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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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Four Reasons Why is Afghan Military So Inefficient?
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Four Reasons Why is Afghan Military So Inefficient?

Thursday 27 April 2017
The military forces are hit by an array of troubles among them corruption and lack of defense doctrine.
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What’s Behind US Defense Sec Unannounced Afghanistan Visit?
Analysis

What’s Behind US Defense Sec Unannounced Afghanistan Visit?

Wednesday 26 April 2017
The Pentagon chief seeks convincing the Afghans that they need assistance from further US troops.
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Afghan Defense Minister, Army Chief  Resign after Taliban Attack
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Afghan Defense Minister, Army Chief Resign after Taliban Attack

Monday 24 April 2017
Afghan defense minister and national army chief of staff have resigned following Friday’s deadly attack by Taliban militants at a military base.
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Toll of Afghan Troops Killed by Taliban Jumps to 140
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Toll of Afghan Troops Killed by Taliban Jumps to 140

Saturday 22 April 2017
Over 140 Afghan soldiers have been confirmed dead following a Friday attack by Taliban terrorists disguised in military uniforms.
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Taliban Militants Kill 8 Afghan Soldiers in Balkh Province
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Taliban Militants Kill 8 Afghan Soldiers in Balkh Province

Friday 21 April 2017
Eight Afghan soldiers have been killed and 15 others injured in an attack by gunmen on a military compound in the northern province of Balkh on Friday
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Taliban, ISIS Kill at Least 13 Afghan Forces in Separate Attacks
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Taliban, ISIS Kill at Least 13 Afghan Forces in Separate Attacks

Sunday 9 April 2017
At least nine Afghan security forces were killed and several others were injured after a roadside bomb went off during an ongoing military operation in Afghanistan’s Balkh Province
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Taliban: Transformation from Stabilizing to Destabilizing Force
Analysis

Taliban: Transformation from Stabilizing to Destabilizing Force

Monday 13 March 2017
The militant group passed an evolution process quite different and initial and final stages.
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Pakistan’s Vision of Afghanistan: Interests First
Analysis

Pakistan’s Vision of Afghanistan: Interests First

Tuesday 7 March 2017
Islamabad seeks its own goals, even if they come at the cost of supporting anti-Kabul insurgent groups.
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Taliban kills 24 Afghan Policemen in Helmand
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Taliban kills 24 Afghan Policemen in Helmand

Tuesday 28 February 2017
Taliban terrorists have reportedly killed at least 24 Policemen in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand in two separate attacks
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Recent Afghanistan Bombings Muscle-Flexing from Taliban: Analyst
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Recent Afghanistan Bombings Muscle-Flexing from Taliban: Analyst

Sunday 15 January 2017
The militant group is intensifying attacks to emphasize power amid internal splits.
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How Afghanistan Blocks Closer Pakistan-Russia Ties?
Analysis

How Afghanistan Blocks Closer Pakistan-Russia Ties?

Saturday 10 December 2016
Despite will for boosting relations, Moscow and Islamabad still see sticking points ahead.
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Is Pakistan Losing Sway Over Taliban?
Analysis

Is Pakistan Losing Sway Over Taliban?

Saturday 5 November 2016
Recent warning by Pakistan’s army to Taliban appears to signal the end of Islamabad’s control over the militant group.
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Appeasing Taliban Afghan Govt. Policy for Sharing Power: Pundit
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Appeasing Taliban Afghan Govt. Policy for Sharing Power: Pundit

Monday 17 October 2016
The Afghan analyst suggests that the government seeks sharing the power in the country with Taliban.
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What Pushing Fresh Taliban’s Campaign in Afghanistan?
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What Pushing Fresh Taliban’s Campaign in Afghanistan?

Saturday 15 October 2016
The militant group is in efforts to mar the peace deal with Hekmatyar and also to flex muscles to Kabul government.
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11 Factors Affecting Afghanistan’s Volatile Security Condition
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11 Factors Affecting Afghanistan’s Volatile Security Condition

Wednesday 12 October 2016
The peace process in Afghanistan is marred by a fresh wave of escalation by Taliban that seeks to flex muscles to Kabul government despite divisions.

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