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World against US Recognizing Al-Quds as Israeli Capital

World against US Recognizing Al-Quds as Israeli Capital

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Myanmar Committing Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar Committing Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing against Rohingya Muslims

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Awamiyah: Saudi Regime Killing Own Civilians

Awamiyah: Saudi Regime Killing Own Civilians

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Qatar Row Deepens Persian Gulf States Rifts

Qatar Row Deepens Persian Gulf States Rifts

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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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What’s Driving UAE Role Shift in Yemen?
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What’s Driving UAE Role Shift in Yemen?

Friday 12 July 2019
The UAE said last week it is reducing forces as well as military activities in Yemen.
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Yemenis Die as Saudi, UAE Not Paying Aid Pledges: UN
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Yemenis Die as Saudi, UAE Not Paying Aid Pledges: UN

Friday 19 July 2019
United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock said on Thursday Yemenis are dying from cholera, hunger and other ills because Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are not making good on funding pledges they made earlier this year,
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Dubai Ruler Wife Applies for Forced Marriage Protection Order for Children
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Dubai Ruler Wife Applies for Forced Marriage Protection Order for Children

Wednesday 31 July 2019
Haya bint Al Hussein, the estranged wife of the Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has applied for a forced marriage protection order relating to their children in the UK.
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Ansarullah’s Missile Threats to UAE Last Shot to Arab Coalition
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Ansarullah’s Missile Threats to UAE Last Shot to Arab Coalition

Friday 9 August 2019
The Yemeni movement warned Abu Dhabi that if it fails to pull its forces out, it has to expect missile strikes like those Saudi Arabia exposed to.
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Saudi-Led Forces Attack UAE-Backed Militia in Yemen’s Aden
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Saudi-Led Forces Attack UAE-Backed Militia in Yemen’s Aden

Sunday 11 August 2019
The Saudi-led coalition has attacked a position of Yemeni militias backed by coalition partner the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in war-torn country’s Aden port, signaling that rifts between Riyadh and Abu Dhabi is growing wider.
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Saudi, UAE Proxies Clash in Southern Yemen, as UAE Plots Partition
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Saudi, UAE Proxies Clash in Southern Yemen, as UAE Plots Partition

Sunday 11 August 2019
At least 2,400 citizens have been forcibly expelled from Aden, while over 1,600 shops have been burned and damaged, more than 1,700 shops closed and 76 cars confiscated.
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Infighting between UAE-Backed Militias, Saudi Mercenaries Continues in Aden, Yemen
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Infighting between UAE-Backed Militias, Saudi Mercenaries Continues in Aden, Yemen

Tuesday 20 August 2019
Yemeni militias, backed by, the United Arab Emirates, have seized two Saudi-backed forces bases near the southern port of Aden early on Tuesday, triggering fresh clashes between nominal allies that have been waging a brutal aggression on Yemeni nations since 2015.
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Indian PM Receives Top UAE Honor despite Kashmir Crisis
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Indian PM Receives Top UAE Honor despite Kashmir Crisis

Saturday 24 August 2019
The United Arab Emirate (UAE) has awarded its highest civilian honor to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sparking outrage among rights activists over New Delhi’s clampdown in the Muslim-majority Kashmir region, Al Jazeera reported.
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Pakistani Senate Chairman Cancels UAE Trip over Honoring Indian PM despite Kashmir
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Pakistani Senate Chairman Cancels UAE Trip over Honoring Indian PM despite Kashmir

Sunday 25 August 2019
Pakistan Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani canceled his pre-scheduled trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in protest against Abu Dhabi’s decision to award its highest civilian honor to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite his government’s clampdown in the Muslim-majority Kashmir region
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Emirati Warplanes Strike Saudi-Backed Militants in Yemen’s Aden
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Emirati Warplanes Strike Saudi-Backed Militants in Yemen’s Aden

Thursday 29 August 2019
Warplanes of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reportedly have launched airstrikes against positions of Saudi-backed militants in support of allied separatists in Aden, signaling a deepening rift in the Saudi-led coalition waging war on Yemen,
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Why Did Saudi-Emirati Yemen Talks Fail?
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Why Did Saudi-Emirati Yemen Talks Fail?

Monday 9 September 2019
Riyadh and Abu Dhabi are increasingly go to a conflict of interests in Yemen as they compete for gains in the south.
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UAE Lets Israeli Delegation to Attend International Conference
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UAE Lets Israeli Delegation to Attend International Conference

Tuesday 17 December 2019
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) allowed an Israeli delegation of senior officials to take part in an international conference, signaling that the Persian Gulf Sheikhdom is warming ties with the Tel Aviv regime after years of clandestine ties.
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Emirati Foreign Minister Backs Israel-Arab Alliance
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Emirati Foreign Minister Backs Israel-Arab Alliance

Sunday 22 December 2019
Israeli Regime’s Premier welcomed the (United Arab Emirates) UAE Foreign Minister’s move to tweet an article supporting an alliance between Arab countries and Israel.
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Casualties Reported as Missile Hits Yemeni Mercenaries’ Parade
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Casualties Reported as Missile Hits Yemeni Mercenaries’ Parade

Sunday 29 December 2019
At Least 9 militias were killed in southern Yemen on Sunday after an explosion ripped through a military parade belonging to the Security Belt forces - mercenaries backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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How Do Bin Zayed’s Ambitions Embroil UAE in Various Regional Cases?
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How Do Bin Zayed’s Ambitions Embroil UAE in Various Regional Cases?

Monday 20 January 2020
The ambitious prince goes to great lengths to secure a broader role for the UAE in the regional cases.

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Protests Revive in Iraq after Rising Calls for US Withdrawal

Protests Revive in Iraq after Rising Calls for US Withdrawal