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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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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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Russia, China Criticize Olympics Map’s Misrepresentation of Crimea, Taiwan
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Russia, China Criticize Olympics Map’s Misrepresentation of Crimea, Taiwan

Sunday 25 July 2021
Russia and China rebuked the use of a controversial map in this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games, which has excluded disputed territories from the two countries.
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China Urges US for Sanctions Removal, Blames Washington for Creating ‘Imaginary Enemy’
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China Urges US for Sanctions Removal, Blames Washington for Creating ‘Imaginary Enemy’

Monday 26 July 2021
China urged the US remove sanctions on officials, students, and communist party members, as Beijing accused Washington of creating an “imaginary enemy” out of China.
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China’s Wuhan to Test ’All Residents’ amid Return of Covid-19
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China’s Wuhan to Test ’All Residents’ amid Return of Covid-19

Tuesday 3 August 2021
Authorities in Wuhan on Tuesday said they would test its entire population for Covid-19 after the central Chinese city where the coronavirus emerged reported its first local infections in more than a year.
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US Set to Sell Howitzer Artillery Systems to Chinese Taipei
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US Set to Sell Howitzer Artillery Systems to Chinese Taipei

Thursday 5 August 2021
The US State Department has approved the potential sale of 40 Howitzer artillery systems to Chinese Taipei, which would be the first sale of arms to the self-governed Chinese island under US President Joe Biden and will likely inflame further tensions with Beijing.
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Iran to Make ’Greater Progress’ in Socio-Economic Development under Raeisi
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Iran to Make ’Greater Progress’ in Socio-Economic Development under Raeisi

Saturday 7 August 2021
China offered congratulations to Iran’s new president on his inauguration, predicting that, under his watch, the Islamic Republic will make “greater progress” in socio-economic development.
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China’s Wuhan Tests 11.2 M in Six Days, Finds 78 Covid-19 Cases
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China’s Wuhan Tests 11.2 M in Six Days, Finds 78 Covid-19 Cases

Monday 9 August 2021
China’s Wuhan city has tested every resident, except for children under six and those on vacation, in a bid to prevent a new Covid-19 outbreak in the metropolis.
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Canada PM Slams China’s 11-year Prison Sentence for Businessman Charged with Spying
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Canada PM Slams China’s 11-year Prison Sentence for Businessman Charged with Spying

Wednesday 11 August 2021
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rejected as "absolutely unacceptable" a Chinese court’s sentencing of Canadian businessman to 11-year prison term in prison on espionage charges.
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CIA Plans ’Mission Center for China’ to Counter Beijing’s Rise
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CIA Plans ’Mission Center for China’ to Counter Beijing’s Rise

Saturday 14 August 2021
The US spy agency is mulling to establish an independent mission center with special focus on China in a bid to counter Beijing’s growing influence on the international arena.
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Russia, China Wrap up Joint Exercises, Vow Closer Alliance
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Russia, China Wrap up Joint Exercises, Vow Closer Alliance

Saturday 14 August 2021
Russia and China have concluded their five-day joint military exercise in Northwest China, vowing further collaborations amid rising US-led provocations in eastern Europe and the pacific.
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What Does Taliban’s Afghanistan Rule Mean for China?
Analysis

What Does Taliban’s Afghanistan Rule Mean for China?

Tuesday 24 August 2021
While posing some threats to China, the group seems beneficial for China and can make a partner.
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China Slams US Selfish Foreign Policy after Chaotic Afghanistan Exit
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China Slams US Selfish Foreign Policy after Chaotic Afghanistan Exit

Tuesday 24 August 2021
China on Tuesday rebuked chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan as an example of Washington’s "selfish" foreign policy, hitting back at US Vice President Kamala Harris’s remarks on Beijing’s actions in the South China Sea.
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China Will Soon Surpass Russia as Top Nuclear Threat: Commander
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China Will Soon Surpass Russia as Top Nuclear Threat: Commander

Saturday 28 August 2021
China will surpass Russia as the top nuclear threat to the United States soon, a senior US military official said on Friday, warning that the two nuclear powers have no mechanisms to avoid miscommunication.
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China Calls for Probe into US Military Crimes in Afghanistan
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China Calls for Probe into US Military Crimes in Afghanistan

Wednesday 1 September 2021
China’s Foreign Ministry urged on Wednesday investigations into into numerous allegations of crimes committed by the US military against Afghans during the 2-decade occupation of the Asian country.
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China Slams UK ’Despicable Action’ to Ban Its Envoy from Parliament
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China Slams UK ’Despicable Action’ to Ban Its Envoy from Parliament

Wednesday 15 September 2021
China’s embassy in London condemned as “despicable and cowardly” the UK parliament’s decision to ban Beijing’s Ambassador to London from attending Britain’s legislature.

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Yemeni Children Protest outside UN Office in l Sanaa, Call for Action against Saudi Aggression

Yemeni Children Protest outside UN Office in l Sanaa, Call for Action against Saudi Aggression