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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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Armenia Agrees to Withdraw Forces from Occupied Karabakh
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Armenia Agrees to Withdraw Forces from Occupied Karabakh

Tuesday 10 November 2020
Armenia and Azerbaijan has signed a Russia-brokered deal to end its conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. According to the agreement, Yerevan is committed to withdraw all its forces from the occupied territories in a move that has outraged Armenians who consider it as “concession of defeat”.
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West Plotting to Disrupt Karabakh Ceasefire: Russia
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West Plotting to Disrupt Karabakh Ceasefire: Russia

Thursday 19 November 2020
Director of Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) accused number of Western countries of trying to reignite armed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh, following a Moscow-brokered ceasefire agreement that ended weeks of fighting between Baku and Yerevan over the disputed region.
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Reasons Behind Azerbaijani FM’s Visit to Iran?
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Reasons Behind Azerbaijani FM’s Visit to Iran?

Friday 11 December 2020
Azerbaijani FM visited Iran on Wednesday as Tehran has security concerns amid new developments in Karabakh. Trade ties was also on agenda.
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Baku-Yerevan Have Much To Discuss, Putin Prevented Full Karabakh Fall: Expert
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Baku-Yerevan Have Much To Discuss, Putin Prevented Full Karabakh Fall: Expert

Wednesday 13 January 2021
Russia hosted Karabakh ceasefire talks. The dispute may not be over as both Azerbaijan and Armenia have much to discuss about the disputed region.
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Iran Foreign Minister in Baku as Part of Caucasus Tour
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Iran Foreign Minister in Baku as Part of Caucasus Tour

Monday 25 January 2021
Iranian Foreign Minister has arrived in Republic of Azerbaijan’s capital on Sunday in the first leg of his regional tour of Caucasus, which will take him to Russia and Turkey as well.
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Pashinyan Cause of Polarization, No Chances for Coup in Armenia: Expert
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Pashinyan Cause of Polarization, No Chances for Coup in Armenia: Expert

Friday 5 March 2021
PM Pashinyan has been a divisive figure since his selection in 2018. Still, the army hardly arranges a coup against him.
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Vital Central Asia Transit Corridors and Their Significance for Iran
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Vital Central Asia Transit Corridors and Their Significance for Iran

Wednesday 10 March 2021
Central Asia is the heart of the international transit corridors. Iran can take advantage as all the corridors cross it.
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Caviar Diplomacy: Azerbaijani Govt. Cracking Down on Shiites Unchallenged
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Caviar Diplomacy: Azerbaijani Govt. Cracking Down on Shiites Unchallenged

Sunday 25 April 2021
Azerbaijan government restricts the Shiites and arrests their leaders while extremist Salafis are free to spread their propaganda.
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Azerbaijan Govt. Silent While People Strongly Condemn Israeli Atrocities against Palestinians
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Azerbaijan Govt. Silent While People Strongly Condemn Israeli Atrocities against Palestinians

Monday 17 May 2021
Baku government turns a blind eye to the Israeli brutal attacks on the Palestinians, contrary to the widespread condemnation by people.
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Disarray Hitting CSTO as the US Central Asia Game Gains Traction
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Disarray Hitting CSTO as the US Central Asia Game Gains Traction

Sunday 23 May 2021
The US intensifies its game in Central Asia region with its quest for a host for a military base, hitting the order in already malfunctioning CSTO.
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What’s Behind US Central Asia Military Presence Plans?
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What’s Behind US Central Asia Military Presence Plans?

Wednesday 26 May 2021
The Americans want to stay in Central Asia after withdrawal from Afghanistan to contain Russia and China.
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What Is Escalating Azerbaijan-Armenia Dispute Afresh?
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What Is Escalating Azerbaijan-Armenia Dispute Afresh?

Wednesday 28 July 2021
New clashes reported between Azerbaijan and Armenia, mainly because terms of the November 2020 agreement are not implemented.
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Tel Aviv behind Baku’s Anti-Iranian Propaganda: Expert
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Tel Aviv behind Baku’s Anti-Iranian Propaganda: Expert

Wednesday 29 September 2021
Recently, Azerbaijan president made anti-Iranian remarks that triggers Iranian backslash. Israel can be traced in this escalation.
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Iran Won’t Let US, Turkey, Israel Create Crisis in Caucasus
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Iran Won’t Let US, Turkey, Israel Create Crisis in Caucasus

Sunday 3 October 2021
Over the past two decades, the United States, Turkey, and the Zionist regime have faced ultimate defeat in any sedition that they incited and gotten out of the situation, while fraught with humiliation.
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What’s Behind Armenian FM’s Iran Visit?
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What’s Behind Armenian FM’s Iran Visit?

Thursday 7 October 2021
The top Armenian diplomat visited Iran as Tehran and Baku ties are tense due to provocations from Israel.

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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