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Aleppo Liberated

Aleppo Liberated

Aleppo has been divided between government and militant groups since 2012. Operation to liberate the eastern districts of the city started in mid-November and ended on 13 Decembers with driving militants out of the strategic city.
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

Yemeni Forces Kill 15 Saudi Mercenaries in Taizz
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Yemeni Forces Kill 15 Saudi Mercenaries in Taizz

Saturday 21 January 2017
Yemeni forces have has killed more than a dozen militiamen loyal to the resigned and Saudi-backed president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, in the country’s southwestern province of Taizz.
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Saudi Arabia Hurt by Oil Output Reduction: IMF
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Saudi Arabia Hurt by Oil Output Reduction: IMF

Wednesday 18 January 2017
The International Monetary Fund says Saudi Arabian economy growth will be hindered by lower oil productions
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Saudi Navy Kills 10 Yemenis in Latest Attack
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Saudi Navy Kills 10 Yemenis in Latest Attack

Tuesday 17 January 2017
A Saudi warship launched a missile attack against a residential neighborhood in Yemen’s southwestern coastal province of Taizz, killing 10 people
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Yemen Resisting Saudis Who Fight on Behalf of Israel: SPC Head
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Yemen Resisting Saudis Who Fight on Behalf of Israel: SPC Head

Tuesday 17 January 2017
The head of the Yemeni Supreme Political Council says his country is fighting Saudi mercenaries who in fact are fighting on behalf of Israeli regime
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Saudi Aggressions Killed More than 10,000 Yemenis: UN
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Saudi Aggressions Killed More than 10,000 Yemenis: UN

Tuesday 17 January 2017
The United Nations envoy says more than 10 thousands people have been killed during recent Saudi aggression against its southern neighbor, Yemen
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Islands Dispute Ice over Egyptian-Saudi Relations
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Islands Dispute Ice over Egyptian-Saudi Relations

Tuesday 17 January 2017
As Egypt overrules a deal to transfer Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, relations between Cairo and Riyadh seem to be getting colder.
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Egyptian Court Rejects Red Sea Islands Transfer to Saudi Regime
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Egyptian Court Rejects Red Sea Islands Transfer to Saudi Regime

Monday 16 January 2017
A top Egyptian court issued a final ruling on Monday rejecting a government plan to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
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US, UK Complicit in Saudi Crimes in Yemen: HRW
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US, UK Complicit in Saudi Crimes in Yemen: HRW

Monday 16 January 2017
Human Rights Watch (HRW) group says the US and UK government are complicit in the aggressive Saudi war against its southern neighbor, Yemen
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Saudi Warplanes Kill 6 Yemenis in Latest Attack
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Saudi Warplanes Kill 6 Yemenis in Latest Attack

Sunday 15 January 2017
During a new round of airstrike against Yemeni people, Saudi warplanes bombarded northwestern parts of the country killing at least 6 people
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Wahhabi Cleric: Cinema, Concerts Are “Evil”
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Wahhabi Cleric: Cinema, Concerts Are “Evil”

Sunday 15 January 2017
Top Wahhabi cleric in Saudi Arabia condemned plans to open cinemas and concerts in the highly extremist country
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Two-Goal Single Shot: Arabs and Struggles for Tel Aviv Closeness
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Two-Goal Single Shot: Arabs and Struggles for Tel Aviv Closeness

Saturday 14 January 2017
Arab leaders seek boosted ties with the outspoken Trump through friendship and even normalization with Tel Aviv.
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Saudi Airstrike kills 7 civilians in Western Yemen
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Saudi Airstrike kills 7 civilians in Western Yemen

Thursday 12 January 2017
Latest rounds of Saudi airstrike against Yemen’s residential areas have killed at least seven civilians.
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Syrian Army Discovers Saudi-Made Chemical Weapons in Aleppo
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Syrian Army Discovers Saudi-Made Chemical Weapons in Aleppo

Wednesday 11 January 2017
Syrian national army has discovered stocks of chemical weapons in the recently liberated city of Aleppo that are made in Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia Arrests Human Rights Activists over Online Posts
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Saudi Arabia Arrests Human Rights Activists over Online Posts

Wednesday 11 January 2017
Saudi security forces have kidnapped two activists over their online campaigns supporting freedom of speech, human rights organizations say
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Saudi Airstrike Hits School in Yemen, 8 Killed, 15 injured
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Saudi Airstrike Hits School in Yemen, 8 Killed, 15 injured

Wednesday 11 January 2017
Saudi warplanesattacked an elementary school in the northeast of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, killing at least 8 Yemeni children and injuring 15 others.

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Anti-Trump Protests in US Turns Violent

Anti-Trump Protests in US Turns Violent