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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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How Is Ukraine Crisis Affecting Central Asian States?
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How Is Ukraine Crisis Affecting Central Asian States?

Monday 7 March 2022
Ukraine invasion led to Western sanctions on Russia with which West Asian states have extensive economic and security relations.
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Azerbaijan President Calls for Stronger Cooperation with Iran
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Azerbaijan President Calls for Stronger Cooperation with Iran

Saturday 12 March 2022
Azerbaijan’s President hailed the regular political negotiations with neighboring Iran, calling for further development of bilateral cooperation between Baku and Tehran.
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Azerbaijan Violates Nagorno-Karabakh Ceasefire: Russia
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Azerbaijan Violates Nagorno-Karabakh Ceasefire: Russia

Sunday 27 March 2022
The Azerbaijani military has violated the November 2020, launching airstrikes against the forces of the breakaway region, the Russian Defense Ministry claimed on Saturday.
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Central Asia: China’s Bridge to Silk Road Revival
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Central Asia: China’s Bridge to Silk Road Revival

Sunday 12 June 2022
China is increasingly seeking allies in Central Asia to complete its Road and Belt initiative as Ukraine war blocked its trade routes with Europe.
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Azerbaijani Muslim Leader Launched Hunger Strike over Profanity
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Azerbaijani Muslim Leader Launched Hunger Strike over Profanity

Sunday 12 June 2022
The imprisoned leader of Azerbaijan’s Movement for Muslim Unity (MMU) reportedly has launched an open-ended hunger strike in protest at blasphemous remarks by members of the country’s Office for Combating Organized Crime (BMCMI) during the interrogation of a group of Muslim activists.
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Tehran, Baku Walking Past Misunderstanding, Heading to Partnership Boost
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Tehran, Baku Walking Past Misunderstanding, Heading to Partnership Boost

Saturday 9 July 2022
The neighbors are mending their frayed ties and head to cooperation in various areas.
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Muharram Mourning in Azerbaijan Under Govt. Religious Restrictions
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Muharram Mourning in Azerbaijan Under Govt. Religious Restrictions

Sunday 7 August 2022
Azerbaijanis are marking Muharram with bigger enthusiasm compared to the past years despite government crackdownon religious ceremonies.
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Heavy Border Clashes Reported between Azerbaijan and Armenia
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Heavy Border Clashes Reported between Azerbaijan and Armenia

Tuesday 13 September 2022
Armenia and Azerbaijan return to war again as their peace remains fragile and armed.
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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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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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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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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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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