Alwaght | News & Analysis Website

Editor's Choice

News

Most Viewed

Day Week Month

In Focus

World against US Recognizing Al-Quds as Israeli Capital

World against US Recognizing Al-Quds as Israeli Capital

undefined
Myanmar Committing Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar Committing Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing against Rohingya Muslims

undefined
Awamiyah: Saudi Regime Killing Own Civilians

Awamiyah: Saudi Regime Killing Own Civilians

undefined
Qatar Row Deepens Persian Gulf States Rifts

Qatar Row Deepens Persian Gulf States Rifts

undefined
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
New node

New node

Map of  Latest Battlefield Developments in Syria and Iraq on

Analysis

alwaght.com
Pompeo’s Hatred of Iran Arises from His Deep-Rooted Islamophobia
Analysis

Pompeo’s Hatred of Iran Arises from His Deep-Rooted Islamophobia

Tuesday 19 November 2019
Peaceful protests broke out in cities across Iran following a decision by the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) to raise fuel prices. The price hike is an attempt by officials to recoup revenue lost as a result of US economic sanctions unilaterally and illegally re-imposed on Iran’s petroleum sector. Funds so generated would be used for additional subsidies to help some 18 million Iranian families experiencing extreme economic hardship.
alwaght.com
Who Is The Third Force Behind Killing Iraqi Protesters?
Analysis

Who Is The Third Force Behind Killing Iraqi Protesters?

Monday 18 November 2019 ،
Foreign actors like the US, Saudi Arabia, and Israel benefit from violence in Iraq. Their agents are blamed for killings in Iraq.
alwaght.com
Red Sea Legal Status: Initiatives, Challenges
Analysis

Red Sea Legal Status: Initiatives, Challenges

Friday 15 November 2019 ،
The coastal states seek a legal status for the Red Sea but they challenges hardly allow for that.
alwaght.com
Erdogan US Visit: Goals, Results
Analysis

Erdogan US Visit: Goals, Results

Wednesday 13 November 2019 ،
The Turkish president is visiting Washington with a great hope to mend ties with the US but he will very likely return home empty handed.
alwaght.com
Why Is Saudi Arabia Sending New Weapons to Yemen’s Aden?
Analysis

Why Is Saudi Arabia Sending New Weapons to Yemen’s Aden?

Wednesday 13 November 2019 ،
The Arab kingdom is likely to resume its war against Ansarullah in the north after rebuilding its strength.
alwaght.com
Gantz’s Anti-Gaza Threat: Strategy Or Tactic For Political Gains?
Analysis

Gantz’s Anti-Gaza Threat: Strategy Or Tactic For Political Gains?

Monday 11 November 2019 ،
The Israeli PM designate has made hardline stances against Gaza. But some doubt he hardly wants to attack Gaza should he hold the post.
alwaght.com
How Does Ayatollah Sistani Seek to Bring Calm Back to Iraq?
Analysis

How Does Ayatollah Sistani Seek to Bring Calm Back to Iraq?

Monday 11 November 2019 ،
Over the past month, Ayatollah Sistani issued a string of statements recognizing people’s rights for protest while warning of opportunist foreign meddling.
alwaght.com
What’s Goal of Democrats’ Big Gamble of Trump Impeachment?
Analysis

What’s Goal of Democrats’ Big Gamble of Trump Impeachment?

Saturday 9 November 2019 ،
The democratic leadership tries to take electoral advantages from the impeachment to challenge Trump in 2020 election.
alwaght.com
What Does Turkey-Azerbaijan High-Level Annual Military Meeting Seek?
Analysis

What Does Turkey-Azerbaijan High-Level Annual Military Meeting Seek?

Saturday 9 November 2019 ،
Turkey seeks to exploit Azerbaijan’s military and economic needs to get a toehold in the Caucasus region.
alwaght.com
Lebanon Technocratic Government: Is It Realizable?
Analysis

Lebanon Technocratic Government: Is It Realizable?

Friday 8 November 2019 ،
Amid protests, the calls for technocratic government have grown in Lebanon. But its realizablity remains a question.
alwaght.com
Saudi Sahwa: A Discourse Revolution in Salaifism
Analysis

Saudi Sahwa: A Discourse Revolution in Salaifism

Friday 8 November 2019 ،
Sahwa (awakening) discourse emerged in Saudi Arabia as revisionist minds, mainly from other Arab countries, grew in the Arab kingdom.
alwaght.com
Foreign Intelligence Services Running Rampant in Iraq Protests
Analysis

Foreign Intelligence Services Running Rampant in Iraq Protests

Wednesday 6 November 2019 ،
Western and Arab intelligence services have recruited agents to fuel Iraq demonstrations.
alwaght.com
Is Shift to Presidential System in Iraq Possible?
Analysis

Is Shift to Presidential System in Iraq Possible?

Wednesday 6 November 2019 ،
Amid protests in the country, some voices call for abolition of prime minister post in Iraq I favor of transformed president-led political system.
alwaght.com
Energy-rich Deir ez-Zor: New Emerging Syria Hot Spot
Analysis

Energy-rich Deir ez-Zor: New Emerging Syria Hot Spot

Tuesday 5 November 2019 ،
The province is a home of huge energy sources, the main drive behind the American wars waged in the Middle East.
alwaght.com
Prerequisites for Saudi-Yemeni War-Ending Deal?
Analysis

Prerequisites for Saudi-Yemeni War-Ending Deal?

Tuesday 5 November 2019 ،
The Saudis claim an interest in peace with Ansarullah while they continue to strike civilians and Yemen forces.

Gallery

Photo

Film

Iranian People rally in Several Cities to Protest against Rioters

Iranian People rally in Several Cities to Protest against Rioters