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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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Baghdad-Erbil Agreement: Potentials, Obstacles
Analysis

Baghdad-Erbil Agreement: Potentials, Obstacles

Thursday 28 November 2019
There is a growing interest for an agreement ending the disputes between Kurdistan region and Baghdad but there are unavoidable obstacles.
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SDF Integration into Syrian Army: What Are Benefits?
Analysis

SDF Integration into Syrian Army: What Are Benefits?

Sunday 3 November 2019
The Syrian government says it welcomes Kurdish forces willing to join the national military.
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Turkey’s “New Syria” Project Majorly Targeting Syrian Kurds
Analysis

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

Tuesday 15 October 2019
Turkey launched its offensive against the Syrian Kurds to overthrow their autonomy there and settle allied Arabs on the border regions.
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US Deal with Turkey: Last Shot to Syrian Kurds
Analysis

US Deal with Turkey: Last Shot to Syrian Kurds

Wednesday 9 October 2019
Amid Turkish threats about an imminent anti-Kurdish operation in Syria, Trump said he remove American forces from the Kurdish-controlled north.
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US Gives Green Light to Turkey’s Incursion into Syria’s North
Report

US Gives Green Light to Turkey’s Incursion into Syria’s North

Monday 7 October 2019
The United States has given the green light to Turkey to launch a military operation against Washington’s long-time Kurdish allies in northern Syria.
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Erbil Immersed in Heavy Debts, Economic Crisis
Analysis

Erbil Immersed in Heavy Debts, Economic Crisis

Wednesday 18 September 2019
Kurdish region is feeling an economic difficulty as it lost its oil incomes and insisted on independence amid regional and international opposition.
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Iraqi Kurdistan Preventing Displaced Arab Residents Home: HRW
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Iraqi Kurdistan Preventing Displaced Arab Residents Home: HRW

Saturday 7 September 2019
Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is preventing some 4,200 displaced Arab residents from returning to 12 villages liberated from terrorists, the Human Rights Watch has warned on Friday.
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Syria Safe Zone: Turkish Distrust, Kurdish Concerns
Analysis

Syria Safe Zone: Turkish Distrust, Kurdish Concerns

Monday 2 September 2019
Turkey seems to be closer than any other time to its long-wished safe zone in Kurdish-held northern Syria. But its distrust in the US as co-implementer is clear.
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Baghdad-Erbil Grand Agreement: Too Far Too Close
Analysis

Baghdad-Erbil Grand Agreement: Too Far Too Close

Saturday 31 August 2019
Central government and Kurdish regional government of Iraq show will to strike a showdown deal. But it largely depends on both sides’ compromises.
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Not Late Yet: Alliance with Damascus Can Still Save Syrian Kurds Amid Turkish Threats
Analysis

Not Late Yet: Alliance with Damascus Can Still Save Syrian Kurds Amid Turkish Threats

Thursday 8 August 2019
While Turkey amasses forces on border with Syria in preparation of a campaign, Syrian Kurds can ally with central government and save their territory.
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Turkey Vs. Syrian Kurds: Outlook, Consequences
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Turkey Vs. Syrian Kurds: Outlook, Consequences

Saturday 3 August 2019
The Turkish army has reportedly been amassed on the Syrian border waiting for an order from the president to attack the Kurds holding ground in the north.
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Kirkuk Governor Election Iraq’s New Contentious Point
Analysis

Kirkuk Governor Election Iraq’s New Contentious Point

Saturday 27 July 2019
While Kurdish parties agreed on a candidate for the province, Arabs argue that election should be entrusted to parliament not provincial council.
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Profit and Split Together? Israeli Businessman Selling Oil for Syrian Kurds
Analysis

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

Monday 22 July 2019
The Israeli businessman is understood to have reached a deal to sell oil for Syrian Kurds, a step apparently aimed at split of Syria.
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Tehran-Erbil Relations Under Nechirvan Barzani’s Presidency
Analysis

Tehran-Erbil Relations Under Nechirvan Barzani’s Presidency

Sunday 16 June 2019
Nechirvan was picked as president of the Iraqi Kurdistan region. He is expected to expand ties with Iran, amid challenges.
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Syrian Kurds’ Game Amid US-EU Division
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Syrian Kurds’ Game Amid US-EU Division

Sunday 5 May 2019
The Kurds demanded Europe to take back European ISIS members captured in Syria operations, a demand echoed by Trump.

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Palestinians Whom Homes Ruined in Israeli Strikes on Gaza Launch Strike at URAWA Building

Palestinians Whom Homes Ruined in Israeli Strikes on Gaza Launch Strike at URAWA Building