President, New PM

New Iraqi Alliance Paving Way to President, New PM

Tuesday 27 September 2022
SCF) that holds the majority in the parliament is seizing any opportunity to persuade the other political forces to conclude the process of electing a president and then a prime minister as soon as possible. After the failure of the factions to form a government, the SCF has formed a new coalition w ...
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Without Political Agreement, Iraq Sinks into Political and Security Instability: Expert

Without Political Agreement, Iraq Sinks into Political and Security Instability: Expert

Thursday 13 October 2022 ،
SCF) has taken the initiative to form a new cabinet and end the months-long political stalemate in the country through engaging in new coalitions. To this end, a high-ranking Baghdad delegation including the parliament speaker, the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) president, and the prime minister ...
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Reactions Pour in as with New Pres. Iraq is a Step Closer to New Govt.

Reactions Pour in as with New Pres. Iraq is a Step Closer to New Govt.

Saturday 15 October 2022 ،
SCF) to the two major Kurdish parties, Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) to end their difference on president choice and name a person for the post. Rashid’s political record Rashid who was a last-minute candidate for the post, is a relative of the f ...
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New Political Process in Iraq: Challenges, Requirements, and Priorities

New Political Process in Iraq: Challenges, Requirements, and Priorities

Tuesday 18 October 2022 ،
SCF) as the majority holder in the parliament and the main driving force behind new government formation has announced that doors are open for participation of the opposition, especially the Sadrists. Although resignation of Sadrist parliamentary bloc, Saerun, catalyzed the start of the new governme ...
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New Iraqi Cabinet Wins Parliament Confidence, Ending Months-long Stalemate

New Iraqi Cabinet Wins Parliament Confidence, Ending Months-long Stalemate

Thursday 27 October 2022 ،
SCF). The SCF called for a comprehensive government while Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr pushed for a SCF-free one.  Sadrist parliamentary bloc, Saerun, resigned in June with all of its lawmakers. Their place was filled with substitutes from other bloc and independents. The country was rocked ...
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What Challenges Is New Iraqi Government Facing?

What Challenges Is New Iraqi Government Facing?

Monday 31 October 2022 ،
SCF) as the PM in mid-October, won the parliament's confidence for the cabinet he presented upon his nomination, becoming the seventh premier in post-Saddam Iraq.  Al-Sudani, who presented his government composition with an emphasis on forming a comprehensive cabinet, fighting corruption, ...
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Political Forces in New Iraqi Cabinet’s Composition

Political Forces in New Iraqi Cabinet’s Composition

Sunday 20 November 2022 ،
SCF), the Al-Azm Coalition, and Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) have the major ministerial posts and this means that consensus-based government system is still adopted in the country.  Currently, 12 ministries, out of 21 assigned ministries, are assigned to SCF, the most prominent of which ar ...
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Iraq’s Currency Crisis and Al-Sudani Govt.’s Tackling Measures

Iraq’s Currency Crisis and Al-Sudani Govt.’s Tackling Measures

Saturday 31 December 2022 ،
SCF) which calls for Iraqi government’s freedom from this restriction and foreign financial supervision. The significance of freedom from this American control would be understood further when amid intensifying competition between the US and China, and the regional tendency to expand partnersh ...
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Al-Sudani Should Know Iraq Falls Back in Instability without Iran Support: Expert

Al-Sudani Should Know Iraq Falls Back in Instability without Iran Support: Expert

Tuesday 17 January 2023 ،
SCF) after months of political stalemate and the stability in the country is a product of their efforts and Iranian support. Given the structural conditions governing Iraqi society, it was expected that after al-Sudani assumption of power, Iraq-Iran relations would see further improvement and expand ...
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Iraqi Kurdistan Region Struggling amid Internal Disputes, Supreme Court Ruling

Iraqi Kurdistan Region Struggling amid Internal Disputes, Supreme Court Ruling

Sunday 29 January 2023 ،
SCF) — in opposition to the Kurdish reaction described the Supreme Court as a “safety valve” that protects democracy and popular unity.  In the middle of such situation, it seems that threatening to wreak the political process would not work for the Kurdish leaders and the Ku ...

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