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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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Somali Army Kills 76 Shabab Militants
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Somali Army Kills 76 Shabab Militants

Sunday 4 April 2021
At least 76 al-Shabab militants were killed in Somalia after a fierce fighting broke out on Saturday between Army and the Al-Qaeda linked terrorist group.
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Libyan National Unity Govt. Division: From Foreign Interference to Internal Armed Peace
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Libyan National Unity Govt. Division: From Foreign Interference to Internal Armed Peace

Tuesday 27 April 2021
A few months after its formation, Libyan unity government its hit by division caused by foreign intervention and ingenuine home peace.
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What’s Behind Turkish Delegation’s Libya Visit ahead of NATO Summit?
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What’s Behind Turkish Delegation’s Libya Visit ahead of NATO Summit?

Sunday 13 June 2021
While showing flexibility, Turkey wants to make it clear for the West that it wouldn’t stop pursuing interests in Libya.
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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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A Decade after Uprising, Can Gaddafi’s Son Saif Al-Islam Rise to Power in Libya?
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A Decade after Uprising, Can Gaddafi’s Son Saif Al-Islam Rise to Power in Libya?

Thursday 5 August 2021
In a recent interview, Saif Al-Islam said he has political and military allies and can return to take back his father’s rule.
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Son of Former Libyan Ruler Gaddafi to Run for President
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Son of Former Libyan Ruler Gaddafi to Run for President

Monday 15 November 2021
Son of Libya’s former leader Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, has registered as a presidential candidate for the country’s December election
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Can Paris Conference Help Libya Hold Election, End Crisis?
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Can Paris Conference Help Libya Hold Election, End Crisis?

Tuesday 16 November 2021
Paris conference called for election and respect to results. But differences between two key camps are not over yet. Add to this foreign interference.
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UN Envoy for Libya Resigns Weeks before Key Vote
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UN Envoy for Libya Resigns Weeks before Key Vote

Wednesday 24 November 2021
The UN special envoy for Libya, Jan Kubis, has quit, with just one month left to the presidential election in the North African country.
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Is Libya Drifting Back to Civil War as Elections Grow More Divisive?
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Is Libya Drifting Back to Civil War as Elections Grow More Divisive?

Monday 29 November 2021
Libya has potentials for return to civil war as internal and external sides are at odds over election law and arrangements.
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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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Libyan Fencing Team Refuses to Face Israel in UAE’s World Championships
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Libyan Fencing Team Refuses to Face Israel in UAE’s World Championships

Tuesday 12 April 2022
The Libyan national team withdrew from the World Fencing Championships 2022 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to avoid facing Israeli opponents in solidarity with the Palestinian cause and in opposition to normalization agreements between the occupying regime and a few Arab countries, including the UAE.
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13 Killed, 30 Injured as Clashes between Libyan Armed Groups Refuels in Tripoli
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13 Killed, 30 Injured as Clashes between Libyan Armed Groups Refuels in Tripoli

Saturday 23 July 2022
At least 13 people were killed and 30 more injured Clashes between armed groups in Tripoli left in the latest violence to hit the Libyan capital amid rising political tensions.
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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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23 Killed in Libya’s Tripoli as Fears Grow of Wider War
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23 Killed in Libya’s Tripoli as Fears Grow of Wider War

Sunday 28 August 2022
At least 23 people have been killed and dozens more were wounded on Saturday as Clashes between militias backed by Libya’s rival governments escalates.

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37 More People Killed, 92 Injured in Floods in Pakistan

37 More People Killed, 92 Injured in Floods in Pakistan