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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

Syria

Russia Backs Talks to Resolve Syria Crisis: FM Lavrov
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Russia Backs Talks to Resolve Syria Crisis: FM Lavrov

Monday 24 April 2017
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday that his country is moving ahead with resolving the crisis in Syria through talks.
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US-Led Forces Killed 1,260 Syrian Civilians Including Children: Report
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US-Led Forces Killed 1,260 Syrian Civilians Including Children: Report

Monday 24 April 2017
The US-led coalition airstrikes inside Syria have killed nearly 1,260 civilians including children and women since September 2014.
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ISIS Relocates Its So-Called Capital in Syria: Report
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ISIS Relocates Its So-Called Capital in Syria: Report

Sunday 23 April 2017
ISIS terrorist group has reportedly moved its de facto capital in Syria to the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, as a large scale operation is underway to liberate the northern city.
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West Supports Terrorists whenever Syrian Army Advances: President Assad
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West Supports Terrorists whenever Syrian Army Advances: President Assad

Sunday 23 April 2017
The West, the Us in particular, comes to terrorists’ aid whenever Syrian army makes gains against them, Syrian President said in an address to a meeting of the central committee of Syria’s ruling Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party on Saturday.
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How Trump’s US Deals with Syrian Crisis?
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How Trump’s US Deals with Syrian Crisis?

Sunday 23 April 2017
Washington avoids adopting a stable Syria policy as it seeks keeping its options open for context-determined measures.
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Why US Media Ignore Dissenting Voices on Syria’s Gas Attack?
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Why US Media Ignore Dissenting Voices on Syria’s Gas Attack?

Saturday 22 April 2017
Because when it comes to airing opinions on Trump’s bombing of a Syrian airbase two weeks ago, in response to an alleged chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun, it seems that only experts who agree with the White House may apply.
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Why Are Syrian Opposition Undecided About Astana Talks?
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Why Are Syrian Opposition Undecided About Astana Talks?

Saturday 22 April 2017
Syrian opposition weigh up their next steps in dealing with government as they expect increased support and even anti-Damascus moves from Trump.
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Israeli Regime Warplanes Fire Missiles into Syria
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Israeli Regime Warplanes Fire Missiles into Syria

Friday 21 April 2017
Israeli regime warplanes flying within the occupied territories have fired missiles targeting Syrian military posts in Quneitra.
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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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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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Death Toll from US Airstrike in Eastern Syria Jumps to 30
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Death Toll from US Airstrike in Eastern Syria Jumps to 30

Wednesday 19 April 2017
Death toll from US-led coalition’s Monday airstrike on an eastern Syrian town has rose to over 30 people, including women and children, Reuters reported.
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UK to Aid US in Syria Invasion as It’s ’Hard to Say NO’ to Ally: FM
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UK to Aid US in Syria Invasion as It’s ’Hard to Say NO’ to Ally: FM

Wednesday 19 April 2017
The UK will most probably back the US in the event of future missile strikes on Syria if Washington expressly ask for military assistance, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says.
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HRW Censures US for Killing Syrian Civilians in Mosque Attack
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HRW Censures US for Killing Syrian Civilians in Mosque Attack

Tuesday 18 April 2017
Human Rights Watch has blamed US authorities for failing to take all possible precautions to avoid civilian deaths in a recent attack on a Syrian mosque.
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US Airstrike Kills 15 People in Eastern Syria
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US Airstrike Kills 15 People in Eastern Syria

Tuesday 18 April 2017
US-led coalition’s airstrike has killed over 15 civilians and injured dozens more in an eastern Syrian town.

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Millions of Shiites Throng Imam Kadhim Shrine in Baghdad

Millions of Shiites Throng Imam Kadhim Shrine in Baghdad