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Aleppo on Verge of Liberation

Aleppo on Verge of Liberation

Aleppo has been divided between government and militant groups since 2012. Operation to liberate the eastern districts of the city started in mid-November, and since then on the Syrian army has made successful advances and now controls 85 percent of the city.
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 Officially Receives Israeli Envoy after Six Years
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Erdogan Officially Receives Israeli Envoy after Six Years

Tuesday 6 December 2016
Turkish President officially received the first Israeli envoy to his country after six years since Ankara halted relations with Tel Aviv
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Motives of Turkey’s  Perplexing Foreign Policy under Erdogan
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Motives of Turkey’s Perplexing Foreign Policy under Erdogan

Monday 5 December 2016
Turkey’s presiden has perfected the art of contradictory approach to foreign policy confounding both friends and foes.
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Turkey Killed 275 PKK Members in Nov.
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Turkey Killed 275 PKK Members in Nov.

Saturday 3 December 2016
Turkish armed forces have killed more than 275 members of the PKK terrorist group in November
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Erdogan Retreats from Assad Ousting Remark
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Erdogan Retreats from Assad Ousting Remark

Friday 2 December 2016
Turkish President withdraw his earlier threats that his country was solely pursuing the removal of Syrian legal President, Bashar Assad
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Greece Warns of Turkey Plot to Inpour EU with 3,000 Refugees Daily
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Greece Warns of Turkey Plot to Inpour EU with 3,000 Refugees Daily

Wednesday 30 November 2016
Greece intelligence warned that Turkey is secretly planning to send over 3,000 refugees sailing to Greek shores every day
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Arab League Slams Turkey Incursion into Syria, Iraq; Defends Assad Right for Reelection
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Arab League Slams Turkey Incursion into Syria, Iraq; Defends Assad Right for Reelection

Wednesday 30 November 2016
Secretary General of the Arab League slammed Turkish incursion of Iraqi and Syrian territories saying Assad had a right to enter future elections in his country.
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Turkey Incursion Merely to Oust Assad: Erdogan
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Turkey Incursion Merely to Oust Assad: Erdogan

Wednesday 30 November 2016
Turkish President says his country militarily intervened in Syria, just to topple legal government of its southern neighbor
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Turkey’s Gamble in Iraq with Turkmen Trump Card
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Turkey’s Gamble in Iraq with Turkmen Trump Card

Thursday 1 December 2016
Ankara leaders take protection of Iraqi Turkmens as their excuse for regular interventions in Iraq.
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Turkey to Remove Children from Foster Families over Coup Charges
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Turkey to Remove Children from Foster Families over Coup Charges

Tuesday 29 November 2016
Turkish government is investigating foster families for possible links to a mid-July coup and may remove adopted children from the custody of the guardians if they are found to be supporters of the failed military coup.
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Turkey Condolences Iran on Train Crash
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Turkey Condolences Iran on Train Crash

Sunday 27 November 2016
Turkish government presented its condolences to the Iranian people over a recent deadly accident in central Iran
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Erdogan’s Double Standards towards Regional Crises
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Erdogan’s Double Standards towards Regional Crises

Sunday 27 November 2016
The Turkish president’s benefit-based approach to the regional issues make him take conflicting stances.
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Erdogan’s Game of Brinkmanship with EU over Migrants
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Erdogan’s Game of Brinkmanship with EU over Migrants

Sunday 27 November 2016
Turkish threatened to open his country’s borders and allow thousands of illegal migrants to enter Europe in violation of a deal with EU on refugees.
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Turkey Attacks Syrian Al-Bab City
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Turkey Attacks Syrian Al-Bab City

Saturday 26 November 2016
In their latest violation of Syrian territorial integrity, Turkish warplanes bombarded the northern al-Bab city
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Future of Kurds in the Shadow of Erdogan-HDP Rivalry
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Future of Kurds in the Shadow of Erdogan-HDP Rivalry

Saturday 26 November 2016
Erdogan wants to put down the Kurds while they day by day gain more power to challenge him at home and in the neighboring Syria.
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Putin, Erdogan Hold Talks on Syrian Crisis
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Putin, Erdogan Hold Talks on Syrian Crisis

Friday 25 November 2016
Russian and his Turkish counterpart on Friday held a phone conversation on way to resolve the crisis .

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Life-size golden statue of Israeli Regime`s PM toppled in Tel Aviv

Life-size golden statue of Israeli Regime`s PM toppled in Tel Aviv