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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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Achievements of Iranian President’s Trip to Tajikistan

Achievements of Iranian President’s Trip to Tajikistan

Monday 20 September 2021
The visit to Tajikistan contained wide-range achievements from SCO membership to bilateral partnership. Alwaght- The first foreign trip of the new Iranian President Sayyed Ibrahim Raeisi turned into one of most marked diplomatic events of the Islamic Republic's foreign policy in 40 years. During ...
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What’s Behind Armenian FM’s Iran Visit?

What’s Behind Armenian FM’s Iran Visit?

Thursday 7 October 2021 ،
The top Armenian diplomat visited Iran as Tehran and Baku ties are tense due to provocations from Israel. Alwaght- While in recent weeks and amid joint Azerbaijani-Turkish military drills Baku-Yerevan border tensions over Karabakh region resurfaced and Iranian-Azerbaijani ties went frayed, Armenian ...
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Russia Accuses Three US Embassy Staff of Theft, Wants Their Immunity Lifted

Russia Accuses Three US Embassy Staff of Theft, Wants Their Immunity Lifted

Saturday 9 October 2021 ،
The Russian foreign ministry has called on the US embassy in Moscow to lift the diplomatic immunity of three of its staff suspected of stealing personal belongings from a Russian citizen. Alwaght- The Russian foreign ministry has called on the US embassy in Moscow to lift the diplomatic immunity of ...
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Capturing ISIS’s Second-In-Command Highlights Baghdad-Damascus Partnership Need

Capturing ISIS’s Second-In-Command Highlights Baghdad-Damascus Partnership Need

Thursday 14 October 2021 ،
Iraqi government said it arrested ISIS’s second most powerful man outside Iraq’s borders. The arrest calls attention to the need for Iraqi-Syrian cooperation. Alwaght- While the main focus of the media and political observers was the Iraqi parliamentary elections, the Iraqi Prime Minister Musta ...
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Turkey Threatens New Operation against Kurdish Militants in Syria

Turkey Threatens New Operation against Kurdish Militants in Syria

Saturday 16 October 2021 ،
Turkish President threatened to launch a new military campaign on the Syrian soil after a rocket attack blamed on the Kurdish militants killed two Turkish special force police in northern Syria. Alwaght- Turkish President threatened to launch a new military campaign on the Syrian soil after a rocket ...
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Sudan Condemns Granting Israel Observer Status in African Union

Sudan Condemns Granting Israel Observer Status in African Union

Saturday 16 October 2021 ،
Sudan strongly rejected a decision by the African Union Commission to grant Israeli regime observer status, despite signing an agreement last year to normalize ties with Tel Aviv. Alwaght- Sudan strongly rejected a decision by the African Union Commission to grant Israeli regime observer status ...
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Why Is Erdogan Eying New Northern Syria Operation?

Why Is Erdogan Eying New Northern Syria Operation?

Tuesday 19 October 2021 ،
Turkey’s president has a set of reasons for Syria military action, with Kurds being the main target. Alwaght- After two members of Turkish special operation forces were killed in a guided missile attack by the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) from Tel Rifat town of northern Syria, ...
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What Were Moscow Afghanistan Summit’s Goals?

What Were Moscow Afghanistan Summit’s Goals?

Thursday 21 October 2021 ،
The participants discussed security, Taliban, government, and own concerns in the summit, as US signs its role is declining. Alwaght- Moscow Afghanistan summit was held on Wednesday with the representative of 10 regional states and a high-ranking Taliban delegation. The meeting discussed econom ...
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Saudi Arabia, Australia Pressing Scientists to Water down UN Climate Report: Leaked

Saudi Arabia, Australia Pressing Scientists to Water down UN Climate Report: Leaked

Thursday 21 October 2021 ،
Saudi Arabia, Australia and a number of countries, according to leaked documents, are trying to exert pressure on scientists to water down a key United Nations report on how to tackle climate change. Alwaght- Saudi Arabia, Australia and a number of countries, according to leaked document, are trying ...
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PM Imran Khan’s Riyadh Visit: Goals, Prospects

PM Imran Khan’s Riyadh Visit: Goals, Prospects

Tuesday 26 October 2021 ،
Pakistani PM paid a visit to Saudi Arabia for a summit. But he has side goals, as do the Saudis. Alwaght- Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Riyadh on Sunday to participate in Middle East Green Initiative. Accompanying the PM in the three-day visit, at the invitation of Crown Prince ...

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Gunfire, Protests as Sudanese Military Seizes Power in Coup

Gunfire, Protests as Sudanese Military Seizes Power in Coup