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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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UN ‘Unable’ to Confirm Accusations Iran Struck Saudi Aramco: Guterres
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UN ‘Unable’ to Confirm Accusations Iran Struck Saudi Aramco: Guterres

Wednesday 11 December 2019
The United Nations is “unable to independently corroborate” the US and Saudi claims that Iran was behind attacks on the kingdom’s Aramco oil facilities in September, the world body’s Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
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Pentagon Grounds Saudi Pilots, Halts Military Training after Florida Shooting
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Pentagon Grounds Saudi Pilots, Halts Military Training after Florida Shooting

Wednesday 11 December 2019
The US defense ministry halted on Tuesday operational training of all Saudi Arabian military personnel in the US until further notice after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a base in Florida.
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Saudi King Urges Persian Gulf Council’s Member to ‘Confront’ Iran
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Saudi King Urges Persian Gulf Council’s Member to ‘Confront’ Iran

Wednesday 11 December 2019
Saudi monarch urged members of Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to “confront” Iran, accusing the Islamic Republic of taking “aggressive actions” that endanger peace in the region.
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Saudi Arabia Establishes Military Base in Yemen’s Strategic Island near Bab el-Mandeb
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Saudi Arabia Establishes Military Base in Yemen’s Strategic Island near Bab el-Mandeb

Monday 16 December 2019
Saudi Arabia is constructing a military base on Yemen’s Zuqar Island as the Riyadh regime seeks to consolidate a foothold in the crisis-hit Arab country.
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Saudi Court Sentences 5 to Death for Journalist’s Murder, Bin Salman Advisor Acquitted
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Saudi Court Sentences 5 to Death for Journalist’s Murder, Bin Salman Advisor Acquitted

Monday 23 December 2019
A Saudi court sentenced on Monday five people to death and three others to prison for brutal murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Washington Post columnist was murdered in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last year by a team of Saudi agents.
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Valley of Death: Saudi Coalition Creating Living Nightmare for African Migrants in Yemen
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Valley of Death: Saudi Coalition Creating Living Nightmare for African Migrants in Yemen

Tuesday 24 December 2019
A reporter recounts the story of Heramala and thousands of African migrants like him who make the harrowing journey across war-torn Yemen in hopes of a better life in Saudi Arabia.
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Right Groups Condemn Saudi Court’s Rule on Khashoggi Murder Case
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Right Groups Condemn Saudi Court’s Rule on Khashoggi Murder Case

Tuesday 24 December 2019
A recent Saudi court ruling that dismissed charges against top officials in the brutal murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi has drawn fierce condemnation from Turkey, the UN, rights groups and American lawmakers who argue it failed to deliver justice.
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UK Arms Sales to Saudi-Led Coalition against Yemen up by 45 Percent: Oxfam
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UK Arms Sales to Saudi-Led Coalition against Yemen up by 45 Percent: Oxfam

Wednesday 25 December 2019
The UK’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia and members of Riyadh-led aggression on Yemen has seen an 45-percent rise over the past five years, a UK-based charity has revealed.
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Slain Saudi Journalist’s Fiancée Says Killing of Those Convicted to Conceal Truth
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Slain Saudi Journalist’s Fiancée Says Killing of Those Convicted to Conceal Truth

Wednesday 25 December 2019
The fiancée of slain Saudi journalist denounced a Saudi court’s ruling that sentenced five people to death on charges of killing of Jamal Khashoggi as unfair and invalid, adding that their execution would further conceal the truth.
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Is Pakistan’s Imran Khan Being Played by Saudi Arabia?
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Is Pakistan’s Imran Khan Being Played by Saudi Arabia?

Tuesday 31 December 2019
Saudi Arabia promised to Pakistan raising Kashmir case in OIC but this is just a game as the Arab kingdom holds huge interests in Pakistan’s rival India.
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Why Saudi Arabia’s Bloody US-Backed War in Yemen Will Likely Escalate in 2020
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Why Saudi Arabia’s Bloody US-Backed War in Yemen Will Likely Escalate in 2020

Saturday 4 January 2020
This is Yemen in 2020. A dirty war with no sign of ending and a brutal siege on a forgotten people subsisting in unlivable conditions.
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How Saudis, Emiratis Penetrated Malaysian Politics?
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How Saudis, Emiratis Penetrated Malaysian Politics?

Sunday 12 January 2020
Saudi Arabia and the UAE sought influence in Malaysia through bribery to former Prime Minister Razak.
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US Expels 21 Saudi Cadets after Florida Naval base Shooting
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US Expels 21 Saudi Cadets after Florida Naval base Shooting

Tuesday 14 January 2020
The US plans to expel 21 Saudi military cadets after an investigation into the fatal shooting of three Americans by a Saudi officer at a Florida naval base that US Attorney General William Barr on Monday branded as an "act of terrorism"
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Riyadh–Muscat Relations Under New Sultan
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Riyadh–Muscat Relations Under New Sultan

Thursday 16 January 2020
The Saudis look forward to warmer relations with new sultan to bring him to their side but he said he will continue his predecessor’s foreign policy.
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60 Saudi Mercenaries killed in Yemen’s Ansarullah Missile Attack
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60 Saudi Mercenaries killed in Yemen’s Ansarullah Missile Attack

Sunday 19 January 2020
At least 60 people Saudi mercenaries who have occupied parts of Yemen have been killed in a missile attack by the country’s Ansarullah resistance movement.

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Protests Revive in Iraq after Rising Calls for US Withdrawal

Protests Revive in Iraq after Rising Calls for US Withdrawal