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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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Is Al-Sadr Close to Ending Political Self-Isolation?

Is Al-Sadr Close to Ending Political Self-Isolation?

Tuesday 16 May 2023
Sadrist Movement and its possible return to the politics just a few months to the early parliamentary elections.  While there are not reliable news about the movement’s present views and its plans for the next stage and its political fate, observers, citing some pieces of evidence, belie ...
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Muslim World Outraged by Sweden Quran Burning

Muslim World Outraged by Sweden Quran Burning

Sunday 2 July 2023 ،
Sadr, the leader of Sadrist Movement, issued a statement calling for protests. In his Twitter, he reacted to the Quran burning, saying that if freedom of speech is guaranteed in the world and in Iraq, the believers should express their view and belief in front of mosques and embassies about the Qura ...
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Powerful Iraqi Cleric Sadr Condemns US Meddlesome Policies in Iraq

Powerful Iraqi Cleric Sadr Condemns US Meddlesome Policies in Iraq

Monday 24 July 2023 ،
Sadr strongly decried Washington over its malicious intentions concerning Iraq and its nation, describing the United States as the enemy of peace and democracy. Alwaght- Powerful Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr strongly decried Washington over its malicious intentions concerning Iraq and its nat ...
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With NATO Warmongering, Jeddah Ukraine Conference Unlikely to Yield Results: Expert

With NATO Warmongering, Jeddah Ukraine Conference Unlikely to Yield Results: Expert

Monday 7 August 2023 ،
Sadralhusseini, an international affairs expert.  Alwaght: What are Saudi goals behind mediation in this international conflict? Sadralhusseini: The most important point that needs to be taken into account is the active diplomacy Saudi Arabia is undertaking as it is interested in playing an i ...
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Millions Worldwide Hold Rallies Condemning Israeli Atrocities against Palestinians

Millions Worldwide Hold Rallies Condemning Israeli Atrocities against Palestinians

Friday 13 October 2023 ،
Sadr on Monday to unite “in support of the Palestinian cause.” Al-Sadr called on Iraqis to protest against “international terrorism” and the “American occupation.” Protesters were seen waving Iraqi and Palestinian flags, burning Israeli flags and heard shouting ...
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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 ،
Sadr, who has already been seeking to boycott the election and impair its legitimacy.  However, the leaders of the majority-holding Shiite Coordination Framework (SCF) denied that the ruling was politically-motivated and rejected postponing the elections, and the bloc has already started its n ...
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Iraq’s Provincial Council Elections Kick Off

Iraq’s Provincial Council Elections Kick Off

Monday 18 December 2023 ،
Sadrist Movement  In the current period of provincial council elections, an important development is the absence of the Sadrist Movement led by Moqtada al-Sadr. After he announced his retirement from political life last year, al-Sadr asked his supporters to boycott the elections.  Respon ...
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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 ،
Sadrist Movement’s request to boycott the elections. The turnout shows a very small difference from the rate of 2022 parliamentary election.  Following walkout of 73 members Saerun bloc from the parliament in June 2022, Sadrist Movement’s leader Muqtada al-Sadr isolated himself fro ...
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The Barzanis and the tactic of removing traces

The Barzanis and the tactic of removing traces

Saturday 27 January 2024 ،
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 The strengthening of relations between Israel and Iraqi Kurds began with the onset of the Kurdish rebellion, also known as the Barz ...
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Will Al-Sadr Re-embrace Anti-American Struggle? Evidence and Motivations

Will Al-Sadr Re-embrace Anti-American Struggle? Evidence and Motivations

Sunday 28 January 2024 ،
Sadr, a long-term champion of anti-occupation struggle, break the political and military self-isolation and join the anti-American campaign as a savior of the Iraqi security and independence?  Although Moqtada al-Sadr played the role of a prominent political and religious leader in the develop ...

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War victims in southern Iraq want "their villages to be cleared of mines"

War victims in southern Iraq want "their villages to be cleared of mines"