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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

Saudi Arabia

New Saudi Ambassador to US Prince who Bombed Yemen
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New Saudi Ambassador to US Prince who Bombed Yemen

Monday 24 April 2017
King Salman has replaced Saudi Arabia’s former ambassador to the US, Abdullah bin Faisal, with his son, Prince Khaled bin Salman who has taken part in Riyadh aggression against Yemen.
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Watchdog Rebukes UN for Electing Saudi Arabia to Women’s Rights Body
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Watchdog Rebukes UN for Electing Saudi Arabia to Women’s Rights Body

Monday 24 April 2017
A human rights watchdog group has slammed the United Nations decision for appointment of Saudi Arabia, “the world’s most misogynistic regime,” as a member of a committee on gender equality.
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US, Israel Using Saudi Regime to Destroy Yemen: Ansarullah Leader
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US, Israel Using Saudi Regime to Destroy Yemen: Ansarullah Leader

Monday 24 April 2017
The Saudi regime is being used by the US and the Israeli regime to destroy Yemen through a brutal military aggression, Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement has said.
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Saudi Regime Bribes Citizens to Quell Protests, Dissent
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Saudi Regime Bribes Citizens to Quell Protests, Dissent

Sunday 23 April 2017
The Saudi regime has literally bribed its citizens amid growing calls for protests against the monarchy over austerity measures imposed following a budget deficit.
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UK Defense Sec. Praises Controversial Arms Supplier to Saudis, Gaddafi
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UK Defense Sec. Praises Controversial Arms Supplier to Saudis, Gaddafi

Saturday 22 April 2017
Britain’s Defense Secretary has praised controversial missiles producer, MBDA, supplying deadly arms to the Saudi regime as a “role model” of cooperation.
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Aid Groups Urge UN to Put Saudi Arabia on Child Rights Abusers List
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Aid Groups Urge UN to Put Saudi Arabia on Child Rights Abusers List

Friday 21 April 2017
Saudi Arabia and its allies must be blacklisted by UN annual as perpetrators of child rights violations as regime continues to carry out attacks on schools and medical facilities in Yemen, two international aid groups demanded.
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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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HRW Warns Australia to Halt Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia amid Concerns over Yemen War
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HRW Warns Australia to Halt Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia amid Concerns over Yemen War

Wednesday 19 April 2017
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged on Tuesday Australia to immediately end military sales to Saudi Arabia as the regime’s aggression on neighboring Yemen has killed thousands of civilians.
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Saudi  Helicopter Shot in Yemen, 13 Officers Killed
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Saudi Helicopter Shot in Yemen, 13 Officers Killed

Tuesday 18 April 2017
A Saudi aggression helicopter has been shot during military operations in Yemen on Tuesday, killing 13 officers aboard.
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Saudi Arabia Cancels Mega Projects amid Financial Crisis
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Saudi Arabia Cancels Mega Projects amid Financial Crisis

Monday 17 April 2017
The Saudi regime has been forced to cancel or restructure major economic and infrastructure projects worth billions of dollars.
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Activists Fear for Saudi Woman who Tried to Escape Forced Marriage
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Activists Fear for Saudi Woman who Tried to Escape Forced Marriage

Saturday 15 April 2017
Human rights activists voiced deep concerns over the fate of a fleeing Saudi woman who has been forced back to the Arab country by his relatives and airport authorities in the Philippines’ capital Manila, where she had arrived before a planned trip further away to Australia.
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Yemeni Forces Kill over 100 Saudi Mercenaries in Mokha
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Yemeni Forces Kill over 100 Saudi Mercenaries in Mokha

Thursday 13 April 2017
Yemeni forces have killed over 100 of US-backed Saudi-paid mercenaries east of Mokha district of Taiz province of the war-torn country.
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Powers’ Interventions, Heated Crises Make West Asia Peace Prospects Dim
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Powers’ Interventions, Heated Crises Make West Asia Peace Prospects Dim

Thursday 13 April 2017
The region heads to deepened crises as regional sides fail to get along and on the other side international powers intensify race.
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Nine Million Yemenis on Brink of Starvation: UN
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Nine Million Yemenis on Brink of Starvation: UN

Wednesday 12 April 2017
Nine million people in Yemen are on the brink of starvation amid an ongoing brutal war by a Saudi-led coalition against the impoverished Arab country.

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Millions of Shiites Throng Imam Kadhim Shrine in Baghdad

Millions of Shiites Throng Imam Kadhim Shrine in Baghdad