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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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Bin Zayed’s Turkey Visit: Can Erdogan Be Optimistic about Lifeline from Foe Amid Crisis?

Bin Zayed’s Turkey Visit: Can Erdogan Be Optimistic about Lifeline from Foe Amid Crisis?

UAE ruler visited Turkey as Erdogan is struggling in power amid protests at  deteriorating economic situation. Many agree help promises by Emirates are empty.
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Cooperation Council’s Joint Command Center, Security Loopholes Riddle

Cooperation Council’s Joint Command Center, Security Loopholes Riddle

Persian Gulf Arab states announced they are founding a joint command center, ignoring their differences that can prevent its efficiency.
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Israeli Dual Game as Iran Nuclear Talks Near

Israeli Dual Game as Iran Nuclear Talks Near

PM Bennett says he is fully opposed to revival of the nuclear deal, but Defense Minister Gantz agrees to a new version of the agreement.
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Yemen’s Al-Mahra Province: From Isolation to A Competition Point

Yemen’s Al-Mahra Province: From Isolation to A Competition Point

Al-Mahra was not much influenced by war but in recent years it turned into a competition scene for Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Oman.
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Iran-Azerbaijan Relations: Friendly but Influenced by Foreign Actors

Iran-Azerbaijan Relations: Friendly but Influenced by Foreign Actors

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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Economic Crisis Begins to Bite in Afghanistan Two Months after Taliban Takeover

Economic Crisis Begins to Bite in Afghanistan Two Months after Taliban Takeover

The Taliban are seeking to persuade the US to unfreeze Afghanistan assets. But Washington responded negatively.

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Lebanon’s Muddy Waters: Who Is Seeking to Fish?

Lebanon’s Muddy Waters: Who Is Seeking to Fish?

Gunmen affiliated with Phalangists, or Lebanese Forces party, attacked peaceful protestors. US and Israel are apparent gainers of violence.
Sunday 17 October 2021
Palestinian Authority Lost Position Among People, Expects Loss in Elections: Expert

Palestinian Authority Lost Position Among People, Expects Loss in Elections: Expert

While already its legitimacy and popularity plummeting, the Palestinian Authority’s crime of killing the critic Banat made its future shrouded in mystery.
Saudis, West Want End to Yemen War As Tides Turning Against Them: Expert

Saudis, West Want End to Yemen War As Tides Turning Against Them: Expert

Finding itself in a losing position after seven years of a costly war, Saudi Arabia and Western allies seek end to war.
US Withdrawal Risks Civil War, Partition in Afghanistan: Expert

US Withdrawal Risks Civil War, Partition in Afghanistan: Expert

As American forces leave Afghanistan, Taliban step up attacks. Other ethnic groups can’t just watch the power being seized by the group.
Resistance Shattered Deal of Century, Syrian Strategic Patience with Tel Aviv Ending: Expert

Resistance Shattered Deal of Century, Syrian Strategic Patience with Tel Aviv Ending: Expert

Recent developments in Al-Quds seem to stand a prelude to a new chapter in which Israel will be weaker, Palestinians stronger.

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Masar Badil: The New Palestinian Movement that Has Both Israel and the PA on Edge

Masar Badil: The New Palestinian Movement that Has Both Israel and the PA on Edge

Palestinians overwhelmingly reject the Palestinian Authority — which has refused to hold elections and constantly sided with Israeli forces, jailing and torturing rather than protecting its own people — and have long sought an alternative. Now, Masar Badil claims to be the solution.

Fukuyama Predicts End of American Hegemony

Francis Fukuyama, well-known American political scientist, has predicted the end of the US hegemony, which Washington is not likely to regain it, nor should it aspire to.
Monday 22 November 2021

Despite Pledge, Biden Leaves Tap Open, Approving Billions in Arms Deals to Saudi Arabia

Shadowbanning, suspension, DDoS attacks, and online content manipulation: independent news media is fighting a rise in attacks on internet freedom. We’re in a time where it is increasingly difficult to have your voice heard. Mint Press News is always adapting to find the best way to be there for you.
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Saudi-Led Warplanes Hit Factory in Yemeni Capital, Sanaa

Saudi-Led Warplanes Hit Factory in Yemeni Capital, Sanaa