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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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How Is Iraq’s Al-Kadhimi Visit To Iran Significant?
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How Is Iraq’s Al-Kadhimi Visit To Iran Significant?

Saturday 25 July 2020
Iraqi PM visited Tehran for a set of goals, from trade to security and political relations, amid speculations that he sought mediation between Tehran and Riyadh.
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What Other Reasons Delayed Iraq PM’s Visit To Saudi Arabia?
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What Other Reasons Delayed Iraq PM’s Visit To Saudi Arabia?

Monday 27 July 2020
Some sources say that Saudis set some conditions for the Iraqi PM to meet before his visit to Riyadh. Their conditions did not materialized.
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Iraq PM’s Tehran Visit Indicates Bilteral Ties Stable, Iran Push For US Exit Not Overshadowed Under Al-Kadhimi: Experts
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Iraq PM’s Tehran Visit Indicates Bilteral Ties Stable, Iran Push For US Exit Not Overshadowed Under Al-Kadhimi: Experts

Monday 27 July 2020
Iraq and Iran showed that despite some differences, their ties remain strategic and they can work bilaterally even when Baghdad is under US pressure.
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Iraq Summons Turkish Ambassador, Cancels Defense Minister’s Visit after Cross-Border Strike
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Iraq Summons Turkish Ambassador, Cancels Defense Minister’s Visit after Cross-Border Strike

Wednesday 12 August 2020
Iraqi government has an official visit by Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and summoned Ankara’s ambassador to Baghdad after a Turkish drone strike has killed two senior Iraqi commanders in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
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Losing Patience With Turkey Violations, What Can Iraq Do In Response?
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Losing Patience With Turkey Violations, What Can Iraq Do In Response?

Friday 14 August 2020
The Iraqi government can resort to a set of ways to press Turkey, including UN lawsuit, trade volume cut, and seeking Arab support.
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Iraq’s Doubts, Hopes of Neutral-Minded Prime Minister’s Visit to US
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Iraq’s Doubts, Hopes of Neutral-Minded Prime Minister’s Visit to US

Thursday 20 August 2020
Alwaght- After a long talk about Mustafa Al-Kadhimi’s visit to the United States, according to the Iraqi Prime Minister’s Office, the Iraqi delegation will travel to Washington on August 18th, 2020. According to news sources, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi will meet with US President Donald Trump during this trip. Issues concerning various fields are also discussed between the political delegations of the two countries. Al-Kadhimi’s visit to the United States comes at a time when the important issue of the agreement on the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq has overshadowed the trip. The first round of strategic talks between Washington and Baghdad took place on June 10th and 11th, 2020 in Iraq, but in this round of talks, practically no results were achieved.
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Is Iraqi PM’s Optimism About His US Visit Results Realistic?
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Is Iraqi PM’s Optimism About His US Visit Results Realistic?

Friday 21 August 2020
The Iraqi PM visited the US and talked with the US Trump in hope of support from Washington but the US will only talk the talk.
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Al-Kadhimi’s Warm US Talks Received With Chill At Home
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Al-Kadhimi’s Warm US Talks Received With Chill At Home

Tuesday 25 August 2020
The Iraqi PM wanted his trip to the US a success but his failure to raise US military exit scored him negative points among the Iraqis and political parties.
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Saudi Foreign Minister in Iraq; Is US Dangerous Puzzle Near its Completion?
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Saudi Foreign Minister in Iraq; Is US Dangerous Puzzle Near its Completion?

Monday 31 August 2020
Alwaght- For the past two weeks, Baghdad has been plagued by diplomatic travel traffic. These busy two weeks began with the visit of an Iraqi political delegation led by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi to the United States on August 18, 2020. Following Al-Kadhimi’s return from the United States, he left for the city of Amman on August 25, 2020, for a tripartite meeting with the political leaders of Jordan and Egypt. Simultaneously, the French Defense Minister set out for Iraq on August 26, 2020. Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud has also made his way to Baghdad on August 27, 2020.
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Rise of Paris to Get Rid of US Domination, Shift Towards West Asia
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Rise of Paris to Get Rid of US Domination, Shift Towards West Asia

Friday 4 September 2020
On September 2, 2020, French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Baghdad to meet with Iraqi officials. During this visit, Macron will meet with President Barham Salih, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, Speaker of Parliament Mohamed al-Halbousi,
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What Are Barzani’s Turkey Visit Goals?
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What Are Barzani’s Turkey Visit Goals?

Monday 7 September 2020
President of Iraqi Kurdish region had a set of topics to discuss with Turkey including trade and possibility of bringing Ankara and PKK to negotiating table.
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US Retreats from Iraq as Resistance Makes Advances
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US Retreats from Iraq as Resistance Makes Advances

Wednesday 9 September 2020
Since early this year, the US faced rising pressures from Iraqi resistant groups seeking explosion. It had to cut its military bases and propose a withdrawal timetable.
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Iraqi PM’s Erbil Visit: Is Grand Deal With Kurdish Region Coming?
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Iraqi PM’s Erbil Visit: Is Grand Deal With Kurdish Region Coming?

Saturday 12 September 2020
The Iraqi PM visited Erbil and discussed oil, budget, and borders with the KRG. But the disputes remain sturdy as no side intends to make concessions
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Why Is Iraq’s Al-Kadhimi Pushing To Cozy Up To Kuwait?
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Why Is Iraq’s Al-Kadhimi Pushing To Cozy Up To Kuwait?

Tuesday 15 September 2020
Iraqi PM adopts an active regional diplomacy especially with Kuwait to secure success in the reparation case and so take credit for after parliamentary election.
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What Obstacles Does Iraqi Govt. Face In Reform Push?
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What Obstacles Does Iraqi Govt. Face In Reform Push?

Wednesday 16 September 2020
The Iraqi PM has recently reshuffled the security and economic institutions as part of a reform strategy that is facing a set of hurdles.

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Hundreds of Palestinians Rally Against Normalization Deals with Israel

Hundreds of Palestinians Rally Against Normalization Deals with Israel