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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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UAE

UAE Eyeing Afghanistan Foothold, Amid Qatar Strong Sway
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UAE Eyeing Afghanistan Foothold, Amid Qatar Strong Sway

Sunday 5 September 2021
Abu Dhabi knows it its hard to build influence in Afghanistan as rival Qatar is a key player there.
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Saudi, UAE Run ISIS Elements: Iraqi Figure
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Saudi, UAE Run ISIS Elements: Iraqi Figure

Monday 6 September 2021
The Saudi and Emirati spy agencies are directly running elements of the ISIS terrorist group, a senior leader of the Iraqi Kata’ib Hezbollah said
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In a Largely Gesture Move, UAE Plans Human Rights Institute
Analysis

In a Largely Gesture Move, UAE Plans Human Rights Institute

Saturday 11 September 2021
The council will be founded in Abu Dhabi, but with black record of human rights of the Emirates, experts question its validity.
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Stillborn Arab-Israeli Normalization Deal: A Year On
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Stillborn Arab-Israeli Normalization Deal: A Year On

Wednesday 15 September 2021
The signatories of the so-called peace agreement are to mark its anniversary, as many agree it was born dead.
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What Did Take Bin Zayed to Paris?
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What Did Take Bin Zayed to Paris?

Saturday 18 September 2021
Bin Zayed knows the US is declining in the region and he needs to build new alliances, amid French will to reinvent itself as new West Asia kingmaker.
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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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Iran Dismisses ‘Baseless’ UAE Claims to Trio Islands
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Iran Dismisses ‘Baseless’ UAE Claims to Trio Islands

Tuesday 28 September 2021
Iran rejected as “baseless” the United Arab Emirates’ claims over three Persian Gulf islands, stressing that they are an “inseparable” part of the Iranian territory.
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Pakistani Army Chief Invitation to UAE: Goals, Prospects
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Pakistani Army Chief Invitation to UAE: Goals, Prospects

Monday 4 October 2021
Bin Zayed seeks augmented interaction with Pakistan for bigger Afghanistan role and containing Turkey-led Muslim Brotherhood camp using Islamabad.
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UAE-Qatar Détente Efforts: Is It a Cold Peace?
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UAE-Qatar Détente Efforts: Is It a Cold Peace?

Saturday 9 October 2021
UAE plays peace with Qatar as it see it a need to change amid emerging new order. But this is hardly a real peace as their generic policies remain conflicting.
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Fresh Protests against UAE-Israel Oil Deal
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Fresh Protests against UAE-Israel Oil Deal

Sunday 10 October 2021
Fresh protests were held across the occupied territories in denunciation of a reported oil deal between the Israeli regime and the United Arab Emirates
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UAE FM Meets Syrian President in Damascus, despite US Concerns
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UAE FM Meets Syrian President in Damascus, despite US Concerns

Wednesday 10 November 2021
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) foreign minister met Syria President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday in an apparent U-turn on hostile policies of Abu Dhabi that once supported terrorist and militant groups fighting Damascus.
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German MPs Denounce UAE Candidate for Interpol Chief over Rights Abuses
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German MPs Denounce UAE Candidate for Interpol Chief over Rights Abuses

Sunday 14 November 2021
A number of German Member of Parliaments condemned the candidacy of a United Arab Emirates (UAE) Interior Ministry official, who faces accusations of human rights violations, for president of Interpol.
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UAE-Bahrain-Israeli Drills Dagger in Heart of Palestine: Hezbollah
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UAE-Bahrain-Israeli Drills Dagger in Heart of Palestine: Hezbollah

Sunday 14 November 2021
Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement denounced joint naval drills held by UAE, Bahrain, Israel and the US, saying it will embolden the occupying regime to conduct more acts of aggression against Lebanon and Palestine.
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What’s Driving UAE Show of Will to Defuse Tensions with Iran?
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What’s Driving UAE Show of Will to Defuse Tensions with Iran?

Saturday 20 November 2021
The UAE says it is taking steps to mend ties with Iran but this remains tied to if it reviews its policies.
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Bin Zayed’s Turkey Visit: Can Erdogan Be Optimistic about Lifeline from Foe Amid Crisis?
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Bin Zayed’s Turkey Visit: Can Erdogan Be Optimistic about Lifeline from Foe Amid Crisis?

Sunday 28 November 2021
UAE ruler visited Turkey as Erdogan is struggling in power amid protests at  deteriorating economic situation. Many agree help promises by Emirates are empty.

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Israeli Air Strike Destroyed Al-Jawhara Tower in Gaza on 28 November

Israeli Air Strike Destroyed Al-Jawhara Tower in Gaza on 28 November