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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 Imposes New Sanctions on China, Myanmar, North Korea
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US Imposes New Sanctions on China, Myanmar, North Korea

Saturday 11 December 2021
The US has announced new sanctions on dozens of people and entities in China, Myanmar, Bangladesh, and North Korea, over alleged human rights violations.
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UAE Threatens to Scrap Massive Military Deal with US
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UAE Threatens to Scrap Massive Military Deal with US

Wednesday 15 December 2021
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has threatened to quit a $23-billion military deal with the US over Washington’s tough requirements meant to shield the weapons against what the Americans call “Chinese espionage.”
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Russia, China to Create New Financial System outside Western Control
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Russia, China to Create New Financial System outside Western Control

Wednesday 15 December 2021
Russia and China will develop shared financial structures to enable them to deepen economic ties in a way that foreign states will be unable to influence, the Kremlin has announced following talks between the countries’ leaders.
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China Moves in on Iraq, But Not Like America Did
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China Moves in on Iraq, But Not Like America Did

Monday 20 December 2021
China signed a deal to build 1,000 schools across Iraq shortly after the US announced the end of its combat mission in the country, having left over a million Iraqis dead.
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Japan to Pay More for Housing US Troops
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Japan to Pay More for Housing US Troops

Tuesday 21 December 2021
Japan is set to pay $1.86 billion per fiscal year to host more than 50,000 US troops in Japan starting next
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Canada Urges for ‘United Front’ against China
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Canada Urges for ‘United Front’ against China

Sunday 26 December 2021
Canada called on Western "capitalist democracies" to band together to prevent China from taking advantage of their infighting over the profits from Beijing’s growing markets.
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China Slams US over Space Station’s ’Close Encounter ’ with Elon Musk’s Satellites
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China Slams US over Space Station’s ’Close Encounter ’ with Elon Musk’s Satellites

Wednesday 29 December 2021
China and the US continue encounters. This time the space is their scene.
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US Brokering Israeli Normalization with Saudi Arabia, Indonesia: Official
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US Brokering Israeli Normalization with Saudi Arabia, Indonesia: Official

Tuesday 4 January 2022
Israeli regime seeks to normalize diplomatic relations with Indonesia and Saudi Arabia, more than a year after the regime reached similar US-brokered agreements with a number of Arab states, A high-ranking official at the Israeli ministry of foreign affairs claimed on Monday.
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China Urges US, Russia to Take Steps on Nuclear Disarmament
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China Urges US, Russia to Take Steps on Nuclear Disarmament

Tuesday 4 January 2022
China has called on the US and Russia to reduce their nuclear stockpiles while reaffirming commitment to continue to "modernise" its own nuclear arsenal.
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North Korea Fires Suspected Ballistic Missile
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North Korea Fires Suspected Ballistic Missile

Wednesday 5 January 2022
North Korea allegedly has fired a ballistic missile off its east coast, according to military officials in South Korea and Japan.
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Fire Destroys Rohingya Refugee Camp in Bangladesh
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Fire Destroys Rohingya Refugee Camp in Bangladesh

Monday 10 January 2022
Some 1,200 people have been left homeless after a fire swept through a sprawling Rohingya refugee camp in southeastern Bangladesh.
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Uighur Scholar Could Be Deported from Saudi Arabia ’within Days’: Family
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Uighur Scholar Could Be Deported from Saudi Arabia ’within Days’: Family

Tuesday 11 January 2022
A Uighur religious scholar detained without charge in Saudi Arabia may be deported "within days" to China, where he could face imprisonment and torture, his daughters have told Middle East Eye.
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China’s Imports of Iranian Oil Hit Record since 2018 US Sanctions
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China’s Imports of Iranian Oil Hit Record since 2018 US Sanctions

Tuesday 11 January 2022
China’s imports of Iranian crude oil last year hit a record high since the US imposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic in 2018 with the aim of bringing the country’s oil sales down to zero, Bloomberg reports.
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North Korea Confirms Kim Oversaw New Hypersonic Missile Launch
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North Korea Confirms Kim Oversaw New Hypersonic Missile Launch

Wednesday 12 January 2022
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un personally observed the test-fire of a hypersonic missile early on Tuesday, state media reported, the second such launch by Pyongyang in less than a week.
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China Condemns US Sanctions on Iran with Launch of Strategic Partnership
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China Condemns US Sanctions on Iran with Launch of Strategic Partnership

Saturday 15 January 2022
China has once again reiterated its opposition to The US unilateral sanctions on Iran as the Chinese and Iranian foreign ministers announced the launch of a 25-year cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening economic and political ties.

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Israeli Forces Violently Crack down on Bedouins Protesting against Desert Tree Planting

Israeli Forces Violently Crack down on Bedouins Protesting against Desert Tree Planting