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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

Qatar

Qatari King’s Pro-Iranian Statement False or Authentic?
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Qatari King’s Pro-Iranian Statement False or Authentic?

Wednesday 24 May 2017
After Qatari king’s remarks, that describing Iran as an “Islamic power”, sparked outrage among Persian Gulf Arab states, Doha issued a statement claiming hackers had broken into the website of its state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
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China’s Strategy for West Asia: Gain Toehold with limited Intervention
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China’s Strategy for West Asia: Gain Toehold with limited Intervention

Tuesday 2 May 2017
China seeks its interests in the region but does its best to avert engagement in the superpowers’ games that are majorly costly.
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Trump’s New Security Doctrine for West Asia
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Trump’s New Security Doctrine for West Asia

Saturday 29 April 2017
New American leader wants to make allies bear the costs of military interventions while US still makes profits from its regional presence.
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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 Energy Significantly Guides Qatar’s Policy?
Analysis

How Energy Significantly Guides Qatar’s Policy?

Wednesday 12 April 2017
Relying on gas revenues, the Doha leaders seek building an effective role for them in a chaotic region.
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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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Qataris Own More of London than Queen
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Qataris Own More of London than Queen

Friday 17 March 2017
Qatari investors own more property in the capital than the Mayor of London’s office and three times more than the Queen, according to new data seen by The Telegraph
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How Balkanization of Iran’s Allies Failed?
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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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Erdogan Visits Arab Sheikhdoms to Boost Turkey’s Stalled Economy
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Erdogan Visits Arab Sheikhdoms to Boost Turkey’s Stalled Economy

Wednesday 15 February 2017
- Turkish President has visited Persian Gulf countries of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in a bid to shore up his country’s badly economy.
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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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UK, US, France War-Games Provoke  Persian Gulf Tensions
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UK, US, France War-Games Provoke Persian Gulf Tensions

Sunday 29 January 2017
Alwaght-In further escalation of global tensions, the US, Britain, France and Australia are set to hold military exercises in the Persian Gulf.
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How Anti-Israeli Arab Agenda Gave Place to Compromises
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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
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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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Why Arabic Camp Losing Edge in Syria?
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Why Arabic Camp Losing Edge in Syria?

Sunday 8 January 2017
Qatar and Saudi Arabia witnessed a marked shrink in role playing in Syrian conflict as their backers, like US, withheld support.

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Five Killed 100s Detained as Bahraini Regime Attacks Peaceful Protest

Five Killed 100s Detained as Bahraini Regime Attacks Peaceful Protest