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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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Rocket Attack on US Military in Iraq’s Erbil Kills One, Injures Six
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Rocket Attack on US Military in Iraq’s Erbil Kills One, Injures Six

Tuesday 16 February 2021
Several rockets were fired at a US military base in the city of Erbil in the Iraqi Kurdistan on Monday night, killing a contractor and wounding several others including an American service member.
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NATO Force Increase in Iraq “Unjustified”: Iraqi MP
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NATO Force Increase in Iraq “Unjustified”: Iraqi MP

Saturday 20 February 2021
For Iraqis, this is a cover for the Americans to stay in the country while they are asked to leave.
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New Rocket Attack Targets US Military Base in Iraq
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New Rocket Attack Targets US Military Base in Iraq

Sunday 21 February 2021
The attack comes as the US refuses to removes its forces who have “illegal” presence according to an Iraqi parliament bill.
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How is Iraq’s Al-Kadhimi Seduced by Saudi Help Mirage?
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How is Iraq’s Al-Kadhimi Seduced by Saudi Help Mirage?

Wednesday 24 February 2021
Saudi Arabia has been promising Iraq with help over the past three years but nothing yet has happened.
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Roadside Bombs Target US-Led Coalition Convoys in Iraq
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Roadside Bombs Target US-Led Coalition Convoys in Iraq

Thursday 25 February 2021
Two separate roadside bombs struck convoys of trucks carrying logistical equipment belonging to the US-led coalition forces in Iraqi cities of Baghdad and Babil
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Iraq Payroll System Transformation: Reasons, Necessities
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Iraq Payroll System Transformation: Reasons, Necessities

Friday 26 February 2021
The Iraqi government has introduced a new system that will unite payroll information to block payments to "ghost employees."
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Iraqi Groups Denounce US Airstrike, Call for Probe
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Iraqi Groups Denounce US Airstrike, Call for Probe

Saturday 27 February 2021
Iraqi groups condemned US airstrike on resistance groups on the Iraqi-Syrian border, calling for an investigation into the aerial assault.
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Iraqi FM Visits Iran for Second Time in a Month
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Iraqi FM Visits Iran for Second Time in a Month

Saturday 27 February 2021
Iraq’s Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein visited Iran for a second official visit in a month.
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US to Pay Heavy Price for Airstrikes on Iraqi PM Forces: Resistance Groups
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US to Pay Heavy Price for Airstrikes on Iraqi PM Forces: Resistance Groups

Sunday 28 February 2021
Iraqi resistance groups denounced US airstrike against positions held by anti-terror Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) on the Syrian border, warning the assault will prove to be very costly for Washington.
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Iraqi FM’s Serial Tehran Visits: What Were Goals?
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Iraqi FM’s Serial Tehran Visits: What Were Goals?

Monday 1 March 2021
Iraqi FM visited Iran for the second time in less than a month, prompting speculations about the goals.
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What’s behind the US Attack on Iraq’s Anti-terror Forces?
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What’s behind the US Attack on Iraq’s Anti-terror Forces?

Monday 1 March 2021
The US is afraid of success of the Iraqi forces fighting ISIS terrorists attempts to re-rise. This may be read by Washington as damaging to the American interests.
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Multiple Rockets Hit Ain Al-Assad Air Base Housing US Forces in Iraq
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Multiple Rockets Hit Ain Al-Assad Air Base Housing US Forces in Iraq

Wednesday 3 March 2021
A barrage of Katyusha rockets hit the Ain al-Assad air base hosting American forces in Iraq, local media reported citing security forces.
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The US Once Again the Center of Iraqi Anti-occupation Attacks
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The US Once Again the Center of Iraqi Anti-occupation Attacks

Friday 5 March 2021
The Iraqi groups have reacted fast after last week attack on their positions on border with Syria, showing US expulsion decision is unwavering.
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Iran Sues European Firms for Providing Ex-Iraqi Dictator with Chemical Materials
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Iran Sues European Firms for Providing Ex-Iraqi Dictator with Chemical Materials

Friday 5 March 2021
Iran has filed lawsuits in international courts against European companies that provided chemical materials to regime of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, who used chemical weapons against Iranians in the 1980s war, the head of the Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights announced on Thursday.
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Pope Francis Meets  Ayatollah Sistani During Iraq Visit
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Pope Francis Meets Ayatollah Sistani During Iraq Visit

Saturday 6 March 2021
Pope Francis met with Iraq’s prominent Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani on Saturday in the Muslim country’s holy city of Najaf, delivering a message of peaceful coexistence.

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Iran Launches Human Testing of Domestic COVID-19 Vaccine

Iran Launches Human Testing of Domestic COVID-19 Vaccine