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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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Seven Suicide Bombers Carried out Sri Lanka Attacks, Intl Network Involved: Officials

Seven Suicide Bombers Carried out Sri Lanka Attacks, Intl Network Involved: Officials

Monday 22 April 2019
Sri Lanka Authorities say seven suicide bombers took part in the attacks on churches and luxury hotels on Sunday that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500. Alwaght- Sri Lanka Authorities say seven suicide bombers took part in the attacks on churches and luxury hotels on Sunday that killed 290 ...
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Sri Lanka Police Arrest 40 as Death Toll from Sunday Blasts Reaches 310

Sri Lanka Police Arrest 40 as Death Toll from Sunday Blasts Reaches 310

Tuesday 23 April 2019 ،
Sri Lankan police have arrested 40 people, in connection with deadly attacks on churches and luxury hotels on Sunday Alwaght- Sri Lankan police have arrested 40 people, in connection with deadly attacks on churches and luxury hotels on Sunday.   All of the individuals arrested are Sri Lan ...
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ISIS Releases Video Purportedly Showing Its Ringleader after 5 Years

ISIS Releases Video Purportedly Showing Its Ringleader after 5 Years

Tuesday 30 April 2019 ،
Sri Lanka last week. The speaker claims the coordinated attacks were ISIS’s revenge for the defeat it suffered recently in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz. The battle for Baghouz is over, he says, adding that the group is engaged in a battle of attrition and would seek revenge for its ...
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Sri Lanka Arrests Saudi Scholar Sparking Concerns of Wahhabi Influence

Sri Lanka Arrests Saudi Scholar Sparking Concerns of Wahhabi Influence

Sunday 12 May 2019 ،
Sri Lankan Authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated preacher over links with Zahran Hashim the suspected mastermind of bombings last month, throwing a spotlight on the role of Salafi-Wahhabi terrorism in South Asia. Alwaght- Sri Lankan Authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated preacher over links ...
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SCO Leaders Oppose Interference on Pretext of Fighting Terrorism

SCO Leaders Oppose Interference on Pretext of Fighting Terrorism

Friday 14 June 2019 ،
Sri Lanka and Turkey -- the only NATO member in the group.
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Pakistani Dam A New Catalyst In Chinese-Indian Dispute

Pakistani Dam A New Catalyst In Chinese-Indian Dispute

Friday 31 July 2020 ،
Sri Lanka. In 2018, Sri Lanka signed a $1.5 billion Hambanthota port lease agreement with China. When new, pro-Western government assumed the power in the South Asian country which is also India’s neighbor, it sought to revoke the agreement with Beijing. While Washington is pushing for a reg ...
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Pakistani PM Condemn West’s Pressure over Ukraine

Pakistani PM Condemn West’s Pressure over Ukraine

Monday 7 March 2022 ،
Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan also abstained. Khan met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin on February 24, the day Moscow launched its military operation in Ukraine, to discuss bilateral ties and regional issues.  
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Deadliest Year for Rohingya at Sea in Years as 180 Feared Drowned

Deadliest Year for Rohingya at Sea in Years as 180 Feared Drowned

Monday 26 December 2022 ،
Sri Lanka's navy rescued 104 Rohingya adrift off the Indian Ocean island's northern coast.
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China-Central Asia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership: Plans and Obstacles

China-Central Asia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership: Plans and Obstacles

Thursday 12 January 2023 ،
Sri Lanka, is another challenge that jeopardizes the sustainable development of joint projects. Additionally, the recession caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the complex geological conditions in the region are also among the main obstacles to the construction of cross-border railways. But one of ...
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Zionist Regime Endangers Security of Region

Zionist Regime Endangers Security of Region

Wednesday 21 February 2024 ،
Sri Lankan counterpart Ali Sabry held a joint press conference on Tuesday in Colombo, during which the Iranian top diplomat said that the Islamic Republic of Iran appreciates Sri Lanka for joining the UN resolution to stop the genocide and war crimes in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. He added th ...

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Millions bid farewell to President Raeisi companions in Tehran

Millions bid farewell to President Raeisi companions in Tehran