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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

Turkey

Erdogan’s Wild Claims against Iraqi Volunteer Forces
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Erdogan’s Wild Claims against Iraqi Volunteer Forces

Friday 21 April 2017
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ignited outrage in Iraq after branding Iraq’s volunteer forces as ’terrorists’.
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UN Envoy Praises Effective Tehran Meeting on Syria Talks
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UN Envoy Praises Effective Tehran Meeting on Syria Talks

Thursday 20 April 2017
The UN Special Envoy for Syria on Thursday has praised as effective, the Russian-Iranian-Turkish trilateral expert-level meeting, which was held in Tehran.
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Turkey’s Erdogan Slammed for Remarks against Iraqi Forces
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Turkey’s Erdogan Slammed for Remarks against Iraqi Forces

Thursday 20 April 2017
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been condemned for labeling Iraqi popular mobilization forces fighting ISIS as “terrorist”.
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Reasons behind US Defense Sec Trip to West Asia
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Reasons behind US Defense Sec Trip to West Asia

Thursday 20 April 2017
The US secretary of defense tours the region to unveil Trump’s policy and get troubled relations with the Arab allies back on the track.
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Trump Congratulates Erdogan on Referendum Victory
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Trump Congratulates Erdogan on Referendum Victory

Tuesday 18 April 2017
Alwaght- The US President congratulated his Turkish counterpart on his narrow victory in a historic referendum on presidential powers.
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Turkey’s Future after Erdogan’s Narrow Win in Referendum
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Turkey’s Future after Erdogan’s Narrow Win in Referendum

Monday 17 April 2017
Although getting his powers bolstered, Erdogan has to face challenges majorly coming from the opposition.
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What Will Be Outcomes of Recapture of ISIS De Facto Capital in Syria?
Analysis

What Will Be Outcomes of Recapture of ISIS De Facto Capital in Syria?

Monday 17 April 2017
A series of sides are expected to get influence from the campaign, including ISIS, US, Turkey, and other actors.
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Erdogan’s Narrow Victory in Referendum, Opposition Demands Recount
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Erdogan’s Narrow Victory in Referendum, Opposition Demands Recount

Monday 17 April 2017
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in referendum on a new constitution that will hand him dictatorial powers.
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Turkey Lunches Probe into 17 American Figures over 2016 Coup Attempt
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Turkey Lunches Probe into 17 American Figures over 2016 Coup Attempt

Sunday 16 April 2017
Turkey has launched an investigation into 17 prominent Americans over links to exiled US-based opposition leader
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Turkish Guard Killed as Militants Attack Politician’s Vehicle
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Turkish Guard Killed as Militants Attack Politician’s Vehicle

Sunday 16 April 2017
Gunmen ambushed a vehicle carrying a Turkish official in southeast Turkey overnight and killed a guard, ahead of Sunday’s historic referendum on presidential powers.
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Polls Open in Turkey’s Historic Referendum on Presidential Powers
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Polls Open in Turkey’s Historic Referendum on Presidential Powers

Sunday 16 April 2017
The first polls have opened today in Turkey’s crucial referendum on whether to approve reforms to increase presidential powers.
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Turkey’s Troubled Economy Awaits Forthcoming Referendum Result for Reaction
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Turkey’s Troubled Economy Awaits Forthcoming Referendum Result for Reaction

Friday 14 April 2017
Experts question Erdogan’s promise that potential reforms will give a new breath to the trembling economy.
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Turkish No Voters Complain of Threats Ahead of Referendum
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Turkish No Voters Complain of Threats Ahead of Referendum

Wednesday 12 April 2017
While Turkish mainstream media are saturated by pro-government campaigning ahead of the vote on broadening President Tayyip Erdogan’s powers, those opposed to the changes complains of threats and bans from the authorities.
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Turkey’s No-Return Course
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Turkey’s No-Return Course

Tuesday 11 April 2017
Country’s regional policy in past few years has destroyed all the regional trust to Ankara, leaving it labelled as interventionist nation.

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Millions of Shiites Throng Imam Kadhim Shrine in Baghdad

Millions of Shiites Throng Imam Kadhim Shrine in Baghdad