Alwaght | News & Analysis Website

Map of  Latest Battlefield Developments in Syria and Iraq on

Editor's Choice

News

Most Viewed

Day Week Month

In Focus

Battles of Wills: Over 1,500 Palestinian Prisoners Stage Hunger Strike

Battles of Wills: Over 1,500 Palestinian Prisoners Stage Hunger Strike

undefined
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

UAE

Saudi Arabia, UAE Eager to Normalize Ties with Israeli Regime: Report
News

Saudi Arabia, UAE Eager to Normalize Ties with Israeli Regime: Report

Monday 22 May 2017
Persian Gulf states have compiled a proposal to take unprecedented steps toward normalization with the Israeli regime.
alwaght.com
UAE-Saudi Disputes Emerge Further as Yemen War Unfolds
Analysis

UAE-Saudi Disputes Emerge Further as Yemen War Unfolds

Monday 8 May 2017
The two allies are now having serious differences on who will have a major control on Yemen amid Abu Dhabi’s territorial greed.
alwaght.com
China’s Strategy for West Asia: Gain Toehold with limited Intervention
Analysis

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.
alwaght.com
UAE Military Tentacles Spreading in Africa: Report
Report

UAE Military Tentacles Spreading in Africa: Report

Tuesday 2 May 2017
The United Arab Emirates is engaged in deliberate efforts to expand its military tentacles across the Horn of Africa.
alwaght.com
Trump’s New Security Doctrine for West Asia
Analysis

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.
alwaght.com
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.
alwaght.com
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.
alwaght.com
How Germany Chases its Economic, Military Interests in West Asia?
Report

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.
alwaght.com
Saudi regime, US, UAE Seek to Grab Yemen’s Wealth: Ansarullah Leader
News

Saudi regime, US, UAE Seek to Grab Yemen’s Wealth: Ansarullah Leader

Friday 31 March 2017
The leader of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement says the United States and the Saudi and UAE aggressors seek to grab Yemen’s wealth.
alwaght.com
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.
alwaght.com
Yemeni Army Target UAE Naval Base
News

Yemeni Army Target UAE Naval Base

Wednesday 1 February 2017
Yemeni army forces fired missiles at a naval base off the western coasts that is run by UAE navy force
alwaght.com
UK, US, France War-Games Provoke  Persian Gulf Tensions
Analysis

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.
alwaght.com
Trump’s Tough Job of Reassuring Persian Gulf Arab Allies
Analysis

Trump’s Tough Job of Reassuring Persian Gulf Arab Allies

Saturday 28 January 2017
The US needs to once again build trust with the Arab states as they are now frustrated with Washington’s backing for their agenda.
alwaght.com
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.
alwaght.com
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.

Gallery

Photo

Film

Angry Bahrainis Protest Regime`s Jail Sentence against Top Cleric

Angry Bahrainis Protest Regime`s Jail Sentence against Top Cleric