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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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US Support Mirage: Syrian Kurds Making Dangerous Mistake Again Relying on Washington
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US Support Mirage: Syrian Kurds Making Dangerous Mistake Again Relying on Washington

Thursday 2 December 2021
Syrian Kurdish leaders wasted an opportunity for genuine central government shield to them against Kurdish hostilities by again setting heart on US help.
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US Sends Troops to Syria’s Hasakah to Train Kurdish Militants: Turkish Media
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US Sends Troops to Syria’s Hasakah to Train Kurdish Militants: Turkish Media

Sunday 5 December 2021
The US military has dispatched its troops to the Syria’s Hasakah city of in a bid to extend military training to anti-Damascus Kurdish militants affiliated with the PKK terrorist group, Turkey’s official agency reported on Friday.
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Ankara-Damascus Talks: Failure of Erdogan’s Decade-Long Hostility to Syria
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Ankara-Damascus Talks: Failure of Erdogan’s Decade-Long Hostility to Syria

Monday 20 December 2021
Seeing his policy unable to meet goals in Syria and Arabs normalizing to Damascus, Erdogan shifts and thinks dialogue with Syria.
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Inter-Kurdish Struggle Over Iraq Presidency: Will KDP-PUK Agreements End?
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Inter-Kurdish Struggle Over Iraq Presidency: Will KDP-PUK Agreements End?

Monday 17 January 2022
The two major Kurdish parties are divided over who becomes Iraq president in Baghdad.
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Fate of Syrian Kurds Amid Geopolitical Dynamics Changes
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Fate of Syrian Kurds Amid Geopolitical Dynamics Changes

Tuesday 25 January 2022
The Kurds still set hope to American support but reconciliation with central government is in their best interest, especially prospectively.
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Turkish Military Presence in Iraq and the Likely Scenarios
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Turkish Military Presence in Iraq and the Likely Scenarios

Saturday 5 February 2022
Turkey would either stay in Iraq and face increasing attacks or leave and engage in security cooperation with Baghdad against PKK.
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US-Backed Militias Abduct Syrian Minors in Raqqah
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US-Backed Militias Abduct Syrian Minors in Raqqah

Saturday 12 February 2022
Kurdish-led militias, known as Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF,) have abducted dozens of teenagers in the northern province of Raqqah, and moved them to their own barracks for training, SANA reported.
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No Deal with PUK: Barzani Nominates New Figure for Iraq Presidency
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No Deal with PUK: Barzani Nominates New Figure for Iraq Presidency

Saturday 19 February 2022
Barzani insists on taking the post from Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, which traditionally holds the Iraqi presidency.
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Iraqi Federal Court Ruling to Potentially End Baghdad-Erbil Oil Dispute
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Iraqi Federal Court Ruling to Potentially End Baghdad-Erbil Oil Dispute

Sunday 20 February 2022
The Federal Court decided that the oil sales of Erbil are illegal and Baghdad should take control of the sales, a ruling Erbil has to obey.
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Why’s Barzani Seeking Salih Removal from Iraqi Presidency at any Cost?
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Why’s Barzani Seeking Salih Removal from Iraqi Presidency at any Cost?

Tuesday 8 March 2022
Barzani knows well that after rival Talabani, Barham Salih built a leadership face for PUK and so can reunite the rival of KDP.
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Mossad Presence in Kurdistan Region Obvious, Iran Strikes a Message to Erbil: Expert
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Mossad Presence in Kurdistan Region Obvious, Iran Strikes a Message to Erbil: Expert

Thursday 17 March 2022
Iran launched a missile strike on a Mossad spy base in Erbil, destroying the site that collects data on Iran and coordinates sabotage inside Iran.
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More Iranian Strikes If Kurdistan Region’s Officials Fail to Remove Israeli Bases: IRGC Spokesman
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More Iranian Strikes If Kurdistan Region’s Officials Fail to Remove Israeli Bases: IRGC Spokesman

Friday 18 March 2022
Last week a missile strike by Iran destroyed a major Israeli intelligence compound in Kurdish region’s capital Erbil.
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Kurdish Region’s Dam Projects an Emerging Dispute Case with Iraqi Central Govt.
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Kurdish Region’s Dam Projects an Emerging Dispute Case with Iraqi Central Govt.

Saturday 16 April 2022
The Kurdish government recently signed an agreement to construct new dams, triggering fears of greater environmental and water crisis in lower Iraq.
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Erdogan-Barzani’s Joint Plot against National Iraqi Interests
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Erdogan-Barzani’s Joint Plot against National Iraqi Interests

Thursday 21 April 2022
The Turkish president and president of Iraqi Kurdistan region seem to have an agreement targeting Iraqi sovereignty, interests.
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What’s behind American Sanction Waivers for Kurdish-held Syrian Regions?
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What’s behind American Sanction Waivers for Kurdish-held Syrian Regions?

Sunday 15 May 2022
Under development goals, the US seeks to take political and economic privileges from so-called waivers from sanctions for Syrian Kurds.

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Protest Rally Held in Support of Sheikh Zakzaky, Palestine in Minna Town of Niger State

Protest Rally Held in Support of Sheikh Zakzaky, Palestine in Minna Town of Niger State