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Aleppo Liberated

Aleppo Liberated

Aleppo has been divided between government and militant groups since 2012. Operation to liberate the eastern districts of the city started in mid-November and ended on 13 Decembers with driving militants out of the strategic city.
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

Iran

Why ISIS Never Attacked Iran?
Analysis

Why ISIS Never Attacked Iran?

Wednesday 22 February 2017
ISIS terrorists have attacked in various countries but why has the notorious Takfiri group been unable to carry out operations inside Iran?
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Supporting Palestinians without Expectations Duty of All: Iran Leader
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Supporting Palestinians without Expectations Duty of All: Iran Leader

Tuesday 21 February 2017
All Muslim countries have a responsibility to support Palestinian resistance, Leader of Islamic Republic of Iran said addressing the sixth International conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada.
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Who Is Destabilizing Iraq: Iran or US?
Analysis

Who Is Destabilizing Iraq: Iran or US?

Monday 20 February 2017
The new US administration is on an offensive aimed at watering Iran’s influence in Iraq by spreading Iranophobia
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Tehran Pro-intifada Conference:Timing, Messages
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Tehran Pro-intifada Conference:Timing, Messages

Monday 20 February 2017
Conference seeks restoring Palestinian cause as top Muslim priority as some sides sought to cross it off the agendas.
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Iran’s President Rouhani Visits Oman, Kuwait
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Iran’s President Rouhani Visits Oman, Kuwait

Thursday 16 February 2017
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday visited Oman and Kuwait to discuss ways of enhancing mutual ties and exchanging views on regional developments.
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What Are US-Fueled Crises in West Asia?
Analysis

What Are US-Fueled Crises in West Asia?

Wednesday 15 February 2017
A set of troubles including wards, refugee crises, and others are blame on Washington while it holds other accountable.
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Iran Leader Blames US, European powers for Syria, Iraq Crises
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Iran Leader Blames US, European powers for Syria, Iraq Crises

Sunday 12 February 2017
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran has blamed on Saturday western countries for crises in the west Asian region.
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Western Media Reports on Iranians Crushing Response to Trump
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Western Media Reports on Iranians Crushing Response to Trump

Saturday 11 February 2017
Millions of Iranians participated in rallies on the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution dubbed as a crushing response to US President Donald Trump.
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Millions of Iranians Rally on Anniversary of 1979 Islamic Revolution
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Millions of Iranians Rally on Anniversary of 1979 Islamic Revolution

Friday 10 February 2017
Millions of Iranians took to the streets on the anniversary of their Islamic Revolution back in 1979 in a nationwide demonstration chanting anti-US slogans
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US State, Defense Departments Warn Trump over Listing Iran’s IRGC Terror Org.
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US State, Defense Departments Warn Trump over Listing Iran’s IRGC Terror Org.

Thursday 9 February 2017
The US new President was cautioned by the State and Defense Departments against branding the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization.
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Russia Paints US Anti-Iran Rhetoric as Irrational, Emotional
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Russia Paints US Anti-Iran Rhetoric as Irrational, Emotional

Wednesday 8 February 2017
Russian envoy to the United Nations denounced American officials’ anti-Iran rhetoric as Irrational, saying "In international life, you have to differentiate between your emotions, what you want to see and what you have the right to expect from another country”.
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Iranian Commander Warns British Forces against Returning to West Asia
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Iranian Commander Warns British Forces against Returning to West Asia

Tuesday 7 February 2017
Iranian top commander warned British armed forces against returning to the West Asia region or they could face “new troubles”
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We Thank Trump for Revealing Real Face of US: Iran Leader
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We Thank Trump for Revealing Real Face of US: Iran Leader

Tuesday 7 February 2017
Iranian Supreme Leader says everybody should be thankful to US president because he unveiled the extensive corruption in every aspect of his country
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WhyTrump’s America Imposing New Sanctions on Iran?
Analysis

WhyTrump’s America Imposing New Sanctions on Iran?

Monday 6 February 2017
US President Trump has moved to impose new unilateral sanctions on Iran signaling of renewed and more vicious belligerence towards Tehran.
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Iran, Russia, Turkey Discuss Syria Ceasefire in Astana
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Iran, Russia, Turkey Discuss Syria Ceasefire in Astana

Monday 6 February 2017
Representatives from Iran, Russia, Turkey and the United Nations have gathered in the Kazakh capital to discuss the Syrian ceasefire

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Displaced Iraqis with Livestock Flee ISIS in District of Maamoun in Western Mosul

Displaced Iraqis with Livestock Flee ISIS in District of Maamoun in Western Mosul