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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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Will India Become Another Major Actor in West Asia?
Analysis

Will India Become Another Major Actor in West Asia?

Tuesday 25 April 2017
PM Modi looks forward to expand India’s influence in the region, though a set of challenges remain handicapping his efforts.
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Reasons behind US Defense Sec Trip to West Asia
Analysis

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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How Germany Chases its Economic, Military Interests in West Asia?
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How Germany Chases its Economic, Military Interests in West Asia?

Monday 10 April 2017
Through military exports, Germany on the one hand seeks bolstering its allies and on the other hand obtains share in region’s lucrative arms market.
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How Balkanization of Iran’s Allies Failed?
Analysis

How Balkanization of Iran’s Allies Failed?

Saturday 11 March 2017
Washington seeks breakup of the Axis of Resistance led by Tehran to guarantee security of the Israeli regime.
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Riyadh Lonelier as Kuwait Rejects Saudi War Funding Request
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Riyadh Lonelier as Kuwait Rejects Saudi War Funding Request

Wednesday 1 March 2017
The Saudi leaders become even more isolated in their war against Yemen as partners refuse sharing the costs.
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Iran’s President Rouhani Visits Oman, Kuwait
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Iran’s President Rouhani Visits Oman, Kuwait

Thursday 16 February 2017
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday visited Oman and Kuwait to discuss ways of enhancing mutual ties and exchanging views on regional developments.
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Tehran, Riyadh Should Respond Positively to Kuwait Mediation Offer
Analysis

Tehran, Riyadh Should Respond Positively to Kuwait Mediation Offer

Monday 30 January 2017
Failures in Syria and Yemen push the kingdom to seek dialogue with Iran which now has the upper hand in regional cases.
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Corruption Accelerates Deteriorating Arab Countries Intl Ranks: Report
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Corruption Accelerates Deteriorating Arab Countries Intl Ranks: Report

Sunday 29 January 2017
growing corruption in Persian Gulf Arab countries, is affecting their already deteriorating ranks based on international indexes
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How Anti-Israeli Arab Agenda Gave Place to Compromises
Analysis

How Anti-Israeli Arab Agenda Gave Place to Compromises

Tuesday 24 January 2017
Arab leaders seek advantages from close relations with Tel Aviv as the regional developments make them brave the public fury.
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Obama Foreign Policy’s Legacy for Trump
Analysis

Obama Foreign Policy’s Legacy for Trump

Monday 23 January 2017
The new US president is to deal with what Obama administration left for him, majorly the West Asian Crises.
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2016  Marked US Influence Decline in West Asia
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2016 Marked US Influence Decline in West Asia

Wednesday 4 January 2017
2016 will go down in history as one that set the pace for the rapid and inevitable decline of United States influence in the West Asia region.
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Winners, Losers of West Asian Proxy Wars
Analysis

Winners, Losers of West Asian Proxy Wars

Wednesday 28 December 2016
Liberation of Syria’s Aleppo marked a game-changing juncture, granting Russia and Iran an upper hand in the face of US-led opposite camp.
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Secret Behind Persian Gulf Arab Monarchies’ Relative Stability
Analysis

Secret Behind Persian Gulf Arab Monarchies’ Relative Stability

Monday 26 December 2016
Though ruled by despots, Persian Gulf Arab regimes proved resistant to Arab world’s sweeping changes.
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Persian Gulf Monarchs Embrace Britain, Ignore  Palestinian Issue
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Persian Gulf Monarchs Embrace Britain, Ignore Palestinian Issue

Wednesday 14 December 2016
Persian Gulf monarchs ignore Palestinian issue masses and fully embraced Britain.
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Kuwaiti Advises Allies Negotiate with Iran over Regional Issues
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Kuwaiti Advises Allies Negotiate with Iran over Regional Issues

Wednesday 7 December 2016
The Emir of Kuwait advised his fellow leaders in the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council ((P)GCC) to initiate a constructive dialogue with Iran over regional issues

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Iran`s Armenians Commemorate Massacre by Ottoman Turks in Capital, Tehran

Iran`s Armenians Commemorate Massacre by Ottoman Turks in Capital, Tehran