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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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Erdogan Says Turkey will not Surrender Regional Plots
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Erdogan Says Turkey will not Surrender Regional Plots

Saturday 24 June 2017
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that his country will not surrender to any regional plot.
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Iraq’s Kurdistan Referendum: Inefficacious Course
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Iraq’s Kurdistan Referendum: Inefficacious Course

Sunday 11 June 2017
Erbil setting of the poll date drew objections from major international and regional actors that favor a unified Iraq.
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Kurdistan Referendum Constitutionally Illegal: Head of Iraq’s Turkmen Salvation Party
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Kurdistan Referendum Constitutionally Illegal: Head of Iraq’s Turkmen Salvation Party

Tuesday 6 June 2017
Dr. Al-Bayati further said that Kirkuk violations are a product of unilateral rule of the Kurdish party.
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Why US Unceasingly Supporting Region’s Kurds?
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Why US Unceasingly Supporting Region’s Kurds?

Friday 2 June 2017
The aiding comes as part of the Washington strategy to build efficient proxies in Iraq and Syria.
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Turkey Slams US Supply of Weapons to Syrian Kurds
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Turkey Slams US Supply of Weapons to Syrian Kurds

Wednesday 31 May 2017
Turkey has slammed the US for its decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria terming the move “an extremely dangerous” mistake that should be reversed.
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Turkish Airstrikes in Iraq Kill 29 PKK Militants
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Turkish Airstrikes in Iraq Kill 29 PKK Militants

Sunday 28 May 2017
Turkey has once again conducted airstrikes inside Iraq killing 22 PKK militants despite objections by the Iraqi government
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Erdogan Urges US to Reverse Move to Arm Syrian Kurds
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Erdogan Urges US to Reverse Move to Arm Syrian Kurds

Wednesday 10 May 2017
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged the US to reverse its recent decision to arm Syrian-Kurdish.
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US Arms Kurdish Militants Ignoring Turkey’s Objection
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US Arms Kurdish Militants Ignoring Turkey’s Objection

Tuesday 9 May 2017
The US has approved arms supply to Kurdish YGP militants in Syria ignoring fierce opposition from NATO ally Turkey.
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Turkey Strikes Northern Iraq Ignoring Baghdad’s Objections
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Turkey Strikes Northern Iraq Ignoring Baghdad’s Objections

Tuesday 9 May 2017
Turkey’s warplanes have conducted airstrikes inside Iraq targeting Kurdish militants despite Baghdad’s opposition to such incursions .
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US Builds Pressure Tool Out of Alliance with Kurds
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US Builds Pressure Tool Out of Alliance with Kurds

Tuesday 9 May 2017
Washington knows well it should build its own instrument to make sure that in the future it has something to say on the negotiating table.
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US Steps for Raqqa Recapture Waver Amid Turkish-Kurdish Strife
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US Steps for Raqqa Recapture Waver Amid Turkish-Kurdish Strife

Tuesday 2 May 2017
Washington sees itself in front of new trouble to push for Raqqa retaking as conflict between Turkey and the Kurds hits new levels.
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What Will Be Outcomes of Recapture of ISIS De Facto Capital in Syria?
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What Will Be Outcomes of Recapture of ISIS De Facto Capital in Syria?

Monday 17 April 2017
A series of sides are expected to get influence from the campaign, including ISIS, US, Turkey, and other actors.
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Raqqa Operation Remains Handicapped by US-Turkey Cross-interests
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Raqqa Operation Remains Handicapped by US-Turkey Cross-interests

Friday 7 April 2017
The operation remains a sticking point between Ankara and Washington as Turkey insists that Kurds shouldn’t join the recapture offensive.
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What Drives Barzani’s Call for Independence Referendum?
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What Drives Barzani’s Call for Independence Referendum?

Tuesday 4 April 2017
Erbil leaders appear to make the most of the ISIS-created chaos in Iraq to gain independence or at least seek greater concessions from Baghdad.
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Iran Opposes Hoisting of Kurdish Flags in Iraq’s Kirkuk: Qassemi
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Iran Opposes Hoisting of Kurdish Flags in Iraq’s Kirkuk: Qassemi

Monday 3 April 2017
-Iran has expressed opposition to the hoisting of Kurdish flags over government buildings in Iraq’s northern city of Kirkuk saying the measure escalates tensions.

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China landslide: 15 dead, over 100 missing in Sichuan

China landslide: 15 dead, over 100 missing in Sichuan