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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

Bahrain

Bahraini Regime Buries Diraz Martyrs, Refuses to Hand over Bodies to Families
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Bahraini Regime Buries Diraz Martyrs, Refuses to Hand over Bodies to Families

Sunday 28 May 2017
The Bahraini regime has admitted to burying martyrs killed by its forces in Diraz without handing over their bodies to their families.
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Iranians Hold Nationwide Protests Against Bahrain Crackdown
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Iranians Hold Nationwide Protests Against Bahrain Crackdown

Friday 26 May 2017
Iranians have rallied in Tehran and other major cities across the country to denounce a Bahrain regime persecution of prominent Islamic Scholar Sheikh Isa Qassim.
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Consequences of Bahraini Regime’s Crackdown  on Top Cleric
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Consequences of Bahraini Regime’s Crackdown on Top Cleric

Friday 26 May 2017
The renewed violence against the peaceful protesters could end in surprise responses from the opposition.
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Five Killed 100s Detained as Bahraini Regime Attacks Peaceful Protest
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Five Killed 100s Detained as Bahraini Regime Attacks Peaceful Protest

Wednesday 24 May 2017
Bahraini security forces killed at least five and injured hundreds on Tuesday attacking protesters outside Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim’s homein Diraz village.
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We Hold Al Khalifa Accountable for Sheikh Qassim’s Life: Representative
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We Hold Al Khalifa Accountable for Sheikh Qassim’s Life: Representative

Tuesday 23 May 2017
The Bahraini security forces raid the house of the top Shiite leader, deaths and injuries reported.
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HRW Condemns Bahrain’s Brutal Attack on Protesters
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HRW Condemns Bahrain’s Brutal Attack on Protesters

Tuesday 23 May 2017
A global human rights group has condemned the use of brutal violence by Bahraini regime forces against protesters in a northwestern village.
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Bahraini Forces Raid Ayatollah Qassim Home Village, Kill One
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Bahraini Forces Raid Ayatollah Qassim Home Village, Kill One

Tuesday 23 May 2017
Bahraini forces stormed into the home village of the country’s Shiite Muslim spiritual leader on Tuesday.
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Hezbollah Slams Bahraini Regime’s Verdict against Ayatollah Qassem
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Hezbollah Slams Bahraini Regime’s Verdict against Ayatollah Qassem

Monday 22 May 2017
Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement has as unjust the Bahraini regime’s verdict against top Islamic scholars Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassem.
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Bahrain Verdict against Top Cleric Declaration of War on Religion: Aamal Party
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Bahrain Verdict against Top Cleric Declaration of War on Religion: Aamal Party

Monday 22 May 2017
Bahrain’s court ruling comes amid ongoing nationwide protests seeking justice and reforms.
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Bahraini Court Convicts Shiites’ Spiritual Leader as Trump Meets King Hamad
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Bahraini Court Convicts Shiites’ Spiritual Leader as Trump Meets King Hamad

Wednesday 24 May 2017
Bahraini has issued an unjust verdict against Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim on the day the regime’s King Al Khalifa was meeting US President Trump in Riyadh.
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Bahraini Court Sentences Ayatollah Qassim to One Year Suspended Jail
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Bahraini Court Sentences Ayatollah Qassim to One Year Suspended Jail

Sunday 21 May 2017
A Bahraini court sentenced on Sunday the spiritual leader of the country’s Shiite majority to one year in jail suspended for three years.
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Bahrainis Urged to Gather in Mosques Before Ayatollah Qassim’s Trial
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Bahrainis Urged to Gather in Mosques Before Ayatollah Qassim’s Trial

Friday 19 May 2017
Islamic scholars in Bahraini have urged masses to fill mosques in all regions on Saturday night on the eve of scheduled trial of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.
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Bahrain Denies Bail for Opp Leader Defies Calls to End to His 9-Month Solitary Jail
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Bahrain Denies Bail for Opp Leader Defies Calls to End to His 9-Month Solitary Jail

Wednesday 17 May 2017
Bahraini regime on Tuesday denied bail for an opposition leader who has been in jail since 2012 on charges of writing an editorial critical of ruling Al Khalifa dynasty, The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy reported.
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Why Britain’s Support for Bahrain King Unwavering?
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Why Britain’s Support for Bahrain King Unwavering?

Wednesday 17 May 2017
British leaders’ standing firmly by the Bahraini royalty is predominantly driven by London interests in island kingdom.
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Bahrain Prevents Entry of Human Rights Watch Activist
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Bahrain Prevents Entry of Human Rights Watch Activist

Wednesday 10 May 2017
The Bahraini regime has refused entry visa to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) activist scheduled to attend the annual FIFA congress in the country.

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Yemenis Suffering Starvation, Cholera as Saudi Aggression Goes on in Ramadan

Yemenis Suffering Starvation, Cholera as Saudi Aggression Goes on in Ramadan