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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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Jordan, UK Appose Israeli Plot to Occupy Palestinian Lands
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Jordan, UK Appose Israeli Plot to Occupy Palestinian Lands

Wednesday 17 June 2020
Jordan and Britain announced their disapproval of Israeli regime’s plot to annex parts of the occupied Palestinian territory
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Saudi Foreign Minister in Iraq; Is US Dangerous Puzzle Near its Completion?
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Saudi Foreign Minister in Iraq; Is US Dangerous Puzzle Near its Completion?

Monday 31 August 2020
Alwaght- For the past two weeks, Baghdad has been plagued by diplomatic travel traffic. These busy two weeks began with the visit of an Iraqi political delegation led by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi to the United States on August 18, 2020. Following Al-Kadhimi’s return from the United States, he left for the city of Amman on August 25, 2020, for a tripartite meeting with the political leaders of Jordan and Egypt. Simultaneously, the French Defense Minister set out for Iraq on August 26, 2020. Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud has also made his way to Baghdad on August 27, 2020.
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Jordan Summit Overshadowed by Amman-Washington Relations Rift
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Jordan Summit Overshadowed by Amman-Washington Relations Rift

Monday 28 September 2020
Alwaght- Recently, Jordan hosted a meeting to discuss ways to promote comprehensive compromise and peace in the region. The meeting was attended by the foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt, France, Germany (virtual meeting) and a representative of the European Union, without the presence of a representative from the United States. The meeting was aimed at exploring ways to support the Middle East peace process and ways to support the peace process between the Israeli regime and the Palestinians, while peace talks between the Israeli and Palestinian sides had been stalled since 2014. The Palestinians rejected the US initiative to resume peace talks, accusing Washington of siding with the Israeli regime, especially after the US government considered the holy city of Qods (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Israeli regime.
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Israeli Minister Held Secret Meeting with Jordanian Monarch
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Israeli Minister Held Secret Meeting with Jordanian Monarch

Sunday 28 February 2021
Jordanian King Abdullah II and Israeli regime’s minister of military affairs Benny Gantz held a secret meeting in Jordan on Friday, an Israeli newspaper reported.
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Several High-Profile Jordanian Figures Arrested over Alleged Plot against King
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Several High-Profile Jordanian Figures Arrested over Alleged Plot against King

Sunday 4 April 2021
Jordanian security forces have arrested on Saturday a number of high-profile figures for an alleged plot against King Abdullah II.
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Jordan Coup Attempt: Architects, Possible Scenarios
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Jordan Coup Attempt: Architects, Possible Scenarios

Tuesday 6 April 2021
Jordan’s king tries to adopt an independent policy, at least towards Palestinian cause. Saudis, Israelis, and Emiratis are unhappy with him.
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Two Confidants of Jordan King’s Brother Face Trial over Coup Plot
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Two Confidants of Jordan King’s Brother Face Trial over Coup Plot

Monday 14 June 2021
Former chief of Jordan’s royal court as well as a member of the royal family will face trial next week over their alleged rule in coup plot against the Arab country’s King Abdullah II.
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Washington Post Unveil US, Israel, Saudi role in Coup against Jordan King
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Washington Post Unveil US, Israel, Saudi role in Coup against Jordan King

Monday 14 June 2021
The US, Israeli and Saudi regimes reportedly cooperated to press Jordan’s King to participate in the US-facilitated "normalization deals" with Tel Aviv.
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Quietly Separating Ways: How Have Jordan-Saudi Stances Conflicted in Recent Years?
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Quietly Separating Ways: How Have Jordan-Saudi Stances Conflicted in Recent Years?

Saturday 19 June 2021
In recent years, Jordan began to take independent decisions in its foreign policy, angering Saudi Arabia.
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Leaders of Iraq, Egypt, Jordan Meet in Baghdad
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Leaders of Iraq, Egypt, Jordan Meet in Baghdad

Monday 28 June 2021
Iraqi Prime Minister, Egyptian President, and Jordan’s King met in Baghdad on Sunday to discuss development on the Palestinian issue, combating terrorism and economic cooperation.
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Why Is Jordan No Longer a Saudi Policy Follower?
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Why Is Jordan No Longer a Saudi Policy Follower?

Sunday 11 July 2021
In recent years, Jordan decided that following the Saudi policy would cost it heavily and it needs to adopt an independent foreign policy.
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What’s Behind Jordan King’s Washington Visit?
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What’s Behind Jordan King’s Washington Visit?

Wednesday 21 July 2021
The Jordanian monarch has on agenda Palestinian case and calls for financial aids from Washington.
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Cairo Meeting Not Supportive of Biden Peace Initiative: Expert
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Cairo Meeting Not Supportive of Biden Peace Initiative: Expert

Sunday 5 September 2021
Cairo meeting brought together Egypt, Jordan, Palestinian Authority who aimed to boost Abbas amid population decline.
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Syrian Defense Minister Visit Jordan, Discuss Border Security, Dara’a Situation
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Syrian Defense Minister Visit Jordan, Discuss Border Security, Dara’a Situation

Monday 20 September 2021
Syrian Defense Minister visited neighbor Jordan on Sunday to discuss stability on border as well as the situation in Syria’s southwestern city of Dara’a.
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Re-embracing Damascus: What Does Syrian Delegation’s Jordan Visit Mean?
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Re-embracing Damascus: What Does Syrian Delegation’s Jordan Visit Mean?

Saturday 2 October 2021
A Syrian delegation visited Amman on Monday to discus trade, cooperation, and reopening borders as Jordan shifts view on Syria.

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Terrorist Attack at Shiite Mosque in Afghan City of Kandahar Kills Dozens

Terrorist Attack at Shiite Mosque in Afghan City of Kandahar Kills Dozens