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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 Launches Drone Attacks against Syrian Democratic Forces, Kills 2 Militants
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Turkey Launches Drone Attacks against Syrian Democratic Forces, Kills 2 Militants

Monday 7 November 2022
Turkish military carried out a string of fresh airstrikes against the positions of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria’s northern provinces of Hasakah and Raqqah, killing at least two militants and injuring several others.
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What Role Do Gulf Arab Monarchies Play in Turkish-Greek Tensions?
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What Role Do Gulf Arab Monarchies Play in Turkish-Greek Tensions?

Saturday 12 November 2022
Saudi Arabia plans to take part in military exercises with Greece as the latter is in tensions with Turkey.
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Israeli Dream to‌ Deal Blows to Iran through Turkic World Project
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Israeli Dream to‌ Deal Blows to Iran through Turkic World Project

Saturday 12 November 2022
Israelis find advantages in Turkic world option as it brings them close to Iranian borders where they can watch Iran from an a vantage point.
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Iran Condemned Istanbul ’Terrorist Incident’
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Iran Condemned Istanbul ’Terrorist Incident’

Monday 14 November 2022
Iran strongly condemned a "terrorist incident" in neighboring Turkey where several were killed and dozens injured in a busy shopping street in commercial hub of Istanbul.
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Gulen in Middle of Erdogan-West Gaps over Ukraine
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Gulen in Middle of Erdogan-West Gaps over Ukraine

Monday 14 November 2022
Erdogan raises his demands to include extradition of Gulen network members in return for favorable stance on Ukraine and NATO membership bids.
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Turkey Accuses Kurdish Groups for Istanbul Bombing, Arrests 22, Including Bomber
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Turkey Accuses Kurdish Groups for Istanbul Bombing, Arrests 22, Including Bomber

Monday 14 November 2022
Turkey accused Kurdish militants in northern Syria of responsibility for a bombing on a busy pedestrian street in Istanbul that killed several people, saying 22 suspects have been arrested, including the bomber.
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Who’s Benefiting More From Istanbul Terrorist Attack?
Analysis

Who’s Benefiting More From Istanbul Terrorist Attack?

Thursday 17 November 2022
Ankara would use the blast to attack coalition with Kurdish parties. PKK, on the other hand, seeks challenges to Erdogan in the current situation.
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Turkey Launches Airstrikes on Syria, Iraq: Casualties Reported
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Turkey Launches Airstrikes on Syria, Iraq: Casualties Reported

Sunday 20 November 2022
Turkey launched series of airstrikes on Kurdish militants’ positions in neighboring Syria and Iraq.
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Challenges Ahead of Turkey’s Possible Military Action in Northern Syria
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Challenges Ahead of Turkey’s Possible Military Action in Northern Syria

Tuesday 22 November 2022
The Turkish president wants to finish an unfinished job in Syria but internal and international challenges are ogling his way.
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US Endorses Turkish Operation against Kurdish Militias in Syria
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US Endorses Turkish Operation against Kurdish Militias in Syria

Wednesday 23 November 2022
The US backed on Tuesday Turkish airstrikes against Kurdish militias in Syria saying Ankara has the right to defend itself, even though its operation ‘Claw-Sword’ may make it difficult for US-backed Kurdish forces to ISIS terrorists.
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Erdogan Expecting Qatari Finance Injection in Crisis-hit Turkish Economy
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Erdogan Expecting Qatari Finance Injection in Crisis-hit Turkish Economy

Monday 28 November 2022
Erdogan is resorting to Qatar for more help as he needs to improve the economy less than a year to the elections.
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Russia Calls on Turkey to Honor its Obligations in Syria’s Idlib: Diplmat
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Russia Calls on Turkey to Honor its Obligations in Syria’s Idlib: Diplmat

Tuesday 29 November 2022
Turkey says it plans a military operation in Syria’s north against the Kurdish militia.
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Syria’s Moderate Dealing with Possible Turkish Operation in the North
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Syria’s Moderate Dealing with Possible Turkish Operation in the North

Tuesday 29 November 2022
The Syrian government is opposed to the operation in its territory but acts moderately to take concessions from Erdogan.
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Turkish Opposition Party Seeks Assad Meeting
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Turkish Opposition Party Seeks Assad Meeting

Friday 2 December 2022
The Turkish party says it wants to discuss with Syrian leader refugees Turkey hosts.
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Syria’s Kurdish Militias Halt Joint Operations with US after Turkish Raids
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Syria’s Kurdish Militias Halt Joint Operations with US after Turkish Raids

Saturday 3 December 2022
The so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Friday it had stopped all joint operations with the US and other allies as a result of Turkish bombardment on its area of control.

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World Largest Active volcano, Mauna Loa, Starts to Erupt for 1st Time in Four Decades

World Largest Active volcano, Mauna Loa, Starts to Erupt for 1st Time in Four Decades