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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-Africa Summit: Why Is Africa Growing Important for Moscow?
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Russia-Africa Summit: Why Is Africa Growing Important for Moscow?

Sunday 27 October 2019
Sochi hosted a summit between Russia and African countries on bilateral cooperation, signaling that it wants to return to Africa.
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Tunisia Political Instability: Reasons, Outlook
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Tunisia Political Instability: Reasons, Outlook

Friday 21 February 2020
The country appears to be moving in a political impasse as Nahda says it will not join the government nor will give the new cabinet vote of confidence.
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US Mulls Deploying Troops to Tunisia amid ‘Russian Threat’ in North Africa
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US Mulls Deploying Troops to Tunisia amid ‘Russian Threat’ in North Africa

Sunday 31 May 2020
The US is considering deploying forces to Tunisia for training amid concern over Russian activity in Libya, the US Africa Command said in a statement on Friday
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Arab-Israeli Thaw Train Faces Block In Station Of Nations Of Struggle
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Arab-Israeli Thaw Train Faces Block In Station Of Nations Of Struggle

Tuesday 6 October 2020
Israeli and American push for normalization with Arab world is running into hurdles as North Africa countries reject to normalize ties with Tel Aviv.
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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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Qatar Winner In Competition Over Tunisia
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Qatar Winner In Competition Over Tunisia

Tuesday 17 November 2020
The Tunisian president paid a visit to Doha on Saturday while the UAE and Saudi Arabia are seeking influence in Tunisia in rivalry against Qatar.
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Tunisia’s Three Big Crises 10 Years After Revolution
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Tunisia’s Three Big Crises 10 Years After Revolution

Sunday 27 December 2020
The country is facing economic crisis, fighting between the political parties, and Annahda infighting. These are delaying desperately-needed reforms.
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Protests Erupt in Tunisian Capital over Police Brutality
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Protests Erupt in Tunisian Capital over Police Brutality

Sunday 13 June 2021
Violent protests erupted in the Tunisian capital on Saturday after a video went viral of what appears to be four plain-clothes police officers stripping and beating a minor on the street.
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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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Tunisia’s President Names New Government 11 Weeks after Power Grab
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Tunisia’s President Names New Government 11 Weeks after Power Grab

Monday 11 October 2021
Tunisia named a new government on Monday, 11 weeks after President Kais Saied ousted the prime minister and suspended parliament to assume near total control in moves that his critics call a coup.
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Algeria Trying to Revoke Israel’s Observer Status in African Union
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Algeria Trying to Revoke Israel’s Observer Status in African Union

Wednesday 2 February 2022
In July 2021 Israel was granted African Union’s observe status. The move caused outcry by some members that are critical of Israeli occupation of Palestine.
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West Africa Bloc Chairman: Mali Coup Set Dangerous Trend in Sahel
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West Africa Bloc Chairman: Mali Coup Set Dangerous Trend in Sahel

Friday 4 February 2022
Mali has been in political instability for years and this caused worries to other African states.
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Large Protests in Tunis after President Saied Tightens Grip on Judiciary
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Large Protests in Tunis after President Saied Tightens Grip on Judiciary

Monday 14 February 2022
Thousands of anti-regime protesters poured to the streets of Tunis on Sunday, following a presidential decree published on the official gazette in the early hours.
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Farewell to Politics, Power: What’s Caused Muslim Brotherhood Demise?
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Farewell to Politics, Power: What’s Caused Muslim Brotherhood Demise?

Tuesday 2 August 2022
The Muslim Brotherhood shifted from its ideals and goals upon taking the power in Arab countries and thus divided people from it.
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Africa a Setting for New Cold War?
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Africa a Setting for New Cold War?

Thursday 11 August 2022
Africa is becoming a focus of the West and the East as the two sides are vying for global dominance as the East is reshaping world order.

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Israeli Soldiers Guard Jewish Settlers As They Seize Lands of Palestinian Farmers

Israeli Soldiers Guard Jewish Settlers As They Seize Lands of Palestinian Farmers