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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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Iraq-Hosted Old Civilizations Forum Seeks Protection to Heritage, Antiquities
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Iraq-Hosted Old Civilizations Forum Seeks Protection to Heritage, Antiquities

Tuesday 6 December 2022
Baghdad hosted forum of ten ancient civilizations to discuss cooperation among them to protect heritage and antiquities.
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US Navy Names Assault Ship after Operations That Killed Hundreds of Iraqi Civilians
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US Navy Names Assault Ship after Operations That Killed Hundreds of Iraqi Civilians

Saturday 17 December 2022
The US Navy has named a next-generation helicopter assault ship the USS Fallujah, almost two decades after the western Iraqi city was the scene of bloody battles that killed hundreds of civilians.
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Iraq Govt.’s Plan to Control Borders with Iran and Turkey: Challenges, Solutions
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Iraq Govt.’s Plan to Control Borders with Iran and Turkey: Challenges, Solutions

Sunday 18 December 2022
New Iraqi PM said Baghdad would tighten its control over the borders.
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Nine Iraqi Officers Killed in ISIS Ambush
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Nine Iraqi Officers Killed in ISIS Ambush

Monday 19 December 2022
The ISIS terrorist group claimed responsibility for the killing of at least nine Iraqi federal policemen on Sunday in a bomb attack on their convoy near the oil city of Kirkuk, the militant group said on its Telegram channel.
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Will Iraq’s PM Al-Sudani Reactivate Probe into Gen. Soleimani, Al-Muhandis Assassination?
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Will Iraq’s PM Al-Sudani Reactivate Probe into Gen. Soleimani, Al-Muhandis Assassination?

Tuesday 20 December 2022
The case was put on back burner by PM al-Kadhimi who is accused of involvement in US assassination of top anti-terror commanders.
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Baghdad Conference 2.0: West Asia Crises Were Missing on its Agenda
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Baghdad Conference 2.0: West Asia Crises Were Missing on its Agenda

Thursday 22 December 2022
The participating countries promised support to Iraq but did not address broader regional crises.
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Iraqi Kurdistan’s Brewing Grand Crisis: Aspects, Roots
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Iraqi Kurdistan’s Brewing Grand Crisis: Aspects, Roots

Saturday 24 December 2022
The Iraq Kurdistan region seems to be heading to a big crisis as two major parties clash over finances and influence.
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Is US Ambassador Seeking ISIS Revival in Iraq?
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Is US Ambassador Seeking ISIS Revival in Iraq?

Monday 26 December 2022
US ambassador talked with Iraqi officials transfer of ISIS terrorists and their families to Iraq from Syria as new Iraq government tends to reactivate American expulsion bill.
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Iraq’s Currency Crisis and Al-Sudani Govt.’s Tackling Measures
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Iraq’s Currency Crisis and Al-Sudani Govt.’s Tackling Measures

Saturday 31 December 2022
The rise in the dollar price is driven by smuggling as well as the American push to restrict Iraqi foreign trade, especially with Iran.
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Axis of Resistance Members Among Top Regional Military Powers
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Axis of Resistance Members Among Top Regional Military Powers

Wednesday 11 January 2023
A new report suggests that Axis of Resistance member states are ranking high among other military powers despite involved in crisis.
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Iran Summons Iraqi Ambassador to Protest over Persian Gulf Misnomer at Soccer Tournament
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Iran Summons Iraqi Ambassador to Protest over Persian Gulf Misnomer at Soccer Tournament

Wednesday 11 January 2023
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Iraqi Ambassador to Tehran to voice strong protest over a distortion of the name of the universally-recognized Persian Gulf at a biennial football competition currently underway in the Arab country’s southern port city of Basra.
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Iraq-Germany Energy Agreements Led Iraqi PM’s Berlin Visit Agenda
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Iraq-Germany Energy Agreements Led Iraqi PM’s Berlin Visit Agenda

Sunday 15 January 2023
The Iraqi PM said he agreed to pave the way for gas exports to Germany and Berlin promised investment and contribution to end power shortage.
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Al-Sudani Should Know Iraq Falls Back in Instability without Iran Support: Expert
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Al-Sudani Should Know Iraq Falls Back in Instability without Iran Support: Expert

Tuesday 17 January 2023
The Iraqi PM has recent made stances that could damage relations of Tehran and Baghdad, two close allies.
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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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Airstrike Hits Iranian Aid Convoy on Iraqi-Syrian Border
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Airstrike Hits Iranian Aid Convoy on Iraqi-Syrian Border

Monday 30 January 2023
An Iranian convoy of more than two dozen trucks carrying foodstuff, including flour and rice, has come under aerial attack as it was leaving the western Iraqi province of Anbar and entering Syria’s northeastern province of Deir ez-Zor.

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Israeli Regime Forces Raid Aqbat Jabr Refugee Camp, Injures 13 Palestinians

Israeli Regime Forces Raid Aqbat Jabr Refugee Camp, Injures 13 Palestinians