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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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Russian Su-27 Confronts NATO F-16 Approaching Country’s Defense Minister’s Plane
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Russian Su-27 Confronts NATO F-16 Approaching Country’s Defense Minister’s Plane

Wednesday 21 June 2017
Russian Su-27 warplane confronts NATO F-16 fighter jet trying to approach the Russian defense minister’s plane above the neutral waters of the Baltic Sea.
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NATO Summit Revealed Members’ Divergent Attitude to Afghanistan
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NATO Summit Revealed Members’ Divergent Attitude to Afghanistan

Monday 29 May 2017
The NATO members fail to decide about increasing troops in Afghanistan amid US insistence and Germany resistance.
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NATO Starts Military Drills in Baltic Sea near Russia
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NATO Starts Military Drills in Baltic Sea near Russia

Sunday 28 May 2017
US-led NATO military alliance has started new military drills in multiple locations throughout Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland near the Russian border.
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10 Afghan Troops Killed in Kandahar Attack
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10 Afghan Troops Killed in Kandahar Attack

Tuesday 23 May 2017
Terrorists have attacked an Afghan government army base in the southern province of Kandahar, killing at least 10 soldiers.
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Afghan Forces Liberate Qala-e-Zal from Taliban
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Afghan Forces Liberate Qala-e-Zal from Taliban

Tuesday 16 May 2017
Afghan forces have liberated the Qala-e-Zal district of Kunduz province, ten days after the Taliban terrorists seized its control.
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NATO Syria Strategy: Mix of Fear, Activism
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NATO Syria Strategy: Mix of Fear, Activism

Friday 12 May 2017
The Western military alliance supports the anti-Assad sides with weapons while simultaneously avoiding encounter with Russia.
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US General says NATO Countering ’Resurgent Russia’
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US General says NATO Countering ’Resurgent Russia’

Thursday 4 May 2017
A top US and NATO commander says has called for more military hardware and troops to be deployed in Europe to counter what he claims is “a resurgent Russia.”
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NATO Heads Back to Turkey on Conviction that Ankara Can’t be Lost
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NATO Heads Back to Turkey on Conviction that Ankara Can’t be Lost

Thursday 4 May 2017
Despite strained ties, the NATO seeks improving relations with Ankara to avoid further Turkish-Russian closeness.
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Russia Invites NATO to Moscow Security Conference
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Russia Invites NATO to Moscow Security Conference

Wednesday 5 April 2017
Russia has invited rival NATO to take part in the Sixth Moscow Conference on Global Security, Russian Deputy Defense Minister said on Wednesday.
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Russia Mulls Supplying S-400 Systems to NATO member Turkey
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Russia Mulls Supplying S-400 Systems to NATO member Turkey

Saturday 25 March 2017
Russia sees no problem in supplying the S-400 air defense missile systems to Turkey despite the country’s NATO membership.
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Turkey-US Rift over Kurds Involvement in Raqqa Offensive
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Turkey-US Rift over Kurds Involvement in Raqqa Offensive

Friday 24 March 2017
A major rift has emerged between the US and Turkey, both NATO allies, after Ankara rejected the involvement of Syrian Kurds in the Raqqa offensive.
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NATO Sends Unprecedented Weaponry to Estonia
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NATO Sends Unprecedented Weaponry to Estonia

Thursday 23 March 2017
US-led NATO military alliance has deployed massive weaponry in Estonia, unprecedented since the end of the cold war.
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US Sends Troops, Tanks Near Russia
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US Sends Troops, Tanks Near Russia

Tuesday 21 March 2017
US-led NATO military alliance is sending troops and tanks near the Russian border in Poland to deter what is said to be possible Russian “aggression.”
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Turkey, Russia Rapprochement on Syria Stalling?
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Turkey, Russia Rapprochement on Syria Stalling?

Sunday 19 February 2017
Recent events point to weakening Turkey-Russia ties especially regarding Syria with Ankara seen as moving back to the opposing US-led camp.

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China landslide: 15 dead, over 100 missing in Sichuan

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