Alwaght | News & Analysis Website

Map of  Latest Battlefield Developments in Syria and Iraq on

Editor's Choice

News

Most Viewed

Day Week Month

In Focus

Battles of Wills: Over 1,500 Palestinian Prisoners Stage Hunger Strike

Battles of Wills: Over 1,500 Palestinian Prisoners Stage Hunger Strike

undefined
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

USA

NATO Starts Military Drills in Baltic Sea near Russia
News

NATO Starts Military Drills in Baltic Sea near Russia

Sunday 28 May 2017
US-led NATO military alliance has started new military drills in multiple locations throughout Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland near the Russian border.
alwaght.com
Racist Jailed after Fatally Stabbing 2 Men Trying to Stop His Anti-Muslim Rant
News

Racist Jailed after Fatally Stabbing 2 Men Trying to Stop His Anti-Muslim Rant

Sunday 28 May 2017
The supremacist murderer, who fatally stabbed two passengers who tried to stop him from harassing two Muslim women, was charged on Saturday.
alwaght.com
US Legal,  Field Challenges in Syria’s Al-Tanf Border Area
Analysis

US Legal, Field Challenges in Syria’s Al-Tanf Border Area

Sunday 28 May 2017
Syrian forces, backed by allies, press towards the eastern border crossing, where US-backed militants are in control.
alwaght.com
Syria Demands Halt to Illegal US-led Attacks after 35 Civilians Killed
News

Syria Demands Halt to Illegal US-led Attacks after 35 Civilians Killed

Saturday 27 May 2017
Syria has called for the halt of the US-led international coalition’s illegal attacks on the country.
alwaght.com
Italian Police Clash with Anti-G7 Protestors
News

Italian Police Clash with Anti-G7 Protestors

Saturday 27 May 2017
Anti Group of Seven protests in Italy have turned violent after police used teargas to tear gas at the protesters.
alwaght.com
Trump Plans New Missile Test as N Korea Mocks US
News

Trump Plans New Missile Test as N Korea Mocks US

Saturday 27 May 2017
The US has announced plans for a missile test as North Korea mocks the US with yet more war rhetoric.
alwaght.com
Trump Son-in-Law’s Connections with Russians under FBI Scrutiny
News

Trump Son-in-Law’s Connections with Russians under FBI Scrutiny

Saturday 27 May 2017
Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner had several secret contacts with the Russian ambassador to the US during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, Reuters cited US Officials as saying.
alwaght.com
US Acknowledges Killing 105 Civilians in Mosul Airstrike
News

US Acknowledges Killing 105 Civilians in Mosul Airstrike

Friday 26 May 2017
The US has confirmed that its warplanes killed at least 105 civilians during an air strike in the war battered Iraqi city of Mosul.
alwaght.com
Qatar Incident Confirms Riyadh Summit Unity Façade
Report

Qatar Incident Confirms Riyadh Summit Unity Façade

Thursday 25 May 2017
A statement posted on Qatar’s news agency has thrown into disarray the façade of unity that was created at the recent Riyadh summit attended by US president .
alwaght.com
US Warship Makes Provocative Moves in South China Sea: Report
News

US Warship Makes Provocative Moves in South China Sea: Report

Thursday 25 May 2017
For the first timed under Donald Trump’s presidency a US warship has made provocative moves aimed at challenging China’s sovereignty over South China Sea.
alwaght.com
Americans Wonder why Is Saudi Arabia US’ Friend, Iran Its Foe?
News

Americans Wonder why Is Saudi Arabia US’ Friend, Iran Its Foe?

Wednesday 24 May 2017
The Los Angeles Times’ readership has questioned Washington’s claims of supporting democracy and social freedoms worldwide, asking why the US opts for amity and economic reciprocity with Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy, but antagonizes democratic Iran.
alwaght.com
What Did Trump Seek in His West Asia Trip?
Analysis

What Did Trump Seek in His West Asia Trip?

Wednesday 24 May 2017
The US president pressed for diplomatic normalization between the Israeli regime and the Arab countries.
alwaght.com
Isolating Iran, Hezbollah, Hamas not in Muslim World’s Interest: Pakistani Op Leader
News

Isolating Iran, Hezbollah, Hamas not in Muslim World’s Interest: Pakistani Op Leader

Tuesday 23 May 2017
Pakistani opposition leader has criticized Saudi-led push to isolate Iran saying the move is not in the interest of the Muslim world.
alwaght.com
Flynn Misled Investigators about Russian Trips: House Oversight Committee
News

Flynn Misled Investigators about Russian Trips: House Oversight Committee

Tuesday 23 May 2017
Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn misled investigators about who funded his 2015 trip to Russia, says Maryland Representative Elijah Cummings in a letter on Monday.
alwaght.com
Palestinians Protest Trump’s visit in ‘Day of Rage’
News

Palestinians Protest Trump’s visit in ‘Day of Rage’

Monday 22 May 2017
- Palestinians are protesting US President Donald Trump’s visit to the occupied territories.

Gallery

Photo

Film

Yemenis Suffering Starvation, Cholera as Saudi Aggression Goes on in Ramadan

Yemenis Suffering Starvation, Cholera as Saudi Aggression Goes on in Ramadan