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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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CIA’s Dark Prince Killed in US Plane Crash in Afghanistan: Report
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CIA’s Dark Prince Killed in US Plane Crash in Afghanistan: Report

Tuesday 28 January 2020
Michael D’ Andrea, head of US intelligence operations against Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan, and in charge of the CIA assassination programs in the Middle East, reportedly wan on-board a US military plane that crashed on Monday in Afghanistan Ghazni Province that is controlled by Taliban.
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Tajik Government’s Anti-Muslim Brotherhood Policy: Goals, Implications
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Tajik Government’s Anti-Muslim Brotherhood Policy: Goals, Implications

Monday 3 February 2020
Saudi Arabia and the UAE are motivating Tajikistan’s crackdown on Islamic groups who strike for positions in politics.
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Worries Overshadow Afghanistan Election Results Announcement
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Worries Overshadow Afghanistan Election Results Announcement

Thursday 20 February 2020
The election committee named Ghani the winner. Abdullah Abdulla and the Taliban rejected the results saying they will not recognize Ghani as president.
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Uncertainty Looms ahead of US-Taliban Deal Signing
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Uncertainty Looms ahead of US-Taliban Deal Signing

Thursday 27 February 2020
The US and Taliban plan to ink an agreement on Saturday to secure American forces withdrawal from Afghanistan and starting talks between Kabul and the militants.
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Afghan President Reject Taliban Demand for Release of 5,000 Prisoners after US Deal
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Afghan President Reject Taliban Demand for Release of 5,000 Prisoners after US Deal

Sunday 1 March 2020
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani rejected Taliban’s demand for release of up to 5,000 militant prisoners as a pre-condition of peace talks. His statement comes a day after the Taliban signed a peace deal with the US.
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US-Taliban Deal: Peace Agreement Or US Defeat In Afghanistan War?
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US-Taliban Deal: Peace Agreement Or US Defeat In Afghanistan War?

Monday 2 March 2020
The US signed an agreement with a group 18 years ago it waged a war against. Now Washington counts the costs of Afghanistan war.
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Taliban Attacks Afghan Army Bases despite Peace Deal with US
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Taliban Attacks Afghan Army Bases despite Peace Deal with US

Wednesday 4 March 2020
Taliban militants launched more than a dozen attacks on Afghan military bases shortly after they signed a so-called peace deal with the US.
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Why US Appease Taliban?
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Why US Appease Taliban?

Tuesday 10 March 2020
The deal between US and Taliban may have hidden layers, including agreement to allow insurgent group seize power in return for US military bases in Afghanistan.
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Afghan President Orders Release of 1,500 Taliban Prisoners
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Afghan President Orders Release of 1,500 Taliban Prisoners

Wednesday 11 March 2020
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has signed a decree to release hundreds of Taliban prisoners as part of efforts to pave the way for the start of talks with the militants.
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Where Is Afghanistan Going After Two Rivals Took Presidential Oath?
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Where Is Afghanistan Going After Two Rivals Took Presidential Oath?

Thursday 12 March 2020
Abdullah Abdulla argues that he is the winner and Ghani was announced president after fraud and with the foreign support.
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Afghanistan Summons UN Official over Meeting with Abdullah
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Afghanistan Summons UN Official over Meeting with Abdullah

Saturday 14 March 2020
Afghanistan summoned the United Nations (UN) special representative for Afghanistan to protest his meeting with Abdullah Abdullah, a former official and a rival to incumbent President Ashraf Ghani.
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Afghanistan Delays Releasing Taliban Prisoners
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Afghanistan Delays Releasing Taliban Prisoners

Sunday 15 March 2020
Afghanistan’s government has postponed releasing Taliban militants from Prisons, a move that might plunge an already shaky peace process between Kabul and the militant group into deeper crisis.
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Taliban ‘Infiltrators’ Kill Dozens of Afghan Troops
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Taliban ‘Infiltrators’ Kill Dozens of Afghan Troops

Friday 20 March 2020
At least two dozen Afghan security forces and policemen have been killed and several others are missing in an insider attack on their base in southern Afghanistan, two officials told AFP news agency
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US Cuts $1 Billion in Aid to Afghanistan after Pompeo Fails to Press Rivals Agree on New Govt
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US Cuts $1 Billion in Aid to Afghanistan after Pompeo Fails to Press Rivals Agree on New Govt

Tuesday 24 March 2020
The United States is Slashing $1 billion in aid to Afghanistan and threatening further reductions in all forms of cooperation after the country’s rival leaders failed to agree on forming a new government.
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Default US Diplomacy Course As Pompeo, Frustrated, Leaves Kabul
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Default US Diplomacy Course As Pompeo, Frustrated, Leaves Kabul

Wednesday 25 March 2020
The US last month signed a deal with the Taliban but its agreement is marred by a power struggle in Kabul it has so far failed to solve.

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