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World against US Recognizing Al-Quds as Israeli Capital

World against US Recognizing Al-Quds as Israeli Capital

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Myanmar Committing Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar Committing Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing against Rohingya Muslims

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Awamiyah: Saudi Regime Killing Own Civilians

Awamiyah: Saudi Regime Killing Own Civilians

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Qatar Row Deepens Persian Gulf States Rifts

Qatar Row Deepens Persian Gulf States Rifts

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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.
ISIS Terrorist Group

ISIS Terrorist Group

A terrorist group that fights against Resistance Axis in Syria and Iraq. It was founded & armed by America and its allies covertly.
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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Map of  Latest Battlefield Developments in Syria and Iraq on

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Profit and Split Together? Israeli Businessman Selling Oil for Syrian Kurds

Profit and Split Together? Israeli Businessman Selling Oil for Syrian Kurds

Monday 22 July 2019
Manbij in late 2018, a Kurdish-held town in Syria’s northeast, the Kurds developed doubt about the US intention to protect them in the face of the Turkish operation. The issue took serious aspects especially after the US President Donald Trump said in February he wants to withdraw his forces f ...
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Syria Rejects Turkey-US Deal on Buffer Zone as Violation of Its Sovereignty

Syria Rejects Turkey-US Deal on Buffer Zone as Violation of Its Sovereignty

Friday 26 July 2019 ،
Manbij had not yet been met. Manbij is situated near the border with Turkey and currently held by the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an anti-Damascus alliance of Kurdish militants supported by the United States. The SDF includes Syria's Kurdish militants of the P ...
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Syria Safe Zone: Turkish Distrust, Kurdish Concerns

Syria Safe Zone: Turkish Distrust, Kurdish Concerns

Monday 2 September 2019 ،
Manbij, our security worries grow bigger. We are talking to America. The developments taking place under the concept of the safe zone show that there is a great distance between us and America.”  In the first place, Turkey seeks to quell the threat of the establishment of an autonomous K ...
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Syrian Army Enters Kurdish-Controlled Regions

Syrian Army Enters Kurdish-Controlled Regions

Monday 14 October 2019 ،
Manbij is the first town to see the Syrian army entering since the home conflict erupted in 2011.  The Lebanese broadcaster al-Mayadeen said on Sunday the Syrian army would deploy within 48 hours to the town of Kobani, the Reuters reported. The Syrian Democratic Forces are in control of the to ...
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Turkey’s “New Syria” Project Majorly Targeting Syrian Kurds

Turkey’s “New Syria” Project Majorly Targeting Syrian Kurds

Tuesday 15 October 2019 ،
Manbij. The failure to strike a concrete deal with the government of President Bashar al-Assad comes while the time is moving fast for the Kurds and any waste of opportunity can have irreparable consequences for them.  A set of issues lie behind the Kurdish hesitation. First, some of the Kurdi ...
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Syrian Crisis Course after Damascus-Kurds Agreement

Syrian Crisis Course after Damascus-Kurds Agreement

Tuesday 15 October 2019 ،
Manbij.  Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) said that Syrian people in Hasakah gathered in more than one part of the city to welcome the arrival of the Syrian forces. They told the army they are ready to help it accomplish its mission in the east of the Euphrates region.  US betrayal of Kurd ...
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Russian Military Police Patrolling Contact Lines to Prevent Turkey-Syria Encounter

Russian Military Police Patrolling Contact Lines to Prevent Turkey-Syria Encounter

Wednesday 16 October 2019 ،
Manbij are patrolling the region and their aim is to prevent clashes between the Syrian government forces and the Turkish troops operating against the Kurds there.  “Russian military police continue to patrol the northwestern border area of Manbij district along the line of contact betwe ...
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Turkey Agrees a Pause to Syria Offensive

Turkey Agrees a Pause to Syria Offensive

Friday 18 October 2019 ،
Manbij and Kobani.
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Trump’s Erratic Policy: From Green Light to Erdogan to Mediation Efforts

Trump’s Erratic Policy: From Green Light to Erdogan to Mediation Efforts

Monday 21 October 2019 ،
Manbij to Qamishli, Tell Abyad, and Ras Al-Ain, are scenes to the movement of various military vehicles carrying the outgoing American forces and tanks and the incoming Turkish troops forcing their way into the Kurdish-controlled regions with the attacks that the Kurds argue are aimed at changing th ...
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Erdogan Russia Visit’s Hope, Fear

Erdogan Russia Visit’s Hope, Fear

Tuesday 22 October 2019 ،
Manbij and Kobani.  Turkey wants to make it clear that agreement with the US Vice-president Mike Pence on a five-day ceasefire cannot address Ankara’s concerns. It is likely that with the full retreat of the Kurdish forces from their areas of control, new clashes will spark in the east o ...

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France Awaiting Fresh Turmoil as Unions Extend General Strike for Third Day

France Awaiting Fresh Turmoil as Unions Extend General Strike for Third Day