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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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Azerbaijan

Armenia, Azerbaijan Agree on Russian-Mediated Ceasefire after Border Clashes
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Armenia, Azerbaijan Agree on Russian-Mediated Ceasefire after Border Clashes

Wednesday 17 November 2021
Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to a Russian-mediated ceasefire at their following renewed deadly clashes between the two countries.
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What’s Sparking Azerbaijan-Armenia Clashes On First War Anniversary?
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What’s Sparking Azerbaijan-Armenia Clashes On First War Anniversary?

Friday 19 November 2021
The peace between the two neighbors remains fragile as they show no will to negotiate an ultimate deal.
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Armenia Rejects Turkish Proposal for Azerbaijan-Nakhchivan Corridor
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Armenia Rejects Turkish Proposal for Azerbaijan-Nakhchivan Corridor

Sunday 21 November 2021
Armenia rejected Turkish proposal for setting up a corridor between Azerbaijan and Nakhchivan that would pass through its territory
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Iran-Azerbaijan Relations: Friendly but Influenced by Foreign Actors
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Iran-Azerbaijan Relations: Friendly but Influenced by Foreign Actors

Wednesday 24 November 2021
Iran and Azerbaijan have friendly ties but recently Israel and Turkey appeared to be upsetting factors as they follow own agenda using Baku.
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New Azerbaijan-Armenia Agreement Effective but not Adequate to End Dispute: Expert
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New Azerbaijan-Armenia Agreement Effective but not Adequate to End Dispute: Expert

Tuesday 30 November 2021
An new Russian-mediated agreement between Baku and Yerevan can be effective but far from enough to bring full peace.
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3+3 Platform for Karabakh Peace: Grounds and Necessities
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3+3 Platform for Karabakh Peace: Grounds and Necessities

Tuesday 14 December 2021
A new platform for peace in South Caucasus can give a chance for realizing economic interests of interested actors.
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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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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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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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US Marks Independence Day with Mass Shooting: 6 Killed, Dozens Injured

US Marks Independence Day with Mass Shooting: 6 Killed, Dozens Injured