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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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Taliban

Why Did Tehran Invite Taliban?
Analysis

Why Did Tehran Invite Taliban?

Friday 29 January 2021
Besides helping push forward the peace process in Afghanistan, Iran needs to share its concerns with the group.
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Will US-Proposed Istanbul Summit Bring Peace To Afghanistan?
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Will US-Proposed Istanbul Summit Bring Peace To Afghanistan?

Wednesday 17 March 2021
Turkey is to host Afghanistan peace meeting. But no outcomes are expected as it lacks inclusion and carries agenda beyond Afghanistan.
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Towards End State? Doubts on Istanbul’s Afghanistan Conference Success
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Towards End State? Doubts on Istanbul’s Afghanistan Conference Success

Wednesday 14 April 2021
Istanbul peace conference is going to focus on Afghanistan final solution, while obstacles remain firmly in place.
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US Withdrawal, Looming Shadow of War in Afghanistan
Analysis

US Withdrawal, Looming Shadow of War in Afghanistan

Sunday 20 June 2021
As the US plans to end its presence by September 11, the Taliban fighter step up their attacks and seize more areas, amid sluggish peace talks.
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Taliban a Key Actor in Afghanistan Future: Expert
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Taliban a Key Actor in Afghanistan Future: Expert

Tuesday 13 July 2021
Afghanistan cities have been falling to the insurgent group one after another in recent days, and it is rising as a determining factor.
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Why is Taliban Focusing on Borders Control in Its Military Strategy?
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Why is Taliban Focusing on Borders Control in Its Military Strategy?

Tuesday 13 July 2021
The militant group is taking border crossings with other countries as it makes fast advances.
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Taliban Gain Access to Huge American-supplied Arms
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Taliban Gain Access to Huge American-supplied Arms

Friday 20 August 2021
The arms were left behind by the Afghan forces that surrendered to the Taliban or fled the capital.
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Putin Calls on World to Accept Taliban Reality
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Putin Calls on World to Accept Taliban Reality

Saturday 21 August 2021
Russia sees in Taliban a potential partner and the group just contrary to its past shows will for cooperation with eastern powers.
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US Allies Growing Skeptical about US Commitment amid Afghanistan Betrayal
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US Allies Growing Skeptical about US Commitment amid Afghanistan Betrayal

Saturday 21 August 2021
The US allies now think that they may one day be betrayed by Washington as it betrayed allied Afghanistan government.
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What Does Taliban’s Afghanistan Rule Mean for China?
Analysis

What Does Taliban’s Afghanistan Rule Mean for China?

Tuesday 24 August 2021
While posing some threats to China, the group seems beneficial for China and can make a partner.
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Afghanistan Stability Riddle: How Can Home, Foreign Actors Help?
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Afghanistan Stability Riddle: How Can Home, Foreign Actors Help?

Wednesday 1 September 2021
With its central government collapsed, Afghanistan has a long way to restore governance. Home and foreign actors can help.
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Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations: Islamabad’s Goals, Limits
Analysis

Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations: Islamabad’s Goals, Limits

Saturday 11 September 2021
Pakistan wants to preserve its sway over the Taliban but the group is now different from what it was before 2001.
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A Look into Taliban’s Cabinet
Analysis

A Look into Taliban’s Cabinet

Sunday 12 September 2021
Taliban announced its government last week. It does not contain minorities not does it give place to pro-negotiation insiders.
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Ankara Visit Explains Taliban Goals, Turkish Hypocrisy
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Ankara Visit Explains Taliban Goals, Turkish Hypocrisy

Monday 18 October 2021
Turkey hosted Taliban delegation as it is seeking influence in Afghanistan, though it tried to play down the trip’s formality.
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What Were Moscow Afghanistan Summit’s Goals?
Analysis

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.

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