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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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Cairo Five-party Summit: Beating the Wind?
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Cairo Five-party Summit: Beating the Wind?

Wednesday 24 August 2022
New Levant project that is sought by Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan is ambitious but they lack finance power and infrastructure for its implementation.
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What’s New US Plot for Syria and Iraq?
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What’s New US Plot for Syria and Iraq?

Thursday 25 August 2022
US is conducting military exercises on Syrian border with Iraq. Odds are, it is training ISIS fighter to revive the terrorist group.
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Chaos in Iraq as Sadr’s Loyalists Storm Government Buildings
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Chaos in Iraq as Sadr’s Loyalists Storm Government Buildings

Tuesday 30 August 2022
Tensions once again have soared in Iraq after powerful cleric Moqtada Sadr said Monday he was quitting politics, prompting his loyalists to storm Baghdad’s Green Zone, home to government offices and diplomatic missions.
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Restoring Ties with Saudi Arabia Benefits Regional Security: Iran President
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Restoring Ties with Saudi Arabia Benefits Regional Security: Iran President

Tuesday 30 August 2022
Iran’s President said Monday restoring relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia would benefit regional security.
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Iraqi Foreign Minister’s Special Mission in Tehrana
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Iraqi Foreign Minister’s Special Mission in Tehrana

Tuesday 30 August 2022
Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, in an unannounced visit, arrived on in Iranian capital on Monday. The goals of this short trip have not been publicized, but it seems to be related to Baghdad-facilitated de-escalation talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia, formation of a new government in Iraq and the increasing conflict between Syrian resistance groups and the US occupying forces. Commenting on the trip, Ahmad al-Sahaf, the spokesman of the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said he two sides will discuss regional developments, relations between Iran and the Persian Gulf countries, Iran’s nuclear talks.
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Nation-Wide Curfew Lifted in Iraq as Sadr Urges Followers to Withdraw
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Nation-Wide Curfew Lifted in Iraq as Sadr Urges Followers to Withdraw

Tuesday 30 August 2022
Iraqi government lifted on Tuesday a nation-wide curfew after powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr called on his supporters to withdraw from the streets, after a day of deadly clashes in the capital, Baghdad.
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Iraq’s PM threatens to Resign if Political Stalemate Continues
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Iraq’s PM threatens to Resign if Political Stalemate Continues

Wednesday 31 August 2022
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi threatened on Tuesday to step down if the country remained inside the political imbroglio.
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Sadr Will Not Return to Politics Again: Pundit
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Sadr Will Not Return to Politics Again: Pundit

Saturday 3 September 2022
Iraqi people held parliamentary election on 10 October 2021, and voted for the 329 members of the Council of Representatives who were due, in turn, to elect the president and confirm the prime minister. Bu, after 11 months, the Iraqi MPs have failed to elect a president and the country is on the verge of a civil conflict.
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Will Iraq’s Coordination Council Manage to Form Govt. after al-Sadr’s Walkout from Politics?
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Will Iraq’s Coordination Council Manage to Form Govt. after al-Sadr’s Walkout from Politics?

Monday 5 September 2022
The Shiite forces continue their push for reopening the parliament after recent incidents. Still a new government remains shrouded in uncertainty.
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How’s Arbaeen Procession in Iraq Bluring the Global Lines?
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How’s Arbaeen Procession in Iraq Bluring the Global Lines?

Tuesday 6 September 2022
Iraq is about to host the largest human congregation as people from various nationalities march to holy city of Karbala to mark Arbaeen.
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Three Million Iranian Pilgrims so Far Arrived in Iraq for Arbaeen
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Three Million Iranian Pilgrims so Far Arrived in Iraq for Arbaeen

Tuesday 13 September 2022
This number of expected to grow as day of Arbaeen is nearing.
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Sadr, Allies Won’t Allow New Govt. In Iraq: Expert
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Sadr, Allies Won’t Allow New Govt. In Iraq: Expert

Wednesday 14 September 2022
The powerful cleric is pushing for monopoly in the power, while rivals want a government of national unity.
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Beyond Wahhabi-Israeli-Western Media Propaganda against Arabaeen Congregation
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Beyond Wahhabi-Israeli-Western Media Propaganda against Arabaeen Congregation

Friday 16 September 2022
Arabaeen marchers are driven by passion for Imam Hussein amd pilgrims tolerate the hardships for spiritual benefit.
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Millions Gather in Iraq’s Karbala to Mark Arbaeen
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Millions Gather in Iraq’s Karbala to Mark Arbaeen

Saturday 17 September 2022
Arbaeen is a culmination of mourning cermonies for Imam Hussein.
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Turkey Bombs Iraqi Kurdistan Villages amid Ongoing Incursions
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Turkey Bombs Iraqi Kurdistan Villages amid Ongoing Incursions

Monday 19 September 2022
The Turkish military announced an operation in April targeting PKK fighters.

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37 More People Killed, 92 Injured in Floods in Pakistan

37 More People Killed, 92 Injured in Floods in Pakistan