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Aleppo on Verge of Liberation

Aleppo on Verge of Liberation

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 since then on the Syrian army has made successful advances and now controls 85 percent of the 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

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US Troops Killed in Jordan Were Training Syrian Militants
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US Troops Killed in Jordan Were Training Syrian Militants

Sunday 13 November 2016
Three American troops who were shot dead by Jordanian guards on November 4 were working with the CIA to train militants fighting against the Syrian government.
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What are Consequences of Erosive Conflicts in West Asia?
Analysis

What are Consequences of Erosive Conflicts in West Asia?

Friday 11 November 2016
The West now is encouraged further to intervene in the region as different sides are engaged in a devastating struggle.
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Trump’s West Asia Policies
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Trump’s West Asia Policies

Thursday 10 November 2016
What does Trump have in store for West Asia? And does he really have control over US foreign policy?
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Anti-Americanism Runs Deep in West Asia
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Anti-Americanism Runs Deep in West Asia

Monday 7 November 2016
West Asia is rife with anti-US sentiment as the region continues to bear the brunt of Washington’s policies.
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What Are Effects of Russia-EU Relations on Peace in West Asia?
Analysis

What Are Effects of Russia-EU Relations on Peace in West Asia?

Sunday 6 November 2016
Despite unavoidable fears, the EU eyes Moscow’s help to restore order to West Asia to guarantee security of Europe.
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Jordanian Military Guards Kill 3 US Troops in Exchange of Fire
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Jordanian Military Guards Kill 3 US Troops in Exchange of Fire

Saturday 5 November 2016
Three US troops were killed when security forces opened fire at a truck approaching the gate of a military base in Jordan
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What are Trump’s Policies in West Asia Once He Becomes US President?
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What are Trump’s Policies in West Asia Once He Becomes US President?

Friday 4 November 2016
US policies are expected to see a crucial change if the Republican candidate who seeks moving away from Obama’s legacy becomes president.
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Arab League’s Plan to Invade Syria Faces Serious Challenges
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Arab League’s Plan to Invade Syria Faces Serious Challenges

Tuesday 25 October 2016
Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia and Qatar are engaged in secret talks on a plan to launch a US-led military aggression on Syria.
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Analysis of Rise of Novel Conditions in West Asia
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Analysis of Rise of Novel Conditions in West Asia

Thursday 20 October 2016
The new conditions tend to work in favor of rise of non-state actors that use a chaos-based methods of governance.
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Constructive Chaos Theory: When Terrorism is of Much Avail to US
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Constructive Chaos Theory: When Terrorism is of Much Avail to US

Thursday 13 October 2016
The creative theory sees taking advantage of violence and terror groups in the target countries for aimed goals.
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Jordanians Condemn Gas Deal with Israeli Regime
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Jordanians Condemn Gas Deal with Israeli Regime

Saturday 8 October 2016
Jordanians gathered to in a demonstration to protest the newly finalized deal to import natural gas from the occupied Palestinian lands on Friday
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Jordan Holds Elections as Islamic Party Returns After Decade
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Jordan Holds Elections as Islamic Party Returns After Decade

Tuesday 20 September 2016
Jordan opens its parliamentary elections on Tuesday as the opposition Islamic Action Front (IAF) is rejoining competitions after almost a decade
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Jordan Slams Killing of its Citizen by Israel as “Barbaric”
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Jordan Slams Killing of its Citizen by Israel as “Barbaric”

Sunday 18 September 2016
Amman slammed the killing of a 28-year-old Jordanian man as “deliberate, barbaric and unjustified" act on Saturday
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5 Reasons behind US Military Base Building in West Asia
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5 Reasons behind US Military Base Building in West Asia

Thursday 15 September 2016
Washington majorly builds bases to save its hegemony and protect its pawns in the region.
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5 Reasons Why US Establishes Military Bases in West Asia
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5 Reasons Why US Establishes Military Bases in West Asia

Wednesday 14 September 2016
In the years after World War II and the beginnings of the Cold War, in order to confront communism and to create a bulwark against the Soviet Union, US shifted its focus to West Asia.

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Life-size golden statue of Israeli Regime`s PM toppled in Tel Aviv

Life-size golden statue of Israeli Regime`s PM toppled in Tel Aviv