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

Asia and the Pacific

China Infuriated as US Administration Backs Sale of F-16 Fighters to Taiwan
News

China Infuriated as US Administration Backs Sale of F-16 Fighters to Taiwan

Saturday 17 August 2019
China has warned the US against potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to self-ruled Taiwan, saying Washington will be held responsible “for all related consequences.”
alwaght.com
North Korea Launches Two Missiles After Rejecting Talks with South Korea
News

North Korea Launches Two Missiles After Rejecting Talks with South Korea

Friday 16 August 2019
Pyongyang reportedly has fired two missiles into the sea off its eastern coast, shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un rejected any further talks with South Korea over a recent joint military exercise with the US.
alwaght.com
South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade Row
News

South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade Row

Monday 12 August 2019
South Korea considers dropping Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status, deepening diplomatic and trade rift between the two East Asian countries
alwaght.com
Typhoon Kills 28 in Eastern China, 20 Missing
News

Typhoon Kills 28 in Eastern China, 20 Missing

Sunday 11 August 2019
A powerful typhoon in eastern China has killed at least 28, and left 20 more people unaccounted for, state media reported on Sunday,
alwaght.com
Tensions Between US, China Increase over Hong Kong
News

Tensions Between US, China Increase over Hong Kong

Saturday 10 August 2019
Tensions between the US and China have over Hong Kong have been increased, as Beijing says demonstrations in its Special Administrative Region are being fueled by foreign powers, including Washington.
alwaght.com
At Least 10 Dead, Dozens Missing after Landslide in Myanmar
News

At Least 10 Dead, Dozens Missing after Landslide in Myanmar

Saturday 10 August 2019
At least 10 people have been killed and dozens are missing after a landslide caused by severe rains buried homes and buildings in southern Myanmar on Friday, Reuters reported.
alwaght.com
North Korea’s Missile Tests ‘Warning’ over Washington-Seoul Drills: Kim
News

North Korea’s Missile Tests ‘Warning’ over Washington-Seoul Drills: Kim

Wednesday 7 August 2019
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un said the test launch of “new-type tactical guided missiles” was carried out as a warning to the US and South Korea, which resumed military maneuvers amid Pyongyang’s warnings that the war games would jeopardize peace negotiations.
alwaght.com
Iran FM Condemns US Legacy of Targeting Civilians Since Hiroshima
News

Iran FM Condemns US Legacy of Targeting Civilians Since Hiroshima

Wednesday 7 August 2019
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned the US legacy of targeting civilians’ lives on 74 years after it became the only country to ever drop a nuclear bomb.
alwaght.com
UN Urges Sanctions on Myanmar Army Businesses over Rohingya Genocide
News

UN Urges Sanctions on Myanmar Army Businesses over Rohingya Genocide

Monday 5 August 2019
The UN called on the world leaders to impose sanctions on companies linked to the Myanmarese military, saying foreign firms doing business with them could be complicit in international crimes.
alwaght.com
China Vows to Fight Back US Trade War
News

China Vows to Fight Back US Trade War

Saturday 3 August 2019
China warned that it is ready to fight back the US administration’s “irrational” decision to impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods
alwaght.com
China Won’t Be Blackmailed’ with US Tariffs’ Hike
News

China Won’t Be Blackmailed’ with US Tariffs’ Hike

Friday 2 August 2019
China said it would not be blackmailed and warned of retaliation after US President Donald Trump vowed to slap a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from next month, sharply escalating a trade row between the world’s biggest economies, Reuters reported.
alwaght.com
Beijing Orders Islamic Symbols Taken Down
News

Beijing Orders Islamic Symbols Taken Down

Wednesday 31 July 2019
Authorities in Chinese capital ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an expanding national effort to "Sinicize" its Muslim population.
alwaght.com
Death Toll Rises to 20 in Southwest China Landslide
News

Death Toll Rises to 20 in Southwest China Landslide

Friday 26 July 2019
The death toll from a landslide in Shuicheng County of southwest China’s Guizhou Province has risen to 20 and rescue work is still underway
alwaght.com
At Least 13 Feared Dead in Suspected Arson at Japan Animation Studio
News

At Least 13 Feared Dead in Suspected Arson at Japan Animation Studio

Thursday 18 July 2019
At least 13 people are feared dead and dozens more either unconscious, hurt, or missing in a suspected case of arson at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday.
alwaght.com
US Levies Sanctions on Myanmarese Army Chief over Rohingya Crimes
News

US Levies Sanctions on Myanmarese Army Chief over Rohingya Crimes

Wednesday 17 July 2019
The US State Department has imposed sanctions on chief of Myanmarese army and three other top officers over atrocities committed against the Rohingya Muslim minority in the Buddhist-majority country.

Gallery

Photo

Film

Indian-Administered Kashmir Remains under Lockdown

Indian-Administered Kashmir Remains under Lockdown