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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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US Transfers Guantanamo Prisoners to Saudi Arabia
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US Transfers Guantanamo Prisoners to Saudi Arabia

Saturday 7 January 2017
The US government has transferred a number of prisoners form the controversial military facility in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba to the Saudi Arabia
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India US Tool to Take on China
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India US Tool to Take on China

Saturday 7 January 2017
The US shifts focus to East Asia as it sees China is arriving as a major global actor.
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Saudi Dream of Regional Dominancy “Down in Flames”: British Daily
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Saudi Dream of Regional Dominancy “Down in Flames”: British Daily

Saturday 7 January 2017
The ambitious dream by Saudi rulers to become the dominant regional power is now gone down in the flames
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US Allowed ISIS Growth in Syria: John Kerry
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US Allowed ISIS Growth in Syria: John Kerry

Saturday 7 January 2017
The US Secretary of State conceded that his country allowed the ISIS terrorist group to form and grow inside the Syria
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Independence of Iraqi Kurdistan Region, Challenges Ahead
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Independence of Iraqi Kurdistan Region, Challenges Ahead

Sunday 8 January 2017
In addition to central Iraqi government, Sunnis can move against Kurdish independence due to conflict of interests.
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ISIS Claims Baghdad Bomb Attack, 13 Killed Scores Injured
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ISIS Claims Baghdad Bomb Attack, 13 Killed Scores Injured

Sunday 8 January 2017
A car bomb has hit Sadr City of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing at least 12 people and injuring 50 others at a vegetable market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, police and medical sources said.
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Facebook Persistently Colluding with Israeli Regime: Hamas
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Facebook Persistently Colluding with Israeli Regime: Hamas

Sunday 8 January 2017
Alwaght- Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, rebuked Facebook for closing some 120 pages and accounts that were in support of the Gaza-based movement.
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REVEALED: Secret Tapes Expose Israeli regime Influence over UK Conservative Party
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REVEALED: Secret Tapes Expose Israeli regime Influence over UK Conservative Party

Sunday 8 January 2017
A senior political officer at the Israeli Embassy in London has been secretly filmed talking about how he would like to "take down" UK foreign office minister Alan Duncan, a vocal opponent of illegal Israeli settlement building in the West Bank.
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Turkey to Evacuate Forces from Iraq
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Turkey to Evacuate Forces from Iraq

Sunday 8 January 2017
Turkish government has conceded to Iraqi request to evacuate its armed forces from Iraqi territory on Saturday
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Bahrainis Rally in Support of Their Spiritual Leader
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Bahrainis Rally in Support of Their Spiritual Leader

Sunday 8 January 2017
Bahraini protestors rallied on Saturday to support their opposition leader against state threats of trial over false accusations
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Terrorist Attack Kills 4 in Rif dimashq, Syria
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Terrorist Attack Kills 4 in Rif dimashq, Syria

Sunday 8 January 2017
At least four people were killed in a terrorist attack on the Syrian southern province of Rif Dimashq on Sunday
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Division in Muslim World, Terror Activities in Interest of Israel: Lebanese PM
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Division in Muslim World, Terror Activities in Interest of Israel: Lebanese PM

Sunday 8 January 2017
Lebanese Prime Minister met a group of top Iranian parliament members as they traveled to Beirut on Saturday
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Why Arabic Camp Losing Edge in Syria?
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Why Arabic Camp Losing Edge in Syria?

Sunday 8 January 2017
Qatar and Saudi Arabia witnessed a marked shrink in role playing in Syrian conflict as their backers, like US, withheld support.
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Erdogan Hands Cards to Putin amid Iranian Doubt
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Erdogan Hands Cards to Putin amid Iranian Doubt

Monday 9 January 2017
An analysis piece on al-Mayadeen suggests that, at the negotiating table, Syria’s fate is a game of cards.

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Indian Police Attack Muharram Mourners In Kashmir