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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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Idlib Sees ‘Rare calm’ after Russia, Turkey-Brokered Truce as Syria Secures Strategic Gains
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Idlib Sees ‘Rare calm’ after Russia, Turkey-Brokered Truce as Syria Secures Strategic Gains

Friday 6 March 2020
Syria’s Idlib province is experiencing “rare calm” after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have announced a military ceasefire in the war-torn country, after a six-hour meeting in Moscow. The ceasefire agreement allows Damascus to secure two strategic routes running through the militant-held province.
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New Putin-Erdogan Deal Is Sugar-Coating Turks’ Surrender
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New Putin-Erdogan Deal Is Sugar-Coating Turks’ Surrender

Friday 6 March 2020
This week’s meeting between Presidents Putin and Erdogan in Moscow was cast as preventing a war between Russia and Turkey in Syria. War, however, was never on the horizon. Putin called Erdogan’s bluff, and the Turk folded.
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Oil Prices Plunges 30% over Saudi-Russia Price War,  Coronavirus Fears
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Oil Prices Plunges 30% over Saudi-Russia Price War, Coronavirus Fears

Monday 9 March 2020
Oil prices crashed by nearly 30 percent, with main crude benchmarks Brent and WTI both trading below $35 a barrel amid price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
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Kremlin Oil Strategy: Wagging Oil War Or Seeking Costless Win?
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Kremlin Oil Strategy: Wagging Oil War Or Seeking Costless Win?

Wednesday 11 March 2020
Russia and Saudi Arabia have failed to agree on huge oil production cut this week, motivating oil prices crash.
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US Openly Admits Its Goal in Syria Is to Make It ’Difficult’ for Moscow, Damascus to Defeat Terrorists
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US Openly Admits Its Goal in Syria Is to Make It ’Difficult’ for Moscow, Damascus to Defeat Terrorists

Wednesday 11 March 2020
The State Department’s special envoy for Syria has just admitted that the US aims to defend jihadist militants in Idlib against ‘Russian aggression,’ proving once again that the swamp in Foggy Bottom is alive and well.
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US Offering Patriot Missiles if Russia’s S-400 Not Operated: Turkish President
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US Offering Patriot Missiles if Russia’s S-400 Not Operated: Turkish President

Wednesday 11 March 2020
The US has offered to provide Turkey with the Patriot missile system if Ankara refuses to operationalize the advanced S-400 defense system that it has bought from Russia, president Recep Tayyip Erdogan Said on Tuesday.
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Whys Is Erdogan-Putin Idlib Agreement Doomed To Collapse?
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Whys Is Erdogan-Putin Idlib Agreement Doomed To Collapse?

Friday 13 March 2020
The two leaders reached accord to end crisis in Idlib but Turkey cannot, and would not want to, reign in the terrorist groups it is backing in Syrian province.
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Iran Urges Europe to Defy US Sanctions as China, Russia Condemn Them
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Iran Urges Europe to Defy US Sanctions as China, Russia Condemn Them

Tuesday 17 March 2020
Iran’s foreign minister urged European states to defy Washington’s anti-Iran sanctions amid epidemic of new coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Militants in Syria’s Idlib Violating Truce: Russia
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Militants in Syria’s Idlib Violating Truce: Russia

Tuesday 17 March 2020
Foreign-backed militants in Syria are not complying with the terms of a ceasefire reached earlier this month by Russia and Turkey to halt an escalation of violence in the Arab country’s Idlib province, Moscow Said.
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Balkans; New Counter Ground Of World Powers
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Balkans; New Counter Ground Of World Powers

Saturday 21 March 2020
Eastern European states are increasingly leaning to China as Beijing injects huge finances in their economies and infrastructural projects amid EU investment a sense
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Russia Blames Persian Gulf Nations for Oil Prices Fall
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Russia Blames Persian Gulf Nations for Oil Prices Fall

Sunday 22 March 2020
A senior Russian official blamed Persian Gulf nations for the crisis on the global oil markets, saying Moscow never sought a sharp oil price fall or an end to cooperation with Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
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Idlib Ceasefire Uncertain Amid Turkey-Militants’ Differences
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Idlib Ceasefire Uncertain Amid Turkey-Militants’ Differences

Saturday 28 March 2020
The deal for cessation of fire was signed between Russia and Turkey but the militants in Idlib say Ankara betrayed them.
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Renaming Terrorists in Syria Does Not Mean Change in Substance: Russia to Turkey
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Renaming Terrorists in Syria Does Not Mean Change in Substance: Russia to Turkey

Saturday 28 March 2020
Russia urged Turkey to continue working to separate the terrorists from the so-called moderates in Idlib, stressing that renaming the groups is unacceptable.
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Global Oil War: What Are Its Cons And Pros To US?
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Global Oil War: What Are Its Cons And Pros To US?

Sunday 29 March 2020
While oil war is beneficial to Trump and his election campaign for keeping fuel prices low, it is harming American oil industry, practically shale oil sector.
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Saudi Arabia Defies US Pressures to End Oil Price War with Russia
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Saudi Arabia Defies US Pressures to End Oil Price War with Russia

Sunday 29 March 2020
Saudi Arabia said the kingdom was not in talks with Russia to stabilize crude prices despite mounting pressure from the US to call a truce in an oil price war.

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