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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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No Punishment for US Forces Involved in Deadly August 29 Drone Strike in Afghanistan: Pentagon
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No Punishment for US Forces Involved in Deadly August 29 Drone Strike in Afghanistan: Pentagon

Tuesday 14 December 2021
The US military will not hold any of its personnel accountable for a deadly August drone strike that killed 10 Afghan civilians, including seven children, on August 29.
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Afghanistan Crimes Prove US Pro-Rights, Counterterrorism Claims Invalid
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Afghanistan Crimes Prove US Pro-Rights, Counterterrorism Claims Invalid

Saturday 18 December 2021
The US said it decided not to publish its military personal that killed 10 Afghan civilians in a botched drone strike.
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Taliban Leaders Urge International Aid as Refugee Exodus Looms
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Taliban Leaders Urge International Aid as Refugee Exodus Looms

Sunday 19 December 2021
Taliban leaders once again called on the international community to extend aid to Afghanistan amid a worsening economic crisis that could spark a refugee exodus.
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Iran Urged Increased International Aid for Afghanistan
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Iran Urged Increased International Aid for Afghanistan

Tuesday 21 December 2021
Iranian foreign minister urged increase of international humanitarian efforts for Afghanistan, describing as massive the influx of Afghan refugees into neighboring countries compared to the very small volume of international aid for them.
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ICRC to Support Salaries for 10K Health Workers in Crises-Hit Afghanistan
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ICRC to Support Salaries for 10K Health Workers in Crises-Hit Afghanistan

Tuesday 21 December 2021
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will support salaries for nearly 10,000 staff working in hospitals across Afghanistan amidst worsening economic and humanitarian crisis in the country.
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OIC Extraordinary Session: Road to Afghanistan Problems Solution
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OIC Extraordinary Session: Road to Afghanistan Problems Solution

Wednesday 22 December 2021
The organization promised help to address the challenges Afghanistan is facing. But it’s success remains tied to Taliban meeting of expectations.
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Iranian FM Travels to Azerbaijan to Hold Talks with Baku Officials
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Iranian FM Travels to Azerbaijan to Hold Talks with Baku Officials

Wednesday 22 December 2021
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian travelled to neighboring Azerbaijan to exchange views with high-ranking officials Baku on regional developments and ways to expand bilateral relations.
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Iran FM’s Azerbaijan Visit Had Economic Diplomacy on Top
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Iran FM’s Azerbaijan Visit Had Economic Diplomacy on Top

Saturday 25 December 2021
The top Iranian diplomat visited Azerbaijan, mending ties and following an economic policy as part of Pres. Raisi’s "neighbors first" foreign policy.
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Taliban Flexes Muscles to Backer Pakistan: What’s their Difference Point?
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Taliban Flexes Muscles to Backer Pakistan: What’s their Difference Point?

Monday 27 December 2021
The Taliban forces clashes with Pakistani forces over the border. The group said it does not approve of border line drawn by Islamabad.
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Azerbaijani Border Guard kills 3 Fellow Servicemen
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Azerbaijani Border Guard kills 3 Fellow Servicemen

Monday 3 January 2022
An Azerbaijani sergeant killed a lieutenant and two noncommissioned officers before fleeing a border outpost, the nation’s military said
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Turkish-Armenian Normalization: So Close, So Far
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Turkish-Armenian Normalization: So Close, So Far

Tuesday 4 January 2022
Both Yerevan and Ankara show interest in a détente. Armenia wants to free itself from heavy military expenditures.
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Taliban Foreign Minister Visited Iran for Talks in First Official Visit
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Taliban Foreign Minister Visited Iran for Talks in First Official Visit

Sunday 9 January 2022
The Taliban foreign minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, visited Iran at the head of a high-ranking delegation to hold talks with the Islamic Republic’s officials in the first such trip to the neighboring country since the group seized power.
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US Seeks to Sow Discord between Afghanistan, Its Neighbors: Iran FM
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US Seeks to Sow Discord between Afghanistan, Its Neighbors: Iran FM

Monday 10 January 2022
The US seeks to create rifts between Afghanistan and its neighboring countries now that its 20-year occupation of the country has failed, Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Sunday.
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The Silence — or Worse — of Human Rights Hawks on U.S. Sanctions Against Afghanistan
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The Silence — or Worse — of Human Rights Hawks on U.S. Sanctions Against Afghanistan

Monday 10 January 2022
When opposing the withdrawal from Afghanistan, D.C. hawks crowed about human rights. With U.S. sanctions causing starvation? Not so much.
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What’s Behind Taliban FM’s Tehran Visit?
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What’s Behind Taliban FM’s Tehran Visit?

Tuesday 11 January 2022
The top Taliban dipmiat and his delegation visited Iran both to advance cooperation and also pursue pro-recognition efforts.

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Israeli Forces Violently Crack down on Bedouins Protesting against Desert Tree Planting

Israeli Forces Violently Crack down on Bedouins Protesting against Desert Tree Planting