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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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Oman

Oman’s Flexibility to Tel Aviv: Goals, Consequences?
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Oman’s Flexibility to Tel Aviv: Goals, Consequences?

Friday 12 April 2019
The Persian Gulf emirate has been reviewing its policy towards Israeli regime since October last year.
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What’s Driving Oman Embassy Reopening in Iraq?
Analysis

What’s Driving Oman Embassy Reopening in Iraq?

Thursday 16 May 2019
The Arab sultanate severed ties with Iraq in the 1990s when Saddam invaded his neighbor Kuwait.
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Oman FM Talks to President Assad in Damascus
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Oman FM Talks to President Assad in Damascus

Monday 8 July 2019
Foreign Minister of the Sultanate of Oman, Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, arrived in Syrian capital on Sunday and held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
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What Did Oman’s FM Seek In Recent Tehran Visit?
Analysis

What Did Oman’s FM Seek In Recent Tehran Visit?

Thursday 5 December 2019
Omani FM may have travelled to Tehran to announce Muscat’s agreement to an Iranian-proposed peace initiative.
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Oman Sultan Qaboos Dies after 50 years in Power
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Oman Sultan Qaboos Dies after 50 years in Power

Saturday 11 January 2020
Oman’s monarch, Sultan Qaboos bin Said al-Said, has passed away at the age of 79 after around half a century at the helm of the state, according to Omani state media.
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New Sultan, Old Policy? Oman Policy Under New Leader
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New Sultan, Old Policy? Oman Policy Under New Leader

Monday 13 January 2020
The country has just picked a new leader. His choosing bears evidence he will continue the policy set by the late Sultan Qaboos.
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Riyadh–Muscat Relations Under New Sultan
Analysis

Riyadh–Muscat Relations Under New Sultan

Thursday 16 January 2020
The Saudis look forward to warmer relations with new sultan to bring him to their side but he said he will continue his predecessor’s foreign policy.
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Al-Suwaiq Port; Symbol of Northern-Southern Persian Gulf Cooperation
Analysis

Al-Suwaiq Port; Symbol of Northern-Southern Persian Gulf Cooperation

Saturday 9 May 2020
The Omani port is expanded to host Iranian goods supplied to the sultanate as Tehran and Muscat take longer steps towards trade relations expansion.
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Israeli Regime Expects Bahrain, Oman to Follow UAE in Formalizing Ties: Spy Chief
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Israeli Regime Expects Bahrain, Oman to Follow UAE in Formalizing Ties: Spy Chief

Sunday 16 August 2020
Israeli intelligence minister said on Sunday Bahrain and Oman could be the next Persian Gulf Arab states to follow the United Arab Emirates in formalizing ties with the occupying Israeli regime.
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Bin-Alawi Dismissal: Does New Omani Sultan Seek End To Neutrality?
Analysis

Bin-Alawi Dismissal: Does New Omani Sultan Seek End To Neutrality?

Wednesday 26 August 2020
Sultan Haitham removed the long-serving foreign policy chief and replaced him with an aligned figure to tighten his foreign policy grasp.
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Will Sutlan Haitham’s Economic Aid Package Save Muscat’s Neutral Policy
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Will Sutlan Haitham’s Economic Aid Package Save Muscat’s Neutral Policy

Thursday 29 October 2020
New Omani sultan does arrangements to cut effects of economic crisis. He needs to turn to foreign sides and this overshadows Muscat’s long-held neutrality.
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Iranian Senior Diplomat Discusses Regional Developments with Omani FM
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Iranian Senior Diplomat Discusses Regional Developments with Omani FM

Monday 14 December 2020
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi has met with Omani Foreign Minister Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud Al-Busaidi in Muscat, where the two sides exchanged views on the latest regional developments, Press TV reported.
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Ansarullah Leader Meets Omani Delegation in Sana’a
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Ansarullah Leader Meets Omani Delegation in Sana’a

Tuesday 8 June 2021
Leader of Yemen’s Ansarullah resistance movement met on Monday with an official delegation from Oman, which is seeking to facilitate a face-saving Saudi exit from the Yemen war.
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What’s Behind Saudi Red Carpet for Omani Sultan?
Analysis

What’s Behind Saudi Red Carpet for Omani Sultan?

Wednesday 14 July 2021
Increasingly losing allies, bin Salman seeks to save the remaining. But Oman can’t be a favorable one as it pursues neutrality.
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How Are Strategic Ports Playing Role in UAE-Oman Competition
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How Are Strategic Ports Playing Role in UAE-Oman Competition

Saturday 4 September 2021
The rivalry of ports of the UAE and Oman is increasing as the two expand service and transportation capacities.

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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