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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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Iraqi Kurdish Region’s Government Formation Scenarios
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Iraqi Kurdish Region’s Government Formation Scenarios

Wednesday 21 November 2018
The political factions are now debating a new government, two months after their parliamentary election.
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Teetering on Edge, Bin Salman Waits Trump Statement
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Teetering on Edge, Bin Salman Waits Trump Statement

Tuesday 20 November 2018 ،
Trump said he will mike his mind on who really ordered killing of the prominent journalist on Tuesday.
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Golan Heights’ Resolution: Why Did US Change Its Tradition of Abstention?
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Golan Heights’ Resolution: Why Did US Change Its Tradition of Abstention?

Monday 19 November 2018 ،
For nearly half a century, the US abstained from voting on Golan Heights-related UN resolutions.
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Why Is Iraqi President’s Iran Visit Important?
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Why Is Iraqi President’s Iran Visit Important?

Monday 19 November 2018 ،
The Iraqi President met with Iran leader and other officials and discussed further trade and cooperation with neighboring Iran.
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Ghosts of Nationalism, Shadows of War over World
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Ghosts of Nationalism, Shadows of War over World

Wednesday 14 November 2018 ،
French president and the UN chief warned of rise in nationalism similar to that preceded the WWI.
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Libya Peace Talks,  Conflicting Foreign Interests
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Libya Peace Talks, Conflicting Foreign Interests

Tuesday 13 November 2018 ،
The talks are hosted by Italy, a former colonial power which views Libya as its “fourth shore.”
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Al-Hudaydah Battle: Goals, US Role
Analysis

Al-Hudaydah Battle: Goals, US Role

Monday 12 November 2018 ،
Saudi Arabia pushes for the port city capture amid world condemnation of Arab coalition’s atrocities.
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PKK Is US Key to Unlock Spell on Ties with Turkey
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PKK Is US Key to Unlock Spell on Ties with Turkey

Saturday 10 November 2018 ،
The US reward for info on PKK leaders is seen as a concession to Turkey in regional cases.
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Why Is Bahraini Regime Mounting Crackdown on Opposition?
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Why Is Bahraini Regime Mounting Crackdown on Opposition?

Wednesday 7 November 2018 ،
Bahraini Court of Appeal issues life sentence to opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman.
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Arab Military Drills, Alliance, Overshadowed by Deep Gaps
Analysis

Arab Military Drills, Alliance, Overshadowed by Deep Gaps

Tuesday 6 November 2018 ،
The drills are underway in Egypt while Qatar and Oman are not participating.
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Gaza Blockade, Israeli Fragile Security
Analysis

Gaza Blockade, Israeli Fragile Security

Sunday 4 November 2018 ،
PLO asked Abbas to stop security coordination with Tel Aviv amid mounting tensions.
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Bin Salman Meets Evangelicals, Tel Aviv Backers in Quest for Pressure Ease
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Bin Salman Meets Evangelicals, Tel Aviv Backers in Quest for Pressure Ease

Friday 2 November 2018 ،
Prince Mohammed bin Salman seeks way for eased pressures in relation to Khashoggi case through relations with pressure groups.
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Three Bin Salman Tactics to Get Away with Khashoggi Murder
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Three Bin Salman Tactics to Get Away with Khashoggi Murder

Saturday 27 October 2018 ،
The crown prince denies that he ordered the killing, but the world does not appear to believe his story.
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US Empty-Handed on Iran after Last Pushes
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US Empty-Handed on Iran after Last Pushes

Thursday 25 October 2018 ،
Trump administration intends to re-impose sanctions on Iran but Tehran says they are already in place, failed to make it bow.
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Trump’s INF Quitting Harms Friends not Foes
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Trump’s INF Quitting Harms Friends not Foes

Tuesday 23 October 2018 ،
Trump says he will leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia and steps up arsenal enhancement.

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Iran Unveiling Mine-Resistant Armored Military Vehicle ‘Toufan’

Iran Unveiling Mine-Resistant Armored Military Vehicle ‘Toufan’