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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

Iraq

Turkish Airstrikes in Iraq Kill 29 PKK Militants
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Turkish Airstrikes in Iraq Kill 29 PKK Militants

Sunday 28 May 2017
Turkey has once again conducted airstrikes inside Iraq killing 22 PKK militants despite objections by the Iraqi government
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Iraqi Forces Launch Offensive to Liberate Last ISIS-held Enclave in W Mosul
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Iraqi Forces Launch Offensive to Liberate Last ISIS-held Enclave in W Mosul

Saturday 27 May 2017
Iraqi army backed by popular forces and federal police launched an offensive on Saturday to liberate last ISIS-held enclave in western Mosul, the terrorist group’s last bastion in the Arab country.
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Failed Previously, Iraqi Sunnis to Hold New Conference on Unity
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Failed Previously, Iraqi Sunnis to Hold New Conference on Unity

Saturday 27 May 2017
Divided Iraqi Sunnis struggle against internal disputes to embark on a union mechanism to show up strong in upcoming elections.
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US Acknowledges Killing 105 Civilians in Mosul Airstrike
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US Acknowledges Killing 105 Civilians in Mosul Airstrike

Friday 26 May 2017
The US has confirmed that its warplanes killed at least 105 civilians during an air strike in the war battered Iraqi city of Mosul.
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Iraqi Popular Forces Liberate 6 Villages from ISIS in W Mosul
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Iraqi Popular Forces Liberate 6 Villages from ISIS in W Mosul

Thursday 25 May 2017
Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces liberated eight villages from ISIS terrorist group in western
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Complete Defeat of ISIS in Mosul Imminent: UN Envoy
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Complete Defeat of ISIS in Mosul Imminent: UN Envoy

Tuesday 23 May 2017
The liberation of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul is imminent and the days of ISIS’s self-declared caliphate are numbered, the UN envoy for Iraq says.
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Dangerous ISIS Terrorists to Target Europe: UN Counterterrorism Chief
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Dangerous ISIS Terrorists to Target Europe: UN Counterterrorism Chief

Friday 19 May 2017
“Dangerous ISIS terrorists fleeing defeat in Syria and Iraq earlier this year might hit targets in Europe, a UN counter-terrorism official has warned.
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Blackwater Returns to Iraq under New Name
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Blackwater Returns to Iraq under New Name

Thursday 18 May 2017
The American security firm killed Iraqi civilians in a massacre that is remembered by the Iraqis up to now.
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Iraqi Forces Advance in Mosul, ISIS Total Defeat Imminent
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Iraqi Forces Advance in Mosul, ISIS Total Defeat Imminent

Tuesday 16 May 2017
The Iraqi Armed Forces have made major advances in Mosul by liberating last bastions occupied by ISIS terrorist group
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Iraqi Forces in Final Push to Liberate Mosul from ISIS Terrorists
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Iraqi Forces in Final Push to Liberate Mosul from ISIS Terrorists

Sunday 14 May 2017
Iraqi forces have started the final offensive to liberate the last pocket of Mosul controlled by ISIS terrorist group.
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Iraqi Boys Share Harrowing Tale of Slavery by ISIS Terrorist Group
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Iraqi Boys Share Harrowing Tale of Slavery by ISIS Terrorist Group

Wednesday 10 May 2017
Iraqi Boys talks about how they had been captured and trained by ISIS terrorists.
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Turkey Strikes Northern Iraq Ignoring Baghdad’s Objections
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Turkey Strikes Northern Iraq Ignoring Baghdad’s Objections

Tuesday 9 May 2017
Turkey’s warplanes have conducted airstrikes inside Iraq targeting Kurdish militants despite Baghdad’s opposition to such incursions .
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Britain Unable to Control ISIS Terrorists Returning from Syria, Iraq: Report
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Britain Unable to Control ISIS Terrorists Returning from Syria, Iraq: Report

Sunday 7 May 2017
Hundreds of ISIS Takfiri terrorists are returning to Britain from Syria, with the country’s security forces saying they are unable to control the returnees.
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Iran, Iraq Overtake Saudis in World Oil Market: Report
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Iran, Iraq Overtake Saudis in World Oil Market: Report

Tuesday 2 May 2017
Iran and Iraq have boosted their presence in the global oil market while Saudi Arabia is losing .
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China’s Strategy for West Asia: Gain Toehold with limited Intervention
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China’s Strategy for West Asia: Gain Toehold with limited Intervention

Tuesday 2 May 2017
China seeks its interests in the region but does its best to avert engagement in the superpowers’ games that are majorly costly.

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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