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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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Israeli Policy Conference: More Iranophobia, Closer to Arab-Israeli Normalization
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Israeli Policy Conference: More Iranophobia, Closer to Arab-Israeli Normalization

Sunday 25 June 2017
The Herzliya Conference seeks shaping the Israeli foreign policy by giving a landscape of regional conditions.
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Is US Relocating ISIS Terrorists to Afghanistan, Central Asia?
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Is US Relocating ISIS Terrorists to Afghanistan, Central Asia?

Saturday 24 June 2017 ،
After a string of defeats in Iraq and Syria, ISIS Takfiri terrorists are now relocating to Afghanistan and neighboring states.
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Missile Strikes Sent Iranian Deterrence Power Message Beyond ISIS
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Missile Strikes Sent Iranian Deterrence Power Message Beyond ISIS

Saturday 24 June 2017 ،
Last week attack’s message is said to have gone beyond ISIS, reaching other anti-Iranian parties in the region and abroad.
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Failed Militarily, Saudis Seek Controlling Yemen’s Vital Port Through UN
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Failed Militarily, Saudis Seek Controlling Yemen’s Vital Port Through UN

Saturday 24 June 2017 ،
The kingdom proposed sending peacekeeping forces to the Yemeni port as its military push proves a failure so far.
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What Challenges Make Quds Day Marking Even More Important than Before?
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What Challenges Make Quds Day Marking Even More Important than Before?

Saturday 24 June 2017 ،
The day highlights support for Palestine and calls attention to the Israeli threats to the whole region.
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In what Areas Trump Policies are Different from Obama’s?
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In what Areas Trump Policies are Different from Obama’s?

Thursday 22 June 2017 ،
Trump not only take an opposite course to Obama policies but also reverses some Obama-era deals with other countries.
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Iran’s Anti-ISIS Missile Strikes Send Clear Message to Terrorists, Their Patrons
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Iran’s Anti-ISIS Missile Strikes Send Clear Message to Terrorists, Their Patrons

Thursday 22 June 2017 ،
The attacks hit ISIS in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor where terrorist group seeks building new stronghold after loses in Raqqa and Mosul.
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What are the Goals and Consequences of Egypt Islands Transfer Deal?
Analysis

What are the Goals and Consequences of Egypt Islands Transfer Deal?

Wednesday 21 June 2017 ،
The agreement will push Riyadh closer to Tel Aviv possibly for an anti-Iranian alliance.
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Yemen Crisis News Blackout Amid Arab Diplomatic Row
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Yemen Crisis News Blackout Amid Arab Diplomatic Row

Tuesday 20 June 2017 ،
Saudi-funded media impose news blockade on Yemen plight and instead flood the region with reports about Saudi-Qatari rift.
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Redrawing Saudi Line of Succession, Potential Power Struggle
Analysis

Redrawing Saudi Line of Succession, Potential Power Struggle

Saturday 17 June 2017 ،
A conflict between various Saudi circles of power is possible as King Salman pushes for more power for his son.
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What’s Behind New US Sanctions Against Iran?
Analysis

What’s Behind New US Sanctions Against Iran?

Friday 16 June 2017 ،
Violating Iran nuclear deal terms, the new bill received bipartisan support for new sanctions on Islamic Republic.
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Advantages, Challenges of Turkey’s Pro-Qatar Stance
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Advantages, Challenges of Turkey’s Pro-Qatar Stance

Wednesday 14 June 2017 ،
Amid an ongoing Persian Gulf Arab crisis, the Turkish leaders show support for Qatar which is subjected to unprecedented blockade.
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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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Saudi Arabia, Muslim Brotherhood: From Cooperation to Confrontation
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Saudi Arabia, Muslim Brotherhood: From Cooperation to Confrontation

Sunday 11 June 2017 ،
Saudi leaders are now seeking total removal of the Islamism movement as they feel risks posed by its ideology in the Arab kingdom.
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US Attacks on Syrian Forces in Al-Tanf a Blatant International Law Breach
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US Attacks on Syrian Forces in Al-Tanf a Blatant International Law Breach

Saturday 10 June 2017 ،
The US strikes the advancing Syrian forces in the major border crossing between Syria and Iraq.

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China landslide: 15 dead, over 100 missing in Sichuan

China landslide: 15 dead, over 100 missing in Sichuan