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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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French Airstrike Kills Six Civilians in Northern Mali
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French Airstrike Kills Six Civilians in Northern Mali

Sunday 28 March 2021
French military reportedly has killed six civilians in an airstrike in Mali’s remote Gao region
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What’s Really Behind EU’s Syria Aid Conference?
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What’s Really Behind EU’s Syria Aid Conference?

Sunday 4 April 2021
The West claims it wants to improve living conditions of Syrian refugees but it pursues goals beyond humanitarian aims.
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Attacks, Threats Target French Mosques, Muslims amid Rising Islamophobia
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Attacks, Threats Target French Mosques, Muslims amid Rising Islamophobia

Monday 12 April 2021
A second mosque in France has been attacked ahead of the holy month of Ramadan days after the French Senate approved an amendment to another Islamophobic bill by the lower House, sparking fierce outrage on social media outlets.
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Three Factors Proving French PM’s Beirut Visit a Failure
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Three Factors Proving French PM’s Beirut Visit a Failure

Thursday 6 May 2021
The top French diplomat is said to seek a push to accelerate government formation in Lebanon. But this has prerequisite Paris does not seem to consider.
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EU, again, Rejects Erdogan’s Show of Interest in Bloc Membership
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EU, again, Rejects Erdogan’s Show of Interest in Bloc Membership

Tuesday 11 May 2021
The Turkish president recently showed an interest to de-escalate with EU and pursue accession, only to be turned down.
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French Foreign Minister Uses Apartheid Referring to Israel
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French Foreign Minister Uses Apartheid Referring to Israel

Monday 24 May 2021
French foreign minister in rare expression of concern against Israeli violation of Palestinians rights warned that Tel Aviv’s actions “have the ingredients of long-lasting apartheid”.
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Merkel, Macron Urge US, Denmark to Explain Wiretapping Scandal
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Merkel, Macron Urge US, Denmark to Explain Wiretapping Scandal

Tuesday 1 June 2021
Leaders of France and Germany called for explanations from the US and Denmark after controversial report emerged that Washington had over the years spied on its allies in the European continent, with help from Danish intelligence service.
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What’s Behind Austria Gov’t ’Political Islamc Plan?
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What’s Behind Austria Gov’t ’Political Islamc Plan?

Wednesday 2 June 2021
The move was condemned as part of a campaign of Islamophobia launched by the highest executive body in Austria.
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Fallen behind China, Europe Rushing to Catch up
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Fallen behind China, Europe Rushing to Catch up

Monday 19 July 2021
European leaders have approved an investment strategy rival to China’s Belt and Road Initiative as they have fallen behind.
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What Did Take Bin Zayed to Paris?
Analysis

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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France Blames US, Australia for Lying over Submarine Deal
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France Blames US, Australia for Lying over Submarine Deal

Sunday 19 September 2021
French FM Jean Yves-Drian on Saturday blamed the US and Australia for a ruptured Australian contract to buy French submarines, insisting there may be major consequences to Paris-Washington relations and for the transatlantic alliance.
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AUKUS Pact A Finishing Shot at Half-Dead Atlantic Alliance
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AUKUS Pact A Finishing Shot at Half-Dead Atlantic Alliance

Monday 20 September 2021
Europe is now more insistent on independence from US in defense sector. This is the beginning of end of alliance on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Mobile Phones of Five French Ministers Infected Israel’s Pegasus Spyware
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Mobile Phones of Five French Ministers Infected Israel’s Pegasus Spyware

Saturday 25 September 2021
Israeli-made Pegasus spyware have infected mobile phones of at least five French ministers and a diplomatic advisor to President Emmanuel Macron, a report shows.
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What Are Europe’s Capacities, Obstacles for Independence from US?
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What Are Europe’s Capacities, Obstacles for Independence from US?

Wednesday 6 October 2021
Europe is interested in separation of policy ways from Washington but it is afraid it cannot do the job in the best possible way.
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France Trains Militant Groups in Mali: Prime Minister
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France Trains Militant Groups in Mali: Prime Minister

Saturday 9 October 2021
French officers have trained Militant groups in northern Mali’s Kidal region, Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maiga told on Friday.

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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