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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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Turkey

17 Factors Signaling US-Turkey Alliance is Ending
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17 Factors Signaling US-Turkey Alliance is Ending

Thursday 16 August 2018
US-Turkey tensions accumulated over time and now are coming to a head under Trump, ending a decades-long alliance.
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Turkey to Boycott US Electric Products: President Erdogan
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Turkey to Boycott US Electric Products: President Erdogan

Tuesday 14 August 2018
Turkey will boycott electronic products from the US in response to Washington’s economic pressures, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Tuesday.
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US Stabbing Strategic Partner in Back: Turkish President
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US Stabbing Strategic Partner in Back: Turkish President

Tuesday 14 August 2018
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the US saying Washington is stabbing its strategic ally “in the back” as diplomatic row between the two NATO-member states is intensifying.
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Is Trump Pushing Turkey into China’s Arms?
Report

Is Trump Pushing Turkey into China’s Arms?

Sunday 12 August 2018
Turkey heads to make new allies and friends, something Turkish President Erdogan said as tensions with US escalate.
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Erdogan Urges Turks to Buy Falling Lira amid Economic War with US
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Erdogan Urges Turks to Buy Falling Lira amid Economic War with US

Saturday 11 August 2018
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on Turkish nation to sell their gold and US dollars to support the country’s currency which free-fell after US President Donald Trump doubled tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminums.
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Will US Sanctions Make Erdogan Bow?
Analysis

Will US Sanctions Make Erdogan Bow?

Friday 10 August 2018
The US picks new fight with Turkey this time over the American pastor imprisoned in Turkey, though analysts say the rift has deeper roots.
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Lira Hits Record Low as US Reviews Turkey’s Duty-Free Access to Its Market
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Lira Hits Record Low as US Reviews Turkey’s Duty-Free Access to Its Market

Monday 6 August 2018
Turkey’s currency fell to a record low against the dollar on Monday, after the US administration announced reviewing Turkey’s duty-free access to its market.
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Turkey Slams US Sanctions on Ministers, Vows Retaliation
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Turkey Slams US Sanctions on Ministers, Vows Retaliation

Friday 3 August 2018
Turkey has condemned a decision by the US to impose sanctions on two of its senior ministers in response to the detention of an American pastor
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Turkish Court Rejects US Pastor Appeal for House Arrest
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Turkish Court Rejects US Pastor Appeal for House Arrest

Wednesday 1 August 2018
A Turkish court has rejected an appeal for US Christian pastor Andrew Brunson to be released from house arrest during his trial on terrorism charges, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported on Tuesday.
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Turkey in Breakaway Path with US, West
Analysis

Turkey in Breakaway Path with US, West

Tuesday 31 July 2018
Recent days saw Ankara and Washington clash over the American pastor imprisoned in Turkey for spying.
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Turkey Not to Release American Spy Pastor under Threat: President
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Turkey Not to Release American Spy Pastor under Threat: President

Sunday 29 July 2018
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Turkey will bow to the US pressures to free American pastor Andrew Brunson who is held in Turkey on espionage charges.
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Three Reasons to Believe Tel Aviv-Ankara Rifts Are Strategic
Analysis

Three Reasons to Believe Tel Aviv-Ankara Rifts Are Strategic

Sunday 29 July 2018
The Israeli-Turkish relations are growing strategically complicated and are not likely to heal even if their leaders change.
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Turkey Slams Trump’s Threats of Sanctions Over Detained American Pastor
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Turkey Slams Trump’s Threats of Sanctions Over Detained American Pastor

Friday 27 July 2018
Turkish presidential spokesperson on Thursday condemned US President Donald Trump’s threats of imposing sanctions on the country unless Ankara releases a detained American pastor. In a statement, Ibrahim Kalin said: “It is not possible to accept threatening language used towards our country.”
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Turkish President Pans Israel as Most Fascist, Racist Regime in World
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Turkish President Pans Israel as Most Fascist, Racist Regime in World

Tuesday 24 July 2018
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan denounced Israel as the most fascist and racist regime in the world after its parliament approved apartheid Jewish nation-state bill last week.
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Turkish Women May Face 3 Years in Prison over Insulting Ataturk
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Turkish Women May Face 3 Years in Prison over Insulting Ataturk

Monday 23 July 2018
Turkey has arrested a young women on Saturday over insulting Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the Turkish Republic, Hurriyet Daily News reported. An article in the Turkish Penal Code (TCK) protects Ataturk’s memory, stipulating one to three years in prison for explicit insults of him.

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Myanmar Crisis: Nearly One Million Rohingya Refugees Are in Bangladesh at Human Disaster Risk

Myanmar Crisis: Nearly One Million Rohingya Refugees Are in Bangladesh at Human Disaster Risk