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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

Central Asia & Caucasus

ISIS Commanders Killed in Afghanistan
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ISIS Commanders Killed in Afghanistan

Saturday 25 March 2017
At least 20 ISIS Takfiri terrorists including their commanders have been killed in a series of airstrikes conducted in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
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Afghan Soldier Shoots, Injures 3 US Troops in Helmand
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Afghan Soldier Shoots, Injures 3 US Troops in Helmand

Monday 20 March 2017
A soldier of the Afghan National Army forces opened fire on US troops in Helmand injuring three.
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Gunfire, Explosion at Military Hospital in Kabul, Near US Embassy
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Gunfire, Explosion at Military Hospital in Kabul, Near US Embassy

Wednesday 8 March 2017
Gunmen have entered a military hospital close to the US Embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday and a gun battle is under way, the Afghan defense ministry says.
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Pakistan’s Vision of Afghanistan: Interests First
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Pakistan’s Vision of Afghanistan: Interests First

Tuesday 7 March 2017
Islamabad seeks its own goals, even if they come at the cost of supporting anti-Kabul insurgent groups.
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Putin’s Central Asia Tour: Reinforcing Backyard Influence
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Putin’s Central Asia Tour: Reinforcing Backyard Influence

Sunday 5 March 2017
The Russian leader is convinced that he needs bolstered influence in the region to counter an array of potential threats.
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Afghanistan’s Water Scarcity: Unfolding Challenge
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Afghanistan’s Water Scarcity: Unfolding Challenge

Saturday 4 March 2017
The country is hit by low rain rates and excessive water consumption that make water emerge as tough as other challenges.
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Why China Seeks Military Presence in Afghanistan?
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Why China Seeks Military Presence in Afghanistan?

Wednesday 1 March 2017
Beijing wants to secure its Xinjiang province through either direct military presence or backing Kabul.
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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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Hundreds Displaced amid Mosul Liberation Operation

Hundreds Displaced amid Mosul Liberation Operation