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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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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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Nigeria Using Israeli Spyware to Monitor Citizens: Report
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Nigeria Using Israeli Spyware to Monitor Citizens: Report

Wednesday 9 December 2020
Nigeria’s Defense Intelligence Agency reportedly acquired an Israeli spyware to spy on dissidents and other citizens.
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Bandits Attack School in Nigeria’s Northwest, Kidnap Hundreds of Pupils
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Bandits Attack School in Nigeria’s Northwest, Kidnap Hundreds of Pupils

Sunday 13 December 2020
Gunmen stormed a secondary school and kidnapped hundreds of students in Nigeria’s restive northwest.
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Nigerian Court Orders Wife of Zakzaky Taken to Hospital for COVID-19
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Nigerian Court Orders Wife of Zakzaky Taken to Hospital for COVID-19

Tuesday 26 January 2021
At the resumption of the Zakzaky case in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, the state High Court has ordered officials of the Kaduna Correctional Center to move Zakzaky’s wife, Zeenat, to a government hospital for proper treatment for COVID-19.
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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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Nigeria’s Sheikh Zakzaky Release Symbolizes Justice Victory
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Nigeria’s Sheikh Zakzaky Release Symbolizes Justice Victory

Sunday 1 August 2021
A Nigerian court ruled that the Shiite Cleric was innocent and dropped all government charges against him.
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Senior Bahraini Cleric Hails Nigerian Sheikh Zakzaky’s Release from Prison
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Senior Bahraini Cleric Hails Nigerian Sheikh Zakzaky’s Release from Prison

Tuesday 3 August 2021
Spiritual leader of Bahraini Shiites Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim hailed freedom of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, and his acquittal of all the charges leveled against him and his wife.
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Anti-Shiite State Crimes in Nigeria, Again: From Foreign Incitement to Disgraceful Western Silence
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Anti-Shiite State Crimes in Nigeria, Again: From Foreign Incitement to Disgraceful Western Silence

Tuesday 24 August 2021
This year, too, Nigerian forces attacked Shiite Ashura ceremonies. Clearly the raids are foreign-incited, amid Western silence.
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Nigerian Shiite’s Leader Zakzaky Marks 6th Anniversary of Zaria Massacre
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Nigerian Shiite’s Leader Zakzaky Marks 6th Anniversary of Zaria Massacre

Sunday 5 December 2021
Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Zakzaky has marked December 2015 Zaria Massacre and expressed his condolences to the families of the bloody incident’s martyrs.
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Scores Killed after Gunmen Torch Bus in Nigeria
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Scores Killed after Gunmen Torch Bus in Nigeria

Wednesday 8 December 2021
Dozens of Nigerian people burnt to death after gunmen attacked them and torched their bus in Sokoto State on Tuesday, police said.
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Some 200 Killed in Attacks in Northwest Nigeria: Report
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Some 200 Killed in Attacks in Northwest Nigeria: Report

Sunday 9 January 2022
Some 200 people or more were killed in villages in the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara during retaliatory attacks by armed bandits following military airstrikes on their hideouts this week, residents said on Saturday.
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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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Gunmen Kill Over 60 Vigilantes in Nigeria’s Kebbi State
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Gunmen Kill Over 60 Vigilantes in Nigeria’s Kebbi State

Tuesday 8 March 2022
Gunmen ambushed and killed at least 62 members of a volunteer vigilante group in Nigeria’s northwestern Kebbi state, the head of the group and a police spokesman said, in the worst violence to hit the state since mid-January.
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Bandits Kills Village Leader, 23 Others in Nigeria’s Zamfara
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Bandits Kills Village Leader, 23 Others in Nigeria’s Zamfara

Tuesday 22 March 2022
Bandits from the Gando forest in Bukkuyum and Anka local government areas have been attacking residents since January.

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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