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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

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Merkel, May, Hollande Interfered in US Election: Lavrov
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Trump Creating Major Rift with US Allies
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Trump Creating Major Rift with US Allies

Wednesday 18 January 2017
US president-elect Donald Trump has astonished Washington’s traditional allies by saying that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO has become obsolete.
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Separatist Movements in Spain, Independence or Suppression?
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Separatist Movements in Spain, Independence or Suppression?

Tuesday 17 January 2017
Spain is among EU states with a high number of separatist movements demanding outright independence and thus shaking the increasingly fragile union.
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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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Britain Lends Navy Forces to UAE Drills in Persian Gulf
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Britain Lends Navy Forces to UAE Drills in Persian Gulf

Monday 16 January 2017
British has sent its navy forces to participate in a series of joint drills with the UAE counterparts in the Persian Gulf
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AIPAC plans to Drag UK into ’US Sphere’ over Israeli Regime: Revealed
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AIPAC plans to Drag UK into ’US Sphere’ over Israeli Regime: Revealed

Saturday 14 January 2017
The Israeli embassy in London is working with the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee to set up pro-Israel groups and cultivate an American-style lobbying culture in the UK, secret recordings of an AIPAC event in the British capital appear to suggest.
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UK’s Cameron Visits Bahrain amid Al Khalifa Ongoing HR violation
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UK’s Cameron Visits Bahrain amid Al Khalifa Ongoing HR violation

Friday 13 January 2017
Alwaght- Pro-democracy activists voiced concerns after UK’s Former Prime Minister David Cameron mad a visit to Bahrain for talks with the Persian Gulf Tiny Island’s officials.
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EU Future in Hands of Germany, France
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EU Future in Hands of Germany, France

Saturday 14 January 2017
If Europe loses US support under Trump administration, its powers, France and Germany, might seek a self-reliant bloc.
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London Commuters Face Chaos as Subway Strike Continues
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London Commuters Face Chaos as Subway Strike Continues

Wednesday 11 January 2017
Millions of commuters cycled, trudged and waited in snaking bus queues as a strike by London Underground station staff shut down much of the city’s subway network
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UK Sold 500 Cluster Bombs to Saudi Arabia in 1980s: Defense Minister
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UK Sold 500 Cluster Bombs to Saudi Arabia in 1980s: Defense Minister

Wednesday 11 January 2017
British defense minister admitted that his country had exported hundreds of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia back in the late 1980s
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Six Reasons Why West Never Attacked Syria
Analysis

Six Reasons Why West Never Attacked Syria

Wednesday 11 January 2017
Syrian government not only declined to fall an easy prey to Western intervention but also made gains that gave it an upper hand.
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UK Investigates Israeli Plot against Pro-Palestine MPs
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UK Investigates Israeli Plot against Pro-Palestine MPs

Monday 9 January 2017
British Labor Party says the government and parliament should investigate recent reports on an Israeli plot to remove pro-Palestinian members of the Parliament
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ISIS Planning Massive Attack in Britain: Minister
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ISIS Planning Massive Attack in Britain: Minister

Sunday 1 January 2017
A British minister says the ISIS terrorist groups is planning a massive attack against his country that could include chemical weapons
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Netanyahu Calls Off Meeting British PM over UN Resolution
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Netanyahu Calls Off Meeting British PM over UN Resolution

Wednesday 28 December 2016
Israeli Prime Minister, furious over adoption of a UN resolution condemning settlements, calls off a planned meeting with his British counterpart
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EU Steps up Security Measures ahead of New Year
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EU Steps up Security Measures ahead of New Year

Saturday 24 December 2016
European countries increased their security measures after a truck attack on a Christmas market in berlin that killed 12 people

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Over 1 Million Marched against Trump in US

Over 1 Million Marched against Trump in US