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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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Jordan Summit Overshadowed by Amman-Washington Relations Rift
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Jordan Summit Overshadowed by Amman-Washington Relations Rift

Monday 28 September 2020
Alwaght- Recently, Jordan hosted a meeting to discuss ways to promote comprehensive compromise and peace in the region. The meeting was attended by the foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt, France, Germany (virtual meeting) and a representative of the European Union, without the presence of a representative from the United States. The meeting was aimed at exploring ways to support the Middle East peace process and ways to support the peace process between the Israeli regime and the Palestinians, while peace talks between the Israeli and Palestinian sides had been stalled since 2014. The Palestinians rejected the US initiative to resume peace talks, accusing Washington of siding with the Israeli regime, especially after the US government considered the holy city of Qods (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Israeli regime.
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UAE’s Influence Expansion In Horn Of Africa: Goals, Tools
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UAE’s Influence Expansion In Horn Of Africa: Goals, Tools

Thursday 12 November 2020
The UAE is working to deepen its influence in Horn of Africa for security and economic interests using investment and partnership.
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Iraq-Egypt Relations: Their Goals And Elements Influencing Them
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Iraq-Egypt Relations: Their Goals And Elements Influencing Them

Sunday 29 November 2020
Cairo and Baghdad are taking steps to strengthen their ties for mutual benefits but there are yet some foreign factors effecting them.
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Cold Peace? Egypt-Qatar Relations on Edge Despite Détente
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Cold Peace? Egypt-Qatar Relations on Edge Despite Détente

Monday 1 February 2021
The two countries reconciled two weeks ago but they are far from becoming normal partners.
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Fire Under the Ashes: How Are UAE-Egypt Differences Surfacing Despite Playing Allies?
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Fire Under the Ashes: How Are UAE-Egypt Differences Surfacing Despite Playing Allies?

Monday 15 February 2021
Abu Dhabi and Egypt have some common interests but they cannot hide their broad domain of differences that is fraying their relations.
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Turkey Restarted Diplomatic Contacts with Egypt: Erdogan
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Turkey Restarted Diplomatic Contacts with Egypt: Erdogan

Friday 12 March 2021
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Ankara has resumed diplomatic contacts with Egypt and wants to further cooperation after years of tension since the Egyptian army toppled a Muslim Brotherhood president close to Turkey.
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Turkey Must Lay Ground for Normalizing Ties with Actions: Egypt
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Turkey Must Lay Ground for Normalizing Ties with Actions: Egypt

Monday 15 March 2021
Turkey’s actions must show alignment with Egypt’s principles and goals for relations between the two countries to return to normal, Egyptian Foreign Minister, confirming contacts between Cairo and Ankara after years of tensions.
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Why Turkey’s Rapprochement with Egypt is Faltering؟
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Why Turkey’s Rapprochement with Egypt is Faltering؟

Monday 12 April 2021
The Turkish leader wants normal ties with Egypt but Egyptian conditions are hard to meet.
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Cairo Dreaming of Restoring Leadership in Palestinian Case
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Cairo Dreaming of Restoring Leadership in Palestinian Case

Saturday 5 June 2021
The Egyptian intelligence chief visited Gaza to discuss ceasefire, national Palestinian unity with Hamas.
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Sisi Can Be Ousted Any Minute: Former Supporter
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Sisi Can Be Ousted Any Minute: Former Supporter

Sunday 20 June 2021
Former supporter of Egyptian leader believes that Abdel Fatah el-Sisi will be ousted by another revolt because he has lost people’s support.
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Leaders of Iraq, Egypt, Jordan Meet in Baghdad
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Leaders of Iraq, Egypt, Jordan Meet in Baghdad

Monday 28 June 2021
Iraqi Prime Minister, Egyptian President, and Jordan’s King met in Baghdad on Sunday to discuss development on the Palestinian issue, combating terrorism and economic cooperation.
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Ethiopian Dam Dispute: How Is Tel Aviv Fishing in Troubled Nile Waters?
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Ethiopian Dam Dispute: How Is Tel Aviv Fishing in Troubled Nile Waters?

Friday 23 July 2021
Israel has role in the dam dispute between Egypt and Ethiopia and this role origins from its essential plans for Nile waters.
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Tel Aviv Granted AU Observer Status: How Would This Benefit Israelis?
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Tel Aviv Granted AU Observer Status: How Would This Benefit Israelis?

Monday 26 July 2021
19 years after its ouster, the Israeli regime rejoined the African Union (AU) as an observer member on July 22. A statement published by the Israeli Foreign Ministry said that Tel Aviv has relations with 46 African countries and in recent years, it resumed ties with Chad and Guinea, and earlier this year normalized ties with Sudan.
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Cairo Meeting Not Supportive of Biden Peace Initiative: Expert
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Cairo Meeting Not Supportive of Biden Peace Initiative: Expert

Sunday 5 September 2021
Cairo meeting brought together Egypt, Jordan, Palestinian Authority who aimed to boost Abbas amid population decline.

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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