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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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Over 400 Militants Lay down Arms in Syria’s Dara’a
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Over 400 Militants Lay down Arms in Syria’s Dara’a

Tuesday 7 September 2021
More than 400 militants holed up in Syria’s southwestern province of Dara’a have accepted to lay down weapons and renounce violence.
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Syrian Army Recaptures Militant-Held Al-Yadudah  in Dara’a after 10 Years
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Syrian Army Recaptures Militant-Held Al-Yadudah in Dara’a after 10 Years

Monday 13 September 2021
The Syrian army has established control over al-Yadudah town in Dara’a province, 10 years after it fall to foreign-backed militants on 2011.
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Syrian President Visits Russia to Meet Putin
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Syrian President Visits Russia to Meet Putin

Tuesday 14 September 2021
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad paid an announced visit to Moscow on Monday to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin
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Bloodless Peace: An Emerging Mechanism to End Syria Crisis
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Bloodless Peace: An Emerging Mechanism to End Syria Crisis

Thursday 16 September 2021
The Syrian government is heading to engagement with opposition militia to restore control over territories.
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Hundreds of Militants Lay down Arms in Syria’s Tafas
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Hundreds of Militants Lay down Arms in Syria’s Tafas

Sunday 19 September 2021
Hundreds of militants laid down their arms in Syria’s Tafas town, Dara’a province, under a reconciliation agreement with Damascus.
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Syrian Defense Minister Visit Jordan, Discuss Border Security, Dara’a Situation
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Syrian Defense Minister Visit Jordan, Discuss Border Security, Dara’a Situation

Monday 20 September 2021
Syrian Defense Minister visited neighbor Jordan on Sunday to discuss stability on border as well as the situation in Syria’s southwestern city of Dara’a.
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What’s New US Plot for Syria?
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What’s New US Plot for Syria?

Saturday 25 September 2021
The Americans are helping ISIS rebuild to strike Syrian forces and also foil Damascus plans to advance peace bloodless through talks with tribes.
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US to Face Repeat of Its Fate in Afghanistan if It Does Not Leave Syria: FM
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US to Face Repeat of Its Fate in Afghanistan if It Does Not Leave Syria: FM

Saturday 25 September 2021
Syrian Foreign Minister urged the US to exit its forces from the Arab country before facing a repeat of its fate in Afghanistan.
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What’s Driving Quiet Arab Rapprochement with Syria?
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What’s Driving Quiet Arab Rapprochement with Syria?

Tuesday 28 September 2021
Finding it impossible to topple Assad, Riyadh and Abu Dhabi now turn to détente with Damascus to prevent more defeats.
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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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Re-embracing Damascus: What Does Syrian Delegation’s Jordan Visit Mean?
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Re-embracing Damascus: What Does Syrian Delegation’s Jordan Visit Mean?

Saturday 2 October 2021
A Syrian delegation visited Amman on Monday to discus trade, cooperation, and reopening borders as Jordan shifts view on Syria.
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Syrian Air Defenses Intercept Israeli Missile Attack on Homs Province: Report
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Syrian Air Defenses Intercept Israeli Missile Attack on Homs Province: Report

Saturday 9 October 2021
Syria’s air defenses intercepted an Israeli missile attack on a military airbase in Homs province, shooting down most of the missiles, Syrian state media say on Friday.
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Syria Intercepted 8 of 12 Israeli Missiles launched at Homs: Russian Military
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Syria Intercepted 8 of 12 Israeli Missiles launched at Homs: Russian Military

Sunday 10 October 2021
Syrian air defense units have successfully shot down most of the missiles launched by Israeli military aircraft at an airbase in Homs province, the Russian military said.
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Capturing ISIS’s Second-In-Command Highlights Baghdad-Damascus Partnership Need
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Capturing ISIS’s Second-In-Command Highlights Baghdad-Damascus Partnership Need

Thursday 14 October 2021
Iraqi government said it arrested ISIS’s second most powerful man outside Iraq’s borders. The arrest calls attention to the need for Iraqi-Syrian cooperation.
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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