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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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Central Asia & Caucasus

Pelosi’s Armenia Visit: Fueling Crisis This Time in South Caucasus
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Pelosi’s Armenia Visit: Fueling Crisis This Time in South Caucasus

Tuesday 20 September 2022
The US House Speaker visited Armenia and threw support behind Yerevan as recent clashes with Baku risked another war.
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China, Russia Urge US to Release Frozen Afghan Assets
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China, Russia Urge US to Release Frozen Afghan Assets

Thursday 29 September 2022
China and Russia urged the US to release Afghanistan’s financial assets, seized and frozen after Taliban’s last year takeover
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At Least 19 Killed, Dozens Injured in Kabul School Blast
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At Least 19 Killed, Dozens Injured in Kabul School Blast

Friday 30 September 2022
At least 19 people have been killed and dozens of others wounded after a suicide bomber has attacked an educational institute in the Afghan capital on Friday
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Afghan Women Protest after School Attack in Kabul
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Afghan Women Protest after School Attack in Kabul

Saturday 1 October 2022
Dozens of women from Afghanistan’s minority Hazara community held a protest following a suicide bombing that took place in an educational center and killed 19 and injured dozens more.
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Taliban in Center of Blame for Negligence for Anti-Shiite Attacks
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Taliban in Center of Blame for Negligence for Anti-Shiite Attacks

Monday 3 October 2022
Attacks on the Shiites grew substantially since the Taliban took over, prompting the notion that Taliban closes eyes to these crimes.
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Top Iranian General Urges Peaceful Solution to Armenia-Azerbaijan Dispute
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Top Iranian General Urges Peaceful Solution to Armenia-Azerbaijan Dispute

Tuesday 4 October 2022
Top Iranian commander Major General Mohammad Baqeri said the ongoing dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region should be settled through peaceful channels.
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US Officials Hold First Meeting With Taliban Since Al-Qaeda Leader’s Killing
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US Officials Hold First Meeting With Taliban Since Al-Qaeda Leader’s Killing

Sunday 9 October 2022
American officials have held the first in-person meeting with the Taliban since the elimination of Ayman al-Zawahiri, leader of al-Qaeda, CNN reports citing sources.
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Erdogan’s Role in Karabakh Peace Talks: Goals and Interests
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Erdogan’s Role in Karabakh Peace Talks: Goals and Interests

Sunday 9 October 2022
The Turkish leader seeks to take the initiative in Karabakh peace talks and secure interests.
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Israeli Stealth Foothold in Azerbaijan, Threats to Iran’s National Security
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Israeli Stealth Foothold in Azerbaijan, Threats to Iran’s National Security

Monday 17 October 2022
Iran more than once warned it does not tolerate Israeli presence on its borders but Azerbaijan keeps hosting Israeli spies, military wares.
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Iran’s Policies Guaranteeing Sustainable Peace in Karabakh
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Iran’s Policies Guaranteeing Sustainable Peace in Karabakh

Sunday 23 October 2022
Iran says it does not tolerate changes to regional borders and would respond any such plans.
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Huge Afghanistan Food Crisis a Product of Two-decade Western Occupation
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Huge Afghanistan Food Crisis a Product of Two-decade Western Occupation

Wednesday 26 October 2022
The West occupied Afghanistan two decades and after leaving it, sanctioned it, causing a grave food crisis.
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Why Didn’t Russia Invite Taliban to Afghanistan Conference?
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Why Didn’t Russia Invite Taliban to Afghanistan Conference?

Tuesday 8 November 2022
Russia is concerned about the Taliban activities and its possible secret agreements with the US.
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Iran Calls for Intra-Regional Resolution of Caucasus’ Problems
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Iran Calls for Intra-Regional Resolution of Caucasus’ Problems

Wednesday 9 November 2022
Iran’s Foreign Ministry urged intra-regional resolution of the Caucasus’ problems, once again expressing the Islamic Republic’s opposition to foreign meddling in the region’s affairs.
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Khaf-Herat Railway: Grand Development Linking Iran to Afghanistan, Central Asia
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Khaf-Herat Railway: Grand Development Linking Iran to Afghanistan, Central Asia

Sunday 13 November 2022
The new project links Iran to Afghanistan and Central Asia and complements Chinese Road and Belt Initiative.
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Azerbaijan Opening Tel Aviv Embassy While Silencing Opposing Voices
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Azerbaijan Opening Tel Aviv Embassy While Silencing Opposing Voices

Wednesday 23 November 2022
After opening embassy in Israel, Aliyev rule would need to crack down heavier on the opposition.

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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