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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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Iraqi Premier Orders Anti-ISIS Operation
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Iraqi Premier Orders Anti-ISIS Operation

Tuesday 24 August 2021
Iraq’s Prime Minister ordered a security operation against ISIS remnants during a visit to the town of Tarmiyah, which recently witnessed a deadly attack by the terrorist group against the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF).
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Three Special Goals That Took Iraq’s PM to Kuwait
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Three Special Goals That Took Iraq’s PM to Kuwait

Tuesday 24 August 2021
Iraqi PM visited Kuwait over the weekend, discussing trade and bilateral relations.
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Iraq’s Sadr Revise Decision to Boycott Elections
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Iraq’s Sadr Revise Decision to Boycott Elections

Saturday 28 August 2021
Iraq’s influential cleric Moqtada al-Sadr announced on Friday that he will take part in October general election, reversing a decision last month to boycott the poll.
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Iraq Launches Summit aimed at Easing Regional Tensions
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Iraq Launches Summit aimed at Easing Regional Tensions

Saturday 28 August 2021
Iraq launched a summit on Saturday aimed at easing tensions in the West Asia region, with the participation of heads and officials of regional countries plus French president.
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Iraq Conference: Who Was Invited, What Were Goals?
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Iraq Conference: Who Was Invited, What Were Goals?

Monday 30 August 2021
Iraq hosted a one-day summit. Though it was called regional, Syria was invited. It sought to bring regional actors together.
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American Convoy Targeted in Iraq’s Babylon Province: Report
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American Convoy Targeted in Iraq’s Babylon Province: Report

Wednesday 1 September 2021
A US military convoy reportedly has been attacked in Iraq’s Babylon Province.
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Macron’s Unrealizable Dream in West Asia
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Macron’s Unrealizable Dream in West Asia

Thursday 2 September 2021
The French leader is dreaming of rebuilding Paris tradition role in West Asia but the West is failing and withdrawing and France can’t do it alone.
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Ameri Pans Planned Deal with Saudi Company on Traffic Data
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Ameri Pans Planned Deal with Saudi Company on Traffic Data

Sunday 5 September 2021
Head of the Fatah Alliance in Iraq’s Parliament criticized “unacceptable" decision by the Interior Ministry to turn over control of traffic data and security information about cars and their owners to a Saudi company.
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Saudi, UAE Run ISIS Elements: Iraqi Figure
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Saudi, UAE Run ISIS Elements: Iraqi Figure

Monday 6 September 2021
The Saudi and Emirati spy agencies are directly running elements of the ISIS terrorist group, a senior leader of the Iraqi Kata’ib Hezbollah said
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Roadside Bomb Hits US Logistics Convoy in Iraq Babil
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Roadside Bomb Hits US Logistics Convoy in Iraq Babil

Tuesday 7 September 2021
A roadside bomb hit a convoy carrying logistical equipment belonging to the US military in Iraq’s central Babil Province, as more voices are being raised against the prolonged presence of American forces on Iraqi soil.
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US Plans to Repeat ISIS Disaster in Iraq
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US Plans to Repeat ISIS Disaster in Iraq

Tuesday 7 September 2021
ISIS attacks in Iraq have been mounting in recent months. The US needs to justify its military presence and these attacks help it.
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Iraqi PM Visits Neighbor Iran to Discuss Mutual, Regional Issues with Tehran Officials
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Iraqi PM Visits Neighbor Iran to Discuss Mutual, Regional Issues with Tehran Officials

Sunday 12 September 2021
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi visited neighboring Iran on Sunday to discuss bilateral relations as well as regional and international developments with Iranian officials
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What’s behind Al-Kadhimi’s Surprise Iran Visit?
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What’s behind Al-Kadhimi’s Surprise Iran Visit?

Sunday 12 September 2021
The Iraqi PM is in Tehran to discuss a set of issues, from strategic partnership, to trade, to Arabaeen security.
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Iraqi Popular Forces’ Convoy Attacked near Syria Border; US Denies Involvement
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Iraqi Popular Forces’ Convoy Attacked near Syria Border; US Denies Involvement

Wednesday 15 September 2021
A military convoy belonging to Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) has come under attack near the Iraq-Syria border.
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US to Deploying 2,000 Troops to Iraq: Daily
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US to Deploying 2,000 Troops to Iraq: Daily

Tuesday 21 September 2021
The US reportedly plans to deploy some 2,000 troops to Iraq despite the announcement to end the American combat mission in the Arab country.

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Yemeni Children Protest outside UN Office in l Sanaa, Call for Action against Saudi Aggression

Yemeni Children Protest outside UN Office in l Sanaa, Call for Action against Saudi Aggression