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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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Top US General Warns of Civil War in Afghanistan
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Top US General Warns of Civil War in Afghanistan

Sunday 5 September 2021
A top US general has warned that there is a “very good probability” that Afghanistan will descend into civil war amid clashes between the Taliban and opposition forces in the Panjshir Valley north of Kabul.
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Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations: Islamabad’s Goals, Limits
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Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations: Islamabad’s Goals, Limits

Saturday 11 September 2021
Pakistan wants to preserve its sway over the Taliban but the group is now different from what it was before 2001.
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US Kabul Drone Strike Killed Aid Worker, Not ISIS Terrorist: NYT
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US Kabul Drone Strike Killed Aid Worker, Not ISIS Terrorist: NYT

Saturday 11 September 2021
The US drone strike in Kabul that killed 9 people on 29 August did not target an ISIS terrorist driving a car bomb, but an Afghan aid worker and the children who came to greet him, The New York Times has reported using video analysis and interviews.
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A Look into Taliban’s Cabinet
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A Look into Taliban’s Cabinet

Sunday 12 September 2021
Taliban announced its government last week. It does not contain minorities not does it give place to pro-negotiation insiders.
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Taliban Celebrate Defeating US-Led NATO in Afghanistan: Ex-CIA Chief
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Taliban Celebrate Defeating US-Led NATO in Afghanistan: Ex-CIA Chief

Monday 13 September 2021
Former acting CIA Director Michael Morell said Taliban are celebrating their success in defeating the US-led NATO in Afghanistan.
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First Iranian Plane Carrying Humanitarian Aid Lands in Kabul
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First Iranian Plane Carrying Humanitarian Aid Lands in Kabul

Wednesday 15 September 2021
An Iranian plane carrying humanitarian aid arrived at Kabul airport on Wednesday, in the first flight from the Islamic Republic to the Afghan capital since the Taliban takeover of the country.
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US Admits Kabul Drone Strike Killed 10 Civilians, Including 7 Children, after Weeks of Denial
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US Admits Kabul Drone Strike Killed 10 Civilians, Including 7 Children, after Weeks of Denial

Saturday 18 September 2021
The US military has admitted Friday that its drone strike in Kabul killed as many as 10 civilians including up to seven children after weeks of insisting the August 29 strike killed an ISIS-K terrorist.
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US Cannot Acquit Itself of Crimes in Afghanistan by Describing Them as Mistakes: Iran
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US Cannot Acquit Itself of Crimes in Afghanistan by Describing Them as Mistakes: Iran

Sunday 19 September 2021
Iran condemned the US military’s killing of 10 Afghan civilians, including 7 children, in a drone strike, saying Washington cannot exonerate itself by describing such frequent atrocities as "mistakes" and the victims as "collateral damage."
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Taliban Claims Its Forces Destroyed ISIS Base North of Kabul
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Taliban Claims Its Forces Destroyed ISIS Base North of Kabul

Monday 4 October 2021
Afghanistan Taliban claims its forces have destroyed an ISIS cell north of Kabul, following a deadly bombing attack outside a mosque
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ISIS of Khorasan: A Threat for Afghanistan, Region
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ISIS of Khorasan: A Threat for Afghanistan, Region

Saturday 9 October 2021
Benefiting from US Plans for Central Asia and power vacuum in Afghanistan, the ISIS is expanding its presence in Afghanistan.
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Iran Leader Urges Afghan Authorities to Punish Mosque Attack Perpetrators
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Iran Leader Urges Afghan Authorities to Punish Mosque Attack Perpetrators

Sunday 10 October 2021
Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei has condemned terrorist attack on a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan’s Kunduz, urging the neighboring country’s authorities to punish the perpetrators behind the "the bitter and tragic incident".
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Ghani Left Kabul with Bags Stuffed with Money: Bodyguard
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Ghani Left Kabul with Bags Stuffed with Money: Bodyguard

Sunday 10 October 2021
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled Afghanistan with ’big bags’ of money, his ex-bodyguard has claimed in an interview with Daily Mail.
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Afghan Refugees Stuck in UK Beg to Return Home
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Afghan Refugees Stuck in UK Beg to Return Home

Sunday 10 October 2021
Afghan refugees, who fled to the UK after the Taliban takeover, have pleaded return home as they are fed up with staying in emergency hotels.
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ISIS Seeking to Lead Afghanistan into Civil War: Hezbollah
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ISIS Seeking to Lead Afghanistan into Civil War: Hezbollah

Tuesday 12 October 2021
Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah, condemned the ISIS terrorist attack against a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan’s Kunduz city, saying the terrorist outfit aims to stoke tensions and plunge Afghanistan into a civil war.
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Condemnations Pour in After Mosque Attack Kill Dozens of Shiite Afghans
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Condemnations Pour in After Mosque Attack Kill Dozens of Shiite Afghans

Saturday 16 October 2021
Global condemnations have poured in after a terrorist attack at a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan killed dozens of worshipers attending Friday prayers.

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Terrorist Attack at Shiite Mosque in Afghan City of Kandahar Kills Dozens

Terrorist Attack at Shiite Mosque in Afghan City of Kandahar Kills Dozens