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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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Russia Seeking Partners in Persian Gulf Amid Face-off with West
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Russia Seeking Partners in Persian Gulf Amid Face-off with West

Wednesday 1 June 2022
Russian FM visited Riyadh and plans meeting with Arab counterparts for assurances that they won’t pump more oil to global markets.
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Russian FM’s Serbia Visit Cancelled Due to Ban
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Russian FM’s Serbia Visit Cancelled Due to Ban

Monday 6 June 2022
Russian Foreign Minister’s scheduled trip to Serbia this week has been cancelled after three Baltic countries closed their airspace to Sergei Lavrov’s plane, amid heightened tensions over the Ukraine war.
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US Lets Spanish, Italian Firms Import Venezuelan Oil
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US Lets Spanish, Italian Firms Import Venezuelan Oil

Monday 6 June 2022
The US reportedly has issued waivers to Spanish and Italian oil companies to receive Venezuelan crude in an attempt to reduce their heavy reliance on Russian energy.
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Russia, China Open Cross-Border Bridge Defying US Sanctions
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Russia, China Open Cross-Border Bridge Defying US Sanctions

Saturday 11 June 2022
Russia and China have opened a new cross-border bridge in the Far East in a bid to further boost trade and counter rising US-led sanctions as Washington and Beijing traded threats of military conflict over Taiwan.
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Russia Strikes Weapons Depot in Ternopil Region, Battles Rage on in Severodonetsk
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Russia Strikes Weapons Depot in Ternopil Region, Battles Rage on in Severodonetsk

Sunday 12 June 2022
Russian forces have struck a weapons depot in Ukraine’s Ternopil region, as battles raged on in Severodonetsk.
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Iran Launches Pilot Transit between Russia, India
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Iran Launches Pilot Transit between Russia, India

Tuesday 14 June 2022
The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line Group (IRISL) has accommodated a pilot transit of cargo between Russia and India via a major international corridor that passes through Iran.
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Russia Warns Gas Flow to EU through Key Pipeline Could Stop
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Russia Warns Gas Flow to EU through Key Pipeline Could Stop

Thursday 16 June 2022
Russia’s EU Ambassador Vladimir Chizhov warned on Thursday that repair issues with Nord Stream’s pumping turbines could result in a complete stoppage of natural gas supplies to the bloc via the pipeline.
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’Unipolar World Order’ Ended: Putin
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’Unipolar World Order’ Ended: Putin

Saturday 18 June 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday "the era of the unipolar world", has ended, saying new power centers have been emerged that have the right to protect their systems, economic models, and sovereignty
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Will Syria Become Another Russia-US Confrontation Scene?
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Will Syria Become Another Russia-US Confrontation Scene?

Sunday 19 June 2022
Recently, Russia escalated tensions with the US by striking US military base and its terrorist allies in Syria. Washington avoided escalation.
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Russia Becomes China’s Top Oil Supplier
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Russia Becomes China’s Top Oil Supplier

Monday 20 June 2022
Russia became China’s top oil supplier in May, with exports soaring 55% from last year, Reuters reported on Monday, citing data from the Chinese General Administration of Customs.
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Biden Accuses Russia of ‘Barbarism’ in Ukraine
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Biden Accuses Russia of ‘Barbarism’ in Ukraine

Monday 27 June 2022
US President Joe Biden accused Russia of committing “barbarism” in Ukraine, in a further escalation of tensions between Washington and Moscow over Ukraine war.
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Russia Won’t Recognize Israeli Bid to Impose Sovereignty over Syria’s Golan: Diplomat
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Russia Won’t Recognize Israeli Bid to Impose Sovereignty over Syria’s Golan: Diplomat

Tuesday 28 June 2022
Russia does not recognize Israeli regime’s bid to impose its sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights as the territories are part of Syria, First Deputy Permanent Representative of Russia to the United Nations said on Monday.
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Sixth Caspian Sea Summit Overshadowed by Ukraine Crisis
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Sixth Caspian Sea Summit Overshadowed by Ukraine Crisis

Thursday 30 June 2022
The summit is influenced by the repercussions of the war in Ukraine and the need to replace old trade routes amid Western sanctions on Moscow.
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NATO Goes Offensive Against Russia With E. Europe Force Amassment
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NATO Goes Offensive Against Russia With E. Europe Force Amassment

Saturday 2 July 2022
The Western military bloc says it increases it forces in Eastern Europe seven folds as confrontation with Russia take a turn for worse.
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Russia Calls for Unconditional Halt to Israeli Strikes on Syria
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Russia Calls for Unconditional Halt to Israeli Strikes on Syria

Tuesday 5 July 2022
Russia called for an unconditional cessation of Israeli regime’s strikes on Syria, saying they are unacceptable.

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US Marks Independence Day with Mass Shooting: 6 Killed, Dozens Injured

US Marks Independence Day with Mass Shooting: 6 Killed, Dozens Injured