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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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Will Erdogan Succeed in His Policy of Cozying up to West?
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Will Erdogan Succeed in His Policy of Cozying up to West?

Sunday 16 July 2023
Erdogan is recalibrating foreign policy to cozy up to the West to settle economic challenges and advance EU membership bid.
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EU Showing No Receptive Face to Post-Election Erdogan
Analysis

EU Showing No Receptive Face to Post-Election Erdogan

Friday 21 July 2023
The EU treats Erdogan’s bid for accession to the bloc coldly in sign that Ankara should not expect a dramatic progress.
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Turkey’s Path to EU ‘in Deep Freeze’ : German FM
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Turkey’s Path to EU ‘in Deep Freeze’ : German FM

Saturday 22 July 2023
German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said Turkey is unlikely to join the European Union anytime soon, reiterating the country’s accession process remains “frozen” due to what she called human rights issues.
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Erdogan’s Discretionary Divorce from Muslim Brotherhood
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Erdogan’s Discretionary Divorce from Muslim Brotherhood

Monday 24 July 2023
Erdogan is separating ways from Muslim Brotherhood as he embraces a new policy that distances him from last decade.
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Turkish FM Visits Iran, Meets Iranian Counterpart
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Turkish FM Visits Iran, Meets Iranian Counterpart

Sunday 3 September 2023
The two sides discussed bilateral ties and ways to expand them.
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Suicide Bomber Targets Heart of Ankara: Turkey’s Minister
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Suicide Bomber Targets Heart of Ankara: Turkey’s Minister

Sunday 1 October 2023
A suicide bomber has detonated an explosive device outside the Interior Ministry headquarters in the Turkish capital Ankara, local authorities have reported.
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Turkey Attacks PKK in Northern Iraq after Ankara Suicide Attack
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Turkey Attacks PKK in Northern Iraq after Ankara Suicide Attack

Monday 2 October 2023
Turkey says its warplanes have carried out raids on targets linked to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in northern Iraq following a suicide attack on a government building in capital Ankara.
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Turkey’s Erdogan Slams Tel Aviv’s “Unacceptable” Gaza Evacuation Ultimatum
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Turkey’s Erdogan Slams Tel Aviv’s “Unacceptable” Gaza Evacuation Ultimatum

Friday 13 October 2023
Israel ordered Gazans to evacuate the north and moe south early Friday.
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Gaza War Takes Its Toll on Erdogan
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Gaza War Takes Its Toll on Erdogan

Tuesday 31 October 2023
The Turkish president tries to play as supporter of Gaza but he has fallen out of favor of Palestinians and Muslim world.
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Blinken urges Middle East nations to address and control the Gaza conflict
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Blinken urges Middle East nations to address and control the Gaza conflict

Wednesday 10 January 2024
The Secretary of State of the United States spoke in Turkey as part of a journey that will lead him to visit Jordan, Egypt, and Israel.
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Crisis in Gaza: WHO Warns of Critical Shortages at Another Hospital
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Crisis in Gaza: WHO Warns of Critical Shortages at Another Hospital

Wednesday 10 January 2024
On the 93rd day of the conflict in Gaza, as there were continuous and intense Israeli airstrikes, UN humanitarian officials released updated information on "significant casualties, especially among women and children." They urgently appealed for medical teams, facing overwhelming challenges, to be permitted to carry on with their vital life-saving efforts.
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Can Pres. Raisi Convince Turkey for Tougher Anti-Israeli Stances?
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Can Pres. Raisi Convince Turkey for Tougher Anti-Israeli Stances?

Wednesday 24 January 2024
The Iranian president in addition to economic talks will discuss Gaza war and stress the need for uniting Islamic ranks against the Israeli massacre in Gaza.
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Sweden NATO Membership Closed with Turkey: Whats Next?
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Sweden NATO Membership Closed with Turkey: Whats Next?

Tuesday 30 January 2024
Turkey finally accepted to allow Sweden in the NATO, nut experts say its gaps with the military bloc and the West will not be bridged.
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The New Era of Turkish-Egyptian Relations
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The New Era of Turkish-Egyptian Relations

Saturday 17 February 2024
Erdogan’s trip to Egypt not only thawed icy relations but also signaled a transition from strategic competition to constructive engagement and collaboration
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PKK Kills Turkish Soldier at a Northern Iraq Military Base
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PKK Kills Turkish Soldier at a Northern Iraq Military Base

Sunday 18 February 2024
Turkey has been at war with PKK for 3 decades.

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