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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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Turkey Denounces US Adding Ankara to List of Countries Using Child Soldiers
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Turkey Denounces US Adding Ankara to List of Countries Using Child Soldiers

Saturday 3 July 2021
Turkey rebuked on Friday the US "hypocritical" decision to add Ankara to the list of governments implicated with use of child soldiers over the past year.
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Child Soldiers Blacklisting: Biden Finds New Way to Press Erdogan
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Child Soldiers Blacklisting: Biden Finds New Way to Press Erdogan

Monday 5 July 2021
The US added Turkey to the list of those recruiting children for military. The move is thought to be part of new wave of anti-Turkish pressures.
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Instrumentalizing Northern Cyprus, Erdogan Sends Messages to Europe
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Instrumentalizing Northern Cyprus, Erdogan Sends Messages to Europe

Thursday 22 July 2021
The Turkish leader visited the Turkish part of Cyprus and unveils plans to solidify the region’s independence, going against EU will.
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Iraqi MPs Slam Turkey’s Interventionist Remarks
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Iraqi MPs Slam Turkey’s Interventionist Remarks

Thursday 22 July 2021
Iraqi legislators and politicians have reacted to recent interventionist remarks by Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu during his recent visit to the city of Sirnak in southeastern Turkey, vowing strong response to any infringement of the Iraqi sovereignty and territorial integrity.
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Turkish Wildfire Rages on for Fifth Day
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Turkish Wildfire Rages on for Fifth Day

Sunday 1 August 2021
Turkish fire fighters tackled blazes of forest fires sweeping through the country’s southern regions for a fifth day as the number of people killed in wildfire rose to six on Saturday.
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Iranian Firefighting Plane Helping Turkey Contain Wildfires
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Iranian Firefighting Plane Helping Turkey Contain Wildfires

Sunday 1 August 2021
Iran has deployed a firefighting plane to the neighboring Turkey to battle forest fires sweeping through the country’s southern regions.
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Turkey’s Foreign Policy Source of Instability for our Country, Region, World: Ex-Commander
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Turkey’s Foreign Policy Source of Instability for our Country, Region, World: Ex-Commander

Wednesday 11 August 2021
Former Turkish Rear Admiral Turker Erturk said Erdogan government’s foreign policy is based on an “outdated ideology,” and "is a source of instability" for the world.
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Iraqi Resistance to Treat Occupiers, Americans or Turks, the Same: Nujaba
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Iraqi Resistance to Treat Occupiers, Americans or Turks, the Same: Nujaba

Wednesday 11 August 2021
Iraq’s al-Nujaba Movement warned that the resistance group does not differentiate between Turkish and American occupation forces in protecting Iraq’s territorial integrity.
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Putin, Erdogan Discuss Afghanistan, Agree on Coordination
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Putin, Erdogan Discuss Afghanistan, Agree on Coordination

Saturday 21 August 2021
The two countries have interests in Afghanistan and find it necessary to coordinate their steps.
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Turkey-Arab Rapprochement Efforts: No Harvest for Ankara Yet
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Turkey-Arab Rapprochement Efforts: No Harvest for Ankara Yet

Saturday 28 August 2021
Erdogan reviewed approach to Arab countries in expectation of economic benefits and investment. But no gains yet.
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Turkey Enlarges Drone Fleet with New UAVs
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Turkey Enlarges Drone Fleet with New UAVs

Monday 30 August 2021
Turkey has enlarged its fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) with domestically made armed drones.
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Four Drivers Behind Turkey Reviewing Decade-long Syria Policy
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Four Drivers Behind Turkey Reviewing Decade-long Syria Policy

Tuesday 7 September 2021
Turkish begins moves to establish channels with Syrian government. A set of regional, home, and international issue are driving this approach shift.
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Syria Condemns US, Turkey for Occupation and Theft of Wealth
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Syria Condemns US, Turkey for Occupation and Theft of Wealth

Tuesday 28 September 2021
Syrian Foreign Minister has rebuked the US and Turkey for occupying the Arab country’s territories and theft of its wealth, calling on Washington and Ankara to withdraw their.
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Iran Won’t Let US, Turkey, Israel Create Crisis in Caucasus
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Iran Won’t Let US, Turkey, Israel Create Crisis in Caucasus

Sunday 3 October 2021
Over the past two decades, the United States, Turkey, and the Zionist regime have faced ultimate defeat in any sedition that they incited and gotten out of the situation, while fraught with humiliation.
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Turkey Threatens New Operation against Kurdish Militants in Syria
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Turkey Threatens New Operation against Kurdish Militants in Syria

Saturday 16 October 2021
Turkish President threatened to launch a new military campaign on the Syrian soil after a rocket attack blamed on the Kurdish militants killed two Turkish special force police in northern 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