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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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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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How’s Political Progress Influencing Damascus Relations with Kurds?
Analysis

How’s Political Progress Influencing Damascus Relations with Kurds?

Tuesday 25 April 2023
The Syrian Kurdish groups are afraid of marginalization should they keep alliance with the US amid regional re-embracement of Damascus.
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Why’s US Deploying Air Defenses to Iraq’s Kurdistan Region?
Analysis

Why’s US Deploying Air Defenses to Iraq’s Kurdistan Region?

Tuesday 27 June 2023
Regardless of excuses, the deployment of air defenses is essentially to counter Iran and its allies’ missile power.
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Erbil-Baku Relations Boost Coming against Backdrop of Iranian Reservations, Concerns
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Erbil-Baku Relations Boost Coming against Backdrop of Iranian Reservations, Concerns

Sunday 23 July 2023
Baku and Erbil have began to bolster their ties as part of a broader alliance with Israel that apparently puts Iranian interests at stake.
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SCF Mediating to Settle Baghdad-Erbil Oil Disputes
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SCF Mediating to Settle Baghdad-Erbil Oil Disputes

Thursday 10 August 2023
The parliamentary coalition recently mediated Erbil negotiations with the central government to work out an agreement on Kurdistan oil sales and budget.
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With Ultimatum End, How’s Disarming Separatist Terrorists on Iraqi Border with Iran Going?
Analysis

With Ultimatum End, How’s Disarming Separatist Terrorists on Iraqi Border with Iran Going?

Wednesday 27 September 2023
Iraq says it cleared the borders from terrorist elements, but Iran argues they are still a danger as they keep their arms and remain not far away from the border.
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Operation at Zero O’clock
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Operation at Zero O’clock

Wednesday 17 January 2024
During the late moments of Monday and the early hours of yesterday (Tuesday), the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) conducted a missile operation in Syrian territory and the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
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Russian expert: Israeli crimes are an example of genocide
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Russian expert: Israeli crimes are an example of genocide

Wednesday 17 January 2024
.The martyrdom of more than 24,000 Palestinians in Israeli regime bombardments
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Coverage of Iran’s missile showcase by The New York Times / Crucial message via ‘Kheibar Shekan’ to the Western nations and Israel
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Coverage of Iran’s missile showcase by The New York Times / Crucial message via ‘Kheibar Shekan’ to the Western nations and Israel

Friday 19 January 2024
.Yesterday, The New York Times covered the recent missile strike on ISIS positions in Syria
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The region, entangled in conflicts
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The region, entangled in conflicts

Saturday 20 January 2024
Iran’s attack on two terrorist bases in Iraq and Pakistan was met with responses from the authorities of these two countries
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Has the balance of deterrence between Iran and Israel been disrupted?
Analysis

Has the balance of deterrence between Iran and Israel been disrupted?

Monday 22 January 2024
The Axis of Resistance on one side and the Zionist regime on the other, find the unavoidable expansion of the war’s scope as the sole inevitable solution
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Biden Dogging “Checkmate”, a Success or a Downfall?
Analysis

Biden Dogging “Checkmate”, a Success or a Downfall?

Sunday 4 February 2024
The so-called deterrent attacks by the United States on the headquarters of resistance forces in Iraq and Syria
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What prompted Arab countries to reintroduce mandatory military service?
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What prompted Arab countries to reintroduce mandatory military service?

Tuesday 5 March 2024
Arab nations along the Persian Gulf have acknowledged the significance of their military, leading to the enactment of mandatory service laws
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The joint and dangerous conspiracy of Turkey, Israel, America, and Erbil against Iraq
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The joint and dangerous conspiracy of Turkey, Israel, America, and Erbil against Iraq

Tuesday 12 March 2024
It could be argued that the Kurdistan region is complicit and involved in a conspiracy with America, Israel, and the Turkish government
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What Are the Security and Political Objectives of Barzani’s Visit to Tehran?
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What Are the Security and Political Objectives of Barzani’s Visit to Tehran?

Wednesday 8 May 2024
The president of Iraqi Kurdistan visited Tehran to discuss security and other issues and to use Iran’s influence for interests of Kurdistan region.

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Details of the funeral ceremony of the president and his companions

Details of the funeral ceremony of the president and his companions