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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

NATO

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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Putin says NATO Pushing Russia to War
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Putin says NATO Pushing Russia to War

Thursday 16 February 2017
Russian President Valdimir Putin says US-led NATO military alliance is constantly trying to draw his country into war.
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Trump Creating Major Rift with US Allies
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Trump Creating Major Rift with US Allies

Wednesday 18 January 2017
US president-elect Donald Trump has astonished Washington’s traditional allies by saying that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO has become obsolete.
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Europe, Would-Be Security Crises
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Europe, Would-Be Security Crises

Saturday 3 December 2016
The bloc sees it unavoidable to resort to local protection solutions as US security backing seems to go on the wane under Trump.
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Critically Needed Foe: NATO Backs Taliban to Justify Stay in Afghanistan
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Critically Needed Foe: NATO Backs Taliban to Justify Stay in Afghanistan

Saturday 8 October 2016
The NATO chiefs agree to stay until 2020 as Taliban suspiciously builds up anti-government assaults.
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Europe Mulls Establishing Strong Army; Reasons, Concerns
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Europe Mulls Establishing Strong Army; Reasons, Concerns

Monday 19 September 2016
There are growing calls in Europe to formulate a new defense strategy which includes establishing a Euro Army.
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US Double Standards in Afghanistan
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US Double Standards in Afghanistan

Saturday 6 August 2016
The double standard policies of US are not only the main obstacle for achieving peace in Afghanistan but are lying the groundwork for increasing US’ control and continuation of occupation in Afghanistan. Numerous inconsistent reports from local outlets and the Western media about the political and security situation in the country and also the activities of Taliban and ISIS terrorists, has made it difficult to provide a clear picture of Afghanistan’s future developments.
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ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan; Why Russia Concerned?
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ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan; Why Russia Concerned?

Tuesday 2 August 2016
Indicating the deep terrorism’s penetration in Central Asia, Zamir Kabulov -Russian presidential envoy to Afghanistan- said: “There are now 10,000 ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan.” He said in a press conference held in April 19. But why the Kremlin officials have turned their promotional-medium focus and even their political stances towards Central Asia and former Soviet republics, is a subject that not only for Moscow but for Iran and other allies is considered a “warning shot”.
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Turkish Daily Accuses American Gen. of Plotting Coup Hours before Fire near NATO Base
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Turkish Daily Accuses American Gen. of Plotting Coup Hours before Fire near NATO Base

Monday 25 July 2016
A local Turkish newspaper accused an American military official of plotting the failed Turkey coup in league with US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen.

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