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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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Kurds

Would Kurds Strike  Deal on Iraq President Post?
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Would Kurds Strike Deal on Iraq President Post?

Saturday 28 May 2022
The two main Kurdish parties have been talking a solution in recent days as state political crisis continues in Iraq.
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Is Erdogan Planning Kurdistan Region’s Split from Iraq?
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Is Erdogan Planning Kurdistan Region’s Split from Iraq?

Wednesday 15 June 2022
Turkish military action in northern Iraq is driven by expansionist policy and aims to help Kurdistan region export gas without Baghdad permission.
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Barzani and KDP Main Losers of Al-Sadr Coalition Gamble
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Barzani and KDP Main Losers of Al-Sadr Coalition Gamble

Sunday 26 June 2022
Barzani made a strategic mistake putting all his eggs in al-Sadr’s basket and abandoning contacts with Shiite coalition post-election.
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Iraqi Kurdistan Gas Exports Squeezed by Federal Court Ruling
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Iraqi Kurdistan Gas Exports Squeezed by Federal Court Ruling

Sunday 3 July 2022
Iraqi federal court ruled in February that all Kurdistan region’s gas and oil contracts are invalid, wreaking havok to KRG’s financial arteries.
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Iraq Limbo: SCF Activities and Tangible Progress towards Stalemate End
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Iraq Limbo: SCF Activities and Tangible Progress towards Stalemate End

Tuesday 5 July 2022
Shiite Coordination Framework is leading efforts to a new government and there are signs progress is being made.
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What Does Tehran Summit Mean for Syrian Kurds?
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What Does Tehran Summit Mean for Syrian Kurds?

Saturday 23 July 2022
Though American allies, Syrian Kurds are left to the mercy of Turkey. However, Tehran summit brought them hope for protection from Syrian government.
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Turkey Ready to Cooperate with Syria against Kurdish Militants
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Turkey Ready to Cooperate with Syria against Kurdish Militants

Sunday 31 July 2022
Turkey is ready to assist the Syrian government in its efforts to flush out members of the US-backed Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militant group from energy-rich areas in northeastern Syria.
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Turkey Bombs Iraqi Kurdistan Villages amid Ongoing Incursions
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Turkey Bombs Iraqi Kurdistan Villages amid Ongoing Incursions

Monday 19 September 2022
The Turkish military announced an operation in April targeting PKK fighters.
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IRGC Pounding Separatist Terrorists in Iraqi Kurdistan As Iran Loses Patience
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IRGC Pounding Separatist Terrorists in Iraqi Kurdistan As Iran Loses Patience

Friday 30 September 2022
Iran’s IRGC is operating against Kurdish separatiats in Kurdistan region of Iraq as warnings to Erbil about their ban are met with no actions.
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Who’s Benefiting More From Istanbul Terrorist Attack?
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Who’s Benefiting More From Istanbul Terrorist Attack?

Thursday 17 November 2022
Ankara would use the blast to attack coalition with Kurdish parties. PKK, on the other hand, seeks challenges to Erdogan in the current situation.
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Iran Hits Terrorist Groups’ Positions in Iraq with Missiles, Drones
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Iran Hits Terrorist Groups’ Positions in Iraq with Missiles, Drones

Monday 21 November 2022
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) attacked several positions of separatist and terrorist groups based in northern Iraq, using missiles and kamikaze drones.
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Challenges Ahead of Turkey’s Possible Military Action in Northern Syria
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Challenges Ahead of Turkey’s Possible Military Action in Northern Syria

Tuesday 22 November 2022
The Turkish president wants to finish an unfinished job in Syria but internal and international challenges are ogling his way.
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Syrian Kurds and Repeat of American Betrayal Nightmare
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Syrian Kurds and Repeat of American Betrayal Nightmare

Sunday 4 December 2022
The Syrian Kurdish were offered alliance by Damascus but continued reliance on Washington that does not hesitate to betray them for its interests.
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Iraqi Kurdistan’s Brewing Grand Crisis: Aspects, Roots
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Iraqi Kurdistan’s Brewing Grand Crisis: Aspects, Roots

Saturday 24 December 2022
The Iraq Kurdistan region seems to be heading to a big crisis as two major parties clash over finances and influence.
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Iraqi Kurdistan Region Struggling amid Internal Disputes, Supreme Court Ruling
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Iraqi Kurdistan Region Struggling amid Internal Disputes, Supreme Court Ruling

Sunday 29 January 2023
Ravaged by the differences among its major parties, Kurdistan region of Iraq received a blow from Supreme Court on budget.

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Israeli Regime Forces Raid Aqbat Jabr Refugee Camp, Injures 13 Palestinians

Israeli Regime Forces Raid Aqbat Jabr Refugee Camp, Injures 13 Palestinians