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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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ISIS Expansion to Southeast Asia: Poisonous Fruit of Saudi Arabian Trees
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ISIS Expansion to Southeast Asia: Poisonous Fruit of Saudi Arabian Trees

Tuesday 30 May 2017
ISIS rise in Asia’s Southeast is blamed on the Saudi Arabian funding of institutions that propagate radical ideology there.
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Indonesian Police Kill 6 ISIS Militants Planning Terrorist Attack
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Indonesian Police Kill 6 ISIS Militants Planning Terrorist Attack

Sunday 9 April 2017
Indonesian police in a gunfight have killed six ISIS-linked terrorists suspected of plotting a terror attack on a police station on Java Island.
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Bomber Killed after Blast in Bandung, Indonesia
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Bomber Killed after Blast in Bandung, Indonesia

Monday 27 February 2017
Indonesian Police has killed an armed man who has set off an improvised explosive device (IED) in the courtyard of a government building in Bandung city of but has been killed in a shootout with police afterwards.
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Some 600 Workers to Serve Saudi King, His 1,500 Entourage in Indonesia Visit
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Some 600 Workers to Serve Saudi King, His 1,500 Entourage in Indonesia Visit

Sunday 26 February 2017
King of Saudi Arabia is set to pay a 9-day visit to Indonesia after he ends his 4-day visit to Malaysia, another southeastern Asian country.
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23 Killed in Indonesian Boat Fire
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23 Killed in Indonesian Boat Fire

Sunday 1 January 2017
A large tourist boat caught on fire killing at least 23 people aboard on their way to northern Indonesian islands on Sunday
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Plane Crash Kills 13 Army Forces in Indonesia
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Plane Crash Kills 13 Army Forces in Indonesia

Sunday 18 December 2016
All 13 people on the board of an Indonesian military airplane were killed when the plane crashed on Sunday
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Strong Earthquake Hits Indonesia, Kills 92
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Strong Earthquake Hits Indonesia, Kills 92

Wednesday 7 December 2016
At least 92 people were confirmed dead after a huge earthquake hits the Indonesian Sumatra Island Wednesday morning
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Myanmar Muslims Face Ethnic Cleansing, Genocide amid World Silence
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Myanmar Muslims Face Ethnic Cleansing, Genocide amid World Silence

Monday 5 December 2016
Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are facing ethnic cleansing and genocide of unprecedented proportions in the Buddhist country while the world watches
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21 Migrants Dead as Indonesian Boat Capsizes
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21 Migrants Dead as Indonesian Boat Capsizes

Wednesday 2 November 2016
An Indonesian boat capsized in western province of Riau Islands, killing at least 21 people, local officials said on Wednesday
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Myanmar’s Muslims; Defenceless, Deserted, Down-trodden
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Myanmar’s Muslims; Defenceless, Deserted, Down-trodden

Saturday 15 October 2016
The Myanmar’s Rohingya are making headlines again but their plight is yet to be addressed.
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Philippines President’s Anti-American Policies Rattle Washington
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Philippines President’s Anti-American Policies Rattle Washington

Thursday 13 October 2016
Philippines has taken a foreign policy path that has rattled the US which previously considered the country as a traditional ally.
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World’s Oldest Human Being Discovered in Indonesia at Age of 145
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World’s Oldest Human Being Discovered in Indonesia at Age of 145

Sunday 28 August 2016
Mbah Gotho has official identification showing his birth date to be December 1870
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Japanese Protesters Reject Enhanced Security Alliance with US
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Japanese Protesters Reject Enhanced Security Alliance with US

Wednesday 30 March 2016
Japanese protesters have rejected a security law which allows the country’s army to send troops abroad and enhance a security alliance with the United States.
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US Hegemonic Policies Igniting Tensions in Asia-Pacific Region
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US Hegemonic Policies Igniting Tensions in Asia-Pacific Region

Sunday 20 March 2016
The South China Sea is witnessing rising tensions fueled by United States hegemonic policies
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Independent States Need to Cooperate to Confront Superpowers: Iran’s Leader
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Independent States Need to Cooperate to Confront Superpowers: Iran’s Leader

Tuesday 15 March 2016
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution has called for closer ties among independent countries to effectively confront interference by global superpowers.

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