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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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Taliban kills 24 Afghan Policemen in Helmand
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Taliban kills 24 Afghan Policemen in Helmand

Tuesday 28 February 2017
Taliban terrorists have reportedly killed at least 24 Policemen in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand in two separate attacks
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ISIS Kills 11 Afghans in Mosque Ambush
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ISIS Kills 11 Afghans in Mosque Ambush

Saturday 25 February 2017
ISIS terrorists killed almost a dozen people in a mosque ambush in northern Afghanistan, a local official says.
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Child Victims of Afghanistan Violence Increase Drastically: UN
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Child Victims of Afghanistan Violence Increase Drastically: UN

Monday 6 February 2017
The United Nations says violence in Afghanistan is killing more children compared to the last year
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UN Drops Sanctions against Afghan Warlord
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UN Drops Sanctions against Afghan Warlord

Saturday 4 February 2017
The United Nations has dropped a series of sanctions against one of the most nutritious warlords in Afghanistan
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Recent Afghanistan Bombings Muscle-Flexing from Taliban: Analyst
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Recent Afghanistan Bombings Muscle-Flexing from Taliban: Analyst

Sunday 15 January 2017
The militant group is intensifying attacks to emphasize power amid internal splits.
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Over 1 Million Afghan Refugees Returned Home in 2016
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Over 1 Million Afghan Refugees Returned Home in 2016

Monday 19 December 2016
Authorities in Afghanistan say more than one million Afghan refugees have returned to their homes in the country this year
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Afghanistan Accuses Pakistan of “Undeclared War” on Kabul, Providing Terrorists with Sanctuary
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Afghanistan Accuses Pakistan of “Undeclared War” on Kabul, Providing Terrorists with Sanctuary

Monday 5 December 2016
Afghani President says Pakistan as waged an “undeclared war” against his country through increased militancy
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Why Was the Afghan Foreign Minister Impeached? Alwaght Asks Afghan Official
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Why Was the Afghan Foreign Minister Impeached? Alwaght Asks Afghan Official

Saturday 19 November 2016
The parliament’s impeaching of the foreign minister drew criticism of those who argue impeachment was an unwise and politicized move.
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Death Toll Hits Record in Afghanistan: over 4,500 Killed in October
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Death Toll Hits Record in Afghanistan: over 4,500 Killed in October

Saturday 12 November 2016
October was the deadliest month in conflict-torn Afghanistan over the past two years, with more than 6,000 insurgents, nearly 500 security forces and more than 700 civilians being killed or injured, study shows.
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Taliban Claims Responsibility for Attack on US Base in Afghanistan, 4 Killed
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Taliban Claims Responsibility for Attack on US Base in Afghanistan, 4 Killed

Saturday 12 November 2016
Alwaght- An explosion rocked the largest US airbase in Afghanistan, Bagram, killing at least three and injuring 13 more.
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US-Led Coalition Airstrike Kills over 30 Civilians in Kunduz
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US-Led Coalition Airstrike Kills over 30 Civilians in Kunduz

Thursday 3 November 2016
Alwaght- US-led coalition airstrike has killed at least 30 Afghan civilians, including women and children, in the country’s northern province of Kunduz on Thursday.
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ISIS Terrorists Massacre 30 Afghans in Retaliatory Assault
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ISIS Terrorists Massacre 30 Afghans in Retaliatory Assault

Wednesday 26 October 2016
Alwaght- ISIS-linked terrorists have kidnapped and executed thirty people in Afghanistan’s central Ghor province, officials say.
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US Entered Renewed Taliban-Afghanistan Secret Talks in Qatar
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US Entered Renewed Taliban-Afghanistan Secret Talks in Qatar

Tuesday 18 October 2016
The Taliban group has revived its secret talks with the Afghan government, where a US representative was present for the first time
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Appeasing Taliban Afghan Govt. Policy for Sharing Power: Pundit
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Appeasing Taliban Afghan Govt. Policy for Sharing Power: Pundit

Monday 17 October 2016
The Afghan analyst suggests that the government seeks sharing the power in the country with Taliban.
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What Pushing Fresh Taliban’s Campaign in Afghanistan?
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What Pushing Fresh Taliban’s Campaign in Afghanistan?

Saturday 15 October 2016
The militant group is in efforts to mar the peace deal with Hekmatyar and also to flex muscles to Kabul government.

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Iraqi Forces Advance on in ISIS-Held Part of Mosul

Iraqi Forces Advance on in ISIS-Held Part of Mosul