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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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How Did Warm Saudi-Pakistani Ties Turned Chilly ?
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How Did Warm Saudi-Pakistani Ties Turned Chilly ?

Wednesday 26 August 2020
Pakistan condemned the Saudi-led Organization of Islamic Cooperation for staying silent to India’s Kashmir crackdown, triggering Saudi discontentment.
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Prospects of  New Round of Geneva Talks on Syria
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Prospects of New Round of Geneva Talks on Syria

Wednesday 26 August 2020
More than 9 months after the last negotiations of the Syrian Constitutional Committee, on August 24, 2020 the government and other Syrian groups have once again come together, in the presence of James Franklin Jeffrey, the US representative on Syrian affairs, to hold weekly meetings regarding the constitution. The first meeting regarding the Syrian Affairs, was held in Geneva on June 30, 2012, by the former UN representative for Syrian Affairs, Kofi Annan, however the Syrian crisis remains unsettled and negotiations are ongoing to this day.
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UAE-Backed Yemeni Separatists Leave Saudi-Facilitated Power-Sharing Talks with Hadi Loyalists
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UAE-Backed Yemeni Separatists Leave Saudi-Facilitated Power-Sharing Talks with Hadi Loyalists

Wednesday 26 August 2020
The UAE-backed Yemeni militant group, Southern Transitional Council (STC), has withdrawn from talks over a power-sharing deal brokered by Saudi Arabia with rival Saudi-backed militiamen linked to former president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.
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Saudi Foreign Minister in Iraq; Is US Dangerous Puzzle Near its Completion?
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Saudi Foreign Minister in Iraq; Is US Dangerous Puzzle Near its Completion?

Monday 31 August 2020
Alwaght- For the past two weeks, Baghdad has been plagued by diplomatic travel traffic. These busy two weeks began with the visit of an Iraqi political delegation led by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi to the United States on August 18, 2020. Following Al-Kadhimi’s return from the United States, he left for the city of Amman on August 25, 2020, for a tripartite meeting with the political leaders of Jordan and Egypt. Simultaneously, the French Defense Minister set out for Iraq on August 26, 2020. Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud has also made his way to Baghdad on August 27, 2020.
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Yemen’s Ansarullah Launches Drone Attack against Saudi Airport
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Yemen’s Ansarullah Launches Drone Attack against Saudi Airport

Monday 31 August 2020
Yemen’s Ansarullah resistance movement, in a retaliatory drone attack, targeted Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport.
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Saudi Forces To Northern Syria: What Does Bin Salman Have In Head?
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Saudi Forces To Northern Syria: What Does Bin Salman Have In Head?

Tuesday 1 September 2020
The Saudi leaders have a set of aims by sending dozens of troops to Syria, including protection of oil workers and sending message to Turkey.
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Saudi King Fires Military Officials in ‘Graft’ Cases amid Royal Power Struggle
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Saudi King Fires Military Officials in ‘Graft’ Cases amid Royal Power Struggle

Tuesday 1 September 2020
The Saudi king dismissed the commander of the border guards and five prominent officials from their posts over corruption charges, sparking speculation of a stepped-up push to consolidate Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s hold on power.
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Trump Son in Law Visits Arab States to Urge Them Formalize Ties with Israel
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Trump Son in Law Visits Arab States to Urge Them Formalize Ties with Israel

Wednesday 2 September 2020
Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is visiting Persian Gulf Arab states in a bid to persuade them to follow in the footsteps of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and formalize relations with the occupying Israeli regime.
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Khashoggi Family Calls Final Ruling in His Ruling as ‘Fair’ as Fiance Blasts It as ‘Mockery of Justice’
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Khashoggi Family Calls Final Ruling in His Ruling as ‘Fair’ as Fiance Blasts It as ‘Mockery of Justice’

Tuesday 8 September 2020
The family of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist whom a Saudi squad hit assassinated at the kingdom’s consulate in Turkey, accepted as “just rulings,” the new verdict in the dissent columnist’s trial, while his former Fiancé denounced the ruling as “a complete mockery of justice.”
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Domino of Normalization of Relations; From Slogan to Reality
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Domino of Normalization of Relations; From Slogan to Reality

Wednesday 9 September 2020
Alwaght- In recent days, there has been widespread propaganda about the tendency of some countries in the Persian Gulf as well as the willingness of some other countries to move their embassies to occupied Al-Quds. Regarding this issue, in addition to the large media coverage of the news of permitting Israeli airplanes to cross Saudi Arabia and Bahrain’s sky, recently the US president Donald Trump announced that Serbia has agreed to move its embassy to occupied Al-Quds, and also a not so well-known country in East Africa named Malawi is in support of such a decision, and furthermore the announcement of Kosovo on an agreement to normalize relations and establish diplomatic relations with Tel Aviv was also stated.
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Riyadh Agreement Failure Linked to Turkey and Qatar
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Riyadh Agreement Failure Linked to Turkey and Qatar

Friday 11 September 2020
Alwaght- Yemeni sources report heavy fighting in Abyan province (East of Aden) between Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s forces and forces affiliated with the Southern Transitional Council (STC), which has been described as the deadliest conflict since the Riyadh agreement was signed last November.
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Yemeni Drones, Missiles Hit Key Target in Saudi Capital
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Yemeni Drones, Missiles Hit Key Target in Saudi Capital

Thursday 10 September 2020
Yemeni forces have targeted a strategic position in Saudi capital, Riyadh, with missiles and drones as they step up their campaign of retaliation against the aggressor kingdom
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Riyadh Preparing for Normalization; From Manama to Religious Pulpits
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Riyadh Preparing for Normalization; From Manama to Religious Pulpits

Saturday 12 September 2020
Alwaght- On Friday some of the sermons of Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, the Friday Prayer Imam of Masjid al-Haram, were devoted to the prophetic tradition of relations with the Jews, which resulted in provoking negative reactions on social media platforms.
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Aspects of UAE-Saudi Economic Package for Palestinians
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Aspects of UAE-Saudi Economic Package for Palestinians

Wednesday 16 September 2020
Alwaght- The normalization of relations of the UAE and Bahrain with the Israeli regime is considered as causing a stain on the contemporary political history of the Arab world and has sparked a significant wave of dissent. Among these, the most important opposition belongs to the Palestinian groups that promptly condemn the normalization of relations between the Arab countries and Israel and have referred to it as a betrayal to the Palestinian cause. Also, the Palestinian National Authority passed a resolution to the Arab League condemning the United Arab Emirates, which was rejected by the members.
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2,000 Days Since It Began, the War in Yemen Is Poised To Turn Even More Deadly
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2,000 Days Since It Began, the War in Yemen Is Poised To Turn Even More Deadly

Saturday 19 September 2020
For many in Yemen, there is little reason for optimism entering what feels like the third phase of the war against their country as Israel ostensibly enters the fray.

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Moroccans Protest Arab Regimes Normalization with Israeli Regime

Moroccans Protest Arab Regimes Normalization with Israeli Regime