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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

Islamic Awakening

Bahraini Regime Jails Al-Wefaq Leader Sheikh Hassan Isa
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Bahraini Regime Jails Al-Wefaq Leader Sheikh Hassan Isa

Wednesday 29 March 2017
A Bahrain regime court sentenced on Wednesday Al-Wefaq prominent leader and former MP Sheikh Hassan Isa to 10 years in prison.
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What’s Behind Bahraini Regime’s Anti-Iranian Accusations?
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What’s Behind Bahraini Regime’s Anti-Iranian Accusations?

Wednesday 29 March 2017
The Bahraini authorities renew claims on Iranian interventions in their affairs as they allege arresting Iran-linked group.
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Six Years after Revolution Bahraini People Lonelier than Ever
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Six Years after Revolution Bahraini People Lonelier than Ever

Tuesday 14 February 2017
Regional and international sides propping up Bahrain’s despotic rulers to guarantee interests in a though regional rivalry.
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How Bahraini Regime Curbing People’s Uprising?
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How Bahraini Regime Curbing People’s Uprising?

Monday 6 February 2017
The foreign-backed Bahraini rulers showed an iron fist to the peaceful protestors demanding reforms.
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Bahraini Masses, Scholars Urge Continued Resistance
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Bahraini Masses, Scholars Urge Continued Resistance

Saturday 28 January 2017
Bahraini masses have vowed to continue resisting the Western-backed Al Khalifa regime which is suppressing peaceful protests in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
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Why Bahraini Regime Afraid of Sheikh Isa Qassim Trial?
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Why Bahraini Regime Afraid of Sheikh Isa Qassim Trial?

Saturday 26 November 2016
Supporters of top Shiite cleric warn of violent moves once he is tried and sentenced by the regime.
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Islamic Awakening Conference in Iraq Discusses Ways to Deal with Extremism
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Islamic Awakening Conference in Iraq Discusses Ways to Deal with Extremism

Sunday 23 October 2016
Alwaght-Participants at the World Assembly of Islamic Awakening conference in Baghdad have reiterated on the need to confront terrorism and Takfiri extremists.
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Two sides to Ashura Commemorations in Lebanon
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Two sides to Ashura Commemorations in Lebanon

Wednesday 12 October 2016
Every year Ashura commemorations take place on the first 10 days of Muharram. But some rituals are being falsely linked to the martyrdom of Imam Hussein.
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Ceremonies Commemorate Ali el-Asghar around World
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Ceremonies Commemorate Ali el-Asghar around World

Friday 7 October 2016
Ceremonies commemorating the martyrdom of Imam Hussein’s youngest son are held in over 3,000 location around the world, including many Islamic and Western countries.
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Imam Hussein’s Shrine in Sacred Karbala
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Imam Hussein’s Shrine in Sacred Karbala

Wednesday 5 October 2016
Millions flock to the shrine of Imam Hussein in the holy city of Karbala each year to seek spiritual blessings and mourn his martyrdom.
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Eid al-Ghadeer: Celebrating Completion of Islam’s Message
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Eid al-Ghadeer: Celebrating Completion of Islam’s Message

Tuesday 20 September 2016
On Eid al-Ghadeer, millions of Shiite Muslims celebrate the completion of Islam’s message through Imam Ali’s appointment as the successor of Prophet Mohammad.
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Jihad Misdefined
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Jihad Misdefined

Thursday 18 August 2016
A political writer defines Jihad as the suppression of truth, brutal annihilation of communities, betrayal and intimidation all of which are part of the Israeli regime’s policies.
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International Al-Quds Day: When Muslims Raise Their Voices in Unison
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International Al-Quds Day: When Muslims Raise Their Voices in Unison

Thursday 30 June 2016
From Iran to many Arab and Muslim countries, al-Quds day is marked with rallies condemning the Israeli occupation of Palestine, including the city of al-Quds, which is home to the revered al-Aqsa mosque, one of Islams holiest sites.
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Every Day Must Be Quds Day, We Must All Be Palestinians: Prof. Denis Rancourt
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Every Day Must Be Quds Day, We Must All Be Palestinians: Prof. Denis Rancourt

Thursday 30 June 2016
Professor Denis Rancourt, a Canadian scholar who was fired from the university where he was teaching under Israeli lobby pressures, is of the opinion that every day should be marked as the International Quds Day, stressing that world’s nations ought to close ranks against the arrogant powers’ murder campaigns and support popular resistance movements.
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Jihad with a J; Part II
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Jihad with a J; Part II

Sunday 26 June 2016
The concept of Jihad has been manipulated by the West to promote a negative image of Islam.

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